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.

  • Villa Peduzzi by Andrea Meirana Architects and Studio Daminato

    We escape to a breathtaking Art Nouveau estate overlooking Lake Como, carefully brought back to life by Studio Daminato.

  • Casa Dois by Atelier RUA

    Portuguese architects Atelier RUA and Belgian interior designers Studio Stories team up to convert a warehouse in Olhão, Portugal.

  • Forest Estate by Hollie Bowden

    A unique state of tranquility transcends Forest Estate by Hollie Bowden, a Spanish villa revival in the Balearic Islands.

  • Manhattan Beach House by Mandy Graham

    Clean lines and tactile details harness an underlying sense of quiet sophistication in this Manhattan Beach project by Mandy Graham.

  • Casa M by Vincent Van Duysen

    Sitting sculpturally in its arid and unaltered surrounding landscape, Casa M by Vincent Van Duysen is subtly disguised amongst its terrain.

  • Casa JMA by Febrero Studio

    Madrid-based design practice Febrero Studio reinvent an old concrete home into a resort-like summer house for a young family in southern Spain’s Costa del Sol.

  • Casa Azul by Bak Gordon

    Bak Gordon lift cues from the traditional architectural vernacular of southern Portugal’s Alentejo region in Casa Azul.

  • Vipp Farmhouse Opens in Denmark

    Danish design company Vipp launches their fourth hotel, The Farmhouse, a countryside escape on the island of Lolland.

  • Harbord Hotel by Alexander & Co.

    Harbord Hotel by Alexander & Co. offers a unique hospitality experience on one of Sydney’s most renowned surf beaches.

  • The Sunseeker Byron Bay

    The Sunseeker, in the heart of idyllic Byron Bay, is a jazzed up 80s brick motel with a sunny, tropical vibe.

  • Five Acres Phillip Island by Onsite Design and Belle Bright

    Five Acres is a new luxury accommodation experience set amongst the rugged rolling farmland of Victoria’s Phillip Island.

  • Lancemore Crossley St. by Carr

    The latest boutique offering from Lancemore Hotels, Crossley St. captures the spirit of Melbourne’s theatre district.

  • Zoute Apartment by TJIP

    Enter a bespoke studio apartment suite by TJIP in Knokke-Heist, Belgium inspired by the sand and sun of the Belgian coastline. 

  • Cabin A by Bourgeois / Lechasseur Architects

    Discover a secluded cabin in Quebec’s Charlevoix Region, designed by local architecture studio Bourgeois / Lechasseur Architects.

  • The Boathouse on Satellite Island

    Hidden away in a sheltered pocket of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Southern Tasmania, we escape to a private island retreat through the lens of coveted travel photographer Kara Rosenlund.

  • Design Stays | Copenhagen

    We’ve hand-picked five quaint holiday pads in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, letting you live like a local on your next Nordic adventure. 

  • The Cabin by Taliah Lowry

    Tucked away in a small cul de sac just metres from the beach, we escape to a luxurious retreat in the heart of Byron Bay.

  • Nobis Hotel Copenhagen

    Undergoing a design evolution by Wingårds, we revisit our est managing director’s stay at Nobis Hotel Copenhagen during her recent design tour of Denmark.

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.