Activities & Itineraries

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Where To Enjoy Sunset Sips And Free Live Music Across Summer On The Gold Coast

Summertime on the Gold Coast is infamously spectacular and as the weather warms up we count the days until sun-soaked festivities roll…

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5 Calendar-Worthy Cultural Events Going Down In Sydney

Whether you’re looking for immersive art experiences, epic festivals or world-class exhibitions, Sydney is the ultimate destination…

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All The Queensland Music Festivals Happening This Summer

Are you ready to unleash your best dance moves and groove to some killer music this summer? Well after a muddy Splendour in the Grass,…

Bars & Pubs
Holey Moley Chermside
Chermside, QLD

Holey Moley, the cult-like chip-and-putt that’s taken the country by storm is…

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Padlock’d Escape Rooms
Surfers Paradise, QLD

This one goes out to all True Crime podcast lovers—if you have a penchant for…

Art & Design
Institute of Modern Art

One of Queensland’s first ‘alternative art spaces,’ The Institute…

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13 Of The Best Museums In Brisbane

Far be it from us to contradict our twelve-year-old selves, but guys, Brisbane museums are cool. Seriously, we’re talking about entire…

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Grab Tickets To These 5 Awesome Music Events Going Down In NSW

Australia’s summer is a marker of many awesome things—balmy nights, well-deserved annual leave, sizzling barbeques and Mr Whippy…

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Where And When Australia’s Best Festivals Are Going Down

Festivals are back, and to help you make the most of the season, we've rounded up the best of the best you don't want to…

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Pinot & Picasso Fortitude Valley
Fortitude Valley, 4006

Everyone loves a paint and sip, but we just can’t put our finger on what makes…

Art & Design
Rose Soiree
Bulimba, QLD

Bulimba paint and sip studio Rose Soiree knows the importance of having a good…

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Fox In A Box
Brisbane City, QLD

Hailed as Europe’s best escape rooms, Fox in a Box opened its first location in…

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GOMA Will Transform Into A Magical, Twisted Woodland For A Fairy Tale Exhibition Next Year

Once upon a time, in a land (not-so) far away, a fantastical and entrancing exhibition came to the Gallery of Modern Art. Fascinated…

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Get Tipsy Over Cookies And Cupcakes At These BYO Boozy Baking Classes

If you’ve not yet heard about Cakes and Sh!t, where you can custom order the naughtiest cookies, cupcakes and cakes in town (penis…

Travel
Japan Travel Is Back, Here Are 10 Luxe Eco-Experiences You Need To Put On Your Bucket List

If the group chat hasn’t already let you know, it’s official, Japan's borders are finally open to unrestricted travel.…

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Witches Falls Winery
Tamborine Mountain, QLD

Named after one of the Scenic Rim’s most treasured waterfalls, you’ll…

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Puzzled Room Escape
Holland Park , QLD

It's in their name so you know there is slim chance of getting out of one…

Bars & Pubs
Oche
Fortitude Valley , QLD

Taking over the heritage building on Constance Street that once housed The Mill, Oche…

Local Escapes
10 Mountain Hikes Near Brisbane To Get Your Heart Pumping

Forget hitting the gym, what better way to get fit than reshaping our lungs, tightening the laces on our hiking boots and going up a…

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6 Of The Best Late-Nights You Need To Tick Off In Brisbane

Is your nightlife a little lacking? We’ve all been tentatively tipping our toes in social waters, primed to expect a lockdown at any…

Fitness
10 Of The Best Places To SUP In And Around Brisbane

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (or SUP, for the really cool kids) is one of those activities you do religiously while on holidays: you vow to buy…

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Cloud 8 Karaoke
Upper Mount Gravatt, QLD

As the self-proclaimed best karaoke in Brisbane, Cloud 8 is kicking your Sing…

Shopping
Vanilla Zulu Culinary Adventures
Teneriffe, QLD

Run by award-winnning chef Mel Alafaci, Vanilla Zulu is a budding chef's one-stop…

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Urban Xtreme Ski + Adventure Park
Hendra, QLD

Picture this: Dozens of interconnected trampolines, an epic parkour course,…

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6 Picturesque Lakes Near Brisbane To Visit When The Sun’s Out

Sun’s out, buns out—but when the beaches are packed, going for a dip loses some of its lustre. Is tanning (read: burning) in…

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6 Ways To Embrace Spring And Summer Fashion This Season

The promise of longer days is finally in the air, bringing with it the opportunity to embrace the endless possibilities of your incoming…

