Category: events

Hallowine – Decadence & Decay

Ghost Host are the experiential purveyors of ‘vorfreude’ – the intense anticipation that comes from imagining future pleasures. This word is so, so apt when it came to their marquee 2017 event, Hallowine Decadence & Decay. I was so, so…

Oktoberfest in The Gardens

All the lederhosen in Melbourne at Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Oktoberfest in the Gardens was an eye opening experience to the number of people in Melbourne that own lederhosen and dirndl dresses. (Hint: that number is in the thousands.) With an affinity for short shorts and short skirts, this event…

Eurail In Melbourne

Eurail has a great reputation with Aussies that seek to discover Europe via the joys of rail. Watching the landscapes drift and world pass you by as you sit in the comfort of a cabin is a fine way to…

Bongo’s Bingo, Oh What a Night!

What is Bongo’s Bing,o you ask? Well, I was clueless too. Don’t let the name fool you — there are no bongos involved. Bongo’s Bingo is a classic game of bingo with a side of parrrrty! Still confused? Let me…

Murder on the Dance Floor at Melbourne Zoo

After being greeted at the gate by a security guard, we were guided through various parts of the zoo, using only a torch and moonlight to illuminate our path. Empty of all visitors, and shrouded mostly in darkness, the zoo…

‘Kingdom’ by Underground Cinema

With over 100 performances under their belt, Underground Cinema (UGC) has honed the art of tease and surprise. With the intension of “Taking cinema out of the cinema” the UGC crew screen films in secret locations in Melbourne and Sydney…

hike & seek

Hike & Seek – The Only Way To Explore Melbourne.

It’s no lie that Melbourne is home to some of the greatest coffee and food that the world has ever seen, but it’s also home to Hike & Seek, the coolest boutique travel company to hit our shores. Have you…

Best of August: What to see, eat, drink, and do

August is here! We can begin the countdown to spring. That does not mean you need to be any less busy though so we’ve pulled together our top picks for what you need to be doing this month. And let…

Peter Singer

Peter Singer on What Really Matters at The School of Life

I missed Peter Singer’s discussion on ‘What Really Matters’ when it was last brought to Melbourne by the The chool of Life. I was not going to miss the opportunity again, and joined an equally enthusiastic audience at the Athenaeum…