It’s hard to find a present for your fussy niece or your ‘too cool for school’ son… and admittedly, I always struggle to find the perfect gift for my mum. So, this year I’m saving you some pain and have listed some gifts below that will hopefully give you a bit of inspiration this festive season.
The best laneways are those which are eclectic but also important to their own neighbourhoods. They need a little bit of the following to become a standout space: art, culture, diversity, safe places, hospitality, unique environment and placemaking. I’ve done my fair share of walking around this city, and now present to you some of my best picks for Sydney’s ultimate laneways.
In September, an opportunity to work on the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 presented itself to me and I took the bull by its horns. What I thought would be a regular sporting event turned out to be a life changing moment in time for me. Here are some of my favourite unforgettable moments.
By 2030, it’s expected that holidayers will encounter zero human beings when checking into a hotel. It’s also expected that majority of processes will be digitalised- from check in to room service and all the in between, human employees will slowly be eradicated from the future of the tourism industry. Each year, we experience crazy advancements in technology and societal norms. So, what can we envision the future of holidaying to look like?
It’s one of our favourite times of the year! Sydney Contemporary has rolled out its program once again, and the team at Yakkazoo tagged along to the opening night at Carriageworks to check out the marvellous works in the festival’s 2018 edition. It’s a night of celebration and recognition, admiring established artists and encouraging those emerging. Galleries from across Australia travel far and wide to display some of their best work, and this year definitely didn’t disappoint.
As a young child, I remember listening to my parents talking about taxes, finance and work. Those three things creeped me out because they were way too ‘adultish’, and still to this very day my thoughts remain the same. So let me tell you this – the thought of work experience sounded like hell.
Would you believe me if I told you that local shopping centres and malls were fitted with devices to deter young people away? Unfortunately, it’s true. And it affects me, my friends and our younger generations.