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The 40 Best Tracks of 2021

January 17, 2022

We’re officially back from our Summer hiatus, and kicking things off with a look back at our favourite tracks of 2021. Unlike our albums of the year piece, we won’t go in depth about each song on the list, and why it was included, but rather let the music itself do most of the talking. […]

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What is the best car for travel in 2022?

December 15, 2021

Whether you’re planning a short, socially distant trip out of town this holiday season, or looking forward to a family vacation in Dubai (perhaps to visit the Expo), there are plenty of autos from the United States that will make your travels more comfortable and perhaps even more exciting. So, these are the best cars […]

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Philips All-In-One Cooker Review: The virtue of saving time and space in the kitchen

December 8, 2021

Saving time in the kitchen has always been a matter of carefully buying the right products, but having a device that saves space as well can profoundly change the way you navigate and engage with your food at home. The Philips All-In-One Cooker is such a device that consolidates many of your kitchen appliances into […]

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Masked Wolf & The Kid LAROI join BTS & Olivia Rodrigo atop Apple Music & Shazam’s 2021 Global Charts

December 1, 2021

Today Apple Music unveiled their global charts for 2021 for both their streaming services as well as Shazam, and the news is pretty remarkable for Australian artists. Topping the Shazam charts, as the #1 most Shazamed Song globally in 2021, is Australian hip hop artist Masked Wolf, for his track “Astronaut in the Ocean”. Within […]

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How to Start a Travel Blog in 8 Steps

October 26, 2021

If you’re wondering how to start a travel blog, you’ve come to the ideal place. With blogging, you get the chance to educate, inspire and entertain your readers, and as you grow, you begin making money. While most people think of travel blogging as time-consuming and daunting, you cannot go wrong with this. In this […]

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Here’s how many ARIA Awards 2021 nominations all your favs got!

October 20, 2021

The 2021 ARIA Awards have just announced their nominees, celebrating the best in Australian music of the last 12 months. Like last year, this year’s event will stream live on YouTube around the world. Amy Shark and Genesis Owusu (pictured) have topped the nominations list with 6 a piece. Here’s the full list of how […]

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New Meat Substitutes are Winning Hearts and Mouths by Focusing on Taste and Texture

October 14, 2021

More people than ever are convinced things need to change, but we also really like meat. We humans may be omnivores, but we really like meat. Some 86 percent of people surveyed by data-gatherer Statista say their diet includes meat. So, when you read articles about “strong trends toward veganism” or with provocative headlines such […]

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Singapore gaming conference Gaming Matters to go live online internationally tomorrow

October 13, 2021

Digital and live event producers Branded recently announced the full conference program and speaker lineup for Gaming Matters, one of Asias’ longest running gaming industry conferences. And this year, Australians, and those from aorund the world, will be able to tune in live, as the event goes into a hybrid online and in person format. […]

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The Big Streaming Services Think They’ve Got You… But Changes are Afoot

October 11, 2021

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Apple TV+, Discovery+, HBO Max …those are some of the big ones. But does it surprise you to hear there are a reported 200 streaming services currently available? These undoubtedly sounded like good ideas to board members at various companies, “Yeah! Let’s create our own streaming service!  We should get […]

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8 Tips on Saving Money During the Semester to Travel

September 30, 2021

Many students would travel if they had enough funds. Lack of money is indeed a restraining factor that keeps so many people from exploring the places they’ve always dreamt of visiting. However, traveling has transformed over the recent decade. It has turned into a more affordable adventure that, with careful planning, does not require lifetime […]

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Places to be Visited During Gap Year

September 29, 2021

A gap year is a chance to finally have some rest from the endless study courses. The students who have an opportunity to take a well-earned break are the lucky ones. They can restore their energy before having to grab the helm and choose a course that will lead them to a long-lasting journey at […]

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How to Prepare Healthy Meals for the Family When You Work Full-Time

August 25, 2021

Balancing a family and a full-time job is no easy task. It can often leave you feeling frazzled, exhausted, stressed and just plain frustrated. You get home after a busy day at work, everyone is starving and wants dinner, but likely the last thing you feel like doing is making a big, huge meal. This […]

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Win a Cricut Maker worth $640 so you can take your DIY project to a whole new level

August 2, 2021

Here’s one for all the at-home creatives out there. Cricut has been getting plenty of traction in Australia lately thanks to their various smart cutting machines, offering a suite of features so design lovers can cut, score, write, and add decorative effects to their DIY creative pursuits, from a range of over 300 materials. With […]

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6 unbelievable mobile app success stories

July 21, 2021

Before long, the whole world is going to be taken over by mobile. In a world where convenience is everything, it’s important that businesses keep up and make all of their content easily accessible for all. After all, only 30% of web traffic came from devices other than mobile last year, according to Digital Authority […]

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How To Celebrate Your Birthday From Home

July 9, 2021

After a year filled with different activities and emotions, people always look at their birthday as a sign of hope to make new plans for a better future. Typically, many people celebrate the occasion in many places – bars, an office event, or at a friend’s house. However, in many places of the world right […]

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Urban Expat Living in Australia & New Zealand: 6 Things You Must Know

