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A stage for Canberra’s stellar arts scene

Name a city with a world-class arts precinct, and the usual suspects will spring to mind. Paris with its 150 museums and iconic architecture. New York with Broadway and The Met. London, chock-full of the spoils of empire. Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, or St Petersburg, home of celebrated ballet and the Hermitage museum. But […]

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How to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 in Canberra

Pop the champagne, 2017 is almost here!  Whether you’re keen to pack a picnic and lounge by the lake, indulge in an evening of fine dining by candlelight or pop some champagne under the fireworks, here’s how to bring in the New Year in Canberra. FREE AND FAMILY FRIENDLY Civic Square and Garema Place Fireworks […]

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Stay classy this Melbourne Cup

On Melbourne Cup Day, a day where anything can happen, there are a few things that are constant. There will be office sweepstakes, there will be fascinators, and there will be a picture on the front page of the local paper the next day of racegoers staggering out of their venue of choice in the […]

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Melbourne Cup 2016: Where to watch and celebrate

It’s the Race that Stops the Nation… And a fantastic excuse to dress up and drink champagne! If you’re looking to celebrate in style on November 1 but not too sure where to go, hold on to your fascinators, because we’ve got a list of the swankiest parties in town. Melbourne Cup at Hotel Realm […]

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11 things you can’t miss this Spring

The days are getting longer, the blossoms are out, and the sun is finally doing its job again! Spring has arrived and for the next few months, our beautiful city is packed full of activities to get you out and about, after months of hibernation. Here’s 10 things you can’t miss this Spring: SUNSET CINEMA […]

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Win a trip to Wellington

Here’s how you could be heading off on a luxury escape this summer to a destination named by Lonely Planet as the ‘Coolest Little Capital In The World’. Here’s some trivia for you. Which city was named as one of the BBC’s Hottest Cities, one of Rough Guides’ Top 10 Cities for 2015 and named a […]

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Five heart-warming winter dates

Wondering how to chill this Canberra winter? Winter is here. That doesn’t mean that you and your significant other are doomed to re-watch Game of Thrones episodes on the couch all season. Rug up, step out and enjoy each other’s company in these five new ways: Hunt for ‘black magic’ during the Truffle Festival Did you […]

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Unconventional Canberra Activities

Stuck in a social rut? Forget drinks and dinner, here are three unconventional activities for those craving something outside the box. RIDDLE ROOM   Imagine being trapped in a room where your only hope of escape is to ‘solve’ your way out through a series of puzzles. Sounds very ‘Saw,’ right? But if this sets […]

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Why every city needs a champion

Every city needs a champion. City champions are passionate about their place on the planet, and want to galvanise their community to make it the best it can be. They bring people together around a common goal or collective idea. They make things happen. New York has been lucky to have a succession of champions […]

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Riddle Room: An experience like no other

Specialising in a unique and tantalising experience, Riddle Room is set to puzzle Canberra in 2016. Imagine being trapped in a room where your only hope of escape is to ‘solve’ your way out through a series of puzzles. Some of you are probably shaking in your boots, while some are thinking ‘Finally! A way for […]

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