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8 Of The Best Lookouts In Brisbane

Many cities in Australia have a lot of excellent views. For us, there's just something so sentimental-feeling-inducing about looking…

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6 Of Brisbane’s Best Ghost Tours To Get Spooked On

When everything goes dark and Brisbane falls quiet, the chills and thrills come out to play. Every week, tour groups on tenterhooks wander…

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12 Of The Best Escape Rooms In Brisbane To Break Out Of

Amateur sleuths assemble! Here’s your chance to flex your Houdini muscles within a nice, safe environment at one of Brisbane’s…

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Lean Into The Spring Carnival Spirit With These 5 Awesome Local Events

Get frocked up, it's officially Spring Carnival season. Whether you’re heading to the Gold Coast Spring Carnival or Brisbane…

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Celebrate Spring With These 5 Gold Coast Events

As spring creeps around the corner, it's time to emerge from hibernation and fire up the social cal. Luckily for us, The Star Gold…

News
Brisbane’s New Victoria Park Will Include Wetlands, Rope Courses And Rockpools

If you haven’t heard the news that Brisbane’s Victoria Park Golf Course is being transformed into an epic inner city green space…

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Watch Love Actually With A Live Orchestra This Christmas

Forget Hallmark (though we do love a cheesy Christmas romance), we all know that the real OG cult favourite holiday movie is Love Actually.…

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8 Of Brisbane’s Most Beautiful Jacaranda Walks

Time to pull off those oversized hoodies and ditch the trackie dacks—spring is in the air. And with it comes the promise of purple…

Food & Drink
Get Ready For Your Spring Sips, Casa Aperol Is Popping Up At Justin Lane Every Sunday

There’s something about Sundays in spring that just hit differently. The days are longer, golden hour shimmers a little brighter and…

Food & Drink
Here’s How You Can Redeem A Complimentary Aperol Spritz This Spring

We’re not going to remind you of the onslaught of Euro summer vibes flowing through your feeds over the last couple of months because…

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10 Of The Best Natural Swimming Holes Around Brisbane

Ahh, summer in Brisbane. A period when the only reason you ever leave the air conditioning to brave the heat and humidity is to tear the…

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Give Hangxiety The Flick With These 6 Booze-Free Mate Date Ideas

Love your mates but hate the hangover that comes with catching up over a drink or two too many? We hear you.  We know how easy it is…

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Don’t Miss Your Chance To Catch This Debaucherous And Cheeky Champagne Cabaret

It’s that time of year again when the Brisbane festival takes over the cultural landscape for an abundance of expression and…

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This Epic Brisbane Food Tour Includes A Long Lunch, Wine Tasting And Gin Distillery Stop

There’s no doubt about it—Brisbane’s food and drink scene is slamming right now. Incredible restaurants, urban wineries,…

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Get Among This Celebration Of Country Music Hitting South Bank This Weekend

Grab your best boots, bell bottoms and fringed jackets, because a massive celebration of country music is hitting South Bank this September.…

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Here Are 5 Top Tips To Become A Goal-Setting Pro

To say that life can get a little stressful at times feels like a massive understatement. For me, it’s always the days that I miss my…

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8 Must-Do Online And IRL Experiences At This Year’s IKEA Festival

Everyone's favourite meatball—sorry—furniture and homewares store, IKEA, is throwing a mammoth festival, and you’re…

Travel
10 Of The Most Beautiful Free Camping Spots In Queensland

Itching for a digital disconnect? Are you (like most of us right now) busy planning your next getaway, but your bank balance is saying…

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8 Of Brisbane’s Best Fishing Spots

When it comes to places to nab a bite, Brisbane is seriously #blessed. And no, we aren’t talking about restaurants (although the River…

Local Escapes
13 Of The Best Day Trips To Take From Brisbane On Your Next Free Weekend

Sick of spending your weekends on your home turf? Time to schedule in a day trip and explore more of what our incredible part of the…

Local Escapes
9 Of The Best National Parks In And Around Brisbane To Explore

As much as we all love a cosy Sunday morning curled up in bed, sometimes you can’t help but find yourself itching for adventure. You…

Food & Drink
Treat Your Tastebuds To A Trip With These 9 Internationally-Inspired Aperitivo Dishes

There's nothing quite like a change of season to make you pause and appreciate the good things in life. From the satisfying crunch…

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6 Unmissable Brisbane Experiences You Can Snap Up For A Steal

It’s time to break free of the house and rediscover Brisbane this month with amazing access to some exclusive deals available on the…

