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Zac

I co-founded Lost At E Minor in 2005 and run Conversant Media.

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Adina Apartments, in Sydney’s Surry Hills

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Monday 4 November 2013

hotel in Sydney’s Surry Hills is perfectly positioned to capture the vivid nightlife that springs to life each evening in the city’s most edgy and interesting suburb.

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Sydney’s 1888 Hotel invites popular Instagrammers to stay free

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Thursday 3 October 2013

The 1888 Hotel, by 8Hotels, is one of the newest and most interesting arrivals to the Sydney boutique hotel scene. Everything about this great little hotel is slightly different, starting with its name (the year Kodak launched the first box and roll camera).

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ISSON’s 2013/2014 sunglasses collection

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By Zac in New Fashion on Wednesday 2 October 2013

Australia’s avant-garde eyewear specialist, ISSON, has released their 2013/2014 collection. ISSON says the range mixes function and form, kookiness and sophistication, and experimentation and restraint. No surprises there given Catherine Federici likes to design the ISSON collections in an old-world reading room at Sydney’s State Library while listening to old-school techno!

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Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa, in the rugged Australian bush

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Sunday 11 August 2013

I recently stayed at the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa. If you picture sheer luxury intertwined with rugged Australian bush, that is what’s on offer. Here’s the inside view on this quite remarkable resort.

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Emirates offer your own Luxury Private Jet Service

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Wednesday 7 August 2013

Life is for living and you can’t take what you have to the other side. So for those who have the readies, Emirates have opened the world of luxury private jets to the rest of us (erm, well, the rest of them). Featuring luxury on a level that would make the Queen’s cat purr, the […]

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QT Hotel Sydney

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Monday 24 June 2013

The Lost At E Minor team recently got together in Sydney and the hotel we turned to first to cap off the evening was the strikingly original QT Sydney. The 200-room flagship QT property is housed within the historic Gowings and State theatre buildings. The design reflects this history, while carrying with it an edgy, vibrant and at times quirky aesthetic.

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BrewSmith Home Brewing

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By Zac in New Products on Saturday 22 June 2013

I spent much of my university days brewing beer. One cold winter I sacrificed my electric blanket to keep my brew warm and bubbling in the corner of my room. I didn’t sleep for a week. But the resulting beer made it all worthwhile!

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: Ski Dubai: an indoor ski slope

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Saturday 27 April 2013

While in Dubai recently, I checked out the famed Ski Dubai, which is the largest snow park in the world, conveniently located in the largest mall in the world. Heck, this is Dubai right? It has to be OTT. The skiing was a lot of fun.

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: Hues Hotel – a boutique hotel in Dubai

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Thursday 18 April 2013

It’s all about colour at Dubai’s Hues Hotel, situated close to the airport and near to the old town in Dubai. The Hues Hotel offers a compelling boutique hotel experience in this large and remarkable city.

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The Orange Public House and Hotel, London

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Wednesday 10 April 2013

The Orange hotel is nestled at the top of a classic, refurbished bar and restaurant in London’s Belgravia. In the popular bar downstairs the Orange is a favourite for the discerning locals from nearby Chelsea and Belgravia, while upstairs the four upmarket ensuite bedrooms draw guests from around the world looking for a truly unique London homebase.

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: The Emirates Business class experience

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Friday 5 April 2013

The business footprint of Lost At E Minor spans Australia, the US and the UK. So when I needed to head over to the UK to meet with some of our commercial partners, I was lucky enough to fly there with our friends at Emirates. It was certainly an unforgettable experience, resulting in the Hello Tomorrow content series we’ve been running over the past few weeks.

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: No cold feet at this boutique hotel

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By Zac in Cool Travel on Saturday 30 March 2013

Luxury boutique hotel Eccleston Square Hotel claims to be London’s most high tech hotel, and it’s easy to see why. While the rooms are gorgeous enough, they are also fitted out with 46” high-definition 3D plasma TVs, surround sound systems, iPod docking stations, VoIP phones and your very own iPad to tinker with. For those of us who hate cold bathroom floors, the marble bathrooms come with under-floor heating. If that doesn’t spoil its guests, we don’t know what will.

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: Lights out, now go to sleep… we mean eat

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By Zac in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 23 March 2013

The city of London is a pretty exciting place visually, so it seems almost counterproductive to dine in the dark. But that’s exactly what you’ll do at Dans le Noir? London, where you can experience the world in pitch black while blind waiters serve you your organic meal. It’s supposed to help sharpen your other senses in the meantime, so we can’t think of a better place to start training for super-sensory powers than dining in the dark. Unfortunately, the restrooms are fully lit for safety reasons, so you can’t practise there.

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: Way to get really high on the world’s tallest building

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By Zac in Architecture on Saturday 23 March 2013

If you’re looking to get high on alcohol and altitudes alike, the 122th-storey high restaurant-bar At.mosphere in Burj Khalifa, Dubai is your best bet. Naturally, they also serve high tea (but of course).

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THE HELLO TOMORROW SERIES: Off-the-shelf toys? Make your own

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By Zac in New Products on Friday 22 March 2013

London-based startup company Makielab makes these 10″ super-poseable made-on-demand action dolls with faces and features designed by you. The 3D-printed and hand-dyed makies are pretty cool — and equally impressive is Makielab’s dedication to local manufacturing. The dolls are printed and assembled in London and Amsterdam, entirely assembled in London, and even the packaging materials are sourced from within the UK. Well, now you know where to go if you want to bring your imaginary friend from childhood to life.

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