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Belle Jackson
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I'm a freelance lifestyle journalist specialising in travel and design. You can see the full story on my website, www.globalsalsa.com
I'm a freelance lifestyle journalist specialising in travel and design. You can see the full story on my website, www.globalsalsa.com

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The grand dame of Aswan: hotel review, Egypt
In Egypt's deep south (aka 'Upper Egypt, because it's closer to the source of the south-north running Nile River), is the golden city of Aswan. A world away from the smoke and insanity of Cairo, the city on the banks of the Nile is famous for its granite qu...
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Travels in the land of honey and blood
The Accursed Mountains. Photo: Belle Jackson The Balkans are literally the land of honey and blood, named by Turks who netted the peninsula – from Slovenia to Albania – into the Ottoman Empire, where it remained ensnared for five centuries until 1912. In Tu...
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Eating in Lake Como, Italy
Photo: Belle Jackson - instagram @global_salsa "So," says Gianni, taking my arm. "Do you like to eat?" There's
only one response, when the food and beverage director of an Italian
five-star hotel has you in their grip. "Si," I reply. And again, con
passi...
Eating in Lake Como, Italy
Eating in Lake Como, Italy
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The mighty Murray spins a winning yarn
Heading Cliffs on the Murray River. Photo Belle Jackson I'm so pleased to say that my yarn about boating through the backwaters of the Murray River, in South Australia's Riverland, has won 2018 Best Australian Story under 1000 words at Saturday's Australian...
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Of myth, graves and art: Tasmania, Australia
Photo courtesy of Henry Jones Art Hotel Back in the mists of time, nobody used to admit they were from Tassie, the heart-shaped island state of Australia. If you escaped from Tasmania, you rebranded and moved on. Now, it's deeply fashionable to be from some...
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Cairo: The palace walk
Photo: Belle Jackson Lined with palaces, mosques, merchant’s mansions and markets, Cairo’s Al-Muizz is a contender for the Middle East’s most beautiful street. It’s the ancient thoroughfare of medieval Cairo, the lifeblood of a dozen centuries: every time I...
Cairo: The palace walk
Cairo: The palace walk
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Escape to the country - Rutherglen's tower for two
A century-old French style winery in the Australian countryside - you'll have to go half-way between Canberra and Melbourne to find Mt Ophir Estate, but it's worth the drive. The working winery has spent years dormant in its location on the edge of Victoria...
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Mystic river: cruise along the hidden waterways of the Murray
Captain Willow keeps an eye on our glam tinnie
while we pull in for a cuppa on one of the backwater creeks of the
Murray River, near Renmark, South Australia. Photo: Belle Jackson "Why isn’t the Murray promoted as an icon, like Uluru or the Great Barrier ...
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Expats: tips from Chiang Mai, Thailand
I’ve been on the hunt for Aussie expats around the world to share
tips from their adopted home towns for a column in Sydney’s Sun-Herald
and Melbourne’s Sunday Age. Melburnian Chris Chun is a fantastic artist and illustrator living in
Chiang Mai, in Thai...
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Lindenderry Red Hill review, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria
Picnicking by the lake amidst bushland. Photo: Belinda Jackson An hour from Melbourne down the M1, Red Hill is prime real estate on the
Mornington Peninsula, and Lindenderry, owned by Australian family
company Lancemore, has held its 12-hectare spot on th...
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