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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 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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Plan A Trip To Sydney For These Atmospheric Sporting Events

If you’re looking for a vacay that’s filled to the brim with action-packed sporting events, then Sydney is where you’ll…

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Zone Bowling
Surfers Paradise, QLD

You just can’t beat healthy competition paired with interactive bowling lanes…

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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…

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Capricorn Distilling Co.
Burleigh Heads, QLD

Capricorn Distilling Co. is Burleigh’s newest small-batch urban distillery…

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Here’s Where To Find The Gold Coast’s Best Christmas Lights In 2022

It's that time of year again. Bust out the Mariah, slap on a (seasonally inappropriate) Christmas sweater, load up on eggnog and mince…

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13 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Coastal Walks For Ocean Views

When it comes to summer on the Gold Coast, nothing beats sea breezes and epic views with a side of getting physical. So there’s been…

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7 Magical Gold Coast Waterfalls You Can Actually Swim Under

Our impressive Gold Coast beaches get a pretty good wrap, as they well deserve. But they often overshadow our gorgeous hinterland…

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Paint Juicy
Burleigh Heads, QLD

Who doesn’t love a good paint and sip session? It’s hard to go wrong when…

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Songbirds Rainforest Retreat

Located on Mount Tamborine, Songbirds Rainforest Retreat is up there with the best.…

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Temple Farmhouse
Byron Bay Hinterland, NSW

A super private hacienda set in the Byron Hinterland that sleeps up to nine…

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24 Of The Best Gold Coast Markets To Visit In November

Heads up, Gold Coast market-lovers. As much as we love winter, there's no doubt spring is prime market season on the Sunshine Coast and…

Bars & Pubs
Drink Up, Here’s The Best Bars On The Gold Coast And Where To Find Them

Eating and shopping your way around the Gold Coast’s best restaurants and boutiques can be thirsty work. Luckily, our glorious city is…

Local Escapes
Sleep Under The Stars At 10 Of The Best Camping Spots Around The Gold Coast

When you have a backyard as stunning as we do, it would be a crime not to take advantage of its wonder and natural beauty. But, if…

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Zero Latency
Southport, 4222

Already a HUGE success in Melbourne and Brisbane, Zero Latency is a state-of-the-art…

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Cape Byron Distillery
McLeods Shoot, NSW

Nestled amongst a subtropical rainforest in Byron Bay lies a true gem, The Cape Byron…

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The Pink Flamingo
Broadbeach, QLD

The Pink Flamingo is the world's first Spiegelclub, with nightly performances…

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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…

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Channel Your Inner Artist At 9 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Paint And Sip Classes

Besties, booze and brilliant art. Paint and sip classes bring together all our favourite things. From day-drinking creative bonanzas, to…

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Lumber Punks
Miami, QLD

If you and your crew haven’t paid a visit to Lumber Punks in Miami, then…

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Farm & Co.
Cudgen, NSW

You know those sunflower field photos that are blowing up all over Insta? Yep, those…

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Holey Moley
Surfers Paradise, QLD

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

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20 Gold Coast Date Ideas That Aren’t Just Dinner And Drinks

Don’t you just love, love? Being the big old softies that we are, we’ve gone and done you a serious solid by rounding up a bunch…

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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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…

Markets & Food Events
Miami Marketta
Miami, QLD

It’s a Friday or Saturday night and you’ve got no desire to cook dinner.…

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Smash A Hole In One At The Coast’s Best Mini Golf Courses

Ah, mini-golf. The gift that keeps on giving. Although it has teetered on the edge of irrelevance for decades, it refuses to abandon us. And…

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Strike It Lucky At The Gold Coast’s Best Bowling Spots

Local pin monkeys have choices to spare when it comes to where to bowl on the Gold Coast. Whether you’re looking for some laidback…

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Tie The Knot At 15 Of The Gold Coast’s Most Beautiful Wedding Venues

Getting hitched? Given it forms the backbone of your entire event, finding the perfect wedding venue is no small task. Fortunately,…

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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 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,…

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Where To Find The Best Beaches On The Gold Coast

You could be forgiven for thinking the Gold Coast is just one long stretch of sand, with nothing but the rugged good looks of lifeguards to…

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12 Of The Best Whale Watching Spots Around The Gold Coast

There are many amazing things about living on the Gold Coast, and one of them is being located right on the ‘Humpback Highway’,…

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BLEACH* Festival Is Back For 11 Incredible Days Of Art, Music And Cultural Celebrations

Gold Coast arts and culture enthusiasts have been hanging out for the much-anticipated return of BLEACH* Festival, and after a one-year…

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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…

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Unleash Your Inner Big Kid At The Gold Coast’s Best Go Karting Tracks

Whether you've watched one too many Fast & Furious movies, need a unique weekend activity, or simply have a need for…

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Time To Lace Up, Here’s Where To Go Ice Skating Around The Coast

Even during the coldest part of the year, South East Queensland weather errs on the side of mild. Besides the odd shower or cold snap,…

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Win One Of Four Epic Snow Parties Thanks To Canadian Club

The mid-year winter months can be a touchy subject for some (ok, yes, it's us). Between the endless cascade of European summer on the…

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Lace Up And Hit The Best Bush Walks Around The Gold Coast

If you need a break from the beach and are up-to-date on shows from your last Netflix binge, then there’s really only one…

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Where To Find The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves Around The Gold Coast

