Travel
19 Camping Essentials To Lift Your Outdoor Adventures This Winter

The phrase ‘all the gear, no idea’ is oft-thrown around the campsite, and while having that label slapped across your…

Local Escapes
LUMA Southern Light Project Is Coming To Queenstown Next Weekend So Wrap Up Warm

Forget what you know about the Southern Lights. Aurora Australis? Please… we have something much more exciting for you. Kicking…

New Zealand
Everything You Need To Know About New Zealand’s Southern Lights

New Zealand is renowned for its stunning scenery, natural beauty, wondrous escapes. And, it is also one of the best places in the world to…

Planet
Celebrate Earth Day With These 10 Green Activities

More than one billion people in 192 countries participate in Earth Day activities each  year, making it the largest civic observance in…

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 To Score $500 To Go Towards Some Well-Deserved Fresh Lewks

Alexa, play But First, Let Me Take A Selfie by the Chainsmokers. For real though... what if we told you that you could score a $500 voucher…

Things To Do
8 Picturesque Places In Australia To Throw Down A Picnic Rug

While the old adage may say “make hay while the sun shines,” we can think of a few better ways to take advantage of a glorious…

Things To Do
Up Your ‘Gram Game At New Zealand’s 10 Most Beautiful Lavender Farms

With its bright purple colour and distinctive floral aroma, lavender is a favourite flower for many. And while it may be known to repel…

Things To Do
Forget Colouring Books, This Is The New Mindfulness Hobby To Get Around In 2021

If you’ve never been into colouring books and puzzles seem far too mundane, or you could never stay consistent with journaling, we may…

Food & Drink
Soak Up The Summer Vibes With These 5 Weekend Entertaining Ideas

Ready for some time off? Wish you could do the Christmas holidays over again? Feeling thirsty? Yeah, us too. With the long weekend just…

Travel
Lace Up Your Waterproof Boots And Hit 10 Of Australia’s Best Hikes And Walks

If the idea of pulling up your bootstraps and loading your life onto your back sparks joy, you’ll be glad to know there’s…

Things To Do
Cue The Vibes, A New Festival Is Dropping Feat. Lime Cordiale, Touch Sensitive And More

If there’s one thing synonymous with summer in Australia, it’s festivals. And boy, is there an absolute cracker going down on…

Australia
From Beachside To Bushland, Throw Down A Blanket At Australia’s Best Picnic Spots

Depending on the state, there’s been quite the disparity between what social activities one can engage in this year. There is,…

New Zealand
Here Are The 10 Best Places To Stay In The Coromandel So Pack Your Bags

The Coromandel Peninsula, home to some of the country’s most idyllic beaches, native flora and relaxed seaside towns, is the ideal…

Things To Do
Utensils Down, This Platform Sends Private Chefs To Your Door

In case you haven’t already noticed, we’re pretty big foodies here at Urban List. Whether it’s at the hottest new…

Things To Do
How To Host A Curated Event At Home For You And Your Crew This Melbourne Cup

It’s safe to say that the Melbourne Cup Carnival will look a little different this year. But if COVID-19 has taught us anything,…

News
Look Up, A Rare Blue Moon Will Light Up The Sky This Halloween For The First Time In 19 Years

2020 has been a peculiar year. In March, Uranus started leaking gas (literally), a bird called the Aldabra rail re-evolved itself back into…

Australia
Satisfy Those Travel Urges And Snap Up The Last Seats On Qantas’ Flight To Nowhere

You’ve no doubt heard about the Qantas’ flights to nowhere selling out within 10 minutes. Well, the good news is that there are…

U:L By You
Grab Your Togs, Here’s The Best Beaches In The Coromandel

Turquoise waters, rugged cliffs, native flora and laid-back towns—The Coromandel is pretty much paradise. And with more than 400km of…

Entertainment
Get Comfy, You Can Hire Out This Entire Cinema For A Big Screen Gaming Session

No matter how big the television you’ve got at home, we bet that after spending the last few months pretty much glued to it, with…

Entertainment
Clear The Table, Adult’s LEGO Is Officially Here So Consider Your Weekend Gone

One of the many things COVID-19 has taught us is that we’re suckers for a board game or puzzle with mates. Basically anything that…

Activities & Itineraries
Book Into A Cosy Cabin, We’ve Found The Ultimate Romantic Getaway Activity

Planning a weekend away in a cosy cabin somewhere, preferably one with a fireplace—but not exactly sure what you'll do when you…

Queenstown
Get Loved Up With The Most Romantic Things To Do In Queenstown

With so many awesome Queenstown restaurants and bars at your fingertips, planning a romantic evening or weekend should be easy. Queenstown,…

People
Take A Look Into The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair’s Mammoth Digital Program For 2020

For the first time in its 14 year history, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is going digital. This year’s program aims to…

Planet
Listen Up, Here’s How To Celebrate World Oceans Day From Home

There’s no denying it, 2020 has been one rollercoaster of a year. With the bush fires, COVID-19 and long overdue international outrage…

Things To Do
Get Your Heart Pumping Thanks To This 80s Australiana-Inspired Home Workout Series

