Victoria
  • A Gourmet Getaway in the Mornington Peninsula

    A Gourmet Getaway in the Mornington Peninsula

    An hour south of Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula has enormous charm and appeal, with a plethora of romantic options including excellent wineries with award-winning vineyard restaurants, quality art galleries, hot springs and spa facilities, and world-class golf courses. There’s also fabulous regional produce, and endless surf and bay beaches – edged with those wonderful, brightly coloured bathing boxes that are so... well, Victorian. With all the makings of a romantic escape, this gourmand's heaven is a definite must-visit. Take your time, make a weekend of it and visit these incredible foodie spots. 

  • Regional Romance: Victoria

    Regional Romance: Victoria

    A romantic getaway calls for dreamy accommodation, luxurious experiences and plenty of scenic views.

  • If You Love Wine You'll Love Rutherglen

    If You Love Wine You'll Love Rutherglen

    Rutherglen in northwest Victoria is synonymous with heady, fortified wines, best savoured around a cosy fireplace. But while these muscats and topaques slumber in their 100-year old barrels, Rutherglen winemakers are busy rejuvenating their wineries with a swathe of alternative Portugese, Spanish and Mediterranean varieties. Be charmed by new and old wines on this romantic Victorian getaway. 

  • 10 Australian Beach Getaways Close to the City

    10 Australian Beach Getaways Close to the City

    Summer’s well and truly upon us, so take it as the perfect excuse for a romantic weekend away. Slip into those togs and slick on some sunscreen (or fluoro zinc if you want to go all-out), because we’ve found 10 beach getaways that you can get to easily, right from your city-dwelling back door.  

  • 5 of Australia's Best Beaches – How Many Have You Been To?

    5 of Australia's Best Beaches – How Many Have You Been To?

    Australia is renowned for having some of the best beaches in the world and the carefree culture to match. Travellers flock from all over the globe to experience Australia's golden sands and azure waters. As the world's largest island, we're literally surrounded by fabulous options for soaking up the sun and enjoying the salty kiss of sea spray on our skin. Here are five of Australia's best beaches, epitomising those quintessential qualities of a good Aussie beach we all love so much. 

  • A Weekend in Australia's Sensational Culture Capital: Melbourne

    A Weekend in Australia's Sensational Culture Capital: Melbourne

    Heralded as Australia's European city, cosmopolitan, trendy, and full of creativity, Melbourne is a delight for those looking for an urban escape. With its café culture, art scene and vibrant atmosphere, it's an enjoyable holiday for couples of all ages and tastes. In a city with so much to do, it's hard to know where to start, but a weekend in Melbourne is definitely doable and makes for an exhilarating romantic getaway.

  • Road Trip from Melbourne to Adelaide for an Exciting Short Break

    Road Trip from Melbourne to Adelaide for an Exciting Short Break

    Approached with a mindset open to serendipity – whether it’s a honeymoon, a spontaneous getaway, or a weekend escape – a road trip is the ultimate way for couples of all ages and situations to create their own memorable adventure. The drive from Melbourne to Adelaide ranks high on our list of fabulous drives, perfect for a short break with so much to see along the way.

  • 5 Australian Wine Regions Couples Will Love

    5 Australian Wine Regions Couples Will Love

    Short on time but in serious need of a break with that special someone? Australia’s wine regions offer the perfect solution – a relaxed escape with nature’s finest drops only a hop, skip and jump from the city. 

  • Head to Victoria’s Phillip Island for a Romantic Winter Weekend Getaway

    Head to Victoria’s Phillip Island for a Romantic Winter Weekend Getaway

     

    Phillip Island is just over 90 minutes from Melbourne and is a great winter getaway for visitors to Victoria to include on their travel itinerary, or for local Melbournites looking for a romantic weekend getaway.

  • A Short Break in the Victorian Snow: Escape to an Aussie Winter Wonderland

    A Short Break in the Victorian Snow: Escape to an Aussie Winter Wonderland

    The chilly months are officially upon us and for some regions in Australia, this means a blanket of silky snow covers usually sultry landscapes. Here are our top things to do and ten packages to ensure you make the most of the Victorian snow scene and discover the endless opportunities for romance in Australia's winter wonderland.

  • Regional Victoria: Foodie Heaven

    Regional Victoria: Foodie Heaven

     

    Melbourne’s not the only culinary hotspot in Victoria – eat and drink your way around a state bursting with flavour.

  • Retreat to Romance: Boutique Short Breaks in Australia

    Retreat to Romance: Boutique Short Breaks in Australia

    Short breaks are the perfect getaway for couples because they can easily fit into our busy schedules. Great for a weekend away or snag the Friday or Monday off as well for a little extra time in romantic paradise. This collection of boutique short break accommodation from the east coast of Australia is a sneak peek of what's to come in our next issue of Holidays For Couples magazine on sale next week. 

  • Spa de Marrakech, Melbourne Opens its Doors

    Spa de Marrakech, Melbourne Opens its Doors

    With twinkling Moroccan lanterns, the lingering scent of jasmine and the sound of the rippling Roman bathhouse, you’d be forgiven for thinking you were indulging your senses in Dubai or Morocco – not Melbourne’s Spa de Marrakech!

  • 5 of the Most Romantic Cities

    5 of the Most Romantic Cities

    If you've already seen Paris, wandered hand-in-hand through Rome and soaked up the sunshine in San Francisco, add these gems to your 'dream destinations' list for an unbelievably romantic escape. 

  • Top 5 Music Events in 2014

    Top 5 Music Events in 2014

    Whether you are into beats, breaks, ballads or Beethoven, 2014 has a music festival for you.

    Here are five to get you in tune.

     

  • 7 Dreamy Australian Beaches

    7 Dreamy Australian Beaches

    From seaside escapes to intimate coves and coastlines of sunshine and gold, these beaches are sure to make your heart race. 

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