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LockDown, Get Down!

This movement will get you groovin'!

LockDown, Get Down!

While we stay locked down during this pandemic, we can still get down and groove to our favourite music! There's one simple way we can help our local artists keep doing what they love during this difficult time, and they help us in return by keeping our souls happy with their musical gifts! It’s a symbiotic relationship!

Easter Feaster Guide

Hoppy Times!

Easter Feaster Guide

No need to go out hunting for those sweet treats, the Easter Bunny can come straight to your door. Although COVID-19 has dampened a lot of fun events this year, Easter will still be an egg-cellent time. Why? Because plenty of Brissy businesses are offering scrumptious cakes, buns and sweets just for you. Here’s our guide, yolks!

Tips for Working From Home Like a Boss

Pants are optional

Tips for Working From Home Like a Boss

In response to COVID-19, many workplaces across the globe have now fully transitioned to work-from-home in order to help flatten the curve. If you’re used to the daily office grind, though, this transition may have come as a wee bit of a shock, as many workers have found themselves trading in their morning commute for sleep-ins and Zoom meetings. If you’re finding yourself spending a bit too much time scrolling and not enough time meeting your daily productivity goals, here are some helpful tips for making the most of the new normal.

It's Time For A Staycation!

Stay In. Unplug. Restore.

It's Time For A Staycation!

The world has literally stopped and shifted. Use this time of the global pandemic to prioritise your life, your health and well-being. We may never get this opportunity again. So now's the time to rest, reset and relax - the perfect time for a staycation! Here are our tips on how to slow down and appreciate the beauty of life at home!

Dine At Home With Brisbane's Best

Comfort food and the comfort of your home intertwined

Dine At Home With Brisbane's Best

It’s everything you’ve been waiting for. At one click of a button. Your one-stop-online-shop to support Brisbane’s hospitality industry during this global pandemic is here! COVID-19 might’ve said no to dining-in at our fave restaurants and cafes, but kitchens are still open for business, and dining at home is a big YES! Find Brisbane’s finest foods to take home through this brand-new digital platform – Dine At Home!

Spice Up Self-Isolation With These Top Shows

Self-quarantine has got us dreaming of streaming

Spice Up Self-Isolation With These Top Shows

Is it just us, or has March 2020 been the longest year of our lives? Things are uncertain and frankly a little scary right now, but experts all agree that the best thing you can do for yourself and your community is to stay home. Luckily for you though, social distancing doesn’t apply to your sofa. Here are some of the best TV shows (and one movie, we couldn’t resist) to stream if you, like us, love a good Netflix sesh.

Epic Local Brisbane Business Guide During CoronaVirus

Supporting Local Business in time of crisis - what's open

Epic Local Brisbane Business Guide During CoronaVirus

With the coronavirus fear seemingly taking over the world and your news feed, it's hard not to panic. But, don't stress out to hard. Local businesses are being hit hard by the virus, it like's the world is ending, It’s not all doom and gloom, here’s a few ways you can support your local community and businesses. Every little bit counts!

Greetings in the age of coronavirus

Sorry not sorry, that handshake needs to go...

Greetings in the age of coronavirus

‘Where have those hands been?!’ A legitimate question we’re all thinking when that extended arm reaches for yours. Norms are shifting, and greetings are changing. We’re on a hug and handshake hiatus until further notice!

Stay inside and stay sanitised!

Desperate times call for desperate measures

Stay inside and stay sanitised!

Are we honestly at that phase of the corona catastrophe that we're grabbing anything in arms reach, to wear as a face mask? (Yes, yes we are!) Just like face masks, hand sanitiser has almost completely left the shelves at the supermarket. So we've come up with this DIY recipe. Perfect for those of you late to get your hands on it at the store because you’ve spent all this time trying to figure out if everyone’s overreacting or you’re underreacting…

Finding Your 'Why' to Volunteer

Finding a reason to volunteer that isn't just 'feeling good'

Finding Your 'Why' to Volunteer

Are you looking for your 'why' to start volunteering that isn't just 'it make you feel good'? We have a few reasons that might take your fancy. We chatted to Hair Aid about some of the great reasons to volunteer overseas.

A Blast From The Past: Lefty's Old Time Music Hall

Lefty's is back, baby!

A Blast From The Past: Lefty's Old Time Music Hall

After saying goodnight to Brisbane’s nightlife late last year, Lefty’s have made a huge comeback. The iconic Caxton Street venue has re-opened, and it’s time to swing the night away with some rockabilly and country music – Aussie and worldwide.

Word on the Street #202

Grab the Monet and let's Gogh

Word on the Street #202

Bonjour! It’s safe to say that this week at the Good Guide, we’re feeling more than a little inspired. Maybe it’s because of all the incredible cultural events coming up, or the sudden drop in temperature, or maybe even an especially good workout (see below). We reckon that after perusing this latest Word on the Street, you’ll be feeling the same. So, let’s get those creative juices flowing and live life in vibrant colour!