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A Jacob's Creek journey to behold
With the holiday season almost upon us, it seems fitting to offer some travel advice. After all, we do know a thing or two about travel - we were among the first to bring Australian wines to the rest of the world. So here it is, our single piece of valuable advice: stop, take a look around, and absorb the place you’re in.
As cliched as that sounds, it’s the one thing world travelers repeat again and again. Too often, we can get caught up in over planning a trip. The key thing we’re forgetting? To leave room for exploration. Think about it, when was the last time you just got lost? Wandered? We’re hoping you’ll say when you were on holiday, because that means you’ve truly travelled.
So pocket your phone, take to the streets on foot, and explore that next city like a flâneur. Or why not try sitting in a local restaurant with a glass of familiar wine, paired with the local cuisine? It’s a great way to watch the world go by. Pausing for a moment in a foreign place allows us to see things we wouldn’t ordinarily, like local architecture, or appreciating the rhythmic gestures of locals, and the lyrical sounds of languages. It’s also a great way to feel where you are - whether that’s the hustle and bustle of a busy street market, or the smell of pastries baking at a local artisanal bakery. These are the moments that make memories.