Day: 15 February 2016

Tigerair launches direct flights between Melbourne and Coffs Harbour

February 15, 2016

Tigerair recently announced a new schedule of flights direct between Melbourne and Coffs Harbour on the New South Wales north coast. The newly added service is providing three return flights per week. Tigerair have said that this will offer a total of 56,000 seats annually between Melbourne and Coffs Harbour, and that they are now […]

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Hawaiian Airlines broke customer records in 2015

February 15, 2016

Records have been broken for Hawaiian Airlines, revealing that it has welcomed a record of 10,672,667 customers in 2015, seeing a 4.7 percent increase over the previous year. The record comes after the announcement of new enhancements including the planned launch of a redesigned premium cabin with lie-flat seating and non-stop service to Narita International Airport. The […]

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The joy of experiencing Sleep No More in New York City for the first time

February 15, 2016

The idea of the interactive theatre experience is nothing new. From “whodunit” dinner parties to whatever it is people get up to at those Rocky Horror screenings, there’s always been a market for those of us who want to feel a part of the action. Even sitting front row at a comedy show brings out […]

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Flight Review: Porter Airlines – Toronto City Airport to Newark, New Jersey / New York (PD147)

February 15, 2016

Getting in and out of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport can be a bit of a pain. Though a new express train service installed for the Pan Am Games in June has made the process of getting in and out a slightly less tiresome affair, it remains an expensive one. Luckily, for some routes, another airport lays […]

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Theatre Review: Arcadia – Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Opera House (performances to 2nd April)

February 15, 2016

Tom Stoppard’s plays are just so damn entertaining and clever. They always give off such a vibe of established sophistication that he easily fits into the most respected playwrights of history, but his writing remains relevant and modern. And when one gets to experience his plays in such a production as Sydney Theatre Company’s latest […]

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Arts Review: Mayhem Kings Cross 1945 – Elizabeth Bay House, Sydney (15.02.16)

February 15, 2016

Inspired by events in and around Kings Cross at the end of the Second World War, Mayhem Kings Cross 1945 at the opulent Elizabeth Bay House was a celebration of the end of the war and a way to bid farewell to American GI’s returning home. A coloration between Sydney Living Museums and The Festivalists, […]

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Theatre Review: Sky-hi & So-lo – The Stables, Fringe World Perth (performances until Feb 21st)

February 15, 2016

Sky-hi & So-lo is the first one-man show from Viktor Griffioen, formerly of music theatre group The Sadists. It’s been 24 hours and quite frankly I’m still not entirely sure what to make of it. It’s chaotic, wilfully absurd – but utterly entertaining and hilarious (if you don’t mind your humour a bit dark and […]

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Theatre Review: Ludwig – The Shambles, Perth Fringe World (performances until 21st Feb)

February 15, 2016

Did you know? Ludwig II of Bavaria was known as the Swan King or the Fairy Tale King? No? How about that Ludwig II was a massive fan of Wagner and decked out his palaces in homage to Wagner’s operas? Me neither. That was until I saw Ludwig – a one-man operetta – presented by […]

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Pilgrim Bar launches ‘Taste + Talk’ series with Four Pillars Gin (Melbourne)

February 15, 2016

Melbourne’s popular riverside haunt Pilgrim Bar have introduced a new series aimed at connecting food and drink aficionados to local producers from around Australia. Titled ‘Taste + Talk’, the string of events will begin this week on Thursday 18th February, bringing in on of Australia’s most loved Gin distilleries, Four Pillars for an hour-long event […]

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Sydney now has a Breaking Bad themed burger joint serving Heisenburgers and blasting hip-hop

February 15, 2016

Burgers Anonymous just popped out of nowhere on Sydney’s Oxford Street, fashioning itself after hit TV series Breaking Bad and pumping out classic American style burgers, focused on simple done good. The new burger joint only just opened and has already been selling out of burgers, unsurprisingly. As reported by Broadsheet, co-owner David Tang describes […]

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Merivale previews new venues and dishes at extravagant launch party for March Into Merivale

February 15, 2016

Last week, Merivale celebrated the start of their one-month March Into Merivale festival with it’s traditional launch party throughout their famed ivy, presenting stalls from all Merivale venues new and old, with all chefs on hand to offer some of their latest creations, some old favourites, and future staples. AU’s Head Photographer Johnny Au was […]

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Potts Point’s Yellow shifts focus towards all-vegetarian menu (Sydney)

February 15, 2016

Award-winning team Brent Savage and Nick Hildebrandt are making some big changes to their acclaimed Potts Point restaurant Yellow, today announcing that as of this Wednesday 17th February, the kitchen will be shifting their focus towards vegetables. This means that the entire dinner menu will become all-vegetarian, with dishes designed to share. “I’ve always loved […]

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Rising star Clinton McIver opens Amaru on Armadale’s High Street (Melbourne)

February 15, 2016

Clinton McIver,  of Clayton Bowls Club fame, has launched Amaru, the name being a hyrbid of an Aboriginal term “Amaroo” meaning “beautiful place” and the Portuguese word “Amar”, which means “to love. Roughly translated to “a beautiful place to love”, it’s the ideal way to describe a luxurious, intimate, tasting-menu-only space, located on High Street in Armadale. “One of my […]

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