Niki Club, Japan (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
By going beyond local farms to growing food on-site, resorts get the freshest ingredients and avoid fuel-guzzling transport. BY ANDREW BENDER
Read the full story on the website of SilverKris, the in-flight magazine of Singapore Airlines. Featured properties are Niki Club (Japan), Appellation at the Louise (Australia), Cuixmala (Mexico) and the Inn at Little Washington (USA).
Aubergine ravioli at Berowra Waters Inn, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales
Kangaroos: Check. Koalas: Check. Opera House, outback, Great Barrier Reef: all must-dos on a first trip to Australia. For my second trip I wanted a deeper dive. Australia is known for wine, of course, but who knew it had such a gourmet scene? My culinary journey through greater Sydney and the state of Queensland led me to sea pearls and sea planes, a Spirit House and a rainforest retreat—and dining experiences to last a lifetime.
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Where to Stay
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Canopy suite at O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat, Queensland
Chinese-inspired geometric patterns and nubby silks fill this Hong Kong-based hotel. Book a room on the upper floors, where the Horizon Club offers breakfast, afternoon tea, snacks and unparalleled views from the Opera House to the Harbor Bridge.
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