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Rainy Day Bucket List

Fun and creative activities to do when it rains

Rainy Day Bucket List

We all know that feeling of waking up to rain. Whether it’s the 'what-a-nice-day-to-stay-in-bed' feeling or the 'I-want-to-do-something-but-don’t-know-what' feeling. We’ve all been there. Here are some things to keep you occupied on those rainy days.

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A Week of Sweet Dreams

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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells... Don't freak out, but it's like one week left until Christmas! It's the most wonderful time of the year, and with plenty of entertainment happening all around the Coast, we have plenty of ways to fill up our time in the days leading up to Christmas. From naughty to nice, we have something for everybody... So grab your wallet, your boyfie or your gal pals, and come party with us!

Cool and Creative Gift Ideas

It's the thought that counts

Cool and Creative Gift Ideas

With the festivities right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to get everybody. It’s always a hard time, we know, thinking of all the people on your gift list and wondering ‘what am I going to get them?’. We all go through it, gifts are hard. Here are some cool gift ideas that are a little bit different than usual but could very well be the best gift yet.

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Sip & Celebrate Summer In Style!

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Three cheers, Summer is finally here! We've still got a few more weeks before work is out and the parties start, but that doesn't mean we can't have a little fun now. We're sipping at new rooftop bars, singing our hearts out at Christmas Carols and slurping all of the Ramen we can get our hands on... And we can't wait to see what the rest of December has in store.

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All Of The Hot New Places Opening This Month

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This week, we're looking after the foodies. We've got cute coffee shops, chic restaurants and some seriously cool late-night bars - And they're all ready and waiting for you to drop in and join them! There's plenty of coffee and plenty of cocktails to keep you going all night long, so why not grab some heels and head on out for some fun!

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Wine, Dine & Have A Dang Good Time

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One of the fantastic things about living on the Gold Coast is that life is never boring. With beautiful beaches, incredible restaurants, quirky bars and plenty of events, we've always got something to do, somewhere to be! With new restaurants opening, Timezone officially returning and the Sanctuary Cove Film Fest coming back for another year running, we have plenty to look forward to!

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Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

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We feel like something sweet this week. We’re dreaming of desserts, doughnuts, and dreamy afternoons on the deck... So luckily for us, the Coast is serving up the goods! Grab your gal pals, your boy-fie and your fam - We’ve got some eating to do!

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Enjoy The Finer Things In Life

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We like splurging a little sometimes. Whether it's going on a brunch date with the girls or dressing up for a night of partying, we're always looking for excuses to grab some heels, put on a red lipstick and head on out to have fun. The Coast is bringing out it's best (as always), and you won't want to miss out... So grab the phone, message the ladies and let's go!

9 Fab Ideas For Fun With Friends

Those who play together, stay together

9 Fab Ideas For Fun With Friends

The point of hanging with the peeps is to do something that isn’t just scrolling through your phone or being inactive. We’ve all had that conversation. You know the: “what do you want to do?” “I don’t know, what do you want to do?” Sometimes we just need a little prompting for some fun activities to do with friends when the boredom strikes.

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Surf, Seafood & Spring Fashion!

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Looking for a way to spice up your week a little? Well, haven't we got the solution for you. From brand new brunch spaces to exciting new entertainment, the Gold Coast is forever providing us with plenty of ways to spice up hump day and kick the mid-week blues to the curb. All you need is some gal pals and your wallet!

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Living For The Lazy Days

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Is it Saturday yet? We're living for the crazy Friday nights, the lazy Saturday mornings and the slow Sunday afternoons, and the afternoons spent with friends and family that we'll never forget. From Saturday brunches to Sunday sessions, if it's going down, we want to be involved - So we've rounded up all the spots to go this week so you don't miss out on a thing.

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Boujie, Boozy & Boutique.

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We're feeling a little bit extra this week. We're dreaming of long beach days, shopping sprees and easy nights... And luckily for us the Coast is delivering all of the above. From fresh menu's to brand new boutique's, we'll help make all of your boujie (and boozy!) dreams come true...

10 Creative Date Ideas

Dating adventures for a bit more spice

10 Creative Date Ideas

The whole ‘dinner and a movie’ routine is all good and well. We all love a good movie, but sometimes change is a good thing. There’s so much more out there that can be spice things up from the monotony of everyday life. So, grab the bae, the SO, the Mister or the Missus and start a new adventure every time date night (or day) comes around.

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Spring Sips & SWELL Sculpture Fest!

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Cheers! Spring is finally here! The warm Spring days have finally arrived and we're loving having the opportunity to throw on some shorts and enjoy all of the beautiful food, fashion and entertainment that the Gold Coast has on offer. We're welcoming mouth-watering new menu's, plenty of edgy entertainment and more mid-week delights than you can get your hands on - And we can't wait to see what the rest of Spring has in store.

The Amazon Fires

What You Need to Know and What You Can Do to Help

The Amazon Fires

By now, the whole world knows about the crisis that has erupted in Brazil. The Amazon, although known to have fires in the past, has been on fire for the past three weeks and the government is doing nothing to stop it. For those that live under a rock, or want to know more about the situation, we give you a quick run down below of what’s been happening, why it’s so important and how you can make a valuable contribution.