Rural and Resplendent
After the recent devastating bushfires, there’s a perception that the whole Scenic Rim region burnt down – when in reality only 1% of the area was affected. Because of this, there has been a plethora of cancellations, and the region is hurting through no fault of its own. Here's some of the best places to stay in this beautiful area, if you're looking to indulge in a gorgeous getaway. Additionally, if you'd like to donate to your local fire brigade and/or wildlife rescue effort, you can do so here and here.
Follow your wanderlust, literally.
Instagram is a goldmine for aesthetically pleasing, wanderlust inducing, travel content. You’ve just got to find the right nugget. There’s a lot to choose from, and unfortunately all that glitters is not gold. No need to sort through the spam, here’s a few accounts that have the Midas touch.
Bright lights, big city
Every September, Riverfire illuminates the night sky with a spectacular show incorporating fireworks and music; this year’s 1989 themed extravaganza will be no exception. Brisbane’s customary cap-off to its signature festival is an enthralling visual spectacle worth planning a whole evening around. Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxed drinks or extraordinary fine dining with a view, we’ve got you covered for a night to remember.
Wieliczka's Mysterious Salt Mine
If you’re on the lookout for a mystical vacay spot, we might just have the place for you. Wieliczka Salt Mine in Poland appears as an underground kingdom of salt bricks and tunnels. In actual fact, the rock salt was discovered in the 13thcentaury, when the first shafts were dug under the town of Wieliczka, in Southern Poland.
Europe for the Seasoned Adventurer
Paris, Venice, Berlin, Barcelona - they are amazing and all, but there comes a time in every travelers life when he has to walk the path less known and colour outside the lines of the tourist traps.
Exploring Europe has never been more exciting!
Honeymoon Like Royalty With The Moorings In Seychelles
An impressive list of royals and A-listers can be found honeymooning on private yachts just off the shores of Seychelles. From the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Posh Spice and David Beckham, this archipelago isn’t just a haven for the rich and famous but for rare birds, giant tortoises and the secrets of mother nature.
If You're Reading This, It's a Sign!
Remember the feeling of sun on your skin, lightly toasting your body while you listen to the waves and try and sneak glances at those golden lifesavers? Or that feeling of waking up in a plush hotel bed with the rest of the day to do anything and everything your mind can think of? Yeah, neither do I! Now that summer has come and gone without a holiday, here are 5 signs you need one before you don’t want to leave your bed this winter!
JUST A SHORT FLIGHT OR DRIVE AWAY
With the end of summer quickly creeping up on is, why not squeeze in one last quick little summer getaway! With something for everyone, we have curated a list of 5 hot summer holiday destinations that are only a quick flight or drive away. The best holiday souvenir is a suntan and smile from the goods times...
10 Date Ideas That Are The Perfect Foreplay
Noosa, my fair friends, is the pièce de résistance of the Sunshine Coast. With its breathtaking ocean views, its indulgent and delectable assemblage of restaurants, and its abundance of retail therapy, Noosa is, by and large, a delight for the soul. This Summer, when the temperature climbs and you seek a little piece of paradise, pack the car, take your partner by the hand, and get yourselves ready for cheeky little trip northbound. It’s time to get Naughty in Noosa!
Land of the Rising Sun
Japan is a must in anyone’s bucket list of travel. There is nothing quite like Japanese culture, from their ancient historic traditions of samurais and geishas to their futuristic modern peculiarities of high tech robotics and high-end fashion. Japan is a surprising combination of peace and chaos, old and new and has just the right amount of quirkiness to make it an addicting place to visit. It's a country that will have you coming back for more. Here are a few places that are essential when visiting the Land of the Rising Sun.
Try the latest at the Osbourne Hotel - it's heavenly!
We found one of the best new menus in town at the gorgeous Osbourne Hotel – it’s so good you’ll be transported into a state of absolute euphoria.
Dreaming of Paris? Here are the tips you need to know if you're visiting Paris for the first time.
If you’ve ever dreamed of eating the perfect pastry or sipping the worlds nicest champagne – then lovely, Paris is where you need to be! Luckily for you (and for me), I got to spend three beautiful Summer days in the City of Love and have a handful of pointers that would be rude not to share.
Inspiring Tax Time Splurge Ideas
Tax time... Spend time!
Woohoo.. It’s tax return time and we don’t mind getting some moolah back at all, thanks tax man! Now that we are extra rich, what to do with all the spare cash? Here are some suggestions to inspire...
United Through Food
In the wake of the ravaging wildfire epidemic blazing across Greece’s coastline, The Greek Club, in conjunction with the Greek Orthodox Community of St George has announced it will host an exclusive six-course Greek Banquet with matched wines to raise funds for those affected by the natural disaster.
What a time to be alive
Uptown, downtown, turn the beat around town, there's no stopping to the sound of the Brisbane City beat. This week we're hip hopping and beat bopping to the arrival of new live music venues, picture perfect bars, pop-ups and of course, the return of our favourite folky festival. Silly season is well under way with lively events popping up here, there and everywhere from now until the new year.