Want to curl up next to a crackling fire while baby it’s cold outside? The Scenic Rim has just the spot – or 20!
If you're dreaming of a winter escape complete with a roaring fireplace, a bottle of wine and a cheese platter, the Scenic Rim is calling – it’s the perfect destination this winter to experience frosty breath mornings, blue-sky clear days and snappy cold nights. So, whether you are a Queenslander, or visiting from interstate, pack your bags because here’s a list of 20 toasty escapes that are just a playlist away from Brisbane!
Queenslanders can unearth the next science big science discovery in your very own backyard.
It’s time to get your hands dirty and save lives at the same time. Not all heroes wear capes.
Soils for Science are seeking 100,000 samples from all across Queensland to help fast-track the discovery of new antibiotics.
Saving the world doesn’t even have to cost a thing. Spearheaded by The University of Queensland, you can order online free sampling kits with prepaid return.
You don't have to break the bank to have fun on the GC!
Strapped for cash but looking for some classic GC action? You've come to the right place. Exploring the city like a local is honestly way more rewarding and cheaper than just hitting up the tourist hot spots, so here's the best places to visit on the cheap!
Keep it yum and fun with these GC smoothie bowl options!
Keeping to your New Year's Resolution diet should be easy, and it can be. Smoothie bowls, or acai bowls if you're fancy, are an easy way to up the nutrition in your diet and give you a little kick in the health department. Don't know where to get one? We can help you out, with this decisive list of the best places on the GC to get your bowl on!
Sweat it out in a variety of ways to get in shape for 2021!
Exercise can seem so daunting, particularly when its paired with a New Years resolution. But there’s so many ways to move, and it doesn’t need to be miserable to be effective. Here are 20 fun, exciting, and downright enjoyable ways to break a sweat and get the body of your dreams.
Tips & Tricks For Working From Home
It's a transition many of us have had to face this year, (thanks Covid...) WFH takes some extraaa discipline so we’re here with a few simple tips & tricks to help you slay your work/study day!
BRRR, It's Cold In Here!
Winter is here on the GC which means… cold and flu season is in full swing! Unfortunately, it is kinda inevitable to get ill during this time of year. However, seeing as the world is currently in recovery mode from the pandemic, we are taking the steps to strengthen our immune systems during these colder months even more seriously! Here’s our little handy guide to staying healthy and avoiding the flu – or even the coronavirus! - this winter.
Time To Get Our Iso-Workouts on
Gyms and relative fitness studios are among many businesses who unfortunately had to close doors due to the current pandemic. But coronavirus isn’t stopping these Gold Coast fitness experts from training and encouraging us to reach our fitness goals too! If these guys can quickly make the shift to online by offering virtual fitness spaces for sweat sessions and workouts, then we can make the time to support our locals! (And look good and feel good while at it!)
Work Smarter Not Harder
They’re always with us. Always within arm’s reach. 24/7. Can’t get enough. Just begging to be touched. Yes, I’m talking about our… phones! While in iso (COVID-19 isolation), it’s easy to get distracted by our phones and let it become detrimental to our productivity – staying in bed, eyes glued to the screen, scrolling on the ‘gram for hours on end. But during this time, it’s important to try and stick to our regular routines as much as we can, so we thought we’d actually be smart and put our smart phones to good use. Here are 5 apps that will turn your phone into a productivity machine.
The Kindness Pandemic
As we face a new normal and new way of life due to the Coronavirus, we can fall into the feeling of loneliness, uncertainty and sadness. If there was ever a time to practice positivity, compassion and humanity… it’s now!
I Woke Up Like 'Dis!
Now that many of us are practicing social distancing and working from home, having a consistent morning routine is the secret to thriving through self-isolation due to COVID-19. The power of our minds and routines provides us with a great start to the morning, helping us conquer the day – even if we have nowhere to go!
Desperate times call for desperate measures
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…
Sorry not sorry, that handshake needs to go...
‘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!
Sanity-saving hacks to tackle self-isolation
‘Social distancing’… ahh introverts around the globe rejoice! For those without the superpowers of being natural homebodies or those struggling to stay calm during this time of uncertainty, you’re not alone and we’ve got your back! Here’s what we should all be doing amidst the corona-chaos.
GC things to do to make your lover swoon
Ahhh, Valentine’s Day. It’s one of those days people (generally single women) either scoff at and rolls their eyes when the flower deliveries start appearing on everyone’s desks at work, or it’s a day where couples can actually show a bit of affection for each other without being seen as soppy idiots. Either way, the Gold Coast is brimming with fun-filled or quirky things to do with your lover (or yourself, if you are one of those eye-rollers) this 14th of February.