Wellness
Here’s How To Create A Morning Routine You Can Actually Stick To

Your AM alarm goes off. You smash the snooze button. You eventually roll out of bed. With bleary eyes, you look at the time and say a gentle…

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15 Ideas For Friend Dates In And Around Brisbane

Been saying 'we should catch up!' for what seems like forever, but haven't got around to making plans? Well this is your sign to…

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8 Of Queensland’s Most Beautiful Waterfalls To Go Chasing

Queensland has some of Australia’s most iconic beaches yet that’s no reason to forget the equally impressive rainforests also…

Fitness
Test Your Skills On This Free Outdoor Ninja Warrior Course

If you’re the type of person who watches Australian Ninja Warrior and thinks “I could definitely do that,” then we have…

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Putt Through Spooky Gravestones At This Halloween-Themed Mini Golf Course

We all know Victoria Park Putt Putt for their mini golf course, but whether you've played it or not you'll want to book in another…

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Unlock And Save On Awesome Experiences With The ‘Brisbane app’

This August, it’s time to get out and rediscover Brisbane with some killer access to some crazy exclusive deals available on…

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13 Free Things To Do In Brisbane If You’re Completely Broke

Is your back pocket looking a little thin? Maybe you’ve got a big holiday coming up and you’re on a budget? Uni students, we…

Health & Beauty
Here’s How You Can Win A Wellness Getaway For Two And Spruce Up Your Healthy Habits

We know that the first thing that sparks change is a solid reason. Whether it’s big life things like changing your job because you…

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12 Things To Do For Father’s Day 2022 In Brisbane

Dads are almost impossible to buy for because yes, you already bought him a new wallet last year, and over the years he has been gifted more…

Travel
CinefestOZ Film Festival Is The Perfect Excuse To Live It Up In The Margaret River Region

Synonymous with good food, even better wine, and crystal clear white sand beaches, Busselton, just south of the Margaret River is a…

Travel
Discover The Natural Beauty And Colourful Characters Of The Scenic Rim

Home to six national parks, World Heritage-listed rainforests, a bounty of incredible produce, colourful characters and loads of…

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10 Of The Best Parks In Brisbane

While the beginning of winter for the rest of the world might mean rugging up at home and kissing the outdoors goodbye, Brisbaneites are…

Art & Design
7 Of The Best Pottery Classes In Brisbane

There’s nothing more satisfying than creating your very own stuff and with the world of pottery having a strong moment right now, no…

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9 Of The Best Places To Go Kayaking Around Brisbane

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, SEQ is the ultimate water sports playground, The Brisbane River meanders through our CBD into a…

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The Best Whale Watching Spots Near Brisbane

Whale watching near Brisbane is a big deal. Every year we go nuts for a glimpse of these gentle giants, but planning a whale…

Food & Drink
Learn To Cook At 7 Of Brisbane’s Best Cooking Classes

One of the best things about being an adult is being able to eat whatever you want. You can come home after work, throw an entire bag of…

Activities & Itineraries
Throw Paint At Your Mates In Brisbane’s New Splatter Room

Neat freaks, look away now—we’ve found the messiest, craziest, paint-splattered activity in all of Brisbane, one which will let…

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6 Of The Best Upcoming Events On The Gold Coast

Whatever you're into, there's something for everyone on the agenda at The Star Gold Coast over the next action-fueled…

Travel
How To Have A White Claw Winter Weekend In Thredbo, According To Our Editor

There’s something special about an Aussie snow trip. Skiing in t-shirt weather (sometimes). Helicopter rides over the Snowy Mountains.…

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18 Cheap Things To Do In Brisbane That You’ll Actually Want To Text Your Friends About

Thanks to the belt-tightening happening around town thanks to out-of-control petrol prices, rent and lettuce, there's not a lot of dosh…

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Where To Stay, Eat, Drink and Play In The Character-Filled Town Of Mudgee

Packed with history, wineries, incredible local fare, sumptuous stays and plenty of eye candy, Mudgee is the perfect getaway for anyone…

News
A Mirror Maze, Outdoor Cinema And Night Market Are Coming To Brisbane Powerhouse

Brisbane Powerhouse is already a giant in Brisbane’s entertainment scene, but it’s about to get even better with the news that…

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Every Reason You Should Go to Opera Queensland’s Newest Show, La Traviata

There’s nothing more civilised than a night of champagne, fine dining and the opera. Lucky for us, the good people at Opera Queensland…