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Tatler, Darlinghurst

Tatler, Sydney’s original small bar, reopened its doors last week to play host to the ARIA week shenanigans. Sydney boys Brendan Watson and Tim Clark reclaimed the venue and have been hard at work refurnishing it to reflect the smooth and sophisticated tone of Sydney’s elite. The original sandstone foundations remain, but everything else is…

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Walk on Water at Lake Baikal

Hey there, you big nomad. What if we were to tell you there’s a frozen lake the size of Belgium that would take you four days to walk across? Fascinating enough to quench that wanderlust? This is something to go on every thrill-seeker/Insta-bragger’s bucket list. If the frozen lake isn’t quite enough to pull you…

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Too ugly to eat at the front of the restaurant?

You wait two weeks to get a reservation at the best new restaurant. You wear your best clothes and prepare your wallet for the best food. And finally you arrive, and what happens? You’re placed out the back, somewhere between the shouting chef and the constantly swinging door of the toilet. The place isn’t even…

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Inflatable Concert Hall

You thought the Opera House was impressive? Well it seems the Japanese have beat us again with this inflatable concert hall. Huge, pink, and looking a little bit like an awesome circus, this structure is completely inflatable and portable. Designed by Japanese architect, Arata Isozaki and British artist, Anish Kapoor, the structure inflates to spread…

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Pokemon Cocktails

Sick of all the old drinking games, where you don’t understand the rules because you have too many weaknesses (the inability to say “no, thanks”) and not enough power-ups (second wind-anyone?) By the time you figure things out, you’re downing a toxic mixture of every kind of alcohol imaginable and wondering how you managed to…

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Melbourne Remote Control Tourists

Ever wanted to control another human being? Make them try those dumplings that look a little risky? Or check out all the best dark alleys in Melbourne? (Okay, maybe that one’s a little mean. These are living, breathing humans after all!) Well prepare for all your dreams to come true. Tomorrow, Play Melbourne will introduce…