Where to travel when all of this is over: Author Kerry Greenwood

KERRY GREENWOOD, AUTHOR

MY ONE DREAM DESTINATION IS STILL

Montpellier, France. I love its effortless sense of style. I love the quiet, unassuming pride of the Occitan people. Yes, they will speak English to you. But speak to them in whatever Occitan greetings you may have at your disposal and they will glow with quiet pride.

WHEN THIS IS ALL OVER I'M DREAMING OF VISITING

Cambridge. It may well be my favourite part of England. England is a better and nobler place than it sometimes shows itself to be. Cambridge exemplifies the best of it: punting on the Cam on a summer's day, surrounded by the scholars of the town, with perhaps an afternoon's expedition to Grantchester; being shown the innards of the Trinity Clock, which is superintended by a friendly Fellow of the College, and is never more than a second wrong.

MY DREAM TRAVEL BUBBLE DESTINATION IS

New Zealand. They are our cousins, and like most families we fight. But in a generally amicable fashion. It is impossibly beautiful, and the locals are friendly, intelligent and inquisitive. It is often said of Canada that it is the Polite Hat of the US. New Zealand is Australia's Polite Hat.

MY DREAM DOMESTIC DESTINATION IS

Daylesford, Victoria. I love it with a passion and visit every year, generally at Lake House.

MY DREAM DOMESTIC TRIP SO FAR HAS BEEN

Daylesford, again. The spa country is every bit as wonderful as I have portrayed it in my new book.

Kerry Greenwood is the author of a series of historical detective novels featuring the character Phryne Fisher. The latest book is Death in Daylesford (Allen & Unwin, $29.99) See allenandunwin.com

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