If your time in iso has been jam-packed with takeaway eats, cocktails and endless Netflix binges—us too—then we have just the…

Activities & Itineraries
Get A Crew Together For This At Home Pottery Workshop

Alright, so it’s been weeks, if not months, since you last saw your co-workers in real life, and despite the regular emails, Zoom…

Australia
Make Your Way Across The Country And Check Out Australia’s Eeriest Ghost Towns

Ghost towns. You see them in flicks, you hear about your mates visiting them and you’ll often read about them on obscure international…

Things To Do
4 Ways To Level Up Your Next Virtual Hangout And Win A Heavenly Spritz Delivery

We’re now living in a world where loungewear is the new business casual and playing Club Penguin with our mates on a Saturday night is…

Planet
Host The Ultimate Sustainable Dinner Party With These Easy Hacks

To all of you who kind of want to be more sustainable but kind of think it sounds too tricky, we hear you. We’ll admit that it can be…

Activities & Itineraries
Keep Your Hands Busy With This Home-Delivered DIY Pot Making Kit

Even if you’re not usually much of a potter, we’re willing to bet you’ve at least thought about it since lockdown hit.…

Things To Do
Here’s How To Celebrate Orthodox Easter Like A Greek At Home This Weekend

Put simply, Easter in Greece is kind of a big deal. While Orthodox Easter is celebrated in many different ways around the globe, Greek…

Wellness
Get These Super-Cute Seed Packs Delivered And Grow Your Own Food At Home

Now that you’re getting a handle on this whole ‘life in isolation’ thing, and have binge-watched everything possible on…

Art & Design
Get Your Craft On With These Home-Delivered DIY Mosaic Terracotta Pot Kits

Anything that keeps our hands busy and our minds off the fact that we’re slowly going iso-mad is a good thing these days, especially…

What's On
Look Up, Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Tonight’s Supermoon

Take a break from one of the many live-streams most likely up on your screen right now, because tonight, our skies will be graced by the…

Things To Do
Stay Connected To Who And What You Love With Our Daily Insta Inspo

There’s no denying it, times are weird, tough and if we’re being completely honest, a little emotional. But if the recent world…

Activities & Itineraries
Lock In Games Night With Australia’s Coolest Puzzle Delivery Service

There are more than likely two things trending in your Instagram feed right now. Isolation, and people working on their puzzles. In recent…

Wellness
Here’s How You Can Keep Up Your Social Life In Self-Isolation

The physical distancing rules are in full swing and the option to hit up your weekly pub trivia or gym class are well and truly off the…

News
Take A Contiki Tour From Your Couch With This Epic New Movie Club

Just because you can't Contiki right now, doesn't mean you can't have a party. Stay at home and join in their new Movie…

Things To Do
Get Productive With These 7 Useful Ways To Kill Quarantine Boredom

While it might not feel like it, there are plenty of things you can be doing to take up some of the ample time you are faced with while self…

Things To Do
Prepare To Be Entertained, Here Are 14 Activities That Can Be Delivered To Your Door

Sanity is a fickle thing, so easy to lose, so hard to regain. Exacerbated perhaps, by the rules that are keeping everyone inside, where the…

Activities & Itineraries
Keep Your Mind Moving With These 8 Hobbies You Can Take Up At Home

Adjusting to your new (and hopefully very temporary) lifestyle has no doubt taken some brainpower amid the concerns around the situation…

Things To Do
Rise And Brine With This Step By Step Guide On How To Pickle

While we all love a quick supermarket run to stock up on life’s essentials (pickles), it’s actually way easier to pickle your…

Entertainment
Here’s How You Can Make History In This Female-Only Gaming Comp

Gamer girls, gather round—this one’s for you. Brisbane-based company XP Esports is set to host this year’s first…

New Zealand
Take To The Sky At One Of New Zealand’s Best Parasailing Spots

What better way to get a glimpse of the world-famous New Zealand scenic landscape than a bird’s eye view from your very own…

Nelson
Discover The Best Things To Do In Nelson

Nelson has an undeniably relaxed vibe about it. Situated on the beautiful eastern shores of Tasman Bay, the second-oldest settled city in…

Things To Do
Throw A Towel Down On 7 Of The Absolute Best Beaches On The Gold Coast

You could be forgiven for thinking the Gold Coast is just one long stretch of sand, with nothing but the rugged good looks of lifeguards to…

New Zealand
Hot Spot | Everything To Eat, See And Experience In Waiheke

Just a short ferry-ride out of Auckland, is a magnificent island called Waiheke. Technically, it’s part of Auckland, but… it…

New Zealand
10 Amazing Things To Do In Rotorua

You may recognise Rotorua for its unique sulfur scent, but beyond this is a lakeside town bursting with things to eat, see and do.…

New Zealand
This Dreamy Food Festival Is The Perfect Excuse For A Holiday

Hand in your annual leave now, a dreamy food festival is hitting the Sunshine Coast and it’s the perfect excuse for your next luxury…

News
Where To Watch Donald Glover’s Guava Island This Weekend

April is music month at Urban List and we’ve got all of your music know-how covered. Every week we’ll be showcasing…

