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Luxury hotel openings, hidden treasure destinations, new itineraries and more. The latest in first class travel news appears in these pages to keep you up to date on the exclusive and the hot list.

Luxury hotel openings, hidden treasure destinations, new itineraries and more. The latest in first class travel news appears in these pages to keep you up to date on the exclusive and the hot list.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Labelled as one of his crowd-pleasers, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream trots out yet again, no stranger to a frolic or two.

Domaine Chandon Dining room
Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia welcomes Chandon

In Victoria’s Yarra Valley, Chandon now glistens as the latest addition to the prestigious ranks of Ultimate Winery Experiences Australia (UWEA).

The Rocky Horror Show
Let’s do the Rocky Horror time warp again and again and…

Back in the day, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” was the ultimate cheeky mixtape, a sizzling hot mess for anyone who fancied a walk on the wild side.

Keanu Gonzalez, Joseph Spanti and T Birds in GREASE (c) Jeff Busby
Tell me more! Grease the Musical.

“Grease” the musical kicks off with Danny and Sandy, two teenagers caught in the web of summer love, setting the scene for a musical explosion that reverberates through the echelons of pop culture.

The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy review

The premiere of the Lehman Trilogy enveloped the audience in an aura reminiscent of Sydney’s bygone era, a city like most, touched by the shadow of a pandemic. Yet, the attire of the night whispered tales of a post-pandemic world; sneakers tread softly beside the occasional flash of shorts, though a handful donned their finery as if in defiance of the casual trend.

Aerial view of the Hunter River, Kimberley, Australia.
Coral Expeditions Unveils Kimberley Cruise Guide

In a move as bold and spirited as the Australian outback itself, Coral Expeditions, the trailblazers of the Aussie cruise scene, have unveiled their latest magnum opus: the 2024-2025 Kimberley Cruise Guide.

Hilton Melbourne LQS Rooftop Pickleball Court credit.Kimberley Leahy
Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street offers Rooftop Pickleball Court

In the bustling heart of Melbourne, a city renowned for its peculiar charm and a penchant for the extraordinary, the Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street (affectionately abbreviated as HMLQS by those in the know) embarked on a venture so audaciously whimsical it could only have sprung from the minds of those who had one too many gin cocktails. This esteemed establishment, already a paragon of hospitality, has decided to marry the worlds of luxury accommodation and… pickleball.

Bust of Ramses the Great
Hold on to your hieroglyphics, Ramses II is here with his cat

Hold on to your hieroglyphics, Ramses II is here with his cat at the Australian Museum.

Retribution
Film Review – Retribution starring Liam Neeson

Retribution would have to be the easiest acting gig Liam Neeson has ever had – he spends almost the entire 90 minutes of the fast-paced action film in the driver’s seat of a car (a Mercedes SUV to be precise, in unmistaken and repetitive product placement). 

Courtney Monsma, Sheridan Adams and Ensemble in WICKED (c) Jeff Busby
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.

St Siandra hero table 1
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.