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.

  • 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.

  • Paramount House Hotel by Breathe Architecture

    Shining from its copper-clad crowning roof, Breathe Architecture’s Paramount House Hotel brings the historical past of the warehouse base it emerges from.

  • Parilio Hotel by Interior Design Laboratorium

    Discover the Cycladic-inspired Parilio Hotel on the Greek island of Paros, designed by Athens-based Interior Design Laboratorium. 

  • Slow Beam by Lauren Bamford and Hearth Studio

    A celebration of Australian art and furniture; Slow Beam in Tasmania is the result of a bold design collaboration.

  • The Finca Es Bec d’Aguila by Atelier Du Pont

    We journey to the Balearic island of Menorca to explore one of its latest luxury stays; The Finca Es Bec d’Aguila.

  • Cedar Cabin by Nicholas Gurney

    We escape to an exciting new alpine stay in Thredbo Village, NSW, epitomising a calm and contemplative cabin experience.

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.