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Orlaith Costello


Orlaith Costello

Orlaith Costello is a Branded Content Manager at Concrete Playground, writing across numerous campaigns from travel to booze. Orlaith has heaps of experience in the wine and spirits world as a writer and a marketer and brings that knowledge to the Concrete Playground team.

Favourite bar in Sydney: I love my local, Noble Hops, in Redfern. It has a considered selection of organic and natural wines and some excellent craft beers. You can even order a pizza from the Sicilian pizza joint across the road, La Coppola, and enjoy inside the bar —what could be better?

  • Nailing Niche: A Gift Guide for Your Picky Loved Ones Who Have Everything

    Gifts so spot-on, even your pickiest pals will wonder if you're secretly a mind reader.

  • Concrete Playground's Holiday Drinks Gift Guide 2023

    What’s the silly season without some tasty sips?

  • Feel-Good Travel: Nine Adventures That Won't Cost the Earth

    Indulge your wanderlust by being mindful of how you travel.

  • Celebrate Like a Local with These Must-See Festivals and Events Around the World

    There's no better way to get to know new cultures than by diving in with a dance at a local festival.

  • Explore the Extremes of Earth with These Six Epic Adventures

    Are you ready to chase waterfalls, trek mountains and see the ends of the Earth?

  • Five Unforgettable Wildlife Experiences to Cross Off Your Bucket List

    Escape on a wildlife adventure of a lifetime.

  • Win a frank green Prize Pack to Live Your Best Outdoor Adventurer Life

    Are you in the market for a new emotional support water bottle for your next outdoor escapades?

  • Tips for Hosting the Most Luxurious At-Home Cocktail Party

    Bring the bar home with these tips for an elevated cocktail party in the comfort of your home.

  • Italian Bars and Restaurants Across Australia That Will Transport You to the Amalfi Coast

    Forget Euro summer — get a taste of la dolce vita at one of these stunning homegrown spots.

  • Beyond the Buzz: We Asked a Winemaker How Non-Alcoholic Wine Is Actually Made

    We spoke to Edenvale Wine’s winemaker Aaron Milne to find out how the heck he gets the alcohol out of the wine.

  • Massimo Restaurant & Bar

    123 Eagle Street
    Brisbane City

    T (07) 3221 1663

  • Don't Be Dusty: Low-to-No Alcohol Alternatives to Your Fave Drinks

    Say yes to vibes and no to hangovers with this list of alternatives to your favourite boozy beverages.

  • Airport Adventure: How to Have a Kath and Kel Style Staycation at Brisbane Airport

    Looking for a noice, different and unusual way to spend time at an airport? Embody the iconic Aussie drama.

  • Tasty Terminals: Enjoy An Epicurean Escapade Before Take-off

    Let your tastebuds take flight before you do with this round-up of the best bites you can enjoy at Brisbane Airport.

  • Aretha — Love Letter to the Queen of Soul

    Tuesday 20th June
    @ QPAC Concert Hall

  • Aperol Kombi on Airlie Beach

    Friday 16th June - Tuesday 11th July
    @ Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill, Airlie Beach

  • Aperol Kombi Tour 2023

    Wednesday 17th May - Sunday 13th August
    @ Various Queensland venues

  • We're Giving Away a Sweet Two-Night Escape to Beechworth, Victoria

    Treat yourself (and a pal) to a sweet getaway in this historical Victorian town — on us.

  • Stay of the Week: The Hive Apartment Beechworth

    Find rest and relaxation in this honey-themed homage to the town's gold rush era.

  • Five Fun Facts to Carry You Through Trivia This World Whisky Day

    We've answered your whisky questions so you can bluff your way through World Whisky Day — and get straight to the sipping.

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