Local cinemas reopen

June 22, 2020
But will anyone go? Will The Invisible Man play to invisible audiences? The outlook for Australians cinemas is dismal. In South Korea, which never locked down and whose cinemas remained open throughout the pandemic, box […]

Wine with Winsor

June 6, 2020
Bargain buy Red Knot 2018 Shiraz Red Knot is the bargain basement label of respected McLaren Vale producer Shingleback and is sold exclusively in Dan Murphy’s and BWS stores. For anyone looking for a well-made, everyday […]

Hit the Road

June 6, 2020
New South Wales is back open for intrastate visitors, so you can now enjoy some attractions close to home. Travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports.  Wineries with cellar doors across the state have been given the […]

Sensational Slovenia

April 28, 2020
Slovenia flies under the radar as a European holiday destination but is well worth a visit when things return to normal, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports. Even well-travelled holidaymakers might be hard pressed to locate […]

Local cinemas go dark

April 2, 2020
All cinemas in Australia have been closed. And slowly it’s become apparent that the shutdown will not be a matter of “a few weeks”, but months. So, how many… The six that everyone seems to […]

10 Best Destinations

March 26, 2020
With the dollar diving and coronavirus spreading globally, now is the ideal time for a holiday close to home, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports.  Right now, drought and fire-affected regions of New South Wales need […]

Barangaroo Beauty

March 10, 2020
For those who travel frequently, hotels start to look and feel the same. Check-in, sleep, check-out. Convenience, consistency and price are the main determinants of a satisfactory stay. But what if a hotel could offer […]

What to see at the French Film Festival

March 5, 2020
Like all of France (and much of the world) the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival was forced to close. The post below was written before the enforced shutdown of all cinemas in Australia. March 4 […]

Japanese adventure

March 2, 2020
Catching the train in Japan is unlike taking to the rails anywhere else on the planet. Rail travel is fast, comfortable and the trains run on time. East Japan Railway Company (JR East) is one […]
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