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    Could a remote cabin unlock your creativity?

    Unyoked founders Chris and Cam Grant

    Off-the-grid getaways are all the rage, but the founders of Unyoked cabins say switching off could be the answer to switching on.

    22 July 2021

    A picturesque weekend in Hobart.

    Steve Cordony at the Museum of Old and New Art in Hobart

    Discover incredible vistas, farm-fresh produce and rare antiques with Steve Cordony’s guide to 48 hours in the Tasmanian capital.

    28 June 2021

    Our story on a plate: Euro.

    Kiwi born Samoan chef Uelese (Wallace) Mua

    Why an exclusive Auckland restaurant ditched the white tablecloths in favour of showcasing Pasifika and Māori culture.

    28 June 2021

    Julia Busuttil Nishimura shares a special Mother’s Day recipe.

    Julia Busuttil Nishimura and her son Haruki in their kitchen with apple crumble ingredients in front of them.

    Julia Busuttil Nishimura and her son Haruki make an apple and blackberry crumble to celebrate Mother’s Day.

    7 May 2021

    Take the ‘slow’ road to St Albans.

    A table of diners

    A couple of scenic detours deliver greener pastures on the route from Sydney to the historic village of St Albans.

    7 May 2021

    Exploring the Yarra Valley.

    Mercedes-Benz GLS in the Yarra Valley in Victoria

    More than a grape escape, the winding roads of Victoria’s oldest wine region deliver taste sensations at every turn.

    27 April 2021

    Our story on a plate: Pepito’s.

    Pepito’s Peruvian restaurant in Marrickville, Sydney

    The neighbourhood taberna operating as a loud, proud and authentic outpost of Peru in Sydney’s inner west.

    23 April 2021

    Our story on a plate: Parwana.

    The Ayubi family dining at their restaurant Parwana in Adelaide.

    How the family behind the popular Adelaide restaurant and cookbook are reclaiming their cultural narrative through food.

    26 March 2021

    Touring Byron Bay with Jordan Barrett.

    Jordan Barrett with the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 at Byron Bay

    The international model returns to his roots with a road trip around Australia’s celebrity hotspot in the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35.

    12 February 2021

    Valentine’s Day traditions around the world.

    Couple kissing beneath a cherry blossom tree

    From mass wedding ceremonies to ornate notes of admiration, we take a look at how different cultures show the love.

    12 February 2021

    Going green in the Hunter Valley.

    Couple enjoying a picnic at Margan winery in the Hunter Valley

    Meet the pioneering winemakers and producers leading the charge for a more sustainable future in Australia’s oldest wine region. 

    27 January 2021

    A whole new ball game for the Australian Open.

    A tennis ball on court at the Australian Open

    From practice sessions in quarantine to socially distanced dining, how Tennis Australia is serving up a COVID-safe grand slam.

    27 January 2021

    Head for the hills of the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

    Mt Mee Lookout in the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250

    Taking the scenic route from Brisbane to Montville delivers superb views, delicious detours and makes for an exhilarating drive.

    17 December 2020

    What top chefs will be serving at their Christmas tables.

    Danielle Alvarez’s flan with poached cherries from her cookbook Just Add Lemon.

    Planning a festive feast? Shane Delia, Julia Busuttil Nishimara and Danielle Alvarez share their favourite Christmas recipes.

    15 December 2020

    The best surf beaches around Australia.

    A surfer with the Mercedes-Benz GLA

    From the rugged coastline of Margaret River to Bells Beach’s iconic peaks, these are the breaks on every surfer’s bucket list.

    17 December 2020

    Julia Busuttil Nishimura shares her favourite recipes for entertaining.

    Julia Busuttil Nishimura loads spring produce into a Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATIC

    Celebrate the return of warmer weather with these fresh and flavour-packed dishes from one of our favourite home cooks. 

    30 November 2020

    Is Orange the new black?

    A man and his dog unloading a car boot

    Sydney interior stylist Steve Cordony thinks so, and he’s happy to take the scenic route there whenever he can.

    4 November 2020

    Simple ways to practise meditation and mindfulness. 

    A man sits in a chair

    A—SPACE founder Manoj Dias shares some advice ahead of World Mental Health Day.

    8 October 2020

    Down the lazy river.

    Cabins and a picnic setting

    Shake off winter and head to Margaret River for wineries, lakeside glamping and more. 


