Earth is one of the classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It encompasses our footprints and connects us all. We hope you discover your tribe on your voyages.

Earth is one of the classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science. It encompasses our footprints and connects us all. We hope you discover your tribe on your voyages.


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Jill Hickson on Austria, Adelaide and Dame Joan

First Class Magazine’s Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan sits down with 2MBS Fine Music Sydney’s Jill Hickson to talk all things music and travel.

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Sofitel X The Tina Turner Muscial Exclusive Event

Can’t get enough of TINA – The Tina Turner Musical? Neither can Sofitel Sydney Wentworth! As a proud Official Partner of this critically acclaimed musical, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth has created an exclusive one-night-only experience for lovers of glamour, gastronomy and of course, great incredible live performances.

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Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort Brings Ballet Retreat to Baa Atoll

Avani+ Fares Maldives Resort, a natural island hideaway on the western edge of the heart-shaped Baa Atoll, is bringing classical ballet to its shores with the launch of a new “Baa Atoll Ballet Retreat”.

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And all that Jazz

From the Hofburg Palace to Mozart’s apartment, Vienna is the finest city of music. One of the most divine experiences is staying in Schonbrunn Palace to feast like an emperor and slumber in a four poster bed in the former Habsburg summer residence.

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Luxuriate in the exclusive fashion capital at the Mandarin Oriental Milan

Now with 37 hotels and nine residences in 25 countries and territories in their stable, First Class Magazine is celebrating with a gaze at the Mandarin Oriental Milan.

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Wicked offers an enchanted evening

Wicked the musical offers a spell-binding back story about Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West from the Wizard of Oz. Sheridan Adams plays Elphaba in the new rendition of Wicked now showing at Sydney’s Lyric theatre.

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Sydney’s top three hotel day spas

Spring is the best time to visit a plush Sydney hotel and be treated to some spa action in these five star havens. Whether you are at the Circular Quay end or Darling Harbour, our choice of top three spas are not far from any point in the CBD.

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Park Hyatt Tokyo Lost in Translation

It’s not every day you can get a travel tip from Bill Murray so do take heed and book a night or two at the elegant Park Hyatt Tokyo which featured in Lost in Translation. Set on the top floors of the 52 storey Shinjuku Park Tower, you can imagine the eye popping views this special hotel offers.

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St Siandra: Blessed with a Middle Harbour location

St Siandra has launched on middle harbour. At first thought one might think that Siandra might be the patron saint of Seven Spice Calamari or Spring Bay Mussels with green pepper salsa verde but no.

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Ramses and the gold of the pharaohs in Sydney

The Australian Museum, in cooperation with Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and World Heritage Exhibitions/Neon Global, is proud to present the blockbuster Ramses & the Gold of the Pharaohs, which will be the largest cultural exhibition to visit Australia in over a decade when it opens in Sydney on 18 November this year.

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Hamilton Island Race Week with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer covers Hamilton Island race week. The sailing ‘week’ is when maxi, major and minor (there’s actually nothing minor about the sailing world) yachts venture up north in the hope of taking home line honours.

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Cruising in Europe with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer was invited to cruise on the 1900-people ship, Oosterdam from the Holland America Line, which took us from Athens to Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Olympia, and finishing in Trieste, a couple of hours out of Venice.

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