Escape The Busy City Life
Queensland is home to many beautiful little country towns, each with their own share of charm. Take a break from the busy city life and escape to a country town where you can indulge in locally made food, explore cute cafes and boutiques and take in the magnificent view of crop fields and mountains. This weekend pack your camera, make that road trip playlist you've been dreaming about and get the authentic country experience at these 5 country towns in South East Queensland.
Be the first in the know and uncover some of these little-known locations a hop, skip and jump from home.
Ah the day trip, where drinking at 10am in the morning is perfectly acceptable.
The boarders might be open but all that means is that visitors are flocking to the sunshine state to partake of the sun and sand. But let’s face it, why do we need to leave when we have everything we need for a good day out right on our doorstep. So, with that in mind we have curated a list of some of the Southeast Queensland’s best distilleries, all located within two hours’ drive from Brisbane for your next day out (just don’t forget your designated driver for full enjoyment purposes).Da
The borders hev opened, New Zilind beckins bro
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.
Escape the everyday this Winter
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.
Raise a Glass
For the people making a difference, the communities getting involved and the hands giving help, we raise a glass. For the picnics Yet to happen, the shows we are yet to see and the food that we long to try, we raise a glass. No matter what life throws, this is our toast to enjoying the good and the little things in life. Fill your glass with wine, fill it with a cocktail, fill it with your favourite drink and cheers your glasses together.
Who needs International travel anyway?
Pat yourself on the back, Queenslanders. We've done it again! We've dodged another COVID bullet for the year, and now we’re free to roam the state as long as we have our trusty masks in hand (no biggie). So to celebrate, we've rounded up some of the best day trips in South East Queensland that you and your pals can start to embark on.
Practice makes perfect!
Thinking about learning an instrument but afraid of being too old? Don’t worry, we got you. The following 5 instruments are easy to learn by yourself and you can save up a lot of money for other goods. All you need is the instrument itself, sit back and watch some YouTube tutorials!
Bright Lights, Big Nights
Wing your eyeliner, and strap on a heel, for the nights just get better as light disappears. From food to festivals, may you rock out and roll round the sites on offer. The lights are bright and neon, bringing everything to life.
BSAF 2021 IS GOING AHEAD IN FULL-FORCE!
Do you reckon Melbourne is the best city with street arts in Australia? Brisbane Street Arts Festival is kicking off in May! From 1 May to 16 May, large scale public arts will be festooned all over Brisbane’s iconic locations, such as Brisbane Showgrounds, the Brisbane Airport, The Wickham, South Bank, the soon to be refurbished Princess Theatre and many other places. You might change your mind after going to this year’s BSAF! Here are some of the events you might be interested in.
Shall We Dance?
May the party get started and you find yourself dancing all night long. But don’t stop during the day. Whether you find yourself dancing in that new fit you’re feeling, your tongue dances to the taste of some new flavours, or your feet find some new moves on the d-floor, there is a dance for everyone on every occasion. Get up and get grooving, it’s about time we got moving.
48 Hour Guide to Brisbane
The number of sizzlin' spots in Australia’s most populated city, Brisbane is on the rise. Now with its very own bunch of hot spots (and no - we don't mean Corona Virus hotspots) - there’ll be no more throwing shade.
It's Showtime Baby
Sip Sip Hooray! There's plenty going on and coming up to enjoy and we can't get enough of it! Catch us banging our heads at our favourite concerts, laughing it up at some of the best comedy Australia has to offer and living our best lives at some of the best restaurants, galleries and festivals. There's a little piece of us that loves adventure, excitement and surrounded by love, so no matter what brings out the best in you, it's all coming up right here!
Holiday Mode Activated
That time of year has rolled around again for some of you lucky ones to kick up your feet and sip on a mimosa in the sun... or rock and roll at your favourite gigs, or shovel popcorn into your mouth while you enjoy your favourite film, or musicals. Whatever the weather, and whatever the season, Brisbane is delivering event on event. So let the magic into your life and fill your cup with love, laughter and memories.
Fancy Some Fun?
This year, Autumn is filling with fun, flavour and plenty of frivolity! Get up and enjoy the sunshine, dance in the open air or let your tastebuds do the dancing for you as you enjoy some of the best new and upcoming places and events Brisbane has to offer. It's time we got together over a drink or two, or maybe got involved in some of the fun coming up! Fall-ing in love with this season has never felt better.
Eat. Beach. Drinks. Repeat.
There’s nothing like stepping onto the sand, into the warm summer sunlight and breathing in the salty air. Take a break with the best ice-cream, sip on a sweet drink (or two) and soak up the sunrays as you lounge by the sound of the ocean. Summer is still here, and we are making the most of it!