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Every Excuse You Need To Book A ‘Winter’ Holiday On The GC

Anyone who has had the pleasure of a vacay to the Gold Coast shouldn’t need much convincing to book a return visit. But because we…

Recipes
Métisse Head Chef Opel Khan’s Drool-Worthy Recipes To Level Up Your Next Dinner Party

The invites are out, your playlist is stacked and the table is set with the ''good plates''—all the makings of a…

Travel
Book Your Flights, Here’s 5 Unmissable Things To Do In Singapore

International travel is finally back on the table, and our wanderlust hearts couldn’t be more full. We’re so ready for all of…

Australia
Book Your Next Sydney Staycation At Australia’s Newest Luxury Hotel

From a breezy jungle hideaway in Tulum to an arty escape in Japantown in San Francisco, and a sleek, sunny sanctuary in the heart of…

U:L By You
Your 2022 Guide To Melbourne’s Best Ramen

Ramen. So simple yet so delicious, a timeless pairing of noodles and broth. Noodles cooked to the exact level of softness requested by the…

Activities & Itineraries
The Best Walks To Take In Inner Melbourne

Getting out and pounding the pavement and mixing up your environments is a bloody good way to refresh the body and the mind. There…

Travel
Your Ultimate Guide To Phillip Island | Where To Eat, Stay And Play

Picture this: cosying up in your luxury cabin, discovering magnificent coastal walks and smashing back Victoria’s best produce. …

Sustainability
Here’s What The Circular Economy Is All About, According To 5 Sustainability Experts

If you’re someone who has a reusable coffee cup (and remembers to use it), has a compost at home and regularly engages in meat-free…

Things To Do
How To Satisfy Your Strange Cravings, As Told By You

After the last few years, it's fair to say we're tired of our groundhog day routines. Between working from home and hot girl walks,…

Restaurants
Your Guide To Melbourne’s Best Bento Boxes For 2022

If you’re on TikTok chances are you’ve seen Bento Box videos, the tag now has over 1.6 Billion views. The word bento originates…

Food & Drink
9 Must-Drink Events At This Year’s Melbourne Cocktail Festival

The Melbourne Cocktail Festival is nearly upon us, and for its third year, they’re partnering up with Melbourne Food & Wine…

New Zealand
7 Stunning Southern Adventures To Add To Your New Zealand Bucket List

There's unparalleled magic that comes with exploring New Zealand's South Island region. You'll find a pocket of wonder around…

Things To Do
7 Epic Performances To Catch At The Bowl In 2022

Summer might be winding down, but Melbourne’s events scene is only heating up, thanks to Live At The Bowl. This open-air festival is…

Travel
Lock In A Luxury Escape At This Swanky New Melbourne Hotel

Planning your next vacay but not sure where to go? Grab your travel buddy and make tracks to Melbourne, because we’ve discovered the…

Australia
12 Must-Dos Every Aussie Needs To Tick Off In The NT

When planning your next much-needed vacay, the hardest part is usually deciding where to go. Do you want somewhere with adventure? Somewhere…

Recipes
3 Delicious Salmon Recipes Guaranteed To Level Up Your Week

When it comes to sorting out food for the week, the story is always the same—you exhaust your easy, go-to recipes by Wednesday, and…

Local Escapes
The Best Autumn Stays To Book In For The Easter Weekend

The Easter weekend is always a good excuse to get away from the same four walls, with that extra time up your sleeve we're…

Food & Drink
Wrap Your Hands Around the Best Yakitori in Town At These 6 Eateries

If you’re as big a fan of yakitori as we are, you’ve no doubt already scoped out the impressive selection gracing…

Things To Do
Everything You Need To See And Try At Peninsula Picnic This March

Top tunes and drool-worthy food, name a better Saturday afternoon. Lucky for us, after a two-year hiatus, Peninsula Picnic returns on…

Career
5 Ways To Upskill And Smash Your Career Goals In 2022

'New year, new me' season has come and gone and right now is the time that counts. It's where making good on habits, and a…

Money
Here’s Exactly When You Should Buy A House

So you’ve all seen the news. Heard the headlines. Property is going up. Property is going way up. Property is going down. Property…

Things To Do
Why You Need To Bring This Wine-Meets-Digital-Game To Your Next Dinner Party

Dinner parties are set to get a little spicier this season because there’s a new game in town from the team at Innocent…

Food & Drink
The Best Spots To Raise A Glass And Celebrate Margarita Month

If your ideal night out involves a margarita in hand, we’ve got news for you. To celebrate Margarita Month, the legends at El…

