Seclusion on the Mornington Peninsula, a bush hideaway near Barrington Tops, and the tastes of Sicily.
Clare Barry nestles into a futuristic but beautiful award-winning pad on the Mornington Peninsula.
Guy Wilkinson saddles up for a look at the Mornington Peninsula on offbeat tours.
If fine food and scenery are on your getaway menu, Simone Mitchell has found a great escape at Arthurs Seat.
Melbourne's famous foodie Stephanie Alexander tastes her way across the Mornington Peninsula.
Justine Costigan finds everything for a lovely break except a murder mystery.
Craig Tansley looks at the best golf courses you can play this summer in Australia and New Zealand.
If long-haul seems like a chore, there's a wealth of wonderful attractions just a short ride from Sydney and Melbourne, writes Anthony Dennis.