Tag Archives | Christina Wylie

THE PARTY’S ON AT THE W BANGKOK

Get the VIP treatment at Bangkok’s 5-star urban playground The Hotel If you’ve ever stayed at a W before, you’ll know that it isn’t an ordinary hotel – by any means. In fact, it’s quote extraordinary. A stay at a W is different to regular hotels in so many ways. The décor is super slick, the […]

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TOP 5 AMERICAN HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS

Australians can’t get enough of the USA, it’s official. When it comes to our top holiday destinations, North America has come out miles ahead of most of the competition yet again. In fact, according to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for 2015-16, the USA is the third most visited country and the numbers […]

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STOPOVER IN STYLE AT THE INTERCON SINGAPORE

A quick layover doesn’t have to be stressful Home to one of the busiest airports in the world, Singapore is a popular stop-off point. But so many people don’t even leave the airport. With hotels like the InterContinental in town, you’d be mad not to cross the threshold and rest your head in style. That […]

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ACADEMY’S NEW MENU – RICHMOND MELBOURNE

Academy Kitchen & Bar on Bridge Road delivers the goods, again By using the term Modern Australian to describe the food at Academy, the team are able to essentially do what they please in terms of incorporating culinary influences. So you’ll see a wide range of cuisines threaded through the menu. If you haven’t tried duck ribs […]

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SABAI – RICHMOND, MELBOURNE

Thai, but not as you know it Having opened just three months ago, Sabai is a fairly new addition to the Richmond food scene. And located just on the corner of Church and Swan, it’s in a pretty good location, too. The dining room is warm and inviting, and has subtle Thai influences dotted around. There’s a fully […]

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THE MILL HOUSE – MELBOURNE

Melbourne’s new venue for decent nibbles, moonshine and late night music This new late-night bar and live music venue also serves up some pretty decent food. It’s a step-up from your standard pub grub that’s for sure, which is testament to Peruvian Executive Chef Agustin Ortega’s national and international culinary experience – he’s worked at The Hilton Brisbane, Bistro Guillaume […]

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AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR CONFERENCE

Run the World: one day, nine speakers, 500 women Held on Saturday, September 19 at Crown Melbourne, the Run the World conference was attended by 500 women. Hosted by the League of Extraordinary Women, this is Australia’s largest female entrepreneur conference. The conference is designed to give ideas to budding and established entrepreneurs, and inspire those who […]

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BETTER THAN BOTOX FACIAL – MELBOURNE

The Better than Botox facial using Germaine de Capuccini products promises to smooth away lines The secret to the top-tier products made by Germaine de Capuccini is in the ingredients. The wrinkle repairing creams use stem cell technology to alter the collagen, elastin and other components in the epidermis. Said to reach both the epidermis (outer skin) and dermis (inner […]

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NEW CONCEPT AT THE PRESS CLUB – MELBOURNE

Welcome to Kerasma Tuesday at The Press Club “The more mess you make the better!” the waitress tells us as we embark on our evening at The Press Club. The occasion? The launch of the new Kerasma Tuesday menu concept at George Calombaris’ fine Greek restaurant, The Press Club. The Greek word kerasma translates to “treat”, but […]

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MAKE YOUR OWN BEER

Battle of the brews: when home-brew gets competitive Making your own beer may seem, on the surface, like one of those costly activities that only the true beer-obsessed would do. The other common concern is that you’ll put all this effort into it and wind up with less-than-awesome beer that your friends have to pretend […]

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