REVIEW || The Schaller Studio, Bendigo

When the Bendigo Art Gallery started luring arty out-of-towners for its blockbuster international touring exhibitions a few years ago, the town was crying out for a suitably chic hotel to house them in.

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Thankfully, Art Series Hotels took on the challenge, and the result: The Schaller Studio has put the handsome central Victorian town back on the map.

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I recently took a journey up the Calder to review the hotel for Australian Traveller magazine.

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The Schaller Studio

Corner Lucan and Bayne Streets, Bendigo, VIC.

http://www.artserieshotels.com.au/schaller/

 

 

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FEATURE || Finding Gold in Ballarat

When Ballarat hosted Australia’s favourite art prize last year, its streets came alive. Over six weeks, the former gold-rush city welcomed art fanciers of every kind, from the diehard to the mildly curious. 

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And the good news? It’s getting set to do it all over again this spring.

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IMAGE: Peter Tarasiuk

Together with photographer Peter Tarasiuk, I spent a weekend in Ballarat for Australian Traveller magazine to check out the city's best food, wine, art and shopping. 

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