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Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

GC things to do to make your lover swoon

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

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.

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

A Guide to the Best GC & NNSW Beaches

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

Summer is here! Dig out your straw hat, beach towel, and thongs, and head to one of our favourite beach spots. Starting at Miami, and venturing all the way down to Kingscliff, you will not run out of options this summer season. Let’s take a road trip!

The Benefits of a Social Media Detox

Time to Switch Off

The Benefits of a Social Media Detox

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. We wake up and check our phones, commute on the train and scroll through our feeds, enjoy some lunch and upload an image of it. The list is endless. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with being reliant on social media, however it can be a major distraction. It’s also a perfect way to procrastinate…take it from me.

Summer Body Lovin'

How to Make a Healthy Diet Work in Summer

Summer Body Lovin'

It’s that time again as summer continues. It’s all hot days at the beach, parties and the general hotness that is the GC heat. With all the festivities around this time, it’s always hard fitting all that food and wine into your usual healthy lifestyle. Staying hydrated and swapping small things in your diet only being the start.

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Just Livin' Our Best Lives

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With the mercury rising and the drinks calling, we're always looking for ways to slow down, stay cool and enjoy everything that summer has to offer. We're counting down the days until Christmas holiday's, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy our afternoons right now - And with plenty of great shows, smooth sips and drool-worthy dishes popping up, we've got the scoop on all the best places to head to this week!

Winter Holiday Survival Hacks

Survive The School Holiday's In Style

Winter Holiday Survival Hacks

We all know the feeling - The school holiday's are here, the kids have seen every new movie imaginable and we're pulling our hair out trying to think of new ways to entertain them without plonking them in front of the TV all day. The school holiday stress is real - So we'll save you the pain. From magic shows to free boat rides, we know the perfect place to spend your Winter school holidays.

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The Perfect Hump Day Cures

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What do you get when you cross Pancakes, kids programs and Drag Queen Bingo? You get a week on the Gold Coast! With hundreds of activities going on every day of the week we never have a chance to be bored - But just in case you are, we've got the perfect cure. PS: Pack your stretchy pants!

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Shopping, Seafood & Serenity

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Can you believe it - May is over already? We may be moving into the days of Ugg Boots and fluffy blankets, but that doesn't mean you have to sit at home all Winter! With some brand new food, brand new work-out classes and some serious shopping on the way, we've got all the motivation you need to get exploring the Coast this week!

What A Naturopath Could Do For You

Holistic Health is Your Wealth!

What A Naturopath Could Do For You

You’re at the doctors, eyes shifting between the clock and the door. Another name is called out and, yet again, it isn’t yours. When you finally get that golden time, half an hour after your appointment was scheduled, you’re palmed a prescription and sent out the door.

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Preen, Pamper & Par-TAY!

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Well, hello again! Looking for something fun to occupy your weekend? Well, you've come to the right place - Because boy, have we got some exciting things happening! With the launch of The YOT Club last weekend and Club Briefs coming to Miami Marketta this weekend we've got all of the booze and burlesque that you could ever desire, and with the launch of some seriously hot new Winter menu's we've got all of your mid-week brunch dates sorted too! Happy days!

Be Your Most Fabulous Self

Live Your Best Country Club Lifestyle

Be Your Most Fabulous Self

Have you ever wanted to live the Country Club lifestyle? To have access to yoga classes, kids clubs, a swimming pool, spa, sauna, gym equipment and delicious food all in one easy place? well, let me let you in on a secret - You don't need to be a billionaire to have it all, because the Sanctuary Cove Country Club is right on our doorstep!

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Beats, Bars & Beauty!

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The weather may be causing havoc with our hair and our social lives this week, but that doesn't mean we can't get out and have fun sometimes! With a brand new beauty space, a brand new restaurant and plenty of entertainment to go around, we've got the solution to all of your mid-week blues - So don't just stand there, come out and let's go!

PS: Pants are optional!

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Feasts, Festivities & Royal Fashion Faves!

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Well, it's official - It's 2019! Over the past 365 days we've celebrated diversity at the Commonwealth Games, eaten our way around the Gold Coast, enjoyed theatrical talent at the Home of the Arts and spent way too much time at the beach soaking up the sun. We said goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019 with a bang, and now it's time to step into the new year and all of the magic that it will bring. 2019 already has shows, food, fashion and culture in spades - And we can't wait to see what else this year will bring!

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Movies, Markets & Masterclasses!

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Haven't figured out what you're doing yet this weekend? Don't worry, we've got you covered! Get comfortable at Burleigh Brewing Co for their next evening of Movies Under The Stars - complete with popcorn and comfy chairs - Or unleash your inner chef with Masterchef favourite Georgia Barnes during a teaching session at The Kitchens Robina! Don't feel like cooking anything? Head down to Burleigh Heads for a serious night of eating at their BBQ Bazaar Night Markets!

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Beauty, Booze & Brunch!

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What's better than a weekend of boozy brunches and beauty tips? Well - nothing, really. This sunny weather is perfect for a weekday brunch with the gals at the freshly opened Esco in Sanctuary Cove, but if you're more of a night owl and need to forget about your working week NightQuarter's Cocktail Festival is the place to go! And if you're looking to refresh your make-up and beauty in time for Summer? Look no further than the women's Beauty and Lifestyle Expo!