CROQUET ANYONE?

Melbourne comes alive this summer with the Royal Croquet Club lighting up the banks of Birrarung Marr this January with the ultimate summertime experience. After revelling in the ongoing success...

PORTSEA POLO 2015

There is only one place to be on Saturday 10 January, 2015 and that is at the Portsea Polo. Once again the beautiful coastline at Portsea will play host to one of Australia's most anticipated events....

WIN A TASTE OF MELBOURNE

Fancy yourself a foodie? Then we have just the giveaway for you. We've got a double pass to giveaway to this year's Taste of Melbourne food festival which will be held from Thursday the 13th to Sunday the 16th...

CELEBRATE SPRING RACING AT CIRCA

The running of the final horse at this year's Melbourne Cup and Oaks Day will not mark the end of the celebrations for the day, with the Spring Racing party set to kick on at the official Winners Circle Spring...
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SPLENDOUR SHINES FOR 2014

Known as the Australian version of Glastonbury, heading to Byron Bay for Splendour in the Grass was the only option for this festival lovin’ gal. Escaping the cold of Melbourne, Splendour in the Grass...
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THE HAPPIEST 5K ON THE PLANET

Sunday the 2nd of March saw Melbourne’s entire Albert Park Grand Prix track coated by a layer of multi-colour. It was The Color Run, which had color runners of all ages taking to the track and immersing...
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014

The Australian Open has officially kicked off for another year in 2014. Held in Melbourne's Olympic Park from the 13th to the 26th of January, the tournament is always a favourite for patrons over the...
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JEEP PORTSEA POLO

The social event of the summer is on again this weekend in the beautiful seaside city of Portsea. The 2014 Jeep Portsea Polo kicks off on Saturday 11 January 2014 with World class polo matches being the main...
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THE OLSEN POOL CLUB

Summer is officially here, and to celebrate, The Olsen, one of Melbourne's top boutique hotels, has launched their very own Pool Club which is set to become this city's first urban retreat. This oasis is...
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FENIX EVENTS LAUNCH

When it comes to buying and selling property, it's all about location, location, location. Arguably, the same can be said about restaurants, and when it comes to location, it doesn't get much better than...
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GALLIANO AT TASTE OF MELBOURNE

I recently braved the cold to go along to the Taste of Melbourne at Albert Park. I was in for a treat when I heard that the likes of Paolo Masciopinto (Sarti), Andrew Logan (Mamasita), Benjamin Cooper (Chin...
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RICE WORKSHOP: LAUNCH NIGHT

As far as launches go, the opening of Rice Workshop resembled something more of a cosplay convention than a restaurant opening. The spectacle of Harajuku Girls (and Boys) originates from Harajuku district of...
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STARRY STARRY NIGHT GALA BALL LAUNCH

The Starry Starry Night Gala is the main fundraising event for the Alannah and Madeline Foundation, a national charity protecting children from violence and its devastating impact. The Alannah and Madeline...
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STATE OF GRACE

In a city where the bar and restaurant culture is among the best in the world, it is hard for a new comer to stand out. State of Grace, Melbourne's latest entry into the food and drink scene, left a...
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THE KISHO PRIZE

Located on the corner of Latrobe and Swanston Street is the creatively design architectural space known as Melbourne Central. On Wednesday 9th October Melbourne Central opened their doors to host the...
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THE FLEMINGTON FLING COCKTAIL

An iconic cocktail that can be recreated at home, the signature Schweppes Flemington Fling is the perfect drink trackside this year during the Melbourne Cup Carnival. Created by Dave Kerr of Melbourne's The...
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A TOUCH OF… HIGH TEA

Do you yearn for a simpler time when people swanned about drinking tea, eating sweet things and generally enjoying a luxuriously lazy Sunday afternoon?  Well then you have not yearned in vain good people,...
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WINTER WONDERLAND

Like some sort of budding annual event the Queen Victoria Market's Luna 1878 Night Market is back again this year, and this time it’s personal.  Just when you thought there was absolutely no reason to go...
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L’HEURE DU THÉ 2013

  From L to R: Shay Stafford, Kerrie Hess, Colette Werden and Pierrick Boyer One of the most renowned idioms is the French expression “Qu’ils mangaent de la brioche” or as we know it,...

A WICKEDLY GOOD GIVEAWAY

Award-winning songstress, actress and Broadway star, Kristin Chenoweth will be appearing before her first Melbournian audience on the 12th of June. Best known for her iconic role as Glinda in Broadway’s...
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TIME-TRAVEL WRITING

A consistent theme at the Australian Festival of Travel Writing was, surprisingly, about how rapidly the world has changed and how this has affected the way we travel through it. I think that many Australians...
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GET MORE OUT OF YOUR TRAVEL

Over the course of last weekend, the travelled, well-written and young-at-heart gathered at the Kenneth Myer Building in the University of Melbourne, to listen and learn about the many facets of travel and...