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.
Furry Friend Fun
The holidays are all about spending time with family, including our much loved furr babies. Can’t bear to leave them behind? Then don’t! We’ve found the perfect pet friendly holiday activities you can enjoy with the whole family, guaranteed to have tails wagging.
Dedicated to Connery. Sean Connery.
With the unfortunate passing of legendary actor Sean Connery, now’s a good time as any to look back on the film series he helped propel to popularity. From the moment he first introduced himself, we could only sit back and enjoy the show as the man known as "Bond. James Bond." would go on to save the world over and over again for over 50 years, starting with these ones.
A Good Guide to the Bad Guys we Know and... Love?
Villains are one of the most important characters in all forms of storytelling. Movies, TV, Video Games, Comics, Anime, Books. You name it, they’re always there, causing mayhem in their own unique and disturbing way, to everyone around them or to one, single individual. Below are some of the best villains in fiction, in my own opinion, of course. Some of you will agree with me. And some of you will call me evil for not including your favourite ones on here. But hey, isn’t that the point of villains in the first place?
Funny To The Bone
Punny puns and really bad dad jokes seem to be what humour is becoming in 2020 for all of us, well that might only be my humorous skills. Although many social media influencers are finding new ways to bring us the LOL’s we require without even leaving our phones. Instead of using their good looks to please our eyes, they are using their comedy and talent to make us cry from laughter and joy. Here are some of the funniest, weirdest but oddly enjoyable social media comedians to cleanse us with their outrageous humour.
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.
Cancel ALL plans…
Who said endurance was for fitness junkies… These are the Netflix movie marathons not for the faint hearted. From classic, to a little more out of the ordinary, and some options FAR longer than others, no matter what you choose there are hours upon hours of watching that you can escape into. Make your home the cosiest cinema out, and don’t forget the popcorn!
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.
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!)
It's the hottest lineup of the season
With the start of spring upon us, it's time to look forward to bigger and better things. Luckily, that has been made super easy with a line-up of festivals to look forward (we've missed this). Your old favourites are back and they are bringing some new friends that you'll love just as much. Summer and spring present to you: the best festival lineup you've seen since BC (before covid 💁♀️).
The Real Qweens Of The City
While we wait for Drag Race to bless us with its presence in Australia, local Drag Queens and artists are working hard to provide us with a good time out and getting us to scream “YASSSSS QWEEN!” at the local bars like The Beat, The Wickham, The Stand and many others. Although with this covid-19 drama we are still working towards supporting small businesses and local artists. So why not give some recognition to the drag queens that constantly entertain us with their charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and, talent.
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.
Might want to triple check on those locks tonight...
Netflix and chill, we think more like Netflix and thrill. Check out our top 5 best independent thriller films you HAVE to watch this weekend. Get ready your fluffy pillows and cozy blankets for emotional support while you binge on some hair-raising films that will have you checking your locks every now and then. Oh, by the way, nightmares are a guarantee #sorrynotsorry.
Laser shows and artistic wonders await this September
Boldly going where no festival has gone before, Brisfest is back with its 2020 Boldly Brisbane program. This year’s festival will look a little different, but the COVID safe plan means we still get to enjoy Brisbane’s most anticipated event of the year. Expect concerts in your street, laser light shows, and some pretty damn amazing art installations.
The Festival will run from September 4-26 and reach 190 suburbs with 91 events and 490 performances across music, art, theatre, and dance. Extra good news, 73 of these events are free!
We’ve put together the low down on this year’s Brisbane Festival, so read on to find out what’s happening this year.
It's Love at First Bite
Hungry? Thirsty? Don't feel like leaving home? These apps have got your back bae. Whether you need delivery to your doorstep, or just need to dash in on your way to work, Brisbane’s got the best foodservice apps to satisfy all your cravings. It's love at first bite/sip with these favourite food apps you'll fall in love with (if you haven't already).