• Nomad Main Dining Room & Kitchen

    Dinner at Nomad with Cullen Wines

    Here at ThisMagnificentLife we always try to tell you about the little luxuries that make life magnificent. Now we can tell you about 2 more – getting together to give you the best of the best: Restaurant Nomad Sydney and the Margaret River’s Cullen Wines. On August 6th Nomad will host an intimate 5-course dinner […]

  • Sheraton Huzhou Hot Springs Resort

    Chinese Masterpiece

    In recent years China has been at the forefront of thought-provoking architecture. But is a landmark building enough of a reason to book a luxury hotel? When it comes to the Sheraton’s Huzhou Hot Spring Resort on the edge of Taihu Lake in China’s northern Zhejiang province, it most definitely is. Designed by Ma Yansong, […]

  • Individual serve of Shannon Kellam's Lamb Platter at Bocuse d'Or Asia finals, Shanghai_copyright by Lucas

    A dinner fit for Bocuse

    Before there were Celebrity Chefs, Iron Chefs or even Master Chefs, there was the Bocuse d’Or. A competition devised by the man many consider the world’s greatest living chef, Paul Bocuse. It is a showcase of culinary diversity, providing a springboard for the world’s most dedicated young chefs. Not quite the Olympic gold medal of […]

  • DEC-2674[4]

    Tanqueray the night away

    Gin is hip again. Drinkers seemed to have had a serious flirtation with vodka and some with whiskey. But gin bars are flourishing again and serious martini drinkers are spoiled for choice with micro-distillers and new brands renewing the interest for quality gin. Gin gets both its name and flavour from Juniper berries. First popular […]

  • NYC Flag

    New York State of Mind

    One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years. Tom Wolfe What makes New York a.k.a. the Capital of the World, a.k.a. the city that never sleeps, so seductive? Is it the iconic landmarks, the great dining or is it the invisible energy that makes […]

  • Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

    Mondayitis or Great Weekend?

    Recent research has shown Australians aren’t spending their weekends enjoying themselves but doing housework or answering work emails instead. New research from TFE Hotels, shows that nearly a third of Aussie women (30%) feel guilty when they don’t tend to household chores during the weekend. 91 per cent of Australians say they look forward to […]

Nomad Main Dining Room & Kitchen

Dinner at Nomad with Cullen Wines

Here at ThisMagnificentLife we always try to tell you about the little luxuries that make life magnificent. Now we can tell you about 2 more – getting together to give you the best of the best: Restaurant Nomad Sydney and the Margaret River’s Cullen Wines. On August 6th Nomad will host an intimate 5-course dinner […]

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Springs Resort

Chinese Masterpiece

In recent years China has been at the forefront of thought-provoking architecture. But is a landmark building enough of a reason to book a luxury hotel? When it comes to the Sheraton’s Huzhou Hot Spring Resort on the edge of Taihu Lake in China’s northern Zhejiang province, it most definitely is. Designed by Ma Yansong, […]

Individual serve of Shannon Kellam's Lamb Platter at Bocuse d'Or Asia finals, Shanghai_copyright by Lucas

A dinner fit for Bocuse

Before there were Celebrity Chefs, Iron Chefs or even Master Chefs, there was the Bocuse d’Or. A competition devised by the man many consider the world’s greatest living chef, Paul Bocuse. It is a showcase of culinary diversity, providing a springboard for the world’s most dedicated young chefs. Not quite the Olympic gold medal of […]

DEC-2674[4]

Tanqueray the night away

Gin is hip again. Drinkers seemed to have had a serious flirtation with vodka and some with whiskey. But gin bars are flourishing again and serious martini drinkers are spoiled for choice with micro-distillers and new brands renewing the interest for quality gin. Gin gets both its name and flavour from Juniper berries. First popular […]

NYC Flag

New York State of Mind

One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years. Tom Wolfe What makes New York a.k.a. the Capital of the World, a.k.a. the city that never sleeps, so seductive? Is it the iconic landmarks, the great dining or is it the invisible energy that makes […]

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Mondayitis or Great Weekend?

Recent research has shown Australians aren’t spending their weekends enjoying themselves but doing housework or answering work emails instead. New research from TFE Hotels, shows that nearly a third of Aussie women (30%) feel guilty when they don’t tend to household chores during the weekend. 91 per cent of Australians say they look forward to […]