Vintage Travel Kat

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Vintage travel journal: Canberra

The vintage-lover's guide of where to dine, stay, visit and shop thrift and vintage in Canberra.

Sammy Junior opens in Art Deco Sydney building

At the base of an Art Deco skyscraper in Sydney sits a new café, named Sammy Junior.

9 fun facts about Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

It’s been 35 years since a cheeky school boy named Ferris Bueller took the day off and spent the day

Boutique new hotel opens in Yamba

The Surf Yamba, a stylish new boutique hotel, has opened in northern New South Wales.

Washington hotel with a storied past

For more than 200 years, the legendary Willard InterContinental Washington, D.C. hotel has welcomed guests through its doors.

Colour-blocking in fashion and why I love it

Since my teens I have been drawn today to the concept of colour-blocking: essentially pairing colours from the opposite ends of the colour wheel to make contrasting and complimentary colour combinations. Here I look at the origins of colour-blocking and

Art Deco gem near Jenolan Caves

A must-stop visit in Oberon on a weekend spent visiting Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains.

Celebrate Negroni Week and support a local charity

The Negroni cocktail is considered one of the world’s most popular drinks, created in 1919. Celebrate this Campari classic during Negroni Week.


Katrina Holden Vintage Travel Kat

Katrina Holden

Welcome! I'm Katrina (Kat) Holden – a freelance journalist and former travel magazine editor. This is my 'online suitcase' of vintage travel, fashion and lifestyle stories. Take a trip with me as I uncover vintage vibes from my wardrobe, home, city and travels. Indulge your love of nostalgia with a like-minded community of cool kats.