Wanna exclusive peek into life living on a ship? Well, The World is the place to do it . .

The World’s ‘star’ kaftan queen, Camilla Franks (below) and me: well, there was a bar in front of us, so we were pretending to mix drinks but renowned photographer Partrick Dermarchelier, we are not.

You learn very quickly not to say the word ‘cabin’ on The world’s first residential ship whose inhabitants live on it, as opposed to check-in onto it.
Wholly owned by its residents (imagine that body corporate meeting?) who have paid anything from $1.5 to over 7 mill for the privilege, you may wonder what I was doing there.
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Our most stylish woman unveils a new jewel in the cruising crown . .

Over the past few years the mood to cruise has sky-rocketed, with swags of friends waxing lyrical about their hi-sea (and no-stress) cruising ventures on glam Silver Seas ships, Cunard lines and on various Queen’s (Elizabeth, Mary et al) while mega figures and stats are being bandied about on how popular cruises have become as preferred holiday alternatives.
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The (current) Bucket List, of the Australian travel variety

An ‘Aussie travel’ bucket list? There’s a few, according to my latest musings in Australian Traveller magazine:

How to cope travelling with slobs, wise words in Australian Traveller mag

Stuck in the middle with you...

Clowns to the left of her, jokers to the right, Melissa Hoyer comes clean about one of her all-time pet hates: flying with slobs.

We’re all pretty good at bashing our airlines. Cancelled flights, the ’tude of out-of-whack flight attendants, lost luggage, questionable food, stuffed audio systems and the at-times, lamentable loos – complaining about these, and more, is all part and parcel of travelling.
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Ubermodel Kristy Hinze and husband Jim Clark hit the Hamo high-life . . .

photographer Andrea Francolini

About as far north I travelled this week was Brisbane to be part of the Mercedes Brisbane Fashion Festival, but for a crew of others, Hamilton Island was the hot spot.

A swag of fashion and boating types flocked to the fair isle for a week of style and sea water as what looks to be an event to bookmark on the circuit calender. (Memo to self: save money to go next year.)
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