Archive for January, 2015

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The Ultimate Survival Guide: Ben and Jerry’s Outdoor Cinema

The season of outdoor cinema is back! And having missed Ben and Jerry’s Outdoor Cinema last year, I was stoked to attend the opening night launch earlier this month. I absolutely love the concept of enjoying our beautiful summer weather with an outdoor move, on the lake, with an ice-cream and a cold beer. It’s such a nice […]

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11 things not to miss at Enlighten 2015

Now in its fifth year, Enlighten 2015 is breathing light, colour and movement into Canberra once more. With a world-class program of events including two Australian premieres, Enlighten will transform the Parliamentary Triangle into a dazzling arts precinct over nine fabulous days, and welcome the exciting addition of the new Enlighten Night Noodle Markets. Enlighten is illuminating the city […]

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A sweet year: the best desserts of 2014

2014 was another big year for the Canberra food scene, with new eateries opening on the northside, southside and in the middle, as well as existing establishments continuing to up their game. For those of you with a sweet tooth like me, a lot of these provided some delicious dishes perfect for getting your dessert fix. […]

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Discover the Centenary Trail at the CBR 100 Challenge

We’ve been talking a lot about the CBR 100 Challenge over the past couple of months, but how much do you actually know about the Centenary Trail that we’ll be walking over the weekend of 21-22 March 2015? It’s pretty amazing; weaving its way around iconic sites, hidden treasures and national institutions, the 145km self-guided trail showcases […]

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Summerside Festival set to sizzle! Five events you shouldn’t miss…

The annual Summerside Festival is shaping up to be wonderful again this year (refresh your memory of last year’s adventures here) with a calendar full of summer-themed events. Kicking off today, this month-long festival is full of dining events celebrating local and seasonal produce, opportunities to taste the best of the region’s wines as well […]

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From Desk to Dinner: How to Put Your Closet to Work! 

The Australia Day long weekend is over and there’s no denying it…it’s time to go back to the reality of the working week. And that means it’s a great time to talk about day-to-night style! A few tweaks can really transform a professional ensemble to after-hours perfection. Hopefully these outfits will show you just how […]

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Home grown Sambistas take on Rio!

Every February during National Multicultural Festival, Canberra’s city centre is transformed into a slice of Brazil, when dancers from local Latin Dance schools don their feathers and sparkly costumes and samba their way through the streets to the beat of live Batucada drums. For most, it’s the closest they’ll get to Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. But […]

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Listen up! It’s time to tune into HerCanberra with Guvera

It’s Australia Day, and when it comes to music it really only means one thing. Triple J’s hottest 100 songs for 2014 are about to be announced! But gone are the days of pulling out the cassette player to record it patiently. Where CDs have taken over from cassette tapes and vinyl, and  iTunes from CDs, […]

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