• Christmas giveaway: An Ecovacs Robotics Vacuum Robot, Deebot Ozmo 930

    It’s one thing for us to be able to control the lights in our home with an app, it’s another to be able to play music through more stylish wireless speakers through an app, but it’s completely another to be able to clean-up your home with an app. Miraculously, though, that is now a reality thanks to […]

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    Christmas giveaway: Win a set of Sennheiser CX 7.00BT In-Ear Wireless earphones

    You know how there are heaps of wireless headsets and earphones out there on the market and some are heaps better than others? Well, Sennheiser is right up there – like, right up there – at the good end of the scale, championing what it means to have practical and functioning life-ready earphones that not only […]

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    Why Soul Cycle will change your take on exercise – and life in general

    There aren’t many exercises out there in the world that could blur the lines dividing exercise, therapy and religion, except Soul Cycle. It’s an American phenomenon that had already taken off in its own right. But then, a Kardashian found it and the whole world naturally had to follow suit. Now fast-forward eleven years and […]

LIFESTYLE

Nespresso Iced Coffee

Nespresso now does iced coffee for summer

You know what’s weird? Apparently, Australia ranked 43rd in the global listing of top coffee drinkers in the world, but despite that Nespresso is as popular as ever! A post shared by Nespresso (@nespresso) on Nov 19, 2017 at 4:56am PST With over about 20 stores, including pop-ups, around the country, Nespresso has been kicking […]

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How to match your Christmas menu with wine

‘Tis the season to be merry, and we all know that good wine is a pivotal part of the perfect Christmas table. “When you pair the right wine with your menu, it really heightens the flavours of both the food and the wine itself,” explained Christine Ricketts, Cellar Director at Cellarmasters. But how do you pair […]

Rolex golf partnership course

Rolex is showing some love to golf this year

Turn the clocks back 50 years to 1967 and the world was a very different place. A pioneering prototype of the Concorde supersonic aircraft was first unveiled in France, and Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant in South Africa, helping to pioneer a medical procedure that would go on to save countless lives. The […]

St Kilda Festival

Get ready for it, Melbourne: The St. Kilda Festival’s line-up has been announced

A teaser for the 2018 St Kilda Festival has been revealed, with the line-up of the New Music Stage announced and it’s great. The New Music Stage is all about some of Australia’s hottest new talent with at the country’s largest free music festival to showcase their music, with the aim to support emerging talent and the growth of […]

Recipe: Summery Rose wine jelly, Roselly

Let them eat cake! Marie Antoinette would probably have loved this beautiful jelly cake made with Rose? wine – it was famously the French who started the Rose trend, and tend to sip it in the summer. Ingredients Approximately 1000ml of fruity Rose, such as Gwyn’s Hunter Collective Olsen Rose (adjust according to the size of […]

Chargrilled Sardines with Burnt Mandarin and “Beccaficu” Salad

Recipe: Chargrilled Sardines with Burnt Mandarin and “Beccaficu” Salad

Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 8 big fresh sardines (gutted and cleaned) 1 big orange (to make 8 wedges) 100g raisins soaked in hot saffron and fish stock 50 pine nuts toasted 20g garlic 50g wild fennel (blanched) 60g red onion 40g Italian parsley 150g stale bread chopped half lemon (juice) 60g grated […]

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Do summer right at Sydney’s city hot spot, The Star

Until 31 January of next year, The Star in Sydney is turning summer right on with everything it has going on to celebrate the heat. With a broad selection of curated offers, Summer & The Star has something to suit all occasions and tastes from a quick mid-week bite, post work sundowner or rooftop Sunday session to a night […]

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Australia is getting its first cat lovers’ show

Off the back of the crazy success of the Dog Lovers’ Show recently in Sydney, they’re back with another iteration – the Cat Lovers’ Show is coming to Melbourne in September 2018. Start sharpening your claws now. The inaugural show will pounce on the Royal Exhibition Building on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018. It’s all about raising […]

QT Hotel Sydney Gowings private dining room

New chef at Gowings is bringing a bit of New York City to Sydney this summer

Brace yourself for a New York minute, Jean-Paul Lourdes is in town. He’s ditched Nomad in New York City and taken-up residence at Gowings in Sydney at the QT Hotel, turning up the level of wow the restaurant has already established a name for itself with in advance of the Christmas peak. The Gowings menu remains […]

Rok Kombucha

If you’re not drinking Rok Kombucha, are you even living your best life?

If there’s one era we’re living in the time of, it’s the health trend. From activated almonds to quinoa, kale, green juices and healthy food delivery boxes, it’s all happening. There’s one more, though, that is almost as odd in conception as it is in practise, but offers such health benefits it’s hard to deny. […]