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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 …

Kayaking Brisbane: Fun Things To Do In Brisbane At Night

Fun Things To Do In Brisbane At Night. Kayaking Brisbane Plus More

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“I just need summer nights and fun!” There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained during the day in Brisbane. It’s an active city with loads to see and do. But what about when the sun goes down, the city lights come on, and Brisbane becomes Brisvegas? What is there to do then? We’ve written a few articles about the craft beer scene etc in Brisbane but booze and food …

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Koala Cuddle: Hug a Koala & Get Koala Photos in Brisbane

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Koala Cuddle 101: “ The most important rule in koala hugging is pretending to be a tree. But don’t worry they give top koality hugs!” If you are making the trek all the way down under to Australia there is one thing you must do – get a koala cuddle. But there are only certain places where you can have this amazing experience. Not all states in Australia allow visitors …

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Degustation Brisbane: Traditional Australian Food & Bush Tucker Menu

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Kangaroo, emu, crocodile and even possum would be gracing our table for this one of a kind native Australian degustation dining experience in Brisbane, Queensland. – Degustation Brisbane: Our lust for trying unique, unusual local food combines with our love of beer and wine pairing. We explore the Bush Tucker Degustation Menu at Tukka, West End, Brisbane. Australian Native Food: Bush Tucker – vs. Traditional Australian food If you head to …

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5 Craft Breweries Brisbane & Craft Beer Brisbane Microbrewery

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Craft Breweries Brisbane: We left Brisbane to travel the world in April 2013, just as the Brisbane Microbreweries scene was really getting going. On our return in 2016, we were ecstatic to find a growing selection of Brisbane Craft Beer options! Let’s get drinking! Feature Brisbane Microbrewery: Brisbane Brewing Co. Beards? Check. With all good craft breweries, at least one beard behind the bar – preferably not on a female …

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Top 10 Travel Questions about Brisbane, Australia Answered

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Brisbane is the capital city of the sunshine state – Queensland. Sadly it’s often overlooked by many tourists. Why? Well because most people only have a limited time and it just seems easier to fly directly from Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef and skip Brisvegas all together. I am proud to say I am from Brisbane. For some reason when foreigners ask me where I’m from, and I respond …

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Pub Crawl Brisbane – (With Video & Map)

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Greetings drinkers! Why pub crawl Brisbane? When we first moved here we weren’t convinced that this was really a city of exciting pubs… Happily, Brisbane has changed. There are a few mainstays that have been around forever, the real excitement though is in the burgeoning craft beer scene which has only very recently exploded all over the city. On this crawl we visit a spectrum of options, 9 top pubs and some honourable …

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10 Fun (but super cheap) things to do in Brisbane!

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FUN FOR A FIVER (FFAF). Thats right, nothing on this list costs more than $5 per person. After over a year living in Brisbane we have searched out fun on a budget, and these are our top 10 favourite things for first time visitors with no money.   1. SCENERY: Brisbane River Cruise – Without the tourist price tag.   Why pay $50 or more for a river cruise when you …

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How to get attacked by Zombies in Brisbane

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FUN FOR A FIVER. I walk through Victoria Park, Brisbane on a beautiful sunny October day when suddenly in the distance I spot something, something that isn’t right, something that leaves me with a strange feeling ….and its coming straight towards me. Stuck to the spot I am unable to move my feet and run, all I can do is stare in horror as I am swarmed by thousands of …