How to Celebrate Diwali in Brisbane

If there’s ever a Hindu festival you’ve heard of, it’s probably Diwali (also known as Deepawali). This popular festival is celebrated by the Hindu diaspora all over the world and is also known as the festival of lights. Diwali is celebrated in Australian springtime, with the date changing each year in accordance with the Indian […]

How to Throw a Winning Melbourne Cup Luncheon for Your Office

Perth: Where to Celebrate Melbourne Cup 2022

It’s the race that stops the nation, and there’s no shortage of places to celebrate Melbourne Cup in Perth. From big bashes that go all out with DJs and free-flowing champagne to elegant sit-down dinners and garden cocktail parties, we’ve handpicked the best places to watch the Melbourne Cup race in Perth in 2022. Brookfield […]

Cooking with Cannabis: 21 Gourmet Dishes Infused with Marijuana

It’s the hottest food trend that’s yet to hit our shores: cannabis-infused cooking. This exciting new food experience appears the moment that marijuana is legalised in certain states, countries, and regions. We first saw it in California with cannabis-infused gummy bears, CBD sodas, and marijuana-based snacks, and it’s quickly spreading all over the world (wherever […]

Gion Matsuri

Gion Matsuri: The Festival & its Food

Gion Matsuri is one of Japan’s oldest and popular festivals, held in Kyoto throughout the month of July. Also known as the festival of the Yasaka Shrine, Gion Matsuri has been celebrated every year since 869AD and is one of the longest running festivals in the world. It first began as a religious ceremony to […]

Japanese Cuisine and Kitchen

The Ultimate Guide to Japanese Cooking Techniques

Japanese people are known to live longer than any other population in the world. Owe it to the food, lifestyle, culture, or a combination of all three – it’s clear there’s something right about the Japanese way of being. The primary cause behind the country’s long life expectancy is most often attributed to the Japanese […]

The World’s Top Chefs

Who is the best chef in the world? If there’s ever an accolade that professional chefs dream about, then it’s the Michelin star. Getting a Michelin star is a true testament to a chef’s skill and dedication in the kitchen, and that’s why the world’s top chefs work tirelessly for years to get even just […]

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Hidden Venues are the New Hot Topic in Sydney, don’t miss out!

Looking for an event venue in Sydney that’s got a bit of an edge? Warehouses have been popular recently thanks to their size and privacy, but the industrial locations aren’t everyone’s style. Cue Sydney hidden venues: secret venues scattered around the city. Disused locations that are tucked away in quiet laneways and off the beaten […]

Holi, the Festival of Colours: How to Celebrate and What to Eat!

There’s no other festival that paints entire streets, towns, crowds, and buildings different colours… except Holi. The joyous Hindu celebration marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring – the opposite in the Southern Hemisphere – as well as the triumph of good over evil. People spend the whole day throwing vibrant coloured […]

How to Celebrate the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival in Australia

What could be better than a festival devoted to enjoying the transient beauty of flowers? In this case we’re talking about cherry blossom flowers in particular, also known as sakura in Japanese. The Cherry Blossom Festival is held every year in Japan during springtime, when cherry blossom trees are blooming their beautiful pink flowers. The […]

Best Foods to Enjoy During Ramadan & Eid

The holy month of Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims all over the globe and is marked by a fast from sunrise to sunset. During these hours, people abstain from eating as well as drinking – including water – with the aim of reconnecting to their spirituality. Most Muslims wake before dawn to eat suhoor, a […]