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Last chance: Australian Museum’s Ramses

All good things must come to an end, and unfortunately, that includes the Australian Museum’s blockbuster exhibition, Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs. As the largest cultural exhibition to visit Australia in over a decade, it’s almost time for the great king to...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2024

Celebrate Mum’s unwavering love and devotion with the perfect gift this Mother's Day! Show her just how much she means to you with thoughtful tokens of appreciation from a chai latter gift box to a night at the opera. Take a look at our Mother's Day Gift Guide...

Review: Carmen by The Australian Ballet

The 2024 production of Carmen by The Australian Ballet, choreographed by Johan Inger, diverges from the conventional ballet style. While it’s still a captivating and dynamic rendition of Georges Bizet's classic opera, it’s a darker yet innovative approach to the...

ALDI award-winning sparkling wines

Celebrate your next special occasion with ALDI award-winning sparkling wines. The supermarket chain has curated a selection of sparkling wines, with prices starting at just $5.99. ALDI's wine specialist, Jason Bowyer, suggests these selections for a distinctive...

Shook at the Old Fitz Theatre

Shook, the dynamic, gritty, and darkly humorous play at the Old Fitz Theatre offers an unflinching portrayal of marginalised voices. Winner of the UK Papatango New Writing Prize 2019, Samuel Bailey's work explores whether individuals born into adversity can ever truly...

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Grain Bar at Four Seasons Hotel

Grain Bar at Four Seasons Hotel

Grain Bar at Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney has revealed a new look after receiving a makeover. It's a fusion of timeless elegance and dynamic energy, offering a blend of modern allure and retro charm. Whether you're behind the bar or among the guests, entertainment...

Must-try Low & No Alcohol Drinks

Must-try Low & No Alcohol Drinks

Australians are leading the charge in embracing the NOLO (no and low alcohol drinks) movement, marking a significant shift towards mindful consumption. The emergence of the 'sober curious' mindset has paved the way for a surge in interest towards low-calorie,...

Culinary Canvas by Danielle Alvarez

Culinary Canvas by Danielle Alvarez

Another exciting Vivid Food event has been added to the 2024 Vivid Sydney program with Culinary Canvas by Danielle Alvarez added to the lineup.  Held across two evenings on June 7th and 14th, the event will occur in the stunning Yallamundi Rooms of the Opera...

A Wildlife Vista at Me-Gal

A Wildlife Vista at Me-Gal

Set within the serene confines of the Wildlife Retreat at Taronga, Me-Gal offers an unparalleled dining experience – marrying innovative culinary dishes with incredible panoramic views of Sydney's iconic landmarks. Boasting a vantage point overlooking Sydney Harbour,...

New garden bar at Bank Hotel

New garden bar at Bank Hotel

The Bank in Newtown has revealed its new garden bar and dining area along with a new menu crafted by Head Chef Quan Nguyen, who hails from Chiswick Woollahra and Opera Bar. The revamped menu showcases a culinary journey centred around locally sourced, seasonal...

Christine Manfield x Two Good Co.

Christine Manfield x Two Good Co.

Christine Manfield is this month’s Two Good Co. Chef of the Month (COTM). Hailed as one of Australia's culinary icons and celebrated for her insatiable curiosity, Christine has a long-standing partnership with Two Good Co. She is also lending her expertise to the...

Anna Polyviou cookie dough recipe

Anna Polyviou cookie dough recipe

Who doesn't love an Anna Polyviou cookie dough recipe? Have a crack at her Raspberry Jam Donut Pie. This recipe serves 6 to 8 people. Enjoy! Read more: Anna Polyviou launches new edible dough Ingredients 1 tub Jam Donut Cookie Dough (available at Woolworths) 400g...

Make your own canned beetroot

Make your own canned beetroot

There's currently a canned beetroot shortage in Australia and burger lovers are up in arms that this critical element is missing from their layers of essential burger ingredients. But fear not, fresh beetroot is still readily available, so why not just make your own?...

ESQ hosts Fire and Vine

ESQ hosts Fire and Vine

ESQ is hosting a captivating evening titled Fire & Vine: Unveiling Volcanic Terroirs, where guests will enjoy a multi-course wine dinner event while exploring wines born from volcanic soils. The evening’s host, Luigi Celiento will guide guests through the...

Soul Origin Limited Edition Pearls

Soul Origin Limited Edition Pearls

Soul Origin fans can enjoy three limited edition pearl beverages available from today until 14 May 2024.  Each drink is infused with the rich creaminess of Alternative Dairy Co coconut milk and coconut cream, and the lively chew of pearls.  The...

Into The Vines comes to Sydney

Into The Vines comes to Sydney

Melbourne's popular midweek wine-tasting event, Into The Vines, hits Sydney for the first time on Wednesday, March 27th, celebrating women’s contribution to the Australian wine industry.  Freshwater Brewing Co. in Brookvale will host the event, where you can sip...

Kyiv Social Beers and Bangers

Kyiv Social Beers and Bangers

Kyiv Social is launching a new monthly event called 'Beers and Bangers' which will take place in Grafton Lane, located behind the restaurant.  Kicking off on Sunday, April 7th, this gathering promises an exciting fusion of cultural events, featuring lively beats...

Australian Haydn Ensemble new series

Australian Haydn Ensemble new series

The Australian Haydn Ensemble (AHE) has revealed its latest spellbinding series, Heavenly Sopranos, which will illuminate stages across Sydney, regional NSW, and Canberra this April.  Two of Australia's most illustrious sopranos and longstanding friends of AHE –...

