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Word on the Street #247

But First We Eat

Word on the Street #247

It's not only the weather turning up the heat, as Spring comes into full swing, so are the events, new openings and updated menu's. Call your friends and summon their excitement, as lots is happening. But first, before we get into the party, we eat.

QUEENSLAND ISLAND ESCAPES

Go on, take a break. We know you want to.

QUEENSLAND ISLAND ESCAPES

It’s getting closer and closer to summer and with lockdown restrictions easing in Queensland, we are all well overdue for a holiday. Take this as your sign to grab your besties, slip into your favourite blue bikini and soak up that much needed Vitamin Sea. This is our guide to 7 of Queensland’s best paradise islands.

WAVES FOR DAYS: 8 SWELL SURFING SPOTS ON THE GOLD COAST AND SUNSHINE COAST

You can't buy happiness, but you can buy a surfboard, and that's pretty close.

WAVES FOR DAYS: 8 SWELL SURFING SPOTS ON THE GOLD COAST AND SUNSHINE COAST

Picture this, you’ve just bought a brand-new surfboard, lathered it up in wax and covered yourself with an incredible amount of sunscreen. You’ve zipped up your wetsuit and you’re ready to go catch a wave. But where? There are so many options! It’s hard to know where to start. Luckily for you, we’ve uncovered the best surfing spots right on your doorstep at the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast so dive in and you’ll be upright and cruising in no time. Gnarly dude!

The Dreamy 2021 New Zealand Travel Hit-List

The borders hev opened, New Zilind beckins bro

The Dreamy 2021 New Zealand Travel Hit-List

There’s a reason that tourists come from all over the world (normally, lest we forget), sometimes even bypassing Australia entirely to visit New Zealand. So much packed into sooo little. Natural beauty at each turn and a slow-paced vibe that so many desire on their holidays. We know you probably don’t have a month to explore all that NZ has to offer but don’t worry, we gotchu covered with our New Zealand wishlist.

50 CHEAP THINGS TO DO ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

Beaches, Sunshine, Good Food and Good Vibes. Fall in love with the Sunny Coast.

50 CHEAP THINGS TO DO ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

We love the Sunshine Coast with its gorgeous beaches, top notch surf spots, friendly locals and unspoiled national parks. But visiting this slice is paradise doesn’t need to break the bank. Whether you are a bubbly family of four or looking for a romantic escape from the city with your partner, this list is your essential guide to the 50 Cheap Things to do on the Sunny Coast.

Word on the Street #246

A September to Remember

Word on the Street #246

A new season dawns and colours burst from every angle. In the food we eat, the entertainment we enjoy and the scenery surrounding us. Take this month and make the most of every colourful and magical event, remembering these moments for time to come.

Word on the Street #245

Dream. Create. Do.

Word on the Street #245

With spring in their air there is a new chapter of life rising from the ground. New dreams to be created and more creations to be brought to life. Everyone is an artist in their own field, creating the performances we see, the food we taste and shaping the world we live. The power is at your fingertips to make the world a better and more interesting place… so dream your dreams, create your dreams, and follow those dreams ‘til their done.

Word on the Street #244

Choose Your Adventure

Word on the Street #244

Dine for two or party in the snow? Sip on world class beer or or get a taste of some of Brisbane’s finest gin? Seek out the Street Serenades of September or immerse yourself in a world of play? The adventures of your life are for you to choose, and the choices are endless. Whether you book ahead or find your adventure in the heat of the moment, it’s all part of the fun.

10 WACKY OLYMPIC SPORTS FOR PARIS 2024

Things are about to get wild!

10 WACKY OLYMPIC SPORTS FOR PARIS 2024

With the Tokyo 2020/21 Olympics ending with a bang, it’s the perfect time to bask in the achievements of our country. But do you ever get bored with the same sports streamed into our living rooms every 4 (or 5) years. Yeah, swimming and athletes are cool and all but what about adding something a little fun? A little crazy to the mix.

So, without further ado, here’s a list of our top 10 wacky Olympic sports that we’d LOVE to see in Paris 2024!

Raise a glass to the Top 10 Sunshine Coast Breweries

What are you waiting for? Just Brew it!

Raise a glass to the Top 10 Sunshine Coast Breweries

Welcome to the Sunshine Coast, the newest and coolest kid on the brewing block. Home to many beautifully sun-kissed breweries, this seaside region is the place to be when it comes to home-brewed hops. Whether you like sun, sand, sea or want a bit of Hinterland magic, the Sunny Coast has your name written all over it.

So get ready for the perfect summer, crack open a cold one and take a trip (or two) with our guide to the best 10 breweries on the Sunshine Coast.

QUEENSLAND’S WINTER WONDERLAND: BEST SUNSHINE COAST WINTER ACTIVITIES

Escape the everyday this Winter

QUEENSLAND’S WINTER WONDERLAND: BEST SUNSHINE COAST WINTER ACTIVITIES

Sick of the hustle and bustle of the city? Need a change of scenery this Winter? This is your sign to grab a couple of mates and take off to the Sunshine Coast. Zip up the Bruce Highway in under 2 hours and explore the hidden gems of the Hinterland. Here’s our top ten picks of awesome activities to escape the Winter/Covid blues and get some sunshine in your day.

What's Going On with Tyrone Noonan

Take me to Funky Town with Marvin Gaye Tribute Show as part of Brisbane Festival 2021

What's Going On with Tyrone Noonan

On the 23rd September, a celebration of Marvin Gaye’s music will leave you flyin’ high. Tyrone will be paying homage to the enduring legacy of the American singer/songwriter with his band Palimpsest.