5 winter traveller’s tips for visiting Australia’s style capital, Melbourne

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In Melbourne, winter is never a good reason not to go out. It makes sense really, given the changeable nature of its weather and climate. Nevertheless, during the colder months, art and culture in the city seem to explode. As temperatures drop, people don’t stop enjoying outdoor activities, but they do embrace more theatre, gallery […]

Rising like a phoenix, Melbourne’s Woolshed is back in business

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Melbourne is loaded with countless pubs and hotels that have achieved critical acclaim, and one of its best is back on the scene after a brief down period, The Woolshed. It is set to reopen its doors this April, bringing the much-loved Melbourne institution to the fore of the city’s social and fashion events. With […]

Playing tourist in Melbourne is topped only by the Skydeck

Autumn leaves above skyscrapers in Southbank, Melbourne.

There’s no lying, Melbourne is a tourism haven. It’s got art, music, amazing food, great places to drink, some pretty sights and a whole lot of things to do alone, with a friend or a group of them that make for some well-sought-after memories. Like the Eureka Tower’s Skydeck, for example. You get in a […]

Opera Australia is bringing Ring Cycle to Melbourne with an Exclusive Menu

Opera Australia’s The Melbourne Ring Cycle is set to take Melbourne again by storm in 2016 with Opera Australia, and boy are we in for a treat. Directed by Neil Armfield and conducted by Pietari Inkinen, The Melbourne Ring Cycle will comprise of four big operas that run for eight days between 21 November and […]

Opera Australia’s Melbourne Opening Night With La Bohème

Opera Australia knows opera and does it damn well. No expense is spared for each and every performance run, leaving the audience completely floored by the end of every performance and the arias’ continuation of agelessness for years to come. With the reiteration of classics such as The Pearlfishers by Bizet, The Barber of Seville by Rossini, La Boheme by […]

Be One With Gravity

It’s like floating in mid air. That was my first reaction when I tried out the Gravity Float, a revolutionary new tool to assist in relaxation and recovery from life’s daily stresses. As a general overview, you’re inside a pod for an hour or two where you effortlessly float in water. I’ll admit that there […]

Vogue Fashion Night Out in Melbourne with burgers

Hot damn, Melbourne really knows how to party. Stick all the buzz about Melbourne’s first ever Vogue Fashion Night Out (VFNO) and you can just imagine! Coinciding with Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, fashionistas everywhere were abuzz with excitement as they flocked down to Melbourne CBD to celebrate the world’s busiest shopping events. Those in attendance were treated […]

Shhh…. Please Don’t Tell

Rumour has it that from 6-9 August, in collaboration with World Class Drinking, Melbourne’s renowned Black Pearl Bar’s top level, will be the temporary home to one of New York’s most beloved speakeasies, Please Don’t Tell (PDT). Created by the internationally acclaimed mixologist Jim Meehan and run by Jeff Bell, the 2013 Diageo World Class US Bartender […]

The Peninsula Picnic 2015

The Mornington Peninsula racecourse will come alive yet again this March thanks to The Peninsula Picnic, the largest culinary and entertainment gathering on the peninsula during the region’s peak season. Known for its food, wine and casual beachside lifestyle, the Mornington Peninsula is the perfect stage to what has proven in the past to be […]

Celebrating Jan Logan

By Aleczander Gamboa.  When a brand has been in the business for 25 years, you know they are doing something right. And Australia’s leading jewellery brand Jan Logan is doing just that, celebrating its 25 years in splendour and style. Taking a look at the products in store, it’s no wonder this brand continues to […]

Opening Miss Fitzy’s

By Taylor Koniw.  Located at the ocean-end of Fitzroy Street, Miss Fitzy’s is a stylish hub of gastronomic delights for those seeking locally-sourced and fresh produce, with the restaurant supporting local farmers and a “paddock to plate” philosophy. The bar menu is available from midday until late, allowing people to wine and dine after nine […]

Audi’s $25 Million New Showroom

With a crowd that filled the new Audi showroom in Melbourne to the walls and beyond, Audi Australia reopened its central Melbourne showroom recently, to the tune of a $25 million redevelopment. This has shot this showroom in particular, but Audi Australia onto the main stage of global car retail, reinventing the showroom and giving […]