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Wednesday, September 8th, 2021



Introducing Peppina, a celebration of old-world hospitality and produce-focused cooking set to open at the end of the year in Hobart as the signature restaurant of highly anticipated luxury hotel, The Tasman. Led by Tasmanian native Massimo Mele as Culinary Director alongside Head Chef Glynn Brynes, Peppina draws on Massimo’s Italian heritage and experience, borrowing his Nonna’s namesake to give Italian inspired cuisine a local Tasmanian twist. Located on Salamanca Place and close to the waterfront, Peppina will be the culinary heart of Hobart’s Parliament Square development, also home toRead More

Marriott Vaccine Passport

Marriott International offers fully vaccinated Australians the chance to win a long awaited stay at 28 Marriott Bonvoy Hotels and Resorts across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. It’s been too long without seeing loved ones and it’s time to start thinking about Australian’s travelling again. Marriott understands the importance of connection with friends and family, and getting vaccinated is an essential step towards bringing Australian’s back together through their love of travel. The dream of the next holiday destination is set to become a reality as Marriott gears up toRead More

John Steinbeck’s Sag Harbour Home For Sale

For the first time in 60 years, the Sag Harbour oceanfront cottage and octagonal writing retreat where John Steinbeck wrote The Winter of Our Discontent and Travels With Charley are for sale, priced at $16.75 million. It was Steinbeck’s self-described “Eden,” his home from 1955 until he died in 1968. One of America’s most important writers with both a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize, Steinbeck’s classic works include the novella Of Mice and Men (his dog chewed up the original manuscript) and the novels Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden. John spent most of his early life in SouthernRead More