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The must-visit Aloha shirt shop in Honolulu

This Honolulu shop founded in 1980 stocks the world's largest collection of Aloha shirts.

New bar and bistro Tweed River House opens in grand, old manor

Tweed River House has opened as a bistro and bar in rural Murwillumbah, in the NSW Northern Rivers region –

The costume design involved in Elvis the movie

For Elvis the movie, Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin collaborated again with Miuccia Prada.

Brisbane heritage dwelling opens as Miss Midgley’s

One of Brisbane’s oldest heritage dwellings has been lovingly converted into chic, new accommodation titled Miss Midgley’s.

Glam style at Hotel Chadstone Melbourne

You can expect a touch of glamour and chic at the five-star Hotel Chadstone Melbourne, located next door to the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere.

Take a tour to discover Sydney’s underground wartime secrets

During the 75th anniversary year of the end of WWII, join expert Sydney historian Dr Peter Hobbins on a Renaissance Tours day outing titled ‘Wartime Sydney’.

London’s Royal Albert Hall celebrates 150 years

One of London’s most treasured buildings, the Royal Albert Hall, is preparing for a year of celebrations to mark its official opening by Queen Victoria on 29 March, 1871.

Easy scones recipe: cooking in Kat’s Kitchen

Join us in Kat's Kitchen as we make super simple old-fashioned scones.


Katrina Holden in That Pink Merc for Vintage Travel Kat

Katrina Holden

Welcome! I'm Katrina (Kat) Holden – a Sydney-based freelance writer, content creator and former travel magazine editor. I'm the proud owner of a 1975 baby pink merc available for hire, with driver, called That Pink Merc. This is my 'online suitcase' of vintage travel, fashion and lifestyle stories. Indulge your love of nostalgia and take a trip with me as I uncover vintage vibes from my wardrobe, home, city and travels.