Art & Culture

Austria: top attractions to visit

8 historic attractions that give Austria its charm

Austria has a beautiful way of blending historical buildings with contemporary spaces. We’ve rounded up eight attractions that prove exactly how.

Sydney’s best Chinese New Year events to check out

Sydney is putting on a grand program of festivals to welcome in 2020 Year of the Rat. Check out some of our top Lunar festival activities.

Tempo by Hilton Hotels

Hilton launches new lifestyle brand Tempo for ‘modern achievers’

The new hotel offering intends to be more achievable for younger travellers while targeting their passion for wellness and sustainability.

Wentworth Galleries Aboriginal Art

The evolution of Aboriginal art and where to find the best pieces

Aboriginal art has become one of the most attractive and interesting forms of painting today. Check out the Sydney gallery home to some of the best pieces.

Carl Kapp collection. Image: Julia Balla

Our top vacation essentials for your next beach holiday

Planning a holiday by the water this year? We’ve rounded up some of our favourite vacation essentials all under the theme of ‘water holidays’.

Charleston Challenge at the Hydro Majestic 2018. Photo: David Hill, Deep Hill Media

Hydro Majestic Hotel brings back the Roaring ’20s

Running over three weekends, the Blue Mountains hotel will host a Roaring ’20s Festival featuring an exciting line-up of Gatsby and vintage inspired events. Contributions will also be made to the RFS.

Restaurant Drouant Paris

French historical jewel Drouant revives its culinary past

The famous Parisian restaurant Drouant has recently unveiled its new menu and interiors that celebrate its history of literature, culture and fine food.

Zagame's House Carlton, Melbourne

Tried & Tested: Zagame’s House in Carlton, Melbourne

Thoughtful inclusions make all the difference at Melbourne’s quirky new boutique hotel. It almost seems like no idea was too out there.

By the Seashore: Seychelles Fashion: SS20 Carl Kapp_Image by Julia Balla

By the seashore: Seychelles in spectacular fashion

Sydney-based luxury womenswear designer CARL KAPP has created the ultimate tropical vacation wardrobe inspired by the pristine beauty of Seychelles.

Uluru extends further welcome to Field of Light

Uluru extends further welcome to Field of Light

The highly successful immersive installation Field of Light Uluru by Bruce Munro has been extended indefinitely beyond its previous close date in 2020.

Creative profile: Jeff Colhoun

Creative profile: Jeff Colhoun, photographer

Californian-based photographer and cinematographer Jeff Colhoun talks about discovering, through his lens, the culture of off-the-beaten-track destinations.

Vacations & Travel’s cultural vacation essentials

Editor Katrina Holden shares some of her top vacation essentials, from designs by Indigenous Australian artists to pieces crafted by artisans.