How to holiday like the Monarchs

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With Pippa Middleton having just gotten married and the Queen about the celebrate her birthday, it’s time to note how the other half live so you can do it, too! Aberdeenshire, Scotland – The Queen loves to spend her summers at Balmoral Castle, which has been the Scottish home of the Royal Family since 1852. […]

Where are the best places to live in Australia?

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Buying a home is an exciting experience at any phase of life. Whether it is your first home, or your retirement home, choosing the right home on the right land is one of the most important decisions you will make for you and your family. With the real estate market seeming to get more complex […]

How to make the most of the Vogue and GQ Fashion Night Out

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The Vogue and GQ Online Shopping Night is on tomorrow at midday and it’s about to get real. It is all about 12 hours of discounts and deal that you’ll freak out over, so it’s time to get planning. Don’t go in blind, unprepared when it comes to knowing what you want to buy and how […]

You can now take art off the walls at the Gallery of NSW and it’s OK

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If you grew up watching the Pink Panther and hoping that one day you could walk into one of the world’s most renowned art galleries and take some sensational works, then now is your time. IKEA is on its third round of artwork capsule collections this year that take what is well and good about […]

Jamie Oliver is shaking up the Australian food scene and it’s great

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Jamie Oliver is back! Part out of his touted love for Australia, but primarily because the Keystone Group went into receivership, which put his six ‘Jamie’s Italian’ restaurant in Australia right in the firing line. It would be a strange sensation, bidding in a business war to take back the company with your own name on it, […]

Turns out you actually need a CROSS pen in your life; here’s how to win

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In this world of computers the need for being the one to answer anyone’s desperate plea, “does someone have a pen?” with a confident “yes” is becoming less-and-less a thing. But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t happen. Being the man who can effortlessly flick out a fine writing apparatus to save the day has something to […]

Wednesday truffle wheels at Salt Meats Cheese is a steal

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There’s a little place in Broadway in Sydney that you need to add to the list. It’s called Salt Meats Cheese and they do easy, quick, delicious, accessible Italian food – think pizzas, pastas and cocktails alongside wine – that on Wednesdays offers something altogether unique. The ‘truffle wheel’ comes out on Wednesday evenings, which is […]

1821 will change everything you’ve come to know about Greek food

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1821 for Greece is significant for two reasons: for one, it’s the year of the country’s independence, so y’know, a big deal, but for two, it’s the name of a Greek restaurant in Sydney that will floor you. It’s the baby of owner Jim Kospetas, that took the best of Greek food, added a unique ‘contemporary […]

Lunch in Melbourne with Vincent Van Gogh

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When you’re celebrating iconic artists like Vincent Van Gogh, it’s got to be with a bang, and that’s exactly what Sofitel Melbourne On Collins set out to achieve. Inspired by the National Gallery of Victoria’s newly opened Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition, Van Gogh & The Seasons, we were treated to a dining experience like no […]

5 winter traveller’s tips for visiting Australia’s style capital, Melbourne

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In Melbourne, winter is never a good reason not to go out. It makes sense really, given the changeable nature of its weather and climate. Nevertheless, during the colder months, art and culture in the city seem to explode. As temperatures drop, people don’t stop enjoying outdoor activities, but they do embrace more theatre, gallery […]

Find your zen at Sydney’s best yoga Billabong Retreat

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Sometimes you just need some paradise. Just a little bit of absolute, ‘someone else is going to be cooking for me?’, pristine, birdcalls 24/7, fairy lights up to your log cabin, dew on rose petals kind of paradise. Well, Billabong Eco-retreat is paradise with a capital ‘Hello Honey I’m Home To Stay.’ The gorgeous drive […]

Where to get your nails done in Melbourne

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If you haven’t heard of the explosive beauty brand 3INA (pronounced MEE-NA), then become acquainted ASAP. Since 3INA’s huge success at its first store in London, it is already taking on the world in countries such as Greece, Italy, India and Sweden. The beauty cult also graced us with their colourful presence in Melbourne last […]