Asia
8 Reasons You Need To Book A Trip To Fukuoka

Amping to make up for lost travel time and finally book that well-deserved trip to Japan? Heck yeah, you are. If you're looking for a…

Restaurants
The Best Sushi In Melbourne And Where To Find It

Melbourne has some of the best sushi going around and we’re not talking about a food court hand roll here. The city’s esteemed…

Gifts
5 Of The Best Boozy Gift Ideas To Wrap Up This Valentine’s Day

This summer, we're feeling extra appreciative of the people in our lives after a pretty rough 2021. And for many of us, that might mean…

Food & Drink
6 New Openings You Need To Try At Westfield Southland’s Dining Precinct

Sometimes, you just want the certainty that your meal will be top-notch. Lucky for Melbourne foodies, a lineup of decadent new eateries has…

Recipes
Elevate Your Afternoon With These Brilliant Berry Gin Cocktails

The season for sun-drenched sessions is in full-swing. Whether you've planned a romantic picnic with your special someone or an arvo…

Activities & Itineraries
5 Things To Fuel Your Creativity In Melbourne This Summer

If recent months have left you thirsting for something to get the creative juices flowing, we hear you. The good news is, summer is only a…

Food & Drink
8 Modern Japanese Bites to Add To Your Foodie Bucket List

Before the onset of COVID-19, Aussies were flocking to Japan in droves, desperate for a taste of the incredible cuisine and culture the…

Activities & Itineraries
6 Summer Soirée Ideas To Help You Dial Up The Vibes This Season

With the weather quickly warming up across the country, it’s no secret that summer is right around the corner—meaning dodgy tan…

Cafes
The 2022 Guide To The Best Coffee In Melbourne

Melbourne’s best coffee is a hot topic; the often heated discussion can be overheard most mornings en-route, in line, and…

Music
Bliss Out To A Bunch Of Aussie Artists With ‘Supported’, A Summer Music Series By Jimmy Brings

These rough past couple of years have taught us to appreciate two things; having stuff delivered and the support of good mates. As it…

Activities & Itineraries
Live The Good Life With Our Sustainable Summer Hosting Guide

If there’s one thing we love about summer, it’s the stacked social cal. And after this year, throwing on your party threads…

Restaurants
Take Your Sweet Time At 15 Of Melbourne’s Best Long Lunches

  Is there anything more fabulous than a long lunch? When you’ve got good food, great company and the whole afternoon to knock…

Food & Drink
How To Eat Now, Pay Later And Have A Forking Good Time With Your Mates

After what has been a dismal two years of travel restrictions, business closures, and mask mandates, Australia is finally cruising along its…

Local Escapes
Why You Need To Book A Staycation At This Groovy Hotel In South Yarra

Stepping into Ovolo South Yarra is like stepping back in time, but with all the mods (not the cons) of 2021. Fusing retro chic with rock…

Bars & Pubs
21 Of Melbourne’s Best Rooftop Bars In 2021

It’s been a long year, but we’ve put in the hard work and now it’s time for us to kick back with a drink and sing from the…

Food & Drink
Make These 5 Easy Swaps To Get More Good On Your Plate

With fad-diets and gimmicks finally a thing of the past, we've re-assessed what healthy eating means to us. And rather than waiting…

Australia
Everything You Need To Know About Lady Musgrave, The Southern Great Barrier Reef’s Island Escape

A holiday in its truest sense should feature at least a few things. Beaches are a must-have; a little sunshine also doesn’t go astray,…

Planet
8 Game-Changing Investments To Help You Live Your Most Sustainable Year Yet

On a journey to live a greener life? Technology is proving itself as the key to protecting our beloved Mother Earth. Innovative products are…

Restaurants
22 Of Melbourne’s Best Japanese Restaurants To Scope Out In 2022

Japanese cuisine is truly an all-rounder. Depending on the dish, it can be delicate enough for a light lunch or pack enough punch as a…

Local Escapes
Your Guide To The Best Airbnbs In Victoria For 2021

Who doesn't love a good getaway, there's nothing quite like ditching your place and parking up in some nice digs for the weekend.…

Restaurants
Order Up From These Melbourne Bars, Restaurants And Cafes Doing Takeaway During Lockdown

So, here we are again, staring right down the barrel of another lockdown. There are at least two weeks ahead of too much Playstation,…

