The Story Bank: discover the literary birthplace of Mary Poppins

Discover the magic of Mary Poppins at the birthplace of her author, P.L. Travers at heritage-listed The Story Bank in Maryborough, Queensland.

New Bar 83 at Sydney Tower launches with retro vibe

Bar 83 at Sydney Tower, the highest bar in Sydney, is set to open on 25 September with a distinct

From drab to fab: how to paint and upcycle old

How to paint and upcycle old furniture and save it from landfill.

White Limozeen rooftop bar opens at the Graduate Nashville

Named in honour of musical icon Dolly Parton, a perfectly pink rooftop bar named White Limozeen has opened at Graduate Nashville.

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

In black and white: my true self

During the Covid-19 lockdown, like so many I had time to reflect. Cleaning up around the house, I started to

Sweet treat: visiting a Viennese coffee house

The Viennese coffee house is so much more than a ‘café’. On a trip through Europe in 2019, I took

Dine and dazzle in Doha

At this incredible Persian restaurant in Doha, you'll think you've entered Aladdin's cave.


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Katrina Holden

Welcome! I'm Katrina (Kat) Holden – a lifelong fan of all things vintage and a former travel magazine editor. This is my online suitcase of retro travel and lifestyle. Take a trip with me as I uncover vintage vibes from my wardrobe, home, city and travels. Indulge your love of nostalgia, guilt-free, with a like-minded community of cool kats. 



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