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LUSCIOUS TRAVEL: How we travelled first class for free (plus taxes) on our honeymoon using points

How to collect enough miles to fly for free

 

In March 2016, Mr Luscious and I finally made things official with our little registry wedding

And in April, we set off for a much-longed-for, 4-week honeymoon to Dubai, France, Switzerland and Italy, travelling from/to Australia in first class using points.

You can see all the photos via @myLusciousLife on Instagram, including some photos from our first class travel experience (including the Emirates first class shower!) by searching for #ALusciousWedding and #ALusciousHoneymoon.

Here’s how we saved points towards our honeymoon, and for our next luscious adventure…

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A (mini) LUSCIOUS HONEYMOON: Bendigo, Victoria

 

 

The morning after our small registry wedding in March 2016 (see some photos via Facebook), Mr Luscious and I headed off for a mini honeymoon in beautiful Bendigo, as our proper honeymoon was to come a bit later.

We were seeking a country escape of food, wine and culture. Here’s the low down of what we did and where we stayed…

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LUSCIOUS NEWS: Travel-related quick picks – January 2015

Luscious travel - beautiful street lamps in Paris

 

TRAVEL LUSCIOUSNESS: My friend, the ever-glam Katherine is off on a lovely work trip next week, including some time in Paris. I’m so jealous but also excited for her. Here are some travel-related picks which I’ve been reading…

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LUSCIOUS TRAVEL: A luxury mini break in Adelaide and the Barossa Valley


LUSCIOUS TRAVEL: A luxury mini break in Adelaide and the Barossa Valley

 

*UPDATED* This was my entry for a competition offering 3 days in South Australia. Sadly, I did not win but you may still enjoy the itinerary I planned.

CELEBRATING SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Here is my plan for a luxurious 3-night, 4-day visit to Adelaide and the Barossa Valley…

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – October 30, 2014

FAREWELL OSCAR: Oscar de la Renta Goa embellished satin box clutch

Farewell Oscar: Oscar de la Renta Goa embellished satin box clutch

 

 

A quick look at some luscious-related items in the news at the moment…

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – August 29, 2014

LUST-HAVE: Thela Bag in soft stone by Meli Melo

Thela Bag in soft stone by Meli Melo

 

QUICK READS: Some of my top picks for stories relating to fashion, interior design, architecture, entertainment, celebrities and travel, including JK Rowling, Downton Abbey and Paris news…

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COLOURFUL CAPRI: Fashion inspired by Capri, Italy

RESORT STYLE: Inspired by the colours of Capri, Italy - red, coral, orange, yellow and navy blue

RESORT STYLE: Inspired by the bright, happy colours of Capri, Italy – red, coral, orange, white, yellow and navy blue – here is some resort-style fashion to help you pack for a trip to the stunning island…

 

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – April 4, 2014

Dior: The Legendary Images: Great Photographers and Dior by Florence Muller

Mozart dress by Dior Spring Summer 1950 Haute Couture
collection by Norman Parkinson 1950, found in the new book,
“Dior: Legendary Images — Great Photographers and Dior”

 

TAKE A BREAK: Enjoy some time out catching up with some style news, shopping, travel and celebrity gossip…

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LUSCIOUS NEWS: Dreaming of Paris…

Luscious guide to Paris

Apologies to everyone who’s been coming back each day for a new Luscious post but not finding anything new – I’ve been distracted by the research and writing of my Luscious Guide: 10 weeks of luscious living in Paris, Central France and the French Riviera.

I hope you’ll like it. Watch this space!

In the meantime, I’m still posting regularly on FacebookPinterestInstagramGoogle+ and Twitter. And you might like the French-related photos here.

Natasha xx

 

 

 

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LUSCIOUS TRAVEL: Beige and brown weekender bags

 

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UPDATED: My friend Jenny was after a nice beige/brown overnight bag, so here are some suggestions I’ve came up with for large totes, holdalls, duffel bags and small suitcases…

 

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QUICK PICKS: Luscious news – December 5, 2013

Enjoy some "me time"

It’s time to retreat to your bed for a coffee and a browse through some (mostly) lighthearted news including new movies, apps, inspiring Christmas charity ideas, fashion, art, celebrities, and colours for 2014…

 

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Luscious travel wishlist: Where would YOU like to go next?

We’re hoping our next LUSCIOUS TAKES A TRIP adventure will be to France, via Dubai… Continue reading »

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