Broadway in Sydney: Opera Australia’s ‘The Merry Widow’, showing now

Merry Widow Opera cancan

It was late last year that Melbourne soprano superstar Danielle de Niese made her triumphant return to the Melbourne Arts Centre stage in the debut of the new Graeme Murphy production of The Merry Widow (Die lustige Witwe) by Opera Australia. By Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehar in the early 1900s, the piece has been reimagined in a Broadway-come-Gatsby […]

Seeing opera at the Sydney Opera House? Try visiting Maxim’s de Paris Bar first

Joan Sutherland Theatre Northern Foyer

If there’s one thing you should do in Sydney, it’s this. You need to not only visit the illustrious Sydney Opera House to watch a world class performance by Opera Australia, but you also need to pay a visit to the northern foyer’s Maxim’s de Paris Bar for some pre-show lubrication. MORE: What to know […]

Where to lunch in Sydney? Three Beans cafes are an easy choice

Three Beans Cafe Sydney

For a cafe in a shopping centre, Three Beans is one to really shake things up. Three Beans is a part of a chain of quality establishments in pretty central locations that pump out good quality, better food and sensational desserts all at only a hop, step and a long jump from anything you’d consider […]

Top 5 places to spend holidays away in NSW this January

Glamping Hub Nomadic Belle tent

With forced annual leave at plenty of work places, Christmas time off and more of a reason ever to get the hell outta town for a bit for that much-needed R&R, the time to escape is now. And with so many options out there of places to go and call ‘home’ for a few days […]

Upper East Side in Bondi is going to take over Hall Street. Here’s why…

Upper East Side Bondi food

Upper East Side has taken over a corner side hot spot of the bustling arterial road down to Sydney’s famed Bondi Beach, Hall Street, and is about to make waves. Turning its new home into a leafy green oasis of sparkly walled, fairy-lit brilliance, Upper East Side is pumping out some quality plates of food […]

5 reasons to take a golfing holiday in northwest Victoria at the RACV Goldfields Resort

RACV Goldfields Resort outside

It’s not often you’d think to take some time out mid-week to head out the back of Melbourne to northwestern Victoria for some quality R&R and holiday time. Though for many RACV Resort-goers that’s exactly the difference between regular ‘time off’ and a seriously quality hit of time away from the hustle and bustle of […]

What to know about Opera Australia’s The Merry Widow before opening night

New Year, new line-up and Opera Australia is not set to disappoint this summer season in 2018. First cab off the rank this year is the latest production, The Merry Widow, exploring the story of the tiny state of Pontevedro, which is bankrupt. Their only hope of financial salvation lies in Hanna, a beautiful widow who inherited […]

Sunny Sunday sessions at Greenfields Albert Park, the way to spend summer

Greenfields Sarah Price drink

The magical surroundings of Greenfields Albert Park Lake in Melbourne coupled with lakeside picnic baskets is the sure way to spend your Sunday afternoons this summer. The outdoor BBQ grill ensures you get a delicious, wholesome feed as well. After taking a Sunday drive to the lakeside area, you can literally stroll in and take […]

Dinner at The Royal Oak in Double Bay is an easy dinner waiting to happen

Royal Oak Hotel

Double Bay in Sydney is known for its nightlife, quality restaurants, extreme Sydney-come-LA scene and surprisingly, some of the most chill pubs in the East. Take The Royal Oak, for example, its prime location, huge size and quality offering make it an easy must-visit in the Double Bay area. It’s a local’s hang out and […]

Mr G’s Bar & Grill in Double Bay is Sydney’s New York-style must-visit

Mr Gs Double Bay Sydney

With a focus on the best steaks Sydney can offer, authentic New York style bar and grill, Mr. G’s is serving quality sourced meat, seafood and fresh produce, developed by chef to the stars, Dave Little. Not to be confused with Sydney’s already stupendously established Ms G’s in Potts Point, Mr G’s is all about an […]

Gojima Japanese at The Star Sydney is 100% worth a visit

Gojima Star Sydney Japanese 4

Sushi is a well-loved staple in most of our diets. When you go to grab a quick bite to eat but you don’t know what you’re feeling like, sushi is always the best fall back option. It’s quick, easy and you know it’s guaranteed to be delicious. You know exactly what you can expect when […]

Where to celebrate Christmas this year in Sydney

Taqiza Mexican restaurant Sydney Bondi Beach food table

And just like that, it’s Christmas again. There’s sadly no way you’re going to be able to avoid the “I can’t believe it’s Christmas already” conversations or the “Where did the last year go?” rhetorical questions. So you may as well brave them in style at some of Sydney’s most sensational venues on Christmas Eve […]