Road Trip: Perth to Cape Leeuwin, Western Australia

On the hunt for wine, untamed landscapes, and the perfect surf break down under

Many people who visit Australia stick to the continent’s well-worn East Coast—from Melbourne to Sydney, the Gold Coast or up to the Great Barrier Reef. But there’s tremendous value all over the country—and one of those less-traveled places is Western Australia. If your time and budget permit, we suggest flying to Perth (the state’s capital) and renting a car to embark on an extraordinary road trip. Leaving the city behind, …

Farewell, Mirka Mora

Beloved French-born, Australia-based artist Mirka Mora has died at 90 years old. After surviving the Holocaust, Mora and her husband arrived in Melbourne in 1951 and helped to pioneer a thriving arts scene in the city and beyond—specifically through her public works and association with the Heide Museum of Modern Art. Her vibrant works can be seen at Flinders St Station, St Kilda Pier, and …

Delicious Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur from Australia’s Mr Black

Sip it neat or lend a kick to innumerable cocktail recipes

When taking a sip of Mr Black, one immediately wonders why no brand had tried to produce something similar before. Mr Black is a cold brew coffee liqueur—a little bitter, a little sweet. It features Arabica bean coffee, masterfully pulled in the way only Australians can. And it’s blended with Australian wheat vodka to bring the strength to 50 proof. Only 300 bottles can be …