• Hilton Hotels are doing something epic with Melbourne’s graffiti street art

    Last year, the Hilton Hotel in Southwharf Melbourne turned it out by collaborating with Melbourne interiors gurus Sage & Clare to create a room that was truly stunning and really quite unique. Hilton Hotel South Wharf and homewares store and stylists Sage and Clare have joined forces this summer to create the ‘Summer Sleepover’ package […]

  • Morocco spa bath

    Mesmerising, majestic, magical Morocco

    The pull of this North African country is simply overwhelming. With it’s winding souks, friendly locals, awe-inspiring views, delicious tagines and refreshing mint tea, it is truly a unique destination. For those who may not be well-travelled, or simply like the comfort of being guided along the must-see sights, a tour is the way to […]

  • Exactly how to Do Less and Be More

    In this day and age, it’s easy to lose yourself. We have too many jobs, find the shoes we’re trying to fill get insurmountably bigger and the hunger for higher paying jobs, endless to-do lists and colossal aspirations make us seem inundated and like we’re drowning. All the time. That’s why the book, Do Less Be […]

LIFESTYLE

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The Sony Xperia XZ just got a tonne better

Sony Mobile has gone out with the availability of its latest and greatest handset, the Sony Xperia XZ Premium and it’s brilliant. The latest addition to the Xperia X series family, the Xperia XZ Premium is available now in heaps of colours and coming in at a price that’s affordable enough ($1099), meaning it’s a handset […]

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International opera stars to perform in unique Canberra gala

For the first time in Canberra, six international guest artists from the State Opera House of Saarbrücken in Germany will perform an exquisite repertoire with the Canberra Symphony Orchestra on 8 July only. This extraordinary international artistic collaboration between Australia and Germany promises to be an epic concert event. The Gala features world-class opera stars […]

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Australian highlights from Pitti Uomo

Pitti Uomo 92 is the yearly men’s fashion and style gathering in Italy that draws stylish dudes from all walks, right out of the woodwork. It’s like sartorial heaven and a ream for buyers. This year from June 13-16, there was a strong Australian label presence that attracted some great attention from the likes of Isetan, Bergdorf […]

Coffee Cocktails

Recipe: Tia Mint Americano cocktail

A refreshing Tia twist on the classic Americano. Preparation: 10 minutes Servings: 1 Ingredients: 50mL Tia Maria Double shot espresso 10mL sugar syrup 6 mint leaves Splash of sparkling water Method: In the cocktail shaker add Tia Maria, espresso, sugar syrup, mint and ice. Shake well and double strain over cubed or crushed ice in a highball […]

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Why you need to try the new Metaxa 12 Stars

Greek, smooth and strong, Metaxa 12 Stars is the stuff of your dreams. Well, maybe not all of your dreams but while Achilles is still moaning about his heel, Metaxa 12 is likely to outpace his place in your heart. Created in 1888 by the man Metaxa himself, this nectar holds more power and mystery […]

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3 Catalina Rose Bay cocktail recipes to set you right for winter

Winter’s cold, so cocktails kind of take a back seat when it comes to deciding what to drink. Though if any of the recipes to come out of Catalina Rose Bay in Sydney have anything to do with it, that doesn’t need to be the case. Here are three refreshingly wintry cocktails to keep you […]