Vivid Sydney 2024 announced

Vivid Sydney 2024 announced

The Vivid Sydney lineup for 2024 has been revealed. Kicking off on 24 May until 15 June,  the festival guarantees 23 nights of unforgettable encounters centred around the theme of ‘Humanity,’ explored through Light, Music, Ideas, and Food. Light installations and...

Be a part of West Side Story

Be a part of West Side Story

Opera Australia is offering opera fans a rare opportunity to step into the spotlight with limited walk-on roles available for the highly anticipated season of West Side Story on Sydney Harbour. But it will cost you $6,500 for the experience.  Each performance...

Holi Hai Festival South Eveleigh

Holi Hai Festival South Eveleigh

South Eveleigh is set to host its inaugural Holi Hai! Festival this Thursday, March 21, marking the first-ever celebration of the Holi festival in the precinct.  From 11am to 8 pm, the area will be transformed into a bustling hub of activity, featuring dance...

New Nanoleaf Outdoor String Lights

The innovative peeps at Nanoleaf have launched their latest smart lighting product -  Smart Multicolour Outdoor String Lights. They're the ultimate must-have for any backyard gathering or romantic evening under the stars and are now available for pre-order. These...

Mukti Organics Vital A Elixir

Forget everything you thought you knew about retinoids because Mukti Organics has revealed a groundbreaking innovation in their revamped Vital A Elixir. Unlike traditional Vitamin A serums restricted to evening use, Mukti Organics’ Vital A Elixir is used as a...

LG reveals 2024 TV lineup

LG Electronics Australia (LG) has revealed its 2024 TV lineup featuring the new LG webOS 24 operating system, promising a personalised experience for users. From TVs for those on the go to those who live for full cinematic experiences, there’s something for everyone...

How to speed clean your home

Australia has crowned its fastest cleaner, and now he’s ready to share his speed-clean tips with the rest of the country. Meet 22-year-old Jason Shipway, a professional cleaner whose passion for tidying up began early – his mother claims his first word was "mop". In a...

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Kip&Co gets creative with Camplify

Kip&Co gets creative with Camplify

Australian RV rental platform Camplify has announced an exciting collaboration with homeware and lifestyle brand, Kip&Co. This dynamic partnership will see the stunning makeover of Camplify's beloved van, Lenni, into a luxurious haven of style and comfort, thanks...

Epic Australia Pass Price Increase

Epic Australia Pass Price Increase

It’s your last chance to purchase the Epic Australia Pass before prices increase on 18 October. Priced at AU$959 for adults, the Epic Australia Pass pays for itself in just five days (based on five single-day lift tickets at Perisher). The Epic Australia Pass is...

Meet AirFly Pro your new travel buddy

Meet AirFly Pro your new travel buddy

Picture this. You’ve just taken off and it’s time to settle in for your 14-hour flight. With a drink in one hand and inflight snacks in the other, you’re just about to start watching a movie when the passenger in the window seat decides they need to get up. Now you’re...

Barbie Dream Camper with Camplify

Barbie Dream Camper with Camplify

The world is hot for everything Barbie right now and what could be more fun than holidaying in a Barbie Dream Camper? Like Barbie, you can travel in your own dream camper and live your best Barbiecore life, all with the assistance of Camplify, Australia’s leading RV...

5 reasons to visit Whistler Blackcomb

5 reasons to visit Whistler Blackcomb

Forget the crowds in Europe! Head to Canada for your next holiday and enjoy the blue skies and fresh air at Vail Resorts’ Whistler Blackcomb during its summer and fall season. From hiking to bear watching, here are five must-do activities to enjoy at one of North...

Top Abu Dhabi attractions

Top Abu Dhabi attractions

If Abu Dhabi is on your itinerary for a short stop-over to or from Europe or is your final destination for a getaway, make note of these Abu Dhabi attractions to consider during your stay.  Abu Dhabi offers an extensive range of experiences that cater for various...

BB Cream: What exactly is it?

BB Cream: What exactly is it?

In the ever-evolving landscape of beauty products, one item has taken the world by storm: BB cream. Short for "beauty balm" or "blemish balm," this multifunctional marvel has become a staple in many makeup routines. But what exactly is BB cream, and how does it differ...

Tech gadgets you need in 2024

Tech gadgets you need in 2024

As we all start returning to work for the new year, the focus should be on 'working smarter, not harder', so here’s a list of tech gadgets to help facilitate your new 2024 work mantra. Satechi SM1 Slim Mechanical Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard (price yet to be confirmed)...

$30 check at Skin Check Champions

$30 check at Skin Check Champions

South Eveleigh has collaborated with the non-profit charity Skin Check Champions to enhance access and awareness for early skin cancer detection. Onsite skin checks will be available from Monday, 5 February until Friday 9 February, between 9 am and 5 pm at the Skin...

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2024

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2024

Stuck for Valentine’s Day gift ideas? Then check out this extensive list of Sydney venues celebrating Valentine’s Day as well as gift ideas ranging from Australian sparkling to luxury pop-up picnics.  2023 Bird in Hand Pinot Rosé ($23) The 2023 Rose has lifted...

Subscription gift ideas

Subscription gift ideas

If you’re stuck for upcoming birthday gift ideas, then maybe you should consider gifting a subscription. From coffee beans to imperfect fruit, there’s something for everyone.  Single O's coffee subscription - never be caught without your morning brew again, with...

2023 Christmas Gift Guide

2023 Christmas Gift Guide

From Christmas gift ideas for your fur baby, a stunning porcelain vase for yourself from Mud Australia to the new AirFly Pro Deluxe Edition that’s guaranteed to be your best travel buddy – we’ve compiled a comprehensive 2023 Christmas Gift Guide grouped by price...