Restaurants, and eateries, and bars! Oh my!
There’s no denying 2020 has been a strange year, to say the least. Now more than ever, we’re long overdue for a night out on the town … so say goodbye to dressing up to visit the grocery store and slap on your favourite lipstick or your marvellous moccasins and treat yourself to a taste of the amazing food and drinks Brisbane has to offer. We’ve lined up the best of Brisbane’s newest openings to liven up your year before it comes to a close. Get ready to party like it's 1999...
Ever wondered how different countries celebrate the festive season?
We LOVE Christmas. Who doesn’t? It’s loved and celebrated by people all over the globe. Here in Australia we love to chuck some shrimp on the barbie, pull out some backyard cricket or head to the beach all while donning our bon-bon hats. It’s a pretty magical time. Have you ever thought about how people across the globe celebrate it? Is Santa known globally? Can backyard cricket be played in the snow? Here’s some of the weird, wonderful and wacky ways that people all around the world celebrate Christmas. Some of them we would definitely try, others are a little more WTF.
Go nuts for Tuk Tuk
Among Brisbane’s long list of Thai restaurant’s there is one that rises above the rest. It’s fresh, it’s flavoursome, it’s TUK TUK! When it comes to delectable share plates, authentic flavours and Thai-inspired cocktails – Tuk Tuk absolutely nail it.
Happy bank account, happy holidays
As Christmas is just around the corner (what?!), it’s time to get your tinsel on. But sometimes Christmas tis the season to be worried rather than jolly. With all the stress of presents and relatives, we thought we’d give you some tips on how to keep the Christmas Cheer alive, while staying under budget.
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?
Pop these on your reservation rotation ASAP
We all need something to look forward to this year. And what better than some fresh new restaurants and bars to dig your teeth into? While 2020 has seen a lot of great places shut, there’s also been quite a few new places that opened their doors for the first time. Check out these newest kids on the block.
How To Take Their Breath Away?
Who here is single and ready to mingle? Well in the year 2020 dating and picking-up has changed for the worse. Being stuck in isolation, not being able to go on dates and meet people at bars (if that is still a thing these days), has made my dating life very challenging. However, I have decided that this is the perfect time to impress people with my romantic side and instantly get people to fall in love with me. Here are some of the cheesy yet funny pick up lines that are about covid-19. I promise you wholeheartedly that you will get them super likes and Zoom dates on blast with these romantic pick-up lines.
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!)
Don't call yourself a true 90s kid if you didn't live through these epic memories
The nostalgia is real. The 90s may have ended a long time ago, but we still love it and wish we could go back to those simpler times. Long live the bucket hats, butterfly clips and flared jeans. The 90s was the ultimate time to be alive.
When you think of the 90s, you probably think of Britney Spears in a plaid skirt and plaits or movies like Clueless or 10 Things I Hate About You. Trust us, we love them all too. But there was SO much more to the 90s! And you true 90s kids know what I’m talking about.
Here's some of the best bits about growing up in the 90s that'll leave you nostalgic AF.
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.
Dust the cobwebs off your mind, body and soul.
When you think spring cleaning, you probably get traumatic flashbacks to when you were cleaning out under your bed while your mum screamed about putting dishes in the dishwasher at you. This year we're ditching the dirty cupboards and decluttering your mind, body and soul instead.
Turn that feed from drab to fab in no time with these easy-to-use Apps
Fear not, Good Guiders! We have scoured through the internet to find out JUST how you can get that ridiculously stunning Instagram feed. And we have good news: it’s super easy. Check out these apps that’ll have your feed going from drab to fab in no time. Hello influencer life.
We’ve put together the world’s most easy peasy skincare routine with products that ACTUALLY work. You’re welcome.
Some skincare routines can take an hour. Ain’t nobody got time for that! The thing to remember is to KISS. No, we don’t mean the French kind. We mean to Keep It Simple, Stupid! Let’s strip back those ridiculously complicated routines and get back to the basics. Once you nail the basics and invest in products that actually work, a skincare routine becomes pretty damn easy.
We’ve put together the world’s most easy peasy skincare routine. Oh, and we’ve got all the products to help you out too. You’re welcome.
These tips and tricks will take you from isolation to promotion in no time.
They say COVID has changed the way we work forever, so whether we like it or not, WFH is going to become the new norm. But how productive are we REALLY being when we’re working from the comfort of our own homes? If you’re anything like us, our fridges, plants and doggos are a distraction enough. That and the fact that Netflix, Youtube and Socials are just one click away. To make sure you continue to CRUSH it at work when you're WFH, there’s a few things you need to keep in mind. Follow these and you'll be going from isolation to promotion in no time.