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Cruise control: Captain Kent of the Emerald Princess

We caught up with Princess Cruises’ Captain William Kent to talk life on deck, sailing the Red Sea and how to spend 24 hours in Venice.

Midnight in Melbourne style

After-dark glamour calls for monochrome elegance with accents of red and the glimmer of bling. Martinis await.

Recipes by David Thompson

Thai food maestro David Thompson returns to the Sydney restaurant scene with the opening of Long Chim, a standard-bearer for Thailand’s robust street food. Fiery som dtum is just the beginning.

Reader dinner: Quay, Sydney

Join us at Quay for a specially designed dinner by Peter Gilmore to celebrate the launch of the new Gourmet Traveller cookbook.

GT's party hamper

We’ve partnered again with our friends at Snowgoose to bring you the ultimate party hamper. With each item selected by the Gourmet Traveller team, it’s all killer and no filler.

Aerin Lauder’s Morocco

Meet Aerin Lauder; creative director, lifestyle mogul, mother and global traveller. Here she shares her musings on Morocco, the exotic catalyst for her latest collection.

A hotel dedicated to gin is opening in London

A modern-day gin palace, The Distillery, is set to open in the middle of London’s Portobello Market this year.

Dan Hong's salt and pepper calamari with lime aioli

The executive chef shares his salt and pepper squid recipe, including his secret for a crisp, light batter.

Melbourne Salami Festa 2016

Salami lovers, assemble. The two-day Melbourne Salami Festa kicks off on Saturday 8 October with workshops, demonstrations, live music and a farmers' market spruiking a collection of the country's best artisan salumi products.

Sunday is all about the competition. A record 102 salami entries (a jump from last year's 84) will be scrutinized by 10 judges to determine the 2016 salami champion. Look out for white smoke signifying the winner has been chosen.

Attendees can also taste a range of complimentary slices and cast their vote in the Peoples' Choice Award, which will be announced Sunday afternoon. Expect a wild variety of flavours. "Each year we're seeing more different styles of salami and also people experimenting with different types of meat from the traditional pork," says Festa co-director Carlo Mazzarella. "We've seen salami with duck, venison and even kangaroo."

Melbourne Salami Festa, Northcote Town Hall, Vic, Saturday 8 October (10am-10pm) - Sunday 9 October (10am-6pm). To buy tickets, visit 


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