What's On
5 Awesome Things To Do In Lockdown This Week

No matter how you navigate your way through lockdown, there are plenty of ways to make it all the more bearable, like stuffing your face…

Health & Beauty
Take Cover With This Beginner’s Guide To Health Insurance

If the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘premium’ is Spotify, this one's for you.  We’ll hit…

Shopping
5 Must-Haves For The Serious Tea Drinkers Among Us

If you’d rather sip your tea than spill it, this one’s for you. Just when we thought we knew all there is to know about the…

Local Escapes
7 Stunning Spots Across Victoria To Camp Out Under The Stars

Victoria is brimming with epic camping spots and when it comes to roughing it a little, nothing beats traversing the terrain in an SUV.…

Entertainment
How To Create An At-Home Cinema Experience For Your Next Lazy Weekend

Shut those blinds, pull those drapes and mute the group chat, it's time to lean into an unapologetic lazy weekend in—because…

Food & Drink
Where To Sip On Fancy Zero Alcohol Cocktails In Melbourne This July

If you're thinking about cancelling your social calendar this Dry July, think again. Just because booze is off the table this month…

Money
A Game-Changing Cryptocurrency App Just Landed In Australia

From bitcoin to blockchain, NFT’s to mining, we get it—the world of cryptocurrency can be intimidating for us mere mortals.…

Sustainability
How Kester Black’s Anna Ross Created A Sustainable Beauty Empire

When it comes to the beauty industry, sustainable and eco-conscious aren’t often the first words that come to mind, which is why…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Health & Beauty
Glow Up Your Routine With Our Favourite 2021 Wellness Products

It’s no secret self-care and wellness are on the up and up—and rightly so. With burnout becoming a legitimate condition and…

Sustainability
Show Your Fave Zero-Waste Brand Some Love By Voting In The Circle Awards Now

Here at Urban List, we're passionate about putting our best foot forward, dedicated to being as conscious as possible when it comes to…

Food & Drink
5 Winter Whiskey Cocktails To Serve At Your Next Get Together

Found yourself tempted to embrace the wonders of Whiskey? What better time to pour yourself a drop than World Whiskey Day.  While…

Planet
Lighten Up Your Fashion Footprint, These Are Australia’s Best Fashion Rental Sites

For a generation that lives for trends, limited edition, and instant gratification, it should come as no surprise that we millennials are…

Things To Do
7 Awesome Things To Tackle On Your Lunch Break If You Work In Melbourne’s CBD

You’ve probably already been welcomed back to the office a few times over the past few months, so we’re going to skip the…

Travel
Escape The City To These 4 Easy Getaways

Every year when winter rolls around, we start to feel that familiar sluggish fatigue set in. And when your hair is sticking up in all…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Food & Drink
From Bottomless Beers And Cocktails To Crispy Schnitzels, Get Around This Epic Feast With Your Crew

If you and your mates like to keep your plates full and drinks flowing, then we’ve found the ultimate feast perfect for your next…

Things To Do
Get The Crew Together And Win The Ultimate Supply Of Canadian Club For Your Next Game Night

With footy season in full swing, games nights with the crew are firmly back on the agenda. Following the disruption to 2020's sporting…

Health & Beauty
5 Emerging Wellness Trends We Tried So You Don’t Have To

Following recent events, if you have found yourself re-prioritising your self-care and wellness, we feel you. To ensure the opportunity to…

Things To Do
Here’s How You Can Score A New Fully-Stocked Fridge Of Canadian Club For Your Next Shindig

If recent events have taught us anything, it’s that the art of entertaining at home is not to be underestimated. And now that epic…

Recipes
Make Every Sip Count With These 4 Ways To Drink Whiskey

If you’re tired of the same old tipple, we hear you. Falling into a predictable cocktail routine or repeat order at the bar is easy to…

Bars & Pubs
10 Must-Drink Events To Hit Up At The Melbourne Cocktail Festival

After a successful inaugural festival last year just prior to lockdown, the Melbourne Cocktail Festival is back on the radar this…

Sustainability
Make 2020 Count, Here’s How You Can Support 7 Worthy Australian Causes This Season

Struggling to make sense of the trail of destruction left behind in 2020’s wake? Us too. But while there’s no denying most of us…

Food & Drink
Gear Up For Alfresco Season With This Pop-Up Riverfront Outdoor Dining Area On Southbank

On the hunt for the perfect summer dining and drinks spot? Look no further.  Nestled amongst Melbourne’s bustling Southbank is…

Things To Do
From Cocktails To Get-Ups, Here’s How To Impress Your Guests This Festive Season

