What's New & What's Happening Soon
Our beloved Brisbane is rapidly changing and evolving into one of the coolest cities in Australia #blessed. We're forever discovering new developments, bars, cafes and restaurants, picture-worthy precincts, pop-ups of all kinds, hotels and the list goes on. We've hit the ground running this year with our calendars already packed to the rafters with loads of new openings and social events to attend, and it's only February! If you're a social butterfly like us, we promise you'll love whats coming to Bris-vegas this year. We're excited to share with you a few hot new openings we're most looking forward to in 2018..
New in the Nest | Sept + Oct 2016
What’s new pussycat? Well, there is an abundance of new venues, places and spaces opening. If you are living under a rock, let us help you out with some new or recent openings to check out...
9 celebrations in 9 cities simultaneously
So Hotel Jen Brisbane’s first birthday party was a global one - with 9 celebrations in 9 cities simultaneously. The Brisbane festivities were streamed live on Periscope. Festivities were made all the more special with punk pastry chef superstar, Anna Polyviou and her talented entourage joining in the celebrations.
Hitting the beach without splashing the cash
While we lucky Brisbanites have thousands of stunning beaches on our doorstep, we all know that a perfect coastal getaway can come with a hefty price tag. Fortunately, even with our wallets still recovering from Christmas, it is possible to escape to the beach this summer without spending a fortune. To prove it, we’ve chosen our five local favourites that are easy on the eyes, as well as your bank account!
Les Clefs d’Or Newest member
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet Emporium Hotel’s Paul McLean, the newest member of the prestigious Concierge society, Les Clefs d’Or, also known as The Golden Keys.
Luxury Sunshine Coast Escape
Capriole Estate has multiple sites for any type of event, retreat or accommodation. Whether you’re looking to host a corporate function, wedding, birthday bash or simply looking to spend a week away from the hustle and bustle, Capriole Estate has it covered. Enjoy the undulating pastures and gentle river flats as you relax, recharge and reconnect.
Majestic Mixology Masters
Summer has arrived, meaning bikini ready bodies, sun and surf. Or, if you’re like me you’re attempting to find the nearest cocktail to drown your sorrows of yet another failed New Years resolution in delicious fruity creations. Enter Emporium Hotel Cocktail Bar's new Cocktail Bar Menu. This has to be the most diverse and unique cocktail menu I’ve seen in a while!
Your Luxurious Nature Fix
While waiting on the wooden deck of the old Queenslander, it feels as though we are about to visit an old friend or relative; a home-away from home, the space is warm, open, airy, fresh and friendly. Welcome to Southern Queensland Country's luxury B&B Wanulla.
Look Your Best
This year Melbourne Cup will be held on Tuesday the 3rd of November at the Flemington Racecourse. Now, while not all of us can pack up and jet off to Melbourne to see the races in person, it doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate this event like the Melbourner’s do. Which is why we’re going to take you step by step through the best places in Brisbane to go, to set up your own Melbourne Cup Day and how to prepare for the big day so you are looking and feeling your best.
Limes Hotel Rooftop Bar
Happy Birthday to Limes Hotel! Limes pulled out all of the stops to celebrate their 7th birthday, transforming their roof top bar into a ‘Hotel Brooklyn’ party extravaganza! Hundreds flocked to Constance Street to be apart of the celebration where the drinks kept flowing, all through the night!
Escape for a Breathe Break
Southern Queensland Country is filled with glorious opportunities for you to harness your inner Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. Grab your scarves and sunglasses and prepare for your very own recharge. Nature has the answers every time. All you need is the SQC Good Guide to show you the way...
Live like a rockstar...
So whether you’re a global trotter, holiday hipster, young business type or just getting kicked out of home, Tryp has you covered. Live life like the rockstar you are, and make Tryp your new haunt for work, play and stay. What happens at Tryp stays at Tryp. Let the adventures begin...