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The Story Bank: discover the literary birthplace of Mary Poppins at The Story Bank

The Story Bank: discover the literary birthplace of Mary Poppins In an upstairs bedroom of the Australian Joint Stock Bank on the corner of Kent

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Sweet treat: visiting a Viennese coffee house

Sweet treat: visiting Viennese coffee houses The Viennese Coffee house is so much more than a ‘café’. On a visit through Europe in 2019, I

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Katrina Holden explores the architecture of Vienna, Austria.
The sugar train at the Big Pineapple, Sunshine Plantation, Nambour (1996)

The Big Pineapple to be revived

The Big Pineapple to be revived Australians have a proud history of loving their big, kitsch roadside attractions. Long before Instagram, family photo albums from

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My childhood travel muse

My childhood travel muse When I take a retrospective look at who inspired my imagination, from quite a young age, about the world of vintage

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Egypt Pat and Marg Pyramids
Ruby slippers designed by Adrian, from The Wizard of Oz (1939) Photo by Joshua White : JW Pictures : © Academy Museum Foundation

New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA

New Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA  Lovers of cinema and moviemaking can look forward to a new home of cinematic history when the

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Art Deco gem near Jenolan Caves

Art Deco gem near Jenolan Caves As a kid, I remember being in total awe when visiting Jenolan Caves, NSW. We recently took our own

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Malachi Gilmore Hall Oberon. Credit: Katrina Holden
Katrina Holden photographing girafes on safari in Chobe National Park Botswana

Going neutral on safari

Travel It was to be my first safari experience. On assignment as a freelance travel writer, I was preparing to pack my bags and head

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