Day: 19 March 2024

A weekend in Unzen Onsen: Japan’s first national park

Ready to explore a new corner of Japan? Or looking to elevate your next Japanese holiday? Discover a side of the country that’s still very much a local secret and take a look at how we spent a few days in Japan’s first national park, Unzen Onsen. Nestled in the heart of Nagasaki Prefecture, Unzen…

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Fiji Airways flight sale

PSA: Fiji Airways highlights the Pacific Islands with massive airfare sale

Dreaming of an island vacation? Fiji Airways has stepped in to make that dream a much more affordable reality with its latest flight sale, cutting airfares on services between Australia, Fiji and the rest of the Pacific from now through to next year. Jump on the sale now and you could score a flight from…

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One of Vivid Sydney’s long-time curators takes to the Middle East with Dhai Dubai

I’m staring up at the 67-metre tall Al Wasl Plaza as elaborate video works slide across the steelwork panels; a call to Prayer echoes through the air. The structure, which designers Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture revealed for Expo 2020 Dubai, is the perfect centrepiece for Dhabi Dubai. This small-scale light and arts festival…

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Ali Wong announces first ever live Australian tour

Renowned stand-up comedian and award-winning actress, Ali Wong, is excited to announce Australian dates for her “Ali Wong: Live” comedy tour, taking in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane this July. Produced by Live Nation, the tour has been a massive success, playing to full houses right across North America, Paris and London! Having captivated audiences worldwide with her…

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Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive announce first Australian headline tour in 6 years!

Australian metal titans Parkway Drive are celebrating twenty years this year, and they’re bringing the party back home with their first Aussie headline tour in over six years. Joining them will be Michigan rockers and two-time Grammy nominees I Prevail, Californian metalcore group The Ghost Inside and Melbourne’s very own Void of Vision. With seven…

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Book Review: Enter the mysterious La Maison de Méduse in Mona Awad’s Rouge

Mirabelle, shortened to the rather more beauty-adjacent ‘Belle’, has left the Montreal snow for the California sun, returning to manage the affairs of her recently deceased mother, Noelle. She’s expecting an emotional reckoning of sorts – her relationship with her mother has always been fraught, after all – but an encounter with a woman in…

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The Netgear Nighthawk RS700S Wi-Fi 7 router packs a huge punch, if you’re willing to pay the price

It only feels like we just got Wi-Fi 6 and 6E up and running in most of our routers and devices. But Netgear has decided to move things forward once again with Wi-Fi 7, introduced via their new RS700S Tri-Band router. This review might feel a little heavy, but we’ll do our best to punch…

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Adelaide Fringe Review: Playwright Henry Naylor brings Afghanistan to life

British playwright Henry Naylor presented his personal journey, a one-man monologue entitled, “Afghanistan is Not Funny” at Holden Street Theatre for the Adelaide Fringe. The original show was directed by Holden Street’s Artistic Director Martha Lott, and then was further developed by New York’s Soho Playhouse’s Artistic Director, Darren Lee Cole. The title is the…

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