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20 Toasty Escapes in the Scenic Rim

Want to curl up next to a crackling fire while baby it’s cold outside? The Scenic Rim has just the spot – or 20!

20 Toasty Escapes in the Scenic Rim

If you're dreaming of a winter escape complete with a roaring fireplace, a bottle of wine and a cheese platter, the Scenic Rim is calling – it’s the perfect destination this winter to experience frosty breath mornings, blue-sky clear days and snappy cold nights. So, whether you are a Queenslander, or visiting from interstate, pack your bags because here’s a list of 20 toasty escapes that are just a playlist away from Brisbane!

The Great Queensland Getaway Guide

Trick or Retreat

The Great Queensland Getaway Guide

We’ve emerged from our houses and into the world once more and there is much to see… Many may wish to travel and depart from their homes for a few days, to do something with the family or have a day away with some friends. If this should be you, you’ve stumbled upon fountains of luck. From treehouse homes to painting pinot Picasso, we have you covered with this great escape. Here’s what you can get up to in our lovely Queensland…

What’s on in Far North Queensland this May

Explore what Queensland has to offer

What’s on in Far North Queensland this May

After the year we’ve had, you have definitely got to be showing lots of gratitude for the return of concerts and events. Far North Queensland is ready to bring the entertainment that people have been missing and showcase the natural talent of Australia.

Pet-friendly holiday places on the Gold Coast

Because fur babies need vacays too.

Pet-friendly holiday places on the Gold Coast

Can’t stand the thought of leaving your four-legged friend behind, while you go on holiday? Well, the Gold Coast is ought to bring a smile to your face with its endless number of pet-friendly places, activities and exercise spots.

10 Essentials Items to bring along when you go Camping

Make sure you bring these items with you!

10 Essentials Items to bring along when you go Camping

Sick of spending time at home? Or maybe you are getting bored with the beaches on the Coast? You should try camping with your mates and get closer to nature! Reduce your tent-sion, and get back into the wild. Here are ten tips and 10 essential items to bring when you go camping:

Gold Coast Farm Adventures

Plan Your Weekend

Gold Coast Farm Adventures

Get mooving this weekend by checking out some of the farms you can easily drive to from the Gold Coast. There's cows, deer, alpacas, and sunflowers all within your reach. Grab the kids, pack a picnic, and head to one of these farms next weekend!

Gold Coast Guide to Easter Fun

Egg’cellent Easter Activities

Gold Coast Guide to Easter Fun

Sip sip hooray, the Easter long weekend is almost here. It's been a long year already, and it's time to have some fun in the sun, sip some cocktails, eat seafood and share time with loved ones.

Here's a guide to what's hot this Easter on the Gold Coast and beyond. Get some Vitamin sea and hop to where the fun is at to support our local legends, especially after recent Qld Covid cases.

Ultimate Aussie Bucket List

Popular Destinations in Australia

Ultimate Aussie Bucket List

We’ve made a fun Aussie bucket list showing the top ten ultimate Aussie locations. From the Sydney Opera House, to the Blue Mountains and Byron Bay, pack your bags for an Aussie adventure. Let’s go on a road trip!

Gold Coast Hidden Gems

Four Unmissable Gold Coast Gems

Gold Coast Hidden Gems

The Coast is known for its sparkling beaches, permanently sunny weather and vibrant night life, and if you go anywhere near the Beaches you’re sure to get swept up in the moment. But sometimes it’s nice to get away from the crowds. From sparkling beaches to rugged bushland, the Coast is full of hidden gems just waiting to be explored. Get yourself sandy at one of the numerous secluded beaches, or get your daily dose of exercise and hike to one of the Hinterlands many hidden wonders! Whether you go with your friends or on your own, this slightly eclectic collection of Gold Coast Gems is sure to brighten up your day – and your Instagram feed. Just don’t forget to bring a camera!

The Benefits of a Social Media Detox

Time to Switch Off

The Benefits of a Social Media Detox

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. We wake up and check our phones, commute on the train and scroll through our feeds, enjoy some lunch and upload an image of it. The list is endless. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with being reliant on social media, however it can be a major distraction. It’s also a perfect way to procrastinate…take it from me.

GC Word on the Street #159

A Week of Sweet Dreams

GC Word on the Street #159

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells... Don't freak out, but it's like one week left until Christmas! It's the most wonderful time of the year, and with plenty of entertainment happening all around the Coast, we have plenty of ways to fill up our time in the days leading up to Christmas. From naughty to nice, we have something for everybody... So grab your wallet, your boyfie or your gal pals, and come party with us!

A Safari Fit For a (Lion) King

Want to be Here? Better Mufasa

A Safari Fit For a (Lion) King

Let’s take a journey. We’re going to do this together, almost like a mindfulness exercise. Strap yourself in and prepare for the time of your life. I’m not ‘lion! We’re off to Africa. Maasai Mara to be exact.

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Just Livin' Our Best Lives

GC Word on the Street #158

With the mercury rising and the drinks calling, we're always looking for ways to slow down, stay cool and enjoy everything that summer has to offer. We're counting down the days until Christmas holiday's, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy our afternoons right now - And with plenty of great shows, smooth sips and drool-worthy dishes popping up, we've got the scoop on all the best places to head to this week!

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Sip & Celebrate Summer In Style!

GC Word on the Street #157

Three cheers, Summer is finally here! We've still got a few more weeks before work is out and the parties start, but that doesn't mean we can't have a little fun now. We're sipping at new rooftop bars, singing our hearts out at Christmas Carols and slurping all of the Ramen we can get our hands on... And we can't wait to see what the rest of December has in store.

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Get Ready For Summer

GC Word on the Street #156

Well hello Summer! The days of brunching with friends, sipping cocktails on the roof and laying on the beach are finally here, and we can't wait to see what goods the Gold Coast has in store. From fresh menu's to fresh summer threads, there's plenty of things to keep us busy all summer long.