Live Gigs, Music

LAUV – The Forum, Melbourne

Californian singer, song writer and record producer, Lauv, creates music that is just so damn catchy but also resonates with his audience on a number of levels. The main one being – unity. The “Land of Friends” was his welcome to the Melbourne crowd at the Forum Theatre, and it was just that. There was […]

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Live Gigs, Music

NICK MURPHY (FKA CHET FAKER) – The Forum, Melbourne

It’s been half a decade since Chet Faker released his debut album, Built On Glass, and even longer since his Thinking In Textures EP, which featured the very popular cover of ‘No Diggity’. Fast forward 7 years, a name change (to his real name of Nick Murphy) and long awaited second album, and Che – […]

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Hotels + Resorts, Travel

HOTEL REVIEW – The Langham Melbourne, Australia

There is nothing more sweepingly romantic than a glorious stay at a luxurious hotel; and none come grander in our beloved home city than the Langham Melbourne. Situated at the forefront of the iconic Southbank Promenade, towering over the Yarra River, neighbouring the Arts Centre spiral and with sprawling sights up Elizabeth Street, above Flinders […]

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Hotels + Resorts

HOTEL REVIEW : The Cullen – Melbourne, Australia

Prahran is a veritable boiling-pot inner Melbourne suburb with a splurge of cuisine, culture, retail and lifestyle experiences all within footsteps of one another. In the heart of all this gregarious action sits The Cullen, a part of the Art Series Hotels Group. A jumble of coloured balconies and metallic grey windows jutting out from […]

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Hotels + Resorts, Travel

RESORT REVIEW : Seahaven – Noosa, Australia

Seahaven is a very unique class of resort. It has managed to seamlessly marry its gorgeous and thriving location as its biggest selling point. Whilst other resorts may struggle without their own restaurant for in-room dining or resort-style cocktails by the pool, Seahaven is able to promote local award-winning eateries and bars to encourage guests […]

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Hotels + Resorts, Travel

HOTEL REVIEW : QT Bondi – Sydney, Australia

In comparison to its sibling hotels and resorts around Australia, QT Bondi is the quieter, more laid back and modest of the family, pulling heavily on its neighbourhood’s personality and iconic status to satisfy guests’ appetites for the Bondi lifestyle. There is also little fanfare on arrival at QT Bondi; the glitz of other QT […]

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Hotels + Resorts, Travel

HOTEL REVIEW : Saint James Paris, France

Paris, the city of love. This magical destination is irrevocably¬†one of the most desired places to visit for lovers the world over. It is little wonder that Paris is high on the list for newlyweds, and Pen To Paper Media has discovered a romantically luxurious gem in the 16th Arrondissement named, The Saint James Paris. […]

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Festivals, Music

The Lost Lands Festival

When you think of the term ‘family friendly’, you often wince at the thought of some watered-down event, filled to the brim with prams, screaming kids and stressed parents. So when The Lost Lands was touted as, “a festival where you can bring the whole family”, created by the founder of Falls Festival, I was […]

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Destination, Travel

TRAVEL DESTINATION: Byron Bay, Australia

Byron Bay is a place deeply set in the hearts of many. From the local surfers who understand the magic of the surrounding waters; tourists who flock to this beacon of natural wonders; alternative lifestyle lovers who want to embrace the laid back philosophy; or the families that crave an escape from the routines of […]

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