Every Girl Should Carry in Her Purse

A purse is a girl’s best friend. You never leave home without it. But sometimes, we forget to include the essentials. Not all of us can be Mary Poppins, what with a lamp and a houseplant, but if you’ve been caught in the rain on your way to an interview, I’m sure you were jealous […]

Sustainable Shopping Bags

Since the introduction of ‘green bags’ to Australian supermarkets in 2002 – and Tim Minchin’s 2005 hit ‘canvas bags’, where the Aussie comedian got the things stuck in everyone’s heads – reusable bags have become part of our daily existence. A 2010 CHOICE online reader survey found 62% of respondents use green bags or other reusable bags […]

Best Weekender Bags

The weekender bag is a practical, versatile piece of luggage designed for short trips. Large enough to fit a few days’ worth of clothing, yet compact enough to stow in the overhead compartment, these smart accessories deserve a special place in any traveler’s arsenal. They are easy to carry around and come in all styles, […]