Author: Daniel Francis

Kardashian’s brow stylist in Canberra pop-up

An expert in the art of brow grooming is touching down in Canberra this weekend for her quarterly pop-up. Sharon Lee Hamilton has earned herself a remarkable list of clients through her many years in the business, working with the like of Michelle Obama, Beyonce and the Kardashians. Sharon Lee’s attention to detail has led to a demand for her services across the globe.  She regularly frequents Melbourne, Canberra, the Gold Coast and Perth, and even extends her expertise to clients in New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. We caught up with Sharon Lee to talk...

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Best burgers in the capital

Canberra has some seriously tasty options when it comes to burgers. We’ve put together a list of some of our faves. Mookie Inspired by a burger-centric tour of USA and Japan, Mookie opened up in the city in 2017 and haven’t slowed down since. Not only do they offer a great selection of tasty burgers, you can also treat yourself to their range of loaded fries or concretes. They also serve a variety of beers, wines and shakes to wash it all down. Where: 4/21 Genge St, Canberra City Grease Monkey Born out of an old mechanics garage, Grease...

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Got the munchies? Canberra’s late night food haunts

Get out in Canberra after dark, with a list of some of the late night food offerings in the capital. AKIBA Not only a great place to grab lunch or dinner, AKIBA also has your late-night needs covered. Between 10:30pm and 1am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, you can treat yourself to their selection of buns, dumplings and ramen. The Mandalay Bus The Mandalay Bus has been feeding the people of Canberra for decades. Open Wednesday through Saturday from 6pm until late at its current home on the corner of Lonsdale and Girraween St, the bus serves up coconut...

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Could you climb as high as Mt Everest?

Canberrans will climb to the equivalent of the height of Mt Everest in this year’s Kathmandu Neverest Challenge. On Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March, teams will ascend and descend Mt Ainslie in the early hours of the morning, completing a combined total of 53 laps to cover a total distance of 106km. Those feeling more adventurous and choosing to complete the mission solo will begin their trek from 6pm on Friday evening. The Neverest Challenge raises funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation, who assists with health, education and the environment in the Himalaya. The foundation achieved some amazing...

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World’s Oldest Barber Shop opens in Canberra

Guiness World Record holder for the World’s Oldest Barber Shop, Truefitt & Hill has officially opened on Genge Street in Canberra. The ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr was on hand to officiate the opening, slicing the ribbon with a cut-throat razor. “It’s great to see Truefitt & Hill choose Canberra for its first Australian store,” said Mr Barr. “Canberra is a growing city and the arrival of another worldwide brand shows how well our city is progressing. Canberra is Australia’s happiest, most liveable and most educated city and is increasingly a place that overseas brands are attracted to.” First established...

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