The Mother’s Day gift guide 2021

Mothers Day

And no, they’ve got nothing to do with the kitchen…

5 tips to prepare better outfit combinations for everyday wear

Coming up with new outfits and clothes to wear every day is a struggle for most of us. The entire day depends on how we dress, which brings out our confidence and makes us feel good about wearing that particular outfit. For this, many ladies take to the stores once a week and get another […]

Financial habits worth making

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Are you suffering from financial stress? Signs may include arguing about money, mood swings, depression and difficulty sleeping. In a report conducted by AMP Financial, more than 1.8 million working Australians are dealing with financial stress. Financial stress can stem from: Not developing good financial habits as children Lack of education on how to save […]

2 places to go for the best Italian and Greek desserts in Melbourne

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Australia’s prized Mediterranean heritage comes fully into into its own category of awesomeness when you turn your gaze to the food. From the roadside delis of Oakleigh to the gastronomy of the CBD and the full-on production houses of the northern suburbs, there’s no surprise Greek, Italian and Mediterranean food is right up there on […]

What’s on at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew in 2021


After a year of time spent inside, we’re due a long, hot summer of outdoor activities and there are few better than a day spent at London’s Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. Make plans now for the year of new festivals to celebrate British biodiversity and botanical treasures of Japan, like: The Secret world of plants […]

3 popular gay pool events to go to this Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2021

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Sun’s out. Guns – and everything else out – and there’ll be hundreds of others to enjo the view. Welcome to the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras pool party at the ivy, right in the heart of town. Thanks to the partnership again of Absolut Vodka and Merivale, throwing their celebratory might behind […]

Cheap opera tickets by Opera Australia: for those who want to try it

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If there’s one thing in life you need to do, it’s to see the opera. And if there’s one company anywhere in the world you need to see it by, it’s Opera Australia. We’ve written about their world class productions so many, many, many, many times which is testament to just how insanely impressive and […]

Earth Hour: save the date, save the planet

Earth Hour

Because if Earth dies, we literally have no hope, why don’t you try taking part in Earth Hour 2020? Born in Sydney, Australia in 2007, Earth Hour has since gained millions of supporters in 190  countries and territories, and more than 7000 cities. This year, 1 in 3 Australians are expected to switch off their […]

No parade, no worries: How you can celebrate spirit of Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

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Sydney’s doing Mardi Gras differently this year. No parade officially means no worries; Merivale and Absolut Vodka are stepping-in. Score a package by Merivale – huge Sydney hospitality group – to celebrate pride and diversity in style with a fabulous line-up of drink, dine and stay options on Saturday 6 March. Complete with cocktails, festivities, […]

Hear the greatest opera arias in 90 mins at Sydney Opera House

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Described as the ‘best of opera without the boring bits’, Opera Australia is putting on a 90-minute show that’s jam-packed with tunes that most people will be familiar with and not realise! The opera masterpieces are famous around the world, not just the soundtrack from a commercial and come from a completely different time by […]

Opera’s back! Opera Australia’s 2021 season kicks off

Merry Widow Opera

In what’s probably the best piece of news to start 2021 with, Opera Australia’s back. After a hiatus of what felt like forever because of the pandemic, a brand new season has just been announced, kicking off with a show in English that everyone can appreciate. With emotions flying, the leadership of Opera Australia announced […]

Bellboy cafe is opening in Melbourne East Brunswick Village this December

Brunswick in Melbourne is getting a new cafe this December: Bellboy, your friendly neighbourhood venue that’ll bring to life the East Brunswick Village development and will offer a brunch style menu with dedicated bagel section and coffee roasted on site. The menu’s quality brunch items created from nice produce, including house-made sourdough crumpets and flat […]