On the Gold Coast, our seasons may not be as frequently changing as they are further south (something we’re super grateful for,…

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The Crafted Beer And Cider Festival Has Just Announced Their Massive Lineup

We’ve got some beer-y good news for all you Gold Coast brews lovers that is sure to quench your thirst for a good time. The beloved…

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30 Things To Do With Mum This Mother’s Day On The Gold Coast

Here’s the deal: your mum put up with all your diapers, tantrums and excessive eyeliner during your teenage years, so it’s time…

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7 Unforgettable Gifts To Spoil Mum With This Mother’s Day

We don’t mean to toot our own horn, but when it comes to treating the mums in our lives to a pressie that matches what a gift they are…

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Break Free From The Gold Coast’s Best Escape Rooms

Some may say the idea of being voluntarily locked in a small room with other people and then attempting to break free is an odd, if not…

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Level Up Your Date Night With This New Mini Golf VIP Upgrade Experience

If, like us, you’re always on the lookout for new and exciting things to fill your weekends and spruik up your weeknights, we have…

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15 Of The Best Spots To Go Camping In Queensland

Not only does QLD have an abundance of stunning beaches, we’re also home to red-sand country, national parks and…

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Bowl In Style With The New ‘High Roller’ Experience That Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

If you're a big fan of bowling, we're with you. Because what’s not to love? Friendly rivalry, cold beers, endless laughs…

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Pick Up Produce Direct From Its Farmer On The Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail

Polish your boots and grab the esky—the Scenic Rim Farm Gate Trail is popping up again for 2022 on Sunday 13 March, with more…

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Host Your Next Event On A Superyacht And Live The Baller Life

It’s official. Immaculate summer vibes are here and the celebrating season is well and truly upon us. So, if you’re looking to…

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5 Ways To Nail A Feel-Good Summer Road Trip This Year

Sitting in the middle of the Pacific Ocean is nearly 800 million square kilometres of land, absolutely prime for world-class…

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The 2021 Geminid Meteor Shower Is Taking Over The Skies Next Week

Stargazing, for the untamed and unequipped eye, might seem like just a lot of staring at a dark sky. Getting all the telescopes…

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Get Festive With The Best Christmas Events Happening On The Gold Coast

No matter how old we get or how busy our lives become, each year we still get just as excited for the onslaught of Christmas events that…

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Unleash Your Inner Kidult At This Huge LEGO® Brick Exhibition

It doesn’t get much more nostalgic than LEGO® bricks and luckily for us, Queensland Museum is transporting us back to our…

Local Escapes
Treat Yourself To A Long Weekend With These City Escapes

Interstate travel might be off the cards right now, but we’re big on silver linings, and we reckon the biggest one right now is the…

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7 Of The Best Natural Gold Coast Swimming Holes

With so many days of sunshine and just a tiny window of winter, the Gold Coast is an outdoor sanctuary. Though our beaches are sublime and…

Style & Design
6 Of The Most Beautiful Gold Coast Pottery Workshops

Pottery is one of those crafts that has come full circle. It teaches you valuable life skills—perseverance, patience and…

Travel
Get Moving With 10 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Outdoor Spring Activities

Spring has well and truly sprung on the Gold Coast. Though, let’s be honest, we hardly get seasons. Winter blessed us with bluebird…

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10 Brisbane Events Definitely Worth The Trip This Month

Are your four walls looking more than a little boring? We hear you. It’s about time to load up the car and make tracks for a big…

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5 Unmissable Brisbane Festival Events You Need To Check Out This September

If your social cal has been looking a bit dire the last few months, cheer up, we’ve got news for you. Our favourite arts festival is…

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You Can Hire These Inflatable Hot Tubs For An Outdoor Movie Night Under The Stars

Always wanted your own hot tub but not quite flush with enough cash to afford the hefty price tag? Well as long as you’ve got a few…

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Channel Your Inner Artist At Burleigh’s Psychedelic New Paint And Sip Studio

Who doesn’t love a good paint and sip session? It’s hard to go wrong when you’ve got that magic combo of good company,…

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Here’s Where You Can Swim With Whales In Queensland

You’ve probably gone whale watching before, or at least stood on a coastal cliff searching for the telltale signs of humpback whales…

Bars & Pubs
6 Of The Best Distilleries On And Around The Gold Coast

If you search for ‘pure bliss’ in the dictionary, it’ll read something along the lines of: reclining back after a hard…

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10 New Venues You Should Check Out On The Tweed Coast

If you’ve been reading us for a while, then you know we’re big fans of the dreamy Tweed Coast—honestly, how could you not…

Health & Beauty
5 Emerging Wellness Trends We Tried So You Don’t Have To

Following recent events, if you have found yourself re-prioritising your self-care and wellness, we feel you. To ensure the opportunity to…

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Here’s How To Score $500 To Go Towards Some Well-Deserved Fresh Lewks

Alexa, play But First, Let Me Take A Selfie by the Chainsmokers. For real though... what if we told you that you could score a $500 voucher…

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5 Awesome Events You Need To Hit Up At Storyfest This Week

Attention bookworms, avid readers and aspiring writers: Storyfest Writers Festival is back for another epic lineup of talks, workshops,…

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Sleep Under The Stars In This Stunning Luxury Dome Tent In The NSW Hinterland

There’s nothing quite like a night stargazing far away from the city’s light haze. It’s the best way to take in all the…

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8 Picturesque Places In Australia To Throw Down A Picnic Rug

While the old adage may say “