Scandi interiors just got a new name thanks to IKEA: YPPERLIG

IKEA Hay Mette Rolf Danish Swedish design Scandi

IKEA have teamed up with iconic Danish design duo HAY to create the ultimate Scandi collection of dreams – the YPPERLIG collection that drops in stores today. MORE: Remember that time IKEA sold artwork off the walls at the Art Gallery of NSW? The collection is everything you could’ve dreamt up of when it comes […]

There’s a free cheese festival, Bon Fromage, coming to Sydney this weekend

Bom Fromage cheese festival Carriageworks Sydney

Last year Melbourne copped its own cheese festival, satisfying the cheese needs of thousands but this year, it’s Sydney’s turn. Carriageworks will come alive this weekend from 14-15 October, celebrating with half a tonne of European fromage, presented by the one-and-only Centre National Interprofessionel de l’Economie Laitiere (CNIEL) with the support of the European Union.  With […]

Opera Australia is selling Halloween costumes for as little as $2

La Boheme Opera Australia, Sydney Opera Huose THE F 5

Halloween is here in 19 days, so now’s about the time you hit the ‘panic’ button. That’s why Opera Australia has decided to be basically everyone’s saviour this year by putting on a sale to end all sales as they empty out their MASSIVE warehouse. The thing with Opera Australia is that every costume they’ll […]

Why the Eurail network is the best and most preferred way to travel Europe

Eurail train Backpackers at Milan train station, Italy

If you’re from Australia and you’re yet to travel to Europe, have you even travelled? In an age where over 47% of people aged 18-35 are influenced by social media to travel of 44% from friends alone, it’s hardly any surprise that Europe still has the biggest allure, with an estimated 8.4 million holidays taken […]

Vidal wines from New Zealand is taking wine to new heights

Vidal Legacy Vintage Hugh Critchton THE F wine waiter

Vidal is a New Zealand wine that will have you ‘please and yes and and more sir’–ing until Galadriel gets wind of the nectar and its no more for you. Until that days comes, it’s eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow. We might have to admit to the neighbours across the sea that they […]

Kings Cross’ old Hugo’s site is being born again with the launch of Chula

Chula Mexican restaurant Potts Point Sydney THE F dining room

When a group of hospitality leaders fly a guy in from Mexico to head their kitchen in a new Mexican restaurant, you know the result is going to be good. That’s exactly what Peter Lew and Nicole Galloway – the brains behind the well-loved Barrio Cellar and Fei Jai in Sydney – have decided to […]

The Merry Widow operetta is coming to the Melbourne Arts Centre in November

Opera Australia Merry Widow

If operettas (little operas) are more your thing than full-blown three-hour productions, then The Merry Widow might be right up your alley. Especially flown in for it, Melbourne-born international opera star Danielle de Niese will make a return to home to perform in her first opera in Australia. MORE: It’s been a decade since the […]

Ferruccio Furlanetto & Igor Tchetuev in recital with Opera Australia

Feruccio Furlanetto Opera Australia recital

World renowned baritone, Italian Ferruccio Furlanetto flew in to Sydney recently to make an appearance on the stage of the Sydney Recital Hall that was more than well-received. For an hour and twenty minutes, he and pianist, Ukrainian Igor Tchetuev performed in a recital after Furlanetto wound-up his acclaimed performances as King Philip II in Don Carlos to give […]

Reed Gift Fair Sydney is back in great style

Reed Gift Fair Sydney THE F

Reed Gift Fair returned to Sydney in epic style at The Retail Quarter at the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre. The theme? With December now imminent, Christmas was the focus, turning out all the merriment and festive cheers you’d expect from a gathering of over 211 retailers. Splitting up the exhibition appropriately into four quarters was […]

Wild Sage has opened a second restaurant in Barangaroo and you NEED to go

Wild Sage Barangaroo THE F

Think urban-cool, mixed with all the bells-and-whistles of contemporary interior design coupled with a seriously f&%$-off good menu and you have the latest iteration of Wild Sage Sydney. Since opening their first restaurant in Cammeray NSW, the name has become one in the same enough with seriously quality food and a nice atmosphere that the […]

There’s a Tiny Tokyo at the ivy Pool Club for the month of October

ivy Pool Club Sydney Tony Tokyo rooftop bar THE F swimming

Say konichiwa to the tiny bars at Tiny Tokyo at the ivy Pool Club in Sydney. Almost everyone you speak to lately is off to Japan to ski the slopes at Hokkaido, take in the views of Mt. Fuji and explore the laneways of Tokyo. Now you can get a glimpse of all the wonder and […]

Common car problems and how to fix them

Car problem under bonnet hood

Like all other machinery, cars also sometimes face mechanical problems. Being subjected to rough conditions on the roads, small problems are common in vehicles. While it is true that only a professional mechanic can guarantee a complete fix, being aware about the common problems is becoming increasingly necessary. Not having the basic knowledge about the […]