    15 September 2020

    How to drink creatively this Dry July.

    A pink cocktail

    Off alcohol? We explore some of the best alcohol-free alternatives and show you how to mix sophisticated ‘mocktails’ at home. 

    20 July 2020

    Three Australian podcasters share their success stories.

    Sarah Davidson standing in front of a wall

    These podcasters are responsible for some of the most downloaded shows in Australia – so how did they do it?

    17 June 2020

    Cook Harissa Chicken Tagine at home with Shane Delia.

    Chicken Tagine Dish ready to be served

    Shane Delia teaches you how to prepare a delicious chicken, chickpea & tomato harissa ‘Tagine’ at home.


    5 June 2020

    Cook Confit Salmon, Rice & Beans at home with Shane Delia.

    Confit Salmon, Rice & Beans ready to be served

    In need of dinner inspiration? Watch Shane Delia prepare an at home ‘Confit’ style salmon with Rice & Beans.

    5 June 2020

    Cook Hummus & Lamb at home with Shane Delia.

    Hummus & Lamb dish ready to be served

    Watch Shane Delia prepare this delicious olive oil hummus & lamb.


    5 June 2020

    Cook Lebanese Prawn Cous Cous at home with Shane Delia.

    Prawns & cous cous ready to be served

    Watch Shane Delia as he prepares a Lebanese Prawn cous cous perfect for sharing with your family and friends.

    5 June 2020

    Fine dining at a distance.

     A man in a kitchen

    Restaurants around the country are adapting to social distancing measures with creativity. We take a look at the standouts.

    7 May 2020

    Liz Sunshine reveals her lockdown parenting hacks.

    Liz Sunshine reveals her lockdown parenting hacks

    To say happy Mother’s Day, we asked fashion photographer Liz Sunshine to share her life hacks for busy parents.


    6 May 2020

    Why you should start a winter vegetable garden.

    A man watering plants

    Growing a kitchen garden is the perfect winter hobby, argues Little Veggie Patch Co founder Mat Pember.

    1 May 2020

    Make the most of a weekend in NSW’s historic Millthorpe.

    Cakes on a rustic table

    Take a culinary journey through this charming country town.



    8 April 2020

    Revel in a weekend trip to the Adelaide Hills.

    A stone house and its grounds

    Find out what this South Australian wine region has to offer visitors.


    8 April 2020

    Discover another side to Victoria’s High Country.

    Goats on a hillside

    Go off the beaten track to picturesque Myrrhee and meet four local producers who call the hidden side of the King Valley home.

    8 April 2020

    Exciting innovations in New Zealand wine.

    A man posing with bottles of wine

    We meet three Kiwis who are changing the game in the New Zealand wine industry.


    8 April 2020

    Raising strong women.

    Two women, one with her back to the camera

    Two mothers and a father tell us how they raised their daughters to be strong women in celebration of International Women’s Day.


    5 March 2020

    Inside Sake Bar Yoramu, Japan’s most unique sake experience.

    Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 Coupé

    Mercedes-Benz is at the forefront of innovation in the automotive space; let’s shine a spotlight on those at the forefront of innovation in the food and wine space.

    28 February 2020

    Indulge and unwind on the Mornington Peninsula.

    Jackalope Hotel at dusk, surrounded by vineyards

    Switch on your out-of-office, turn your phone to silent and give yourself permission to indulge in a weekend on Victoria’s picturesque Mornington Peninsula.

    1 September 2019  

    Find your island home at food hub The Flinders Wharf.

    The Flinders Wharf

    Flinders Island locals Jo and Tom Youl have poured heart and soul into a venue that both showcases and nurtures local talent.


    1 May 2019

    Taste your way around Paris.

    Taste your way around Paris

    Tricia Welsh embarks on a self-guided food tour courtesy of start-up Le Food Trip.


    1 November 2018

    Wickens: a destination to dine for.

    Wickens: a destination to dine for

    Be prepared for an exquisite dining experience in stunning surrounds at Victoria’s renowned Royal Mail Hotel near Dunkeld.


    1 January 2018


    Partnerships


    Partnerships

    Brainwave

    Brainwave

    Brainwave

    Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific is proud to partner with Brainwave Australia as the principal partner of Australia’s only charity which supports children with brain injury and illness.