Tent City

Camping is usually about getting back to basics – except when it comes to FieldCandy.

New York State of Mind

I’ve got a bad case of New York state of mind. Unfortunately, the only flying visit I’ll be making anytime soon, is with these aerial photos of rooftop gardens!

Hotel Sezz – Saint Tropez

As we head towards another of Melbourne’s bitter winters, it’s hard not to think about a holiday in the sun. At the top of my daydream list is the ultra-luxe, Hotel Sezz, in St Tropez.

Where to Eat, Shop and Drink in Bali

  While you weren’t looking, the husband and I snuck off to Bali for a sweet moment together. The shopping and eating destinations that I’ve written about previously are still firing. But this trip I found a few more gems to add to the list… Sip Cocoon Beach Club is a relative newcomer that is …

Guest Blog: Nat from Precinkt

There’s nothing like the inside word to make all the difference when visiting an unfamiliar stomping ground – especially when that ‘word’ is bang-on in terms of style, taste and hidden gems that are off the beaten track. One of the savviest ways to discover a new location, is via Precinkt. Run but the ever-delightful …

Love Padlocks

Rome – The lamp poles on Ponte Milvio can’t take much more love! China – Almost every metal chain-link or pole in Mount Huang has been adorned with padlocks. Russia – ‘Trees of Love’ with padlocks placed by newlyweds are seen across Luzhkov bridge in downtown Moscow. Hungary – From the 1980’s, lovers in the …

Interview: Empire Vintage Owner, Lyn Gardener

You’ll be hard pressed to find anyone as genuinely warm and delightful as Lyn Gardener. Owner of the iconic store, Empire Vintage, Lyn has a bowerbird-like eye for unusual, decorative, and functional vintage pieces. She also runs a prop and hire business and has three homes so perfectly decorated they give me heart pangs. You …

Ray of Sunshine

Tights by Mieke Diedeling Mum and Dad have just returned from holiday and came bearing a ridiculously generous booty of gifts. There were no dodgy souvenirs in sight, just treasures like these unreal tights by Mieke Diedeling. Hand silk-screen printed they are like a little ray of sunshine – especially when Melbourne’s top temperature is …