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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!

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

GC things to do to make your lover swoon

Six Fun-filled Valentine’s Day Ideas

Ahhh, Valentine’s Day. It’s one of those days people (generally single women) either scoff at and rolls their eyes when the flower deliveries start appearing on everyone’s desks at work, or it’s a day where couples can actually show a bit of affection for each other without being seen as soppy idiots. Either way, the Gold Coast is brimming with fun-filled or quirky things to do with your lover (or yourself, if you are one of those eye-rollers) this 14th of February.

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

A Guide to the Best GC & NNSW Beaches

Let’s Go Beach Hopping

Summer is here! Dig out your straw hat, beach towel, and thongs, and head to one of our favourite beach spots. Starting at Miami, and venturing all the way down to Kingscliff, you will not run out of options this summer season. Let’s take a road trip!

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.

Where To Sip Rum This Summer

Get Your Drink On At Baskk's Hot New Rum Bar

Where To Sip Rum This Summer

With Summer right around the corner, we're always looking for more places to sit back, relax and enjoy a drink after a long day or week. Offering beach-side views and a spectacular drinks menu, Baskk at Kirra Point has been one of our favourite places ever since they opened almost two years ago - And now with their brand new Rum Bar, they've just become a whole lot cooler!

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Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

GC Word on the Street #153
We feel like something sweet this week. We’re dreaming of desserts, doughnuts, and dreamy afternoons on the deck... So luckily for us, the Coast is serving up the goods! Grab your gal pals, your boy-fie and your fam - We’ve got some eating to do!

Boutique Bikinis

Five Of The Best Places To Buy A New Bikini This Summer

Boutique Bikinis

There's no denying it - Bikini season is finally here. The weather is warming up, the days are getting longer and dreams of weekends by the beach are finally looking like a reality once again. Apart from spending the day soaking up the rays with friends, bikini shopping is one of our favourite parts of Summer, and with so many brands, styles, colours and cuts available, picking the perfect bikini is a serious art. City Beach and Kmart are great and all, but unless you want to show up to the next beach day wearing the same bikini as your friend (#awkward!), it's time to shop around a little - And we've got just the places for you!

Your Australian Travel Bucket List

Ten Places To Disappear To This Christmas Holidays

Your Australian Travel Bucket List

Can you hear the holidays calling? Christmas is just a few months away (already!), which means it's time to seriously start thinking about where you want to travel to during your Christmas time off. While Sydney and Melbourne are great and all, we thought you might want to head to somewhere a little bit more unique (and a little more Insta-worthy) this Christmas holidays - So why not grab your gal pals and book your flights?

B L E A C H * F E S T I V A L 2018

SET TO CAPTURE HEARTS, MINDS AND IMAGINATIONS

B L E A C H * F E S T I V A L  2018

The Gold Coast’s premier arts and cultural festival, Bleach* Festival is returning for an 18-day city-wide celebration spanning major musical concerts, large contemporary dance productions, giant outdoor spectacles,travelling shows on kayaks and even an epic beach sleepover.

The expansive program of 140 genre-defying events and activities includes 10 world premieres, one Australian premiere and two Queensland premieres; with the majority, completely free to the public.

Tick Off Your Summer Bucket List

Five Things To Do Before Summer Ends

Tick Off Your Summer Bucket List

Looking for weekend activity inspo, or daydreaming about what you'll get up to on your next long weekend? The Coast is finally cooling down, and soon we'll be trading jumpsuits for jumpers and rugging up on the couch ready for Winter. If you're in total denial about Autumn arriving and want to make the most of the warm weather, check out our five activities to do before Summer leaves - They're total bucket-list items, and if you haven't done them all already you better get started!

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Sip, Surf, Celebrate!

GC Word on the Street #68

Sip, surf or socialise - There's plenty going on on the Coast this weekend, and you don't want to miss it. With Cuban festivals, sweet surf sessions and romantic rendezvous ready to entertain you all weekend, you'll be running around from dusk to dawn if you want to fit in everything the Gold Coast has in store. Grab your partner and head down to Burleigh Brewing Co for a romantic evening out, or grab a mate and go to Byron for a sick weekend in the surf. If you want to stay a little more local, check out Dreamworlds first Park After Dark for 2018!

‘MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ESCAPES’

Pete Murray & Benny Owen's Exclusive Wellness Retreat

‘MUSIC AND MOVEMENT ESCAPES’

Pete Murray and Benny Owen are excited to present their unprecedented joint venture Music and Movement Escapes, a four night exclusive wellness retreat, with a unique focus on fitness, wellbeing and the joys of music. The first retreat (which includes a beach front gig on Valentine’s Day) will take place from Monday February 12 to Friday February 16, 2018, and will be held at the enviable 5 star Byron Bay resort, Elements of Byron Resort and Spa.