From birches to black caviar, Robert Upe finds a slice of Russia in the high country.
At Dreamers, the Eco cabins are three-bedroom self-contained apartments sleeping up to seven.
Sue Wallace goes indoors to discover some of Victoria's most inviting firesides.
In the high country, Sue Wallace finds a quirky place for rest and revival.
It's amazing what a tar job can do, writes Lee Atkinson, as she discovers one of Australia's most spectacular driving routes.
Kay O'Sullivan, with teenagers in tow, finds a place of Scandinavian style to rest before tackling the summit.
Sue Wallace discovers autumn in alpine country is golden.
Mount Beauty (including Tawonga and Bogong)
Attractive ski town on the edge of the Alpine National Park
Mt Beauty is a located at the foot of Victoria's highest mountain, Mt Bogong (1986 m), in the lovely Kiewa Valley and at the north-western edge of the Bogong section of Alpine National Park. As such it is a base for those wishing to explore the scenic summertime delights of the Bogong high plains and the wintertime skiing resort of Falls Creek which is another 30 km south along Bogong High Plains Rd. Thus it has ski hire outlets and affiliated enterprises, as well as plenty of accommodation possibilities. For those wishing to take a shortcut it also has an airstrip.