On a Winters Day in Brisbane
Winter in Brisbane is such a special time of year. The sky seems to shine extra blue; basking in the suns rays will warm you, not burn you; and the crisp mornings and nights make us Brisbanites so excited that we can actually wear those jumpers buried at the bottom of our wardrobe.
To me, the perfect Sunday on a winters day in Brisbane includes lots of food, trying out as many new restaurants, cafes and bars as possible, a wine or two, a dose of nature, and a good dose of sunshine.
Here are the top five picks for each time of the day …
We'll drink to that..
If you're as thirsty as us on a Friday afternoon (or heck, even a Wednesday), then read on as this weeks Word On The Street talks all things booze. If you haven't heard, Brisbane's getting it's very own Espresso Martini Festival, boutique bottle shop and is throwing one hell of a birthday bash for the Queen Of Pop..
Simple tips to embrace your sexy side while remaining graceful
In life, there are few days more significant than your wedding day. You’ve found a spark with someone, it has grown into a flame, and now, you’re going to make it official for all the world to see. As the bride, you no doubt want to look your sexiest and most elegant.
Hitting these markers is easier than you might imagine. Don’t buy into the false belief that looking and feeling sexy is somehow inappropriate for weddings. Sexy is a powerful state of mind and you deserve to experience it on your special day. By following a few simple tips, you can embrace your sexy side while remaining the picture of grace and elegance
Brisbane's best authentic Japanese noodles (Ramen)
If the way to a persons heart is through their stomach, then Ramen gets the job done on the first bite. Obtaining authentic Japanese noodles may seem exclusively only holiday goers, boasting on their statuses that authentic is best. Quite frankly, we couldn't agree more. If counting your frequent flyer points has your heart sinking then read on, because here at The Good Guide we’ve explored where to get your noodle fix back on home turf.
Opens with a bang in Brisbane and beyond
Queensland Music Festival (QMF) 2017, the first delivered by Artistic Director Katie Noonan, opens with a spectacular lineup of events from Friday 7 July that will span the entire state and range of music persuasions.
Katie Noonan said she was super excited to see the state come alive from 7 to 30 July and to share her first festival with fellow Queenslanders.
Oui to life
Parlesz vous le Français? This weeks Word On The Street really has a certain je ne sais quoi about it. Okay, so we're not French but are happy to support our snail eating friends celebrate Bastille Day on Friday, July 14 - a day representing freedom, equality and fraternity. Unfortunately, us Brisbanites are not lucky enough to score the day off, but the city has planned some pretty cool celebrations..
How Can You Keep A Secret Source Their Fashion
Emily Jane and Ajanta Willert, the dynamic duo behind Woolloongabba's coolest bar, Can You Keep A Secret serve a mean martini and a sexy side of vintage in this eclectic haven of old-world treasures. We get the low down, and down low of what they are about and how they source their vintage. Let's hear from Emily Jane....
Meet Travis McKenna
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet the mover and shaker, and party maker, the one and fabulously only.... (drum roll please).... Travis McKenna from The Manhattan Line. Things are hotting up at The Manhattan Line as they launch more venues and take it next level. Good times ahead....
Sleep when you're dead
Eat, drink, dance - repeat. Those would have to be three of the best ways to describe life in Brisbane. This weeks Word On The Street is aimed at you night owls..
Netflix is so hot right now..
If you're anything like us and feel like regular television shows aren't cutting it anymore, then Netflix is for you my friend. There's no ads, no channel changing between shows, no recording needed and no missing crucial details in episodes because you were on the loo or had your head in the fridge. Don't worry, Netflix has got your back. Watch whatever you want, when you want. The only downfall to having a bottomless pit of viewing pleasure? Deciding what the bloody hell to watch...
Riverfront Weeknight Local Eats
Portside Wharf is the perfect place to pick up weeknight meals this winter with the riverfront precinct launching a new dining program, 'Local Eats', every Monday to Thursday from 5pm between June 5 and July 27.
Give yourself a well-earned night off from the kitchen as the precinct's restaurants and cafes open their doors and offer delicious winter dining specials for $20 or less.
From dusk til dawn
This week we've got something for the early birds and the night owls, with events on from dawn to dusk. Fly with us as we swoop back to the 60's, soar to mountain tops and get our beaks wet in a fish filled pond. Time to spread the wings fellow pigeon's.
Celebrate Mother's Day in Style
Portside Wharf is the perfect place to spoil mum this Mother's Day as the precinct celebrates in style with an array of food offerings and local live music from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday, May 14.
Give mum the day off as all restaurants and cafes will be open offering everything from a first-class lunch to a casual meal.
Superman ain't got nothin' on Mum
Move over Superman, Mums of the world are here to save the day. Whether it be multi-tasking like an octopus on steroids or giving you answers to things you haven't even asked yet, Mothers always seem to be one step ahead of the game. Knowing more then google is just one talent they possess - they can cook, clean, give great advice and can throw one hell of a birthday party, they'll find absolutely anything and give the warmest hugs on earth but best of all, they love you like no other. We haven't always made it easy on them, but sure enough they've stuck by our side and we think they're pretty damn special for doing so. Here are a few reasons why Mothers are the best.