Idioms of the World Infographic

    We use idioms to pepper our speech and writing, often without even realising we’re doing it. These odd little phrases are used to express a sentiment other than their literal meaning. It doesn’t really rain cats and dogs, as the world and his wife knows. I’ve always been fascinated by foreign idioms; they give us […]

    A coffee addict’s guide to Australia

    Everything you need to know about coffee in Australia. Where to drink it, learn about it and the latest trends to try. What do you do when you want to find the best of the best? One option is to check Beanhunter of course. Where locals rate the brew of the people for the people. Here […]

    Sydney’s best beachside cafes

    You may have thought it impossible, but there’s even more to Sydney’s abundant beaches than the sun, sand and salty sea. Within a few paces or a short wander from the shore you can find some of the city’s best eats, too. Here are our picks of the spots to dine while still feeling the […]

    5 Do’s and Don’ts at Fairmont Singapore

    1. Do: Have a cocktail or two (let’s be honest, make it three) at Anti:dote I must admit I’m not really a foodie, a wino or even a coffee connoisseur… but I do know a thing or two about cocktails, so I had high expectations for the trendy new hotel bar Anti:dote. As soon as […]

    Top 5 Alternative Tours in Melbourne

    When I travel I have two aims: 1. see the highlights – if I’m going to Paris then, mark my words, I am going to see the Eiffel Tower, some things are famous for a reason; 2. see at least 2 things most people don’t even think about – because there is more to a […]

    Sydney by Day

    You’ll love every second of Sydney in Winter. From the blue skies to golden sunsets, sunny days and vibrant nights. There’s something exciting happening every second of every day. Sydney comes alive during Winter with big-city shopping and some of Australia’s best dining experiences. Shop clique or pick up something vintage. Taste traditional, go cultural […]

    Rosemarie John on Eating Out in Singapore

    Singaporeans love to eat out: this is one of the first things you will discover when you visit the city. Eating out is an essential part of the culture that has evolved and been fine-tuned over the years. A glimpse of Singapore’s cultural diversity can be seen in the array of local cuisines available throughout […]

    Sydney’s gig life is live and kicking: Must-visit music venues

    There was a time when it felt as if many of Sydney’s iconic music establishments were winding down and pulling down setlists from the backstage door for good. But a recent flood of new venues big and small means the gates of rock-and-roll are well and truly back open. Here are some of the live […]