A Vespa kind of mood

Milan in Melbourne; that’s the Vespa way. As perfect for a weekend away as it is a weekend zipping around town, the Vespa is – and has been for decades – at the pinnacle of the quick-and-easy scooting world, celebrating ease of freedom and movement that we all never find the time for. Recently though […]

Melbourne’s Ovolo Laneways

Celebrating all that is good in Melbourne in terms of design, culture, colour and individualistic expression, the Ovolo Laneways Hotel in Melbourne’s theatre district is one of the city’s most beautiful new additions. It’s shiny and relatively new, celebrating the Melburnian subcultures, boutiques and creative surrounds while appealing to every – not only – traveller’s, […]

Driving the Honda Jazz

Got car, will drive. The weekend was a perfect excuse to down tools and disappear for a night, taking Honda’s latest instalment of its renowned Jazz model automatic car to the roads, paying the luscious and reclusive Daylesford and Hepburn Springs region a visit. If you read our Valentine’s Day weekend away guide, you’ll see […]

Escaping with Paklite

It’s not often a bag quite as big as the Paklite is so incredibly light, but strong at the same time that you can cram an entire weekend away’s worth of necessities into it. Enter the Paklite Escape category, one of the most innovative and wonderful members of the Paklite family. While most travellers love large […]

A Valentine’s Day weekend like no other: explore Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, Victoria


With Valentine’s Day weekend but four days away, those of us who’re a little bit slower in getting off the mark need to get cracking. We feel for you, and so, have put together – with the great help of our friends at Honda and the tourism operations of the Daylesford & Macedon Ranges – […]

Resort Style celebrations at the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week


While we freeze at the bottom of the country, those lucky enough to be in tropical Hamilton Island for the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week lap-up the sun and warmth in fine luxurious resort style thanks in large part to MR PORTER. It’s a week-long regatta that is perfect for the well-travelled man with a taste […]