How To Be An ‘Artvestor’ – Collecting & Investing in Original Artworks

Kerry-Anne Blanket, Director and Curator of the KAB Gallery in Terrigal, gives us the lowdown on collecting and investing in original artworks. Owning original artworks has become more accessible and relevant for homeowners in recent years. It is no longer the domain of gallery owners and specialist collectors. More and more people are starting their


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What’s On: June 9 – Women in Australian Wine Luncheon @ The Cowrie

On Thursday, June 9, The Cowrie restaurant will host the Women in Australian Wine lunch to celebrate women winemakers from the Hunter Valley – and you’re invited. Join the Central Coast Life & Style and Taste in the City teams, along with renowned Sommelier Stephane Pommier of SOM Australia as MC, for an afternoon of


A by Adina: Your Perfect City Break

If you’re after a city break with a twist this holidays, look no further than the sleek new ‘A by Adina’ – a slice of Manhattan in the heart of Sydney. As the weather cools and life is slowly returning to normal, it’s been a long while since many of us have spent a night

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Plant-based ‘Alive Fest’ hits Gosford on Saturday April 30

With environmental concerns being front-of-mind for so many, Alive Fest offers us an opportunity to explore one way that we can reduce our impact. Gosford-based Alive Fest will take place on Saturday, 30th April, with a huge range of stalls, live music and more. The event is organised by Vegan NSW, a community charity with

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4 Creative Workshops to Bring Out Your Inner Artist

With the ‘La Niña’ still easing down and the weather starting to cool, activities that keep us indoors and out of the cold are even more appealing… Creative expression is known to improve your mood, boost self-esteem and even increase brain function. It can alleviate stress and anxiety, improve focus and encourages us to be


Drive: The New (and Much Smarter) Volvo XC60

In 2022, we’re going on more adventures. We’re getting outdoors with the family, hitting the road, and driving wherever the mood may take us… And we might just do it in a Volvo. Day trips up the coast, weekends through wine country, extended road trips interstate – we’ve never been so excited to get away.


5 Stunning Coastal Walks to Explore This Weekend

The Central Coast is one of the most beautiful spots in NSW for a coastal walk. Hidden beaches, coastal rainforests, clifftop panoramic views and a multitude of national parks – it’s all on our doorstep. Whether you prefer a picnic by the water, a trail run through the bush or a morning of whale spotting,

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Central Coast’s Best Spots this Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to grab your other half (or the girls) and schedule in a date. Single or coupled, this is a day to celebrate love in all its forms. We’ve done the roundup of date ideas for next Monday, February 14. If you haven’t got plans, its time to book


Natural Selection: Beautiful Glampsites on the Central Coast

Getting back to nature doesn’t have to mean roughing it! Take a sublime family road trip in Audi’s new Q2 SUV and explore six of the best glamping spots on the Coast. Family road trips have come a long way over the last few years and Audi has upped the ante with the release of


The Secret Life of Oysters

Visit NSW's only pearl farm, at Mooney Mooney on the Central Coast, to join a boutique tour and discover the story of the akoya pearl.



Terrigal’s The Outlook Riding Academy offers private and group lessons, equine-assisted therapies and much more; it’s open for lessons in lockdown.


Idyllic Holiday Hideaways #2

A mid-year break is just the thing for relaxing, exploring new or favourite places and recharging your batteries.


Idyllic Holiday Hideaways #1

Quieter Central Coast suburbs are the ideal antidote to a busy Sydney lifestyle. Read on to see why we chose Kincumber as one of our favourites.