Celebrate Umbrella Day the right way

Blunt Umbrellas THE F 2

Blunt Umbrellas have carved out a wicked name for themselves since they came into the market a few years ago (2009). Their USP? They make umbrellas that won’t poke an eye out and are fully equipped to withstand the full force of gale winds thanks to their snazzy (and strong as heck) design. Clever thinking. This […]

Say hello to Mrs. Sippy, Sydney’s LA style eatery

Mrs Sippy Sydney THE F 4

It will save you an airfare and having to navigate the joke of reality that is Donald Trump, but Mrs. Sippy is the Double Bay version of LA cool we all know and love. It’s down the road and sports some seriously chill vibes, with its airy interior, relaxed fare and casual atmosphere. It’s nice. Mrs. […]

Bondi Sands has a new product for men to make you sexy

Bondi Sands The Island THE F Sydney Harbour 5

Bondi Sands is the name is staining your skin a caramelised-orange in lieu of actual vitamin D this summer and this year, they’ve turned it up. Now offering a male-only exclusive option for dudes, Bondi Sands’ messaging is simple: guys care about the way they look, too. It came about as an idea the company’s founder […]

5 things you need to know about Tosca

The full season of opera by Opera Australia is well and truly into the swing of things and next cab off the rank is everyone’s favourite, Tosca. The eternal story of war, love and betrayal at a fast pace has carved a reputable name for itself in the annals of history and these are the […]

5 reasons Okinawa should be your next holiday destination

Shuri Castle's Una Forecourt at the Seiden Main Hall in Naha on Japan's Okinawa Island

There’s not much you wouldn’t be impressed to see in Okinawa, Japan’s tropical southern island prefecture. Did you know it’s the only place on earth where in excess of 900 centenarians (people over 100 years of age) live? It’s true. Did you know it’s the birthplace of karate? If you ever watched ‘Karate Kid’, you’d […]

Design-savvy ideas to bring more light into your home

Modern house illuminated at night

Using less energy for heating, cooling and lighting your home is not only beneficial for your wallet, but it is constructive for the environment as well. With the depletion of natural resources, global warming and the ever-rising costs of bills, it’s time we started to think about natural ways to bring more light into your […]

5 best Valentine’s Day deals at The Star Sydney

Valentine's Day dinner

The Star is Sydney’s (one of) most premier entertainment, eating, relaxation and cultural hubs that this Valentine’s Day is turning it all out and giving you what you need without having to think. Dinner and chill? Don’t mind if you do. Balla Take your loved one for a memorable five-course menu with a backdrop of […]

Top 5 Affordable City Cars

Small car purchase

Driving in the city is a tough slog, but one of the necessary evils in life. Cars are handy, can take you away but can sure cost a bit from time-to-time. However the benefits far outweigh the cost and in fact, it turns out it’s the cost that can often hold people back from the […]

All about AFL for women

AFLW THE F

When 2000 people showed up to a barely-publicised AFL Women’s practice game in January, debut games were moved to larger stadiums to meet anticipated demand. When AFLW officially began this weekend, it managed to surpass expectations yet again. Round One attracted an average of double the anticipated numbers, with thousands of fans locked out of […]

Opera Australia x Mazda opera in the Sydney Domain

Mazda Opera Australia Domain Sydney THE F 1

It’s amazing to see what bringing together four of the country’s greatest sopranos and tenors, coupling them with ten of the world’s most well-loved arias and putting them on a giant stage in the middle of a park will do. The result? 25,000 people in Sydney alone enjoying the vocal talent of some truly gifted […]

Wines you need on hand this Valentine’s Day

Man holding red wineglass on sofa

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, your mind goes to one of three places: sex, food and wine. Most important being the latter. If you know what’s good for you, invest in something quality drops to impress the squeeze and enjoy the day into the night. Champagne Duperrey Vintage Brut 2011 Champagne Duperrey Vintage Brut […]

The rarest moment in Australian Opera

King Roger Opera Australia THE F

It’s really not often you hear an opera in Polish, especially in Australia, but Opera Australia took it upon themselves this season to produce just that. King Roger is the Polish language masterpiece written in 1926 by Karol Szymanowski that takes-on many points of contention for many people, regardless of what you think about opera. The […]