The season of festivity, frocks and fancy cocktails is here and we couldn’t be more pumped, after the year that was, to let our hair…

Shopping
Here’s Exactly What The Men In Your Life Want This Christmas, According To Style Experts

So it’s basically Christmas, and despite having a lot more time on our hands in 2020, we still have absolutely no idea what to pop…

Shopping
Score Yeezy, Dyson And Nike Prizes In Klarna’s Wild 7 Day Giveaway

Just in time for Christmas, Klarna is getting into the spirit of the season with a sweet seven-day giveaway. Called the "Uncensored…

Art & Design
Get Cultured At 14 Of Melbourne’s Best Art Galleries

What do you do when it’s cold and rainy? What about when it’s hot and steamy? Go to an art gallery, of course. They’re…

Shopping
Thank Us Later, Here’s 3 Easy Shopping Hacks That Will Save Your Wallet This Season

In case you missed it, December is almost here people. We know, where did 2020 even go? On the upside, along with the festive season…

Sustainability
​Here’s How To Make An Impact This Festive Season, According To Trailblazer Jan Fran

For most of us, 2020 has brought more tears than thrills, so it would be easy to just write-off the holiday season and concentrate on…

TV & Movies
Cue The Action, The New Season Of The Mandalorian Is Officially Streaming On Disney+

Drop everything, the new season of The Mandalorian is hitting Disney+ this month and we’re beyond ready. Starring Pedro…

Restaurants
Eat Well, Do Good, At These Are Melbourne’s Most Sustainable Restaurants

No doubt, Melbourne has some of the best restaurants and cafes going round. But if you’re looking to dine more on…

People
Sustainability Spotlight | Get Behind These 3 Aussies Changemakers Helping Our Planet

Calling all changemakers, Challenge for Change is here and we couldn’t be more wrapped to bring you an epic line-up of weekly tips to…

Career
Chasing Gold, MasterChef Favourite Reece Hignell On Owning Your Confidence

A simple scroll through cake extraordinaire Reece Hignell’s Instagram is a guaranteed mood booster any day of the week. The…

Podcasts & Books
Hit Download, Here’s 10 Of The Best New Podcasts You Need To Add To Your Rotation

Are you on a path to self-improvement? Perhaps you’ve run out of shows to binge-watch, or you’ve recently rediscovered the…

Entertainment
Button Smash Your Way Through 11 Of The Best Games We’re Officially Obsessed With

So you’ve binge-watched all of the shows and Marie Kondo’d the heck out of your home, now it’s time to button smash your…

Music
Hit Download, Here’s 9 Of The Freshest Beats To Add To Your Playlist This Month

Is your current rotation of tunes leaving you a little uninspired? Hit pause on the oldies and make space for some new artists and songs set…

People
Cue The Inspiration, The World’s First Hijabi Ballerina Stephanie Kurlow On Chasing Your Passions

If you're looking for a daily dose of inspiration, creative and passionate eighteen-year-old Stephanie Kurlow has it in spades.…

TV & Movies
Hit Download, Here Are 10 Of The Best Movies And Shows You Need To Binge Right Now

If you’re aimlessly scrolling through Netflix in search of something to plug the Tiger King-sized hole left in your heart, scroll no…

Career
Finding Gold, Business Trailblazer Michelle Battersby On How She Gets It Done

If you Google ‘career goals’ you’ll most likely find an image of the charming and driven Michelle Battersby staring back…

Shopping
Attention Sneakerheads, Here’s How You Can Win Some Mega Rare Kicks Curated By Sneaker Royalty

Sneaker lovers rejoice, we’ve caught wind of a next-level competition going down from Thursday, July 2 and here’s exactly how…

Style & Design
Here’s How You Can Score $1,000 Worth Of New Threads By Supporting Aussie Brands

We all love sporting our favourite local brands—from Aje to Nobody Denim to The Daily Edited, these businesses and many more are the…

Sustainability
Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is With These 6 Simple Sustainable Tips

It’s hard enough to brush your hair these days let alone think about how you can be a more sustainable, savvy human. We totally get…

Sustainability
Improve Your Carbon Footprint On The Daily With These 5 Surprising Sustainable Swaps

In case you missed it, Urban List just launched our sustainability vertical and we couldn’t be more wrapped to help you start…

Things To Do
Load Up On All Your Favourite Eats In Iso With This New Drive-Thru Service

So you’ve been cooking more than ever before and quite frankly, sometimes it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Who knew one…