HF Weekender

Some like it spicy…

From the moment you arrive at a Spicer’s Retreat, you’ll notice the stunning natural settings and understated attention to detail. 

Each individual retreat promises a unique, inspiring space. Beginning with Spicer’s Peak Lodge in the mountains of the Great Dividing Range, to retreats in southeast Queensland, the Hunter Valley, the Blue Mountains and Pott’s Point in Sydney, New South Wales, every tranquil destination is inspired by its cultural terroir. And, in case you’re wondering, it’s not just about a comfortable bed, nice furnishings, personalised service and great food. Rather, it’s those things, combined with the laid back feeling of being yourself without airs and of being able to take the time to feel reinvigorated by the environment itself. Our favourite: overlooking the Nepean River Delta, Sangoma is a peaceful bush haven that’s a secret spot to hide from the world. Animal hid ottomans, rustic wooden tables and safari chests set the mood as nature whispers gently with the soft song of cheerful birds. An extravagant pleasure to say the least. 


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Away from everyday life at Montreal’s secret spa

Today, we’re hiding away at the Guerlain Spa at the Four Season’s Montreal, located in what’s affectionately known as “The Golden Square Mile’.  Far from the urban hustle and bustle of Rue de la Montagne, in an 18-storey mixed residential,

Field Notes

Onions, cheese, eggs: A look at kitchen divination Predicting the future isn’t only astrology apps, tarot cards dial-in psychics and crystal balls. Over the years people from various cultures have channelled the food in their larders using kitchen divination practices

Wild Blue Restaurant+Bar

Described as seafood forward, Pacific Northwest cuisine guided by French and Italian influences, Wild Blue serves the very finest of sustainable local ingredients accompanied by attentive service. A multi-award winning restaurant led by Chef Alex Chen, Executive Chef, Derek Bendig,

Liquid Assets

Utopian dream Make it vibrantly yours with style and personality that’s bold but balanced.axor-design.com Comfy, cozy self-care Taking care of yourself is more important than ever in today’s busy world. Take a deep breath and choose not to sweat the


Parades, cakes and costumes With origins from ancient times, Mardis Gras also known as Shove or Fat Tuesday and Pancake Day. It falls before Ash Wednesday, a day of repentance that ushers in Lent. Parade floats are organized by tight-knit

And then there were two! 

In big sister- little sister style, White Elephant Nantucket and White Elephant Palm Beach are, joined at the hip, when it comes to their fresh, laid back, summer holiday style.  Just two of a kind, the siblings share museum worthy