15 Reasons To Add SE Queensland To Your Australia Itinerary

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Incredible beaches, unique cuisine and the opportunity to 4WD and go sandboarding on an island with no roads? That’s South East Queensland. But whenever we speak to international tourists who visited Australia, we ask the same question: “Did you visit Brisbane?” (Queensland’s capital) The resounding answer: “No”. Most people fly from Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef and skip Brisbane and South East Queensland entirely. But having lived and explored …

Gold Coast Nightlife – Our Top Food and Entertainment Picks

Gold Coast Nightlife - Dracula's cabaret Gold Coast

The Gold Coast, Queensland is a playground night and day. Pristine beaches, action and adventure to be found around every corner, popular hangouts for the fans of food and craft beer, shopping, bars and nightclubs galore. You want it – they’ve got it on the GC. In this particular post we are going to be featuring a few attractions that can be enjoyed after dark. Couples looking for a weekend …

Craft Beer Gold Coast: Burleigh Brewing Brewery Tour

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Craft Beer Gold Coast: The scene is finally getting established! Beer lovers can sidestep the ever present XXXX and Tooheys lager, that dominates most generic Aussie pubs, and enjoy a quality craft beer instead. That said, it’s still not quite as prevalent around Gold Coast bars as beer fans would like. So the best solution is to go to the source… We prepared to taste 6+ craft beers surrounded by …

Dreamworld Australia – Top Things to do on the Gold Coast. Food Fun & Adventure All In One Place

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As I climbed into the front seat of a ride simply called “Buzzsaw” it occurred to me that I had no idea what this ride actually did. I didn’t watch it before joining the queue, I had my Ride Express pass in hand so I practically ran up and jumped on. It wasn’t until I was tightly strapped in and the ride started to take me up…..up 15 storeys that I realised that I …

Which Is The Best Beach On The Gold Coast?

best Gold Coast beaches - Burleigh heads

During 8 months of living on the Gold Coast back in 2011 we got the opportunity to visit almost every ocean front beach from the spit at Southport to Rainbow Beach, Coolangatta – right on the NSW/QLD border. We’ve been back for quite a few visits since then and not much has changed when it comes to our vote for best Gold Coast beach. In this BLOG we are going to …

Devouring the Hard Rock Cafe’s New “Tastes of Mexico” Menu – Gold Coast

Where To Find Tasty Mexican Food Gold Coast - Hard Rock Cafe Surfers Paradise

Is there anything better than the thought of sipping on a freshly made cocktail on a beach in Mexico, while also indulging in an assortment of local foodie specialities. Loaded tacos, cheesy quesadillas, fresh grilled shrimp salad and more. Each and every bite filling in your mouth with spice and flavour. Well just substitute Mexico for Surfers Paradise and you can almost feel that daydream coming true. We love visiting …

The best of Australia: 2 years living and working down under

Bondi Beach, Sydney

PHOTO BLOG. Living somewhere gives you a completely different perspective than visiting for a few days. Australia has stunning scenery, especially beaches, but it also has a whole lot of nothing! A whistle stop tour of the sights doesn’t let you appreciate just how much outback there is, an endless untamed wilderness. in between the many hours of driving, passing the same old landscape, when you do finally arrive at points …

Why visit the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary? Fair dinkum kangaroos!

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The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (Gold Coast, Australia) originally started as one mans fascination for protecting local bird species. Over the years it has developed into a fabulous display of well looked after animals which lets you meet most of Austraila’s most recognizable endemic species. Kangaroo, Koala, Emu and many others, many of which you can walk freely with and give ’em a pat! In this article we take a brief look at …