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Explore Mighty Darwin

Isabella Ross Its official – for the time being, Sydneysiders and NSW residents can now jump on a plane and head to the Northern Territory. In celebration of this exciting news, Sydney Observer has collated a guide on how to mark the mighty Darwin on your next interstate holiday. Bask in the Sunset: Darwin is renowned for its beautiful sunsets, with the sky a bold myriad of colours each night. An inexpensive way to admire the view is to take a picnic and sit on the grass area in front of Cullen Beach. There are also a few sunset...

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Jojoba: The Magic Skincare Ingredient

WHAT EXACTLY IS JOJOBA? Pronounced ‘ho-ho-ba’, Jojoba oil is extracted from the fruit of the Jojoba tree, Simmondsia Chinensis, a hearty evergreen. Jojoba oil contains many essential fatty acids, powerful antioxidants and vitamins. It’s naturally rich in Vitamins A, D and E, and works to regenerate skin cells. It also contains fatty acids Omega 6 and 9 which are antiviral and work to repair damaged skin cells – something we are all in need of to ensure our skin looks reenergised. Interestingly, Jojoba oil is actually a liquid wax which is why it is lighter and less greasy than other...

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Formal Season is Upon Us

Isabella Ross For those who are lucky to have a formal this year, here is some fashion inspiration to get you excited for the fun event ahead! Shimmery Silks: Get ready to sparkle in photos, because this trend is hot on the market for the formal season. A shimmery fabric, whether it is silver, gold or blush, is gratifying on all skin tones. There is a fine line however, as outright sequins do run the risk of appearing tacky. Accessorising with thought is the way to pull off this look – think a nude clutch, white corsage and blush...

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Are you on the Right Career Path?

Eliza Cusack Are you interested in undergoing further study or changing your career path? These changes can be overwhelming and it’s often hard to know where to start. The following resources have made it a lot easier to find an answer and break down your next move.  Finding a New Course: With 35 Australian university campuses alone, choosing where to study your next course can be confusing. The following two sites are great for helping you narrow your choices down.  Course seeker is a great site that allows you to type in a keyword and see all of the...

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The Best Picnic Spots in Sydney

Eliza Cusack With hot summer nights quickly approaching, a picnic with friends and a view is the perfect way to unwind. Sydney boasts some of the most beautiful picnic spot locations for your next weekend catch-up. Wendy’s Secret Garden You will find the perfect romantic picnic spot at Wendy’s Secret Garden in Lavender Bay. The story behind the gardens is beautiful and goes back to when Wendy and her renowned artist husband Brett Whitely lived in Lavender bay from 1970-1990. After her husband’s death in 1992, Wendy was grief stricken and began to clean up the mess of rubbish...

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