• InterContinental High Coffee Stand - The Cortile

    InterContinental Sydney is bringing back high tea and high coffee in style

    With the hotel’s latest addition and secret weapon, a new menu by head of pastry, Simon Veauvy, the InterContinental Sydney Hotel is taking high tea and high coffee and turning it on its head. Thing lush pastries, quality tea infusions, or for those after something with a bit more whack, espresso martinis made with the […]

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    Easter recipe: Callebaut peanut butter cream frosted cupcakes with bunny ears

    Easter is the time for a good ol’ guilt-free binge. Within reason. And chocolate masters, Callebaut are serving the goods this chocolate season with this tantalising recipe for cupcakes that are worth the effort. Preparation time: 20 minutes, makes 12 large cupcakes Cooking time: 40 minutes approx. Ingredients: Cake 300g Callebaut Dark Couverture Fairtrade Callets 54.5% chocolate […]

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    Get free coffee for a year at the new Veneziano Coffee Surry Hills Sydney

    There’s a new cafe in Surry Hills you need to know about. Weekend brunches, workday caffeine hits, tasty treats, the uje, but in a particular style that is all its own – Melburnian style. Veneziano Coffee in Surry Hills Sydney is the newest addition there from the city’s southern sister, offering up the usual with […]


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The bug battle – 7 tips for defending your home against insects this season

Summer is a time for insects of all sizes and shapes to come crawling out of the woodwork and into all of your picnics, soft drinks, houses and cars. This yearly battle with an enemy that numbers in the millions in your neighbourhood alone can be daunting. However, with the right tips and tricks you […]

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

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 […]

Three Beans Cafe Sydney

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

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 […]

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Why you need to take a holiday to Okinawa in Japan ASAP (sponsored)

Remember that Japan bubble that took hold of Australia in 2017? It’s still going strong and there is officially more reason than ever to book a ticket and visit a little known, but worth-the-trip prefecture of Japan called Okinawa. South of the Japanese mainland, the little island of the Rising Sun is taking all sorts […]

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Top 5 places to spend holidays away in NSW this January

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Summer giveaway: Win a pair of Oscar Wylee sunglasses

Christmas might be over, but that doesn’t mean the time to stop gift giving is here. Everyone loves a good new piece of facewear and Oscar Wylee is just what the season ordered by way of sunglasses to fill the Christmas gift-receiving void. Summertime means the sun is out, the UV is lethal and your […]

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

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 […]

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Good news for those interested in investing in property with BRICKX

There’s no denying the fact that it’s hard to get into the property market in Australia. It’s expensive, most of the time you can only afford something less than impressive – aesthetically and fiscally – and the rental realities that face you once you do buy are fraught with hardships and learnings. MORE:  3 advantages […]

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 […]