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Moving House Survival Tips

Come out on top and live to tell the tale

Moving House Survival Tips

Moving house can be a test of fitness, mental resolve, and whether or not all those years of playing Tetris were worth it after all. Enter unprepared, and your move will chew you up and spit you back out before you’ve even unpacked. Follow these survival tips, and you’ll come out on top and live to tell the tale.

Red Deer Festival 2017

Music turns interstellar on Mount Samson

Red Deer Festival 2017

The Red Deer Festival is gearing up to be it’s biggest show yet, with hundreds of tickets sold on launch day and many more tallying up as opening draws near. Since it first debuted in 2010, the founders have made a reputation of going against the music festival grain. Forgo your previous notions of high strung staff, overpriced beverages and No Frisbees Allowed. Instead, Red Deer Festival is Rooted in a tradition of late nights by the fire, hunkering into some food truck tucker, all the while dancing to the sounds of local acts. Plus, it’s BYO. Homemade Margaritas, anyone?

How to Look Sexy and Elegant at Your Wedding

Simple tips to embrace your sexy side while remaining graceful

How to Look Sexy and Elegant at Your Wedding

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

What's the Taste of Beer in Game of Thrones?

The Answer Might Be in Lithuania

What's the Taste of Beer in Game of Thrones?

“Game of Thrones” characters seem to be enjoying their ale - no serious meal goes without it. But what would it taste like? Homemade beer - and its flavours - is one of the best time travel machines. While cities, traditions and people change throughout centuries, some well-kept local beers preserve the same yeasty, raw flavours for ages. Lithuanian beers, for example, is one of the best kept secrets in homemade brewing world.

Barista Life

More than a coffee maker

Barista Life

A barista is more then someone who just makes your morning brew - they're your sunrise saviour, your shrink, your confidant and a bloody good multi-tasker we might add. Occasionally, when we find ourselves struggling to adult, a little heart to heart with our latte making friends seems to be just what the doctor ordered. There's nothing wrong with off-loading a little of life's dramas onto a near stranger, right? Heck we do it, coffee and a free therapy session sounds like a typical Monday for us.

Behind Brisbane's Best Vintage

How Can You Keep A Secret Source Their Fashion

Behind Brisbane's Best Vintage

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....

Brisbane's Budding Artists

5 Talented Artists/Illustrators To Watch

Brisbane's Budding Artists

Brisbane was once thought to be an incubator for artists, where young chicks were grown only to fly off yonder to catch bigger and better worms. Now local talents are making their mark on home turf, proving that Brisbane can play with the big boys. Conventions and exhibits pop up every month to showcase their heinous, enviable talents. Social media continues to provide ways for creatives showcase how they play, create, and define their craft. There has never been a better time to explore what it means to be an artist in Brisbane. To give you a head start, weve searched through the catfishes and like-for-likers to find some true up and comers that are must haves on your feed. Like, follow, adore. Dont be surprised if you find yourself picking up a pencil too.

Behind The Manhattan Line

Meet Travis McKenna

Behind The Manhattan Line

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....

Behind Function Well

Meet Darren Bain

Behind Function Well

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We get behind Teneriffe's Function Well and meet owner and activepreneur Darren Bain to hear what drives him and what exciting things are coming up next....

ICE SKATING IN THE CITY

SNOW AND ICE FORECAST FOR BRISBANE

ICE SKATING IN THE CITY

There’ll be open air ice SKATING AT King George Square in Brisbane’s CBD this winter for 3 weeks over June and July. With wintery activities such as a huge open air ice skating rink an ice slide, food trucks and falling snow set against the beautiful City Hall and under festoon lights, SKATING AT King George Square will provide Queenslanders with the perfect winter fun activity. From June 16 to July 9 SKATING AT King George Square will be the place to be for wintery fun for families, couples, friends and colleagues.

Behind Can You Keep A Secret?

Meet Ajanta Willert

Behind Can You Keep A Secret?

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We get behind one of Brisbane's coolest bars (Can You Keep A Secret?) and meet one of the fabulous owners, the one and only Adjanta Willert. She puts the FUN in FUNky, the sass is fansasstic, the hip in hippie, the rock in roll and the awe in awesome. Read on and find out more about one of Brivegas's coolest bars and coolest chicks.

Word on the Street #59

From dusk til dawn

Word on the Street #59

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.

5 Reasons Why Mothers Are The Best

Superman ain't got nothin' on Mum

5 Reasons Why Mothers Are The Best

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.

Behind InspireCycle

Meet Alexis Fenton

Behind InspireCycle

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. We meet Alexis Fenton, the mover and shaker and Marketing Manager behind InspireCycle to hear what she's passionate about and what's next for this cool cycle obsession that is inspiring many to get their fit on.

Secret Single Behaviour

10 Weird Things Girls Do

Secret Single Behaviour

Have you ever caught yourself in the middle of behaving very strangely and thought to yourself, wow, I'am single AF! Well my friends, you are not alone. SSB can occur almost anywhere, and it's all good when it does - as long as no one (the opposite sex in particular) see's it happening. Perhaps it strike's when you're in the car and accidentally (on purpose) pick your nose in peak hour traffic, or when you hop out of the shower and realise you'd only shaved one leg - but don't bother hopping back in to fix it. Whatever it may be, just know there are other girls out there doing just as weird things as you, if not weirder.

Below we've listed our top 10 Weird Things Girls Do When They Are Alone.