Category: Discover

5 GETAWAY IDEAS FOR AUTUMN

With summer done and dusted, it’s time to plan your autumn escape so that you have something to look forward to. Stuck for ideas? Gordon Bayne, Head of Travel at Scoopon rounds up his top 5 autumn getaway picks –…

10 Clubs to Join in Sydney

From bowling clubs to social and sporting clubs, there are over 1,400 registered clubs in NSW. Despite this, I used to believe that RSL and other registered Clubs were not worth visiting, that they were full of pokies, as well as cheap and…

The Rocks Friday Foodies Markets

Why wait for the weekend? The weekend starts early in The Rocks with the Friday Foodies Markets showcasing Sydney’s mouth watering produce and culinary delights every Friday from 9 am until 3pm. Why wait for Saturday to kick back, relax…

Countermove – Critiquing the Critic’s Critique

Anyone who regularly reads my reviews would know that I always have a lot to say and, like most writers, I have a penchant for four-syllable words. This time, though, I will be brief. Go see Sydney Dance Company’s new…

The Top 10 Gelato in Sydney

This was a really difficult list to put together, as there are so many great gelato places in Sydney these days. It was a hard decision choosing the top 10, but someone has to do it! And of course, doing…

The Barber of Seville Review

If Rossini were alive today he would surely be thrilled rather than insulted, as some have suggested, to know that his magnum opus, The Barber of Seville, is inextricably linked in the minds of modern audience members with Bugs Bunny….

The Pearlfishers – Most Popular Opera

Perhaps you would be surprised to know that the most popular opera song of all time is not an impressive tenor aria, or a window-cracking soprano solo, or even a romantic tenor-soprano love duet, but in fact a tenor-baritone duet….

Australia Day Guide – Sydney

The Plus Ones have compiled your personal guide for the truest of bluest of days in the land down under. A day when it is completely acceptable, nay, obligatory to get boozy from dawn till dusk (or later) mid-week, and…

Top 5 Foodie Events in Summer

Summer! It’s the perfect time to drink, feast, dance and get merry– especially with Christmas and New Years Eve around the corner. This year with festivals, a ginger bread house and high tea there’s a bunch of different things to…

New Breed: The Future of Australian Dance

In an era in which performing arts venues and companies are closing down at a rate of knots due to lack of funding, it is comforting to see that some patrons are investing in the future of Australian theatre and…