June 16, 2021

Australia is a true nation of immigrants. According to data collected by the Australian Parliament, an estimated 28.2 percent of the country’s population was overseas-born in 2015. That is very nearly one in three Australians. With approximately 27.4 percent of its population born overseas in 2018, according to Stats NZ, New Zealand is nearly as […]

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10 Most Iconic Jewels Worn In Hollywood Movies

June 9, 2021

The magic of Hollywood never fails to create new trends with statement pieces of jewelry that can influence an entire generation. Beautiful bling can add a dash of drama to an outfit and create looks that become a forever thing among fashionistas who draw inspiration from movies. Today we are going to take a look […]

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Top Gift Ideas to Make Your Family Smile

May 6, 2021

Through laughter and tears, triumph and tribulations, our family members always stick by our side. While there are countless ways to let your relatives know how much you truly appreciate them, ‘gift giving’ is one of the most popular love languages. However, the closer we are to someone, the harder it can be to pick […]

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Mia Rodriguez

Record breaking number of Australian Songwriters honoured in US-Based International Songwriting Competition

May 4, 2021

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has announced its 2020 winners, and this year marks a high point for Australian artists and songwriters, racking up the most Aussie First Place wins in the competition’s history,. Australian writers have taken home six First Places (including Mia Rodriguez, pictured), three Second Places, one Third Place, and 35 Honorable […]

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Free live music to arrive in Sydney every Friday this month

May 3, 2021

This May, Sydney’s Seymour Centre will be introducing a new weekly event to its annual calendar: Seymour Nights. The night is part of the venue’s contemporary music program, and will kick off this Friday – May 7th – with two sets from beloved alt-bluegrass outfit The Morrisons. The night kicks off just after sunset, at […]

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5 simple steps to inspire a love for reading in children 

April 29, 2021

It’s every parent’s desire for their children to start reading from an early age. The number of literate children aged 5-24 has been increasing since 1985. A lot of headway has been made since then and to continue with this trend, we need to encourage children to read more.  In a world filled with gadgets […]

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Top 5 Meat Pie Delivery Services in Australia 2021

April 21, 2021

Meat pies are an absolute Australian classic. They come in different shapes and sizes. Not to mention several flavor combinations, like chicken and mushroom, lamb and mash, beef cheek and stout — the list is endless.  Of course, location matters largely when it comes to estimating the perfect food experience. And there’s no better place […]

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HOKO’s favourite NYC spots: Eats, Beats and Treats

April 20, 2021

New York outfit HOKO have just released their first fully realised collection of material, HEATHEN. As they look to their home city re-opening following the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the trio share their favourite spots for eats, beats and treats in New York City that will serve as a guide for locals and visitors […]

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Why Chris Rock was cut out of Bad Trip, Eric Andre’s prank film on Netflix

April 9, 2021

The hilarious new film Bad Trip premiered on Netflix at the end of February, and fans of comedian Eric Andre – the film’s star – are bring treated to the finest prank film since Borat. In newly released deleted scenes, which you can view below, the film’s director Kitao Sakurai revealed that “what you see […]

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Three Health Issues That Depend on Gaming for Therapy

March 3, 2021

Gaming is one of the most popular modern hobbies, with an enormous and diverse collection of titles available to players all around the world.  However, next time you’re settling down for a session on World of Warcraft or COD, you might have to put up with a barrage of complaints from your family who don’t […]

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Sundance Review: In Prisoners of the Ghostland, Nic Cage’s acting style fits Sono’s direction like a glove

February 11, 2021

When one hears of a collaboration between acclaimed Japanese maverick filmmaker Sion Sono between American’s acting dynamo Nicolas Cage; one cannot help but be intrigued. Even people who dislike their work would love to see the final result of their work just to see what it would be like because the very idea of such […]

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Best Music of 2020

The 40 Best International Tracks of 2020

December 15, 2020

Yesterday, we shared the 40 best Australian tracks of 2020, and now as the AU team heads out on a Summer Break, it’s time to count down the best 40 tracks from the rest of the world that made their mark. As we touched on in that article, it’s been an incredible year of music […]

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The 40 Best Australian Tracks of 2020

December 14, 2020

As voted by our contributors for the 12th consecutive year, we’re thrilled to end 2020 with a list of our favourite Australian songs of the year. Unlike the albums list you saw last week, today we’re keeping things simple: inviting you to listen to a playlist of the 40 tracks our writers chose. We hope […]

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YUNGBLUD announces 2021 Australian all ages tour

November 24, 2020

Last in Australia for the Falls Festival tour back at the start of the year (hard to believe!), Yorkshire born singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist YUNGBLUD is set to return to Australia in September 2021 with a four city all ages tour. It’ll be his fourth tour of Australia and will follow the release of his […]

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Guns N’ Roses are Australia’s first post COVID-19 Stadium Tour announcement

November 19, 2020

Though there’s plenty of local music happening around the country, including the Great Southern Nights concert series in NSW, which you can learn about HERE, thanks to the uncertainty around the pandemic, it’s been a while since we got a major international tour announcement in Australia. But this morning that’s changed as Guns N’ Roses […]

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