Travelling? Here’s a guide on how to tip when abroad

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When you’re an Aussie overseas, the one thing you quickly learn you won’t like is the almost globally-accepted custom of tipping. It sucks. But it doesn’t seem like it’s going anywhere, any time soon, so getting your head around how to do it right is vital. Here’s how it goes courtesy of language masters, Babbel… Tipping […]

Can’t get to LA? California Burgers on Chapel Street is the next best thing

California Burgers LA Chapel Street Melbourne flat lay

For foodies who have been fortunate enough to travel to LA, you know that the first meal will usually be something typically American and fried like a burger and fries. For those who are yet to travel to LA for either, look no further than Chapel St’s very own California Burgers for the hit you’re […]

Specsavers launches an eyewear collection with Balmain

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If there’s one thing we all know and love Specsavers for, it’s their consistently flooring collaborations with designers, celebrities and brands that set them apart from the rest. Remember Kim Cattrall, anyone? General chills with my mate Kim Cattrall ??? @kimcattrall #samanthajones #satc #sexandthecity #specsavers #apparentlyiamfunny @specsaversaustralia @thebutlersydney @heathermurphyinstagram ? @ariellets A post shared by […]

Australia’s first Oktoberfest German bier parades are here

Get ready for the biggest Oktoberfest party outside of Bavaria during six weeks of celebrations at Munich Brauhaus, Bavarian Bier Cafe? and The Bavarian beginning on Saturday, 16 September. The annual festivities begin at midday at Munich Brauhaus The Rocks in Sydney, Munich Brauhaus South Wharf in Melbourne, and Bavarian Bier Cafe? Eagle Street Pier […]

Christian Dior celebrates 70 years of haute couture only at NGV Melbourne

Dior exhibition 70 years haute couture NGV Melbourne Christian

Stop what you’re doing – the highly-anticipated Dior exhibition has landed in Melbourne. To celebrate seventy years of haute couture, the House of Dior has treated Melburnians with an exquisite never-before-seen exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. From the outset, prepare to be dazzled and stunned. MORE: Take a look back at the exquisite Viktor […]

The Underground Cinema experience: Enter the Royal Court

Underground Cinema Royal Court Kingdom Montsalvat movie

Australia’s oldest artists’ colony Montsalvat made the perfect venue for another adventurous night out at the movies with Underground Cinema. Guests purchase tickets in advance to a mystery film with no clues except a theme to inform their wardrobe; previous occasions include war (Children of Men) and ancient Rome (The Life of Brian). Guests then receive an email […]

Why 2018 will be Opera Australia’s most creatively-charged year yet

Handa Opera Sydney Harbour Carmen THE F fireworks

The last few months posed a challenge – albeit exciting – for Opera Australia. Why? They went without their coveted Joan Sutherland Theatre in the illustrious Sydney Opera House and it was a whole new challenge. RELATED: The saddest thing to happen to opera since 2015 However, despite that 2018 is proving to be a […]

Brunch in Melbourne by the Two Fat Monks will change your weekends

Two Fat Monks Fairfield cafe interior

When thinking of something to do on a Sunday in Melbourne, there is nothing better than a great meal in a really cool space, with fantastic cocktails thrown in. For some, the usual suspects would be in place like South Yarra, Richmond, Collingwood and even a bit of a hunt through the city but if […]

The best men’s bags you need this season

Man riding bike with backpack

Doesn’t matter whether you’re coming or going, you need a bag. To complete the look of your outfit or just more practically carry your stuff, whether it’s a laptop bag, tote bag, backpack or satchel – and then some – they all serve different purposes, come in a range of pretty handy and hardy materials […]

Truffle Month is happening at Jamie’s Italian

Jamies Italian restaurant Sydney truffles

Show of hands who loves truffles? Yep, thought so. In that case, add to the diary these dates because truffle month is taking things over at Jamie’s Italian in Sydney and around the country. Never before has food had more of a reason to be eaten. Throughout the month of August, Jamie’s Italian are celebrating […]

Devastating news for lovers of Saigon Sally in Melbourne

Saigon Sally Vietnamese restaurant Asian food mural

If affordable and stylish Vietnamese-inspired food was your calling and Chapel Street’s beloved Saigon Sally was where you went to get all of what you needed, then prepare for despair. Saigon Sally is closing. On Sunday 3 September, the Southeast Asian princess will close her doors permanently to make way for a newcomer to the […]

Complete your dapper look with new shoes by Oscar Hunt Tailors

Oscar Hunt Brogue Brown tying shoe laces

Oscar Hunt know menswear, style, and all things tailoring, so when they announce that they now do shoes, if you’re in the market for looking sharp, then this is for you. Oscar Hunt co-owner and managing director Chris Edwards said that shoes were a natural progression for the brand. “We focus on delivering a concierge-style […]