Restrictions on movement remain, but with the chance to travel short distances for fresh air and exercise, here are six options close to Melbourne.
Jane is the Deputy National Travel Editor, with a focus on Traveller's two major print editions, published in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Sun-Herald. She has a decade of experience as a writer and editor for Traveller and most recently was a writer and producer for the title's digital site. She has been a journalist for 20 years and a traveller for even longer.
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A resort for skiers of all abilities with 21 lifts and a 10-person gondola.
Kyoto, the city on the island of Honshu and once Japan's ancient imperial capital, is now home to a modern-day shrine, of sorts, with the opening of the latest Aman Resorts property.
The curtained cabanas in this Beverly Hills hotel pool could be hiding a regular Joe, Britney or Bieber.
You'll find great nosh, street art, fine art and gold-rush history for starters.
A new suite at Melbourne's The Langham comes with a sense of old world Paris and romance.
Underwater, parrot fish streak by clams while a maori wrasse stares, unimpressed.
Soak up the majestic west coast feel in this dramatic ocean location.
Outside your door is 1200 hectares of ski terrain in the place that has trademarked the term "champagne powder".
Prepare for nothing less than full immersion in nature's wonders.
Guests share the bolthole on the city's historic docks with a Russian Cave Bear and a Triceratops.
Nothing beats being marooned on this enchanting isle.
A glide through Coles Bay by kayak offers peaceful perspective.
There's stiff competition for delightful ways to spend your time on Lizard Island.