Ever wondered how different countries celebrate the festive season?
We LOVE Christmas. Who doesn’t? It’s loved and celebrated by people all over the globe. Here in Australia we love to chuck some shrimp on the barbie, pull out some backyard cricket or head to the beach all while donning our bon-bon hats. It’s a pretty magical time. Have you ever thought about how people across the globe celebrate it? Is Santa known globally? Can backyard cricket be played in the snow? Here’s some of the weird, wonderful and wacky ways that people all around the world celebrate Christmas. Some of them we would definitely try, others are a little more WTF.
Dare to be Festive
As the end of 2020 comes into sight, we finally have more events to look forward to. The Christmas season is setting in and we can appreciate time to reflect on the year and how lucky we are in Brisbane. Enjoy this Christmas miracle and immerse yourself in all the upcoming nightlife Brisbane has to offer.
Happy bank account, happy holidays
As Christmas is just around the corner (what?!), it’s time to get your tinsel on. But sometimes Christmas tis the season to be worried rather than jolly. With all the stress of presents and relatives, we thought we’d give you some tips on how to keep the Christmas Cheer alive, while staying under budget.
These will Light Up Your Life
Got gifts to get giving? Candles make the perfect present no matter the person, or the season. Get your senses tingling with these six sensational options for everyone that we love and will be perfect for those last minute gifting moments… or for you, treat yourself bae.
Tantalise your tastebuds and transport yourself straight to Thailand with these Thai restaurants across Brisbane
There’s no denying that thai food is delicious. It’s the kind of cuisine that has a dish to suit all tastes and occasions. Whether it’s a date, you’re on a diet, or you’re having plain old dinner at home in front of the TV, there’s a Thai dish that’ll suit your needs. We’ve hand-picked a few of our favourite Thai restaurants across Brisbane, because ain’t nobody got time for bad Thai. Just pad that. Authentic Thai flavours just for YOU. Thai-riffic!
P.s some still contain alcohol
We can’t say we’d blame you for looking for something to do other than going to a bar right now. It’s just not the same without the 2am dance fest and drunk convos with random girls in the bathroom, right? Or maybe you were never into the whole bar thing and are looking for something fun to do with the BFFs? Well, we’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a list of our top 10 super fun things to do that aren’t going to a bar.
Rejuvenation through Floatation
Floatation Therapy is a growing phenomenon to ease the stress and pressures felt in our every day lives. Drift into a state of relaxation and disconnect from your mind and your fast-paced life by floating in a pool of bliss… I don’t know about you, but I’m sold at the idea of lying down for a while and relaxing my mind. So, here’s our top 5 places to get your float on and fast track your way to a stress-free life.
Pop these on your reservation rotation ASAP
We all need something to look forward to this year. And what better than some fresh new restaurants and bars to dig your teeth into? While 2020 has seen a lot of great places shut, there’s also been quite a few new places that opened their doors for the first time. Check out these newest kids on the block.
Your Bible to Surviving Adulthood
Adulting hard... like REALLY hard. But mum's the word on these hot tips that will have you living your best life with the confidence of Harvey Spector, sass of Queen B (Beyonce of course) and loving yourself more than Kanye loves Kanye. If your true north is lost, like the Village People Go West…. Where the stars are born (actually is that correct? – let me just google this!)…
Here's a list I have learned along the way that you might also find helpful. Keep this very hand list with you at all times. Sleep with it under your pillow. This is your bible to adult like it’s hot… it may not always be easy, but we got you.
There’s a big world out there to explore
Feel like your social life has hit a brick wall? We’ve gathered all the insight into how you can plan your week the best way. Art, markets, theatre, drinks… There’s bound to be something that suits your fancy. Live it up!
Go from sweaty to sexy in no time
Getting to the gym and planning it around an already busy schedule is rough. What else is rough is all the little things that you probably didn't plan for the first few times going to the gym. You know what we're talking about: the sweaty hair, the makeup, the skincare... how does it all fit in? Don't worry ladies, the Good Guide is here to help. Here are some life-changing beauty hacks to help you out next time you're off to the gym. And for those who haven't been going... the beauty side of things is no longer an excuse (sorry!)
Don't call yourself a true 90s kid if you didn't live through these epic memories
The nostalgia is real. The 90s may have ended a long time ago, but we still love it and wish we could go back to those simpler times. Long live the bucket hats, butterfly clips and flared jeans. The 90s was the ultimate time to be alive.
When you think of the 90s, you probably think of Britney Spears in a plaid skirt and plaits or movies like Clueless or 10 Things I Hate About You. Trust us, we love them all too. But there was SO much more to the 90s! And you true 90s kids know what I’m talking about.
Here's some of the best bits about growing up in the 90s that'll leave you nostalgic AF.
Turn that feed from drab to fab in no time with these easy-to-use Apps
Fear not, Good Guiders! We have scoured through the internet to find out JUST how you can get that ridiculously stunning Instagram feed. And we have good news: it’s super easy. Check out these apps that’ll have your feed going from drab to fab in no time. Hello influencer life.
Qweens Rule the World
In today’s Golden Age we are moving towards a more inclusive community where people can showcase their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and, talent. After 34 awards from Emmy’s to MTV Movie & TV Awards, Rupaul’s Drag Race has become a television phenomenon. I have become addicted and constantly finding myself saying things like “YASSSS QWEEN!” and “YOU BETTER WERK!” or even “SLAY SIS!”. This can only add up to one thing, that my obsession for RuPaul’s Drag Race is at an all-time high. So why not countdown my top 20 Queens that really sissied that walk.
Frocks at the ready, the race is about to begin
Giddyup Brisbane, the race that stops the nation is back! Find those fascinating fascinators and have your best frocks at the ready because the South East has something for everyone. Whether you want to celebrate the day in full glam with a four-course meal, or you'd prefer a secluded tranquil adventure, November 3rd is waiting at the line for you.