• Christmas giveaway: An Ecovacs Robotics Vacuum Robot, Deebot Ozmo 930

    It’s one thing for us to be able to control the lights in our home with an app, it’s another to be able to play music through more stylish wireless speakers through an app, but it’s completely another to be able to clean-up your home with an app. Miraculously, though, that is now a reality thanks to […]

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    Christmas giveaway: Win a set of Sennheiser CX 7.00BT In-Ear Wireless earphones

    You know how there are heaps of wireless headsets and earphones out there on the market and some are heaps better than others? Well, Sennheiser is right up there – like, right up there – at the good end of the scale, championing what it means to have practical and functioning life-ready earphones that not only […]

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    Why Soul Cycle will change your take on exercise – and life in general

    There aren’t many exercises out there in the world that could blur the lines dividing exercise, therapy and religion, except Soul Cycle. It’s an American phenomenon that had already taken off in its own right. But then, a Kardashian found it and the whole world naturally had to follow suit. Now fast-forward eleven years and […]

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Madama Butterfly by Opera Australia is flying away after 20 years

It was 20 years ago that Moffatt Oxenbould directed Opera Australia’s since two decade-long production that is Madama Butterfly. The production has lived on between cities, bringing the joy of the Madama to audiences around Australia but now after a fair stint, Opera Australia is retiring the production, giving the Butterfly one last flutter before […]

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There’s a beer festival coming to the Inner West at The Royal Hotel

Leichhardt is known for its easy urban feel, Inner West coolness and proximity to more-or-less anything you’d need at a whim, so it’s no surprise it’s the new home to a beer festival in Sydney. The corner of Leichhardt’s Norton and Carlisle Streets is coming alive from 18-19 November for a beer festival, celebrating 12 […]

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Make your own gin at Taste of Melbourne

A gin-making masterclass at Taste of Melbourne is coming to Melbs from 30 November to 3 December at the MCG’s Yarra Park. MORE: See what’s on in Sydney this Good Food Month It’s encouraging invites crafty spirit-loving festival-goers to learn the art of distilling with an Archie Rose expert and take home a 200ml bottle of their own blended gin. The […]

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Sonos One is out and it’s shaken up wireless music

Remember when Sonos went to market with the incredible, TV, music and life-altering Sonos Playbar? This is like that, only better. Sonos has recently launched its next gen Sonos One wireless speaker, which takes the best bits of the brand they have crafted so lovingly and makes them, well; better. It’s got the same look […]

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Good Food Guide reveals Australia’s top dining destinations for 2018

In what is ubiquitously Australia’s most beloved and prestigious totem of recognition in the world of gastronomy, the Good Food Guide Awards have named their winner and other notables for the coming year. Hint: they’re good. MORE: There’s a new Mexican restaurant with style, Chula, opening in Potts Point Ben Shewry’s Attica (VIC) received the night’s top honour […]

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Recipe: East London’s ‘Grow a Pear’ cocktail

45mL Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum 30mL spiced pear puree 30mL apple juice 15mL lime juice 15mL Frangelico 10mL sugar syrup Add ingredients to shaker. Shake thoroughly Pour over fresh ice into rocks glass Garnish with cinnamon stick and mint and a dash of bitters on the top. MORE: See what else is on at the […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]