Synthony In The Snow will be held at Coronet Peak on August 19th.photo/supplied
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one night engagement
Synthy will perform in Queenstown on August 19th for one night only, bringing you an orchestral and nightclub vibe. Blending DJs, instrumentalists and 30 years of club rock, Synthy in the Snow will hold Peak at Coronet, admission includes night ski pass. synthetic net
chocolate lovers unite
On August 13, the Chocolate Winter Festival was held in Latrobe, Tasmania. Activities include chocolate painting and treasure hunting, sweet afternoon tea, and chocolate-themed painting and tasting. Look out for Smarties mosaics, a chocolate-inspired line of wearable art and chocolate bar cocktails. Chocolatewinterfest.com.au
The Royal Highland Festival in Bhutan takes place on October 23-24. Celebrating the culture of the nomadic highland people of Bhutan, held in Raya, Gaza district, participants can look forward to games, parades, cultural programming, and local vendors selling a range of Bhutanese delicacies, such as dried yak cheese. Bhutan.travel
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New for 2023, truffle lovers can hunt for truffles at RedGround Farm in the high country of Oberon, a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Sydney. Head out into the fields with a trained scent dog, then learn how to cook your prized find. Available from February to October. redground.com.au
peek behind the scenes
Get an inside look behind the scenes at the Sydney Opera House with the all-new Backstage Tour. Visit never-before-seen spaces, such as the Concert Hall’s world-famous organ, then enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea brunch at Portside Restaurant. sydneyoperahouse.com/tours-and-experiences/backstage-tour