Review: Perfect score for this unique Tasmanian hotel

The architects behind Marriott International’s first Luxury Collection hotel in Australia have reinvented, beautifully and sensitively, a former hospital. CHECK IN History, architecture and design buffs alike will find a lot to enjoy at The Tasman, set within three adjoining buildings on Parliament Square, just a block back from Salamanca Place. The architects (fjmtstudio) and … Read more

Six of the best eco-friendly hotels in Ireland

Killeavy Castle Estate has won prestigious awards including Castle Hotel of the Year. KILLEAVY CASTLE ESTATE, COUNTY ARMAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND Australian philanthropists Mick Boyle and Robyn Craig turned a small, dilapidated castle on a ramshackle estate into a successful hotel that mixes the contemporary with the historical. Inhabiting a sliver of a hiker’s paradise and … Read more

Hotel brand’s first Australian property restores historic Sydney building

Capella Hotels & Resorts is new to Australia, but has a long history of creating exceptional hotels around the world. When Sydney’s first InterContinental opened almost 40 years ago in 1985, it was somewhat of a novelty in the city’s five-star lexicon, then mostly populated with purpose-built high-rise hotels. But the InterContinental Sydney – while … Read more

One of our greatest painters deserves a better memorial than this

Albert Namatjjra’s house is humble, dilapidated, fenced off and neglected. Photo: Alamy It’s little less than a national disgrace. Many of Australia’s most famous white painters – from Hans and Nora Heysen to Arthur Boyd, Brett Whiteley and Sidney Nolan have had their houses and/or studios canonised. But not Albert Namatjira: the first Indigenous Australian … Read more

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