New Zealand
10 Absolute Must-Do’s In New Plymouth

Situated on the West Coast, towards the bottom of the North Island is New Plymouth. Known for its surf, sun and art, it lies in the shadow…

Things To Do
6 Ways To Start Living Your Best Life And Keep It Going Year Round

For many, Summer holds some of the best times of the whole year but it can also be a tricky time for our physical and mental health. Thanks…

Markets & Food Events
All Of The New Zealand Food And Wine Festivals To Look Forward To In 2019

Wine and food. Food and wine. The most iconic of duos and undeniably next-level in New Zealand. Every year, our country celebrates its…

Add To Cart
These 8 Avocado-Themed Buys Are Ripe For Gifting

It's not the latest sneakers or neon tee we want stuffed in our Christmas stocking this year, we’re all still totally hung up on…

Things To Do
10 Things To Do With Your Mates This Summer That Aren’t Going To The Beach

With some of the world’s best beaches in our very own backyard, it’s no wonder 90% of our downtime in summer is spent lapping up…

Things To Do
11 Things To Do With Your Best Friend This Summer

Leisurely fun and good times are synonymous with Australian summer. Each day is brimming with opportunity and nothing seems…

Things To Do
Sydney Secrets | Add The Floating Forest To Your Insta Bucket List

Put your hands up if you’re a fan of the old and mysterious! Come on, we know you’re out there. Look, we’ve all seen…

New Zealand
Europe’s Biggest Winter Festival Is Coming To New Zealand!

It’s a known fact among all New Zealanders and Australians that Queenstown is the go-to destination for the winter time to hit up the…

Local Escapes
3 Crazy Beautiful Spots To Explore This Weekend

Look, we’re pretty lucky to live where we do: there are beaches, stunning hinterland, and plenty of relaxed Queensland vibes. Because…

North America
Plot Twist: Things People Don’t Tell You About Las Vegas (But Really Should)

When it comes to Vegas, we can confirm that bright lights are gonna set your soul on fire—but team, there is so. Much. More. When I…

Local Escapes
This Under The Radar QLD Beach Town Is Weekender #Goals

Could Bundaberg be the new ultimate weekend getaway?! Whether it’s the rum, the sunshine or the wildlife that brings you, there are…

Things To Do
The Award-Winning Distillery We Bet You Haven’t Visited Yet

I’ve toured a few things in my time. And by things, I mean wineries. And by toured, I mean made my husband take hundreds of…

Travel
The 8 Best Places To Go Whale Watching Around The World

If there’s one way to fill your precious and worldly time up, it’s by sighting animals in the wild. That’s right, nothing…

Entertainment
Every Reason You Should Be Obsessed With Opera

Opera. It’s stuffy. It’s boring. It’s expensive. I don’t have a tuxedo to wear. TBH, if you think these things, you…

Style & Design
Australia’s Most Beautiful Art Galleries

More than just a fallback for rainy days, Australia's art galleries are a majestic lot as gorgeous as the art inside ‘em.…

Everywhere Else
8 Weird Yet Wonderful Places To Visit In Seoul

Ah Seoul, we come for your history, amazing eats and nightlife. But stay for your toilet museum and sex island #sorrynotsorry. In between…

Europe
Day Trippin’ | 5 Day Trips To Take From From London

You can spend forever getting to know London, but plot twist guys—there is so much more going on around this patch of the UK. All…

Art & Design
The Culture Edit | All The Shows To Check Out This Month

We’re back, you gluttonous culture vultures. Ready to tear into another month of art, theatre, dance and nude bike rides (we’ll…

TV & Movies
15 Things To Do In Queensland Based On Your New Favourite Star Wars Character

Solo: A Star Wars Story is one of the most eagerly awaited flicks of 2018, and Queensland, we know the best way to celebrate its cinematic…

Activities & Itineraries
6 Unmissable Events To Check Out This Winter

Winter is here, folks! Seriously though, how did that happen?! Fortunately, the sunny Gold Coast is a magical slice of the world where…

Travel Tips
Jetstar Is Offering Free Flights On Your Return Trip Right Now

Coming home from a holiday is never fun. But now it can be free! Jetstar (AKA our favourite tangerine-coloured star-jump flight carrier that…

Art & Design
The Culture Edit | All The Shows To Catch This Month

If you think culture is something that comes from yoghurt, this guide’s for you. Presenting a hand-picked selection of the coolest and…

Things To Do
How To Live Your Best Life Without Breaking The Bank

Here at The Urban List we’re all about living our best lives and having some great times with our mates—surely we aren't…

Local Escapes
You Can Now Glamp Oceanfront On Stradbroke Island

Editor's note: While you can still glamp on Stradbroke Island, the bell tents specified in this article are unfortunately no longer…

Things To Do
Everything To Do This Sunday That’s Not Netflix & Chill

Don’t get us wrong, we love a bit of Netflix and chill, but with the weather heating up it’s time to put away those doonas, turn…

Things To Do
7 Fun Date Night Ideas To Do This Month

If you’re anything like us, your once beloved mid-week date night consisting of new outfits and new restaurants has turned into…