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The Birds Blog

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Word on the Street #224

BRB Making Memories

Word on the Street #224

Brisbane is a city built off culture, and a growing epicentre for entertainment, fun, exploration, transformation, and innovation. From concerts, art and science, to shopping, movies and festivals, it’s hard to want to go anywhere else when everything you could ever find, or experience can be found right in the heart of our own Sunshine State. Grab the family, your best mates or soulmate and find something to immerse yourself in around Brisbane.

Word on the Street #223

Weekend on my Mind

Word on the Street #223

As we settle into 2021, there’s plenty to look forward to. From new restaurants for you to feast in, to concerts and festivals to get your boogie on. Everything is an art, and it surrounds us, leaving us plenty to see and do. So put on a smile, slip into your dance shoes, pick up your friends and go get a cocktail… or two… because there’s plenty to be looking forward to and there's something for everyone.

Love at First Bite | Brisbane's Best Dumplings

Don't mind if we dumpling!

Love at First Bite | Brisbane's Best Dumplings

Are you ready to indulge your palette? There's nothing better than a steamy, little pocket of goodness to set your taste-buds on fire (in the best way) and we've lined up the most delectable dumplings on offer in Brisbane. These treasure troves of taste are a cut above the rest. So get ready, we're about to wok your world!

Word on the Street #222

Celebration Season

Word on the Street #222

February is full of festivities of fun for you and the family to get involved in. The Lunar New Year is preparing us all for a year of celebration, and what’s better to celebrate than everything? Whether you’re filling your stomach, drifting into an adventure or feeling the love, there’s plenty of spirit going around that you need to get involved in!

How to Survive an Apocalypse

The End Is Nigh

How to Survive an Apocalypse

Yes, the world is clearly coming to an end. But is there anything you can do to prepare? Humans are a resilient species. We’ve managed to adapt to hellish conditions and thrive against all odds, dragging ourselves from caves to skyscrapers in a relatively short period of time. Here are few tips to get you through the next apocalypse.

Brisbane's Best Ice-Cream

Cool down and treat your tastebuds

Brisbane's Best Ice-Cream

It's ice cream season all year round in sunny Queensland! With temperatures set to sore, why not treat yourself to an ultra-cold sweet treat to help you cope. There’s so many options now available in Brisbane that’ll knock your socks off. Don’t just settle for any kind of ice cream, make sure you choose the best on offer. This is a list of the best ice cream places in Brisbane!

Word on the Street #221

Love is in the Air

Word on the Street #221

The month of love has arrived, so get on board the love train and find the best things to do, see, eat and gift this Valentines day… month. Why make it one day when we can show our love every other day. And it’s not just a day for romance, so whether it’s for your true love, self-love or showing your best friends some extra love, there possibilities are endless. No more romantic walks to the fridge, get out and spread your love everywhere.

Love is in the Air | 10 Ideas for Date Night in Brisbane

It's better date than never

Love is in the Air | 10 Ideas for Date Night in Brisbane

Get ready to be the master of your own date with this list of date ideas that are sweeter than a rocky road. Brisbane has so much to offer and it's all waiting right outside your door. Your lover will heartly believe their luck when you whisk them away for a magical date night in the River City.

Working Hard or Hardly Working? | The Ultimate Guide to Staying Productive

Work smarter, not harder

Working Hard or Hardly Working? | The Ultimate Guide to Staying Productive

We're not lazy, we're in energy saving mode. Life has been a whirlwind lately and working life has changed dramatically for a lot of us. With more and more people clocking in from the couch it can be hard to find the motivation to stay productive. So here's some tips to keep your productivity on the up when all you want to do is keep pressing snooze. You got this!

Word on the Street #220

Life's an Adventure

Word on the Street #220

The land we call home is one of the best places in the world. So why not celebrate it at every turn. From the food to the landscape, the music, people and events. We have been blessed with something for everyone, so there’s nothing to miss out on. Local or glocal, we got you covered.

21 Epic Aussie Experiences To Add To Your Bucket List

It's time to hit the road

21 Epic Aussie Experiences To Add To Your Bucket List

Hip hip, hooray! Our nation is finally starting to open back up again which means it is time to start exploring. We’ve been couped up for a while now and everyone is itching to experience life again (Netflix gets old fast). What better way to do this than ticking off your very own bucket list! Australia is home to thousands of experiences you can’t get anywhere else. We can’t give you everything you can do but we can provide you with a peek into the bucket list activities you can tick off in Australia right now and some inspo for plenty more travel.

31 Ways You Know You're an Australian

G'Day Mate!

31 Ways You Know You're an Australian

Australian’s have many weird and wonderful habits and sayings that many foreigners are gobsmacked (yes – this is one of them) by. Here are 31 of those wonderfully weird ways to know you’re an Australian.

The Most Used Words of 2020

Mood, Covid, coffee, the list goes on and on

The Most Used Words of 2020

2020 was so wild that even a Hollywood movie producer couldn't predict the next big disaster to happen (are there even any left??). We've had to adapt like crazy to the way of life we now know, but in doing that we, as humans do, decided that we needed a bunch of new words, and old words with new meaning, to describe our lives now. Read on and discover 2020’s most used words and phrases that sum up everything that this dumpster fire of a year was (😬).

Word on the Street #219

Something in the Air

Word on the Street #219

Date night is calling. Whether you’re planning on a big surprise with your S.O., bringing romance back with a bang, or keeping your night (or day) lowkey, there is something special going on in Brisbane to suit everyone. Time to pucker up and get planning.

The Best Live Shows in Brisbane 2021

Bright lights, gig city

The Best Live Shows in Brisbane 2021

It's time to face the music ... finally! After a long year of missing out on live shows it's time to bury our heads in the sound once more. When push drums to shove, Brisbane will not disappoint with a 2021 line-up of spectacular musical talent that will pitch slap you right out of your 2020 stupor and into the new year. Take a look at this list of upcoming live performances and find yourself a diamond in the riff!