Travel

Travel & Vacations – from wanderlust to trip planner

If, like us, you permanently have a severe case of travel bug, then we think our travel features may just give you the shot in the arm of inspiration that you need. The team at est living can often be found day dreaming or discussing the essentials for the perfect trip planner. Whether you’re looking to adventure to far away places or take a vacation a little closer to home, est will share all of our top holiday destinations to ignite your very own travel ideas just so you’ll always be in the-know on where to go on holiday – no matter what time of year.

  • Barcelona Penthouse by Susanna Cots

    This modern family home by Susanna Cots is a light, bright and an industrially-inspired reprieve from the busy city below.

  • The Bergaliv Loft House, Sweden

    The first of four stilted cabins set high up in Sweden’s Åsberget mountains is a vision of pure simplicity, tranquillity and reconnection.

  • Casa No Tempo, Portugal

    We visit Casa no Tempo, a luxury holiday home in Portugal’s Alentejo region, where simple design and nature are the stars of the show.

  • The Lodging, Fremantle

    We take a tour inside a lovingly restored heritage terrace offering boutique accommodation in the hip port city of Fremantle.

  • Aplite House

    Both sustainably and stylishly considered, this holiday home on the Freycinet Coast celebrates the rugged wilderness of the Tasmanian landscape.

  • COCO-MAT Eco Residences Serifos

    Keeping to the authentic Cycladic architecture, designer George Zafiriou has breathed eco-friendly elegance into a rustic Greek Island hotel.

  • Hotel Panache in Paris

    In the heart of Paris, this boutique hotel is designed by one of our favourite French talents, Dorothée Meilichzon. We celebrate its first birthday by taking a closer look.

  • The Barn, Hobart

    Owned and redeveloped by two local architects, this 1820s heritage barn is our new favourite spot to stay when in Hobart. We take a deeper look inside.

  • Pumphouse Point on Lake St. Clair

    We embraced the Tasmanian wilderness to spend a night on Lake St. Clair at the remarkable Pumphouse Point, including a chat with proprietor Simon Currant.

  • Itinerary: A Weekend In Tasmania

    Plan your getaway to Australia’s most discussed destination with our weekender itinerary, perfect for design and dining enthusiasts alike.

  • Don Totu Dimora Storica: An 18th Century Palazzo B&B

    A luxurious B&B in southern Italy, the charming Don Totu feels more like a homely five-star hotel without the ostentation.

  • The Hollander, Chicago

    An earthy palette and pared-back design elevate this hotel from another restored bare-bones space to a surprisingly stylish accomodation option, right in the heart of Chicago.

  • Haymarket Hotel

    The roaring twenties are alive and well in this new Stockholm hotel, reviving an iconic city building for a new generation of discerning guests.

  • Hôtel Americano

    Mixing Japanese simplicity with New York cool, Hôtel Americano tastefully creates a world-class boutique hotel.

  • Slowly but Stylishly

    Minimalist design blends with a jungle aesthetic at The Slow, a new multifaceted luxury accomodation experience on the Canggu coastline in Bali.

  • Hotel Bachaumont

    Hotel Bachaumont combines Art Deco with minimalism to create an elegant addition to Paris’ 2nd arrondissement.

  • Katamama

    This boutique hotel in Bali is made entirely by local artisans, in celebration of Indonesian culture and craftsmanship.

  • Torre de Palma

    A ‘Wine Hotel’ in Southern Portugal that’s housed in a 14th century manor? Sounds like our type of thing.

Must see travel destinations

From Australia to Zimbabwe to exploring the unknown wonders of Colombia, we’ll share the must see travel sites.

Explore the best of Parisian Culture as part of our Paris travel guide, explore the coastal beauty of Philip Island with our feature on Angler’s Shack and celebrate tropical island life and boutique accommodation at The Slow in Canggu.

Get the best out of your weekend getaway when you have 48 hours in Sydney and forage through the metropolitan jungle of the Big Apple with a local tour guide who shares her insider tips of New York City. The est travel guide helps you create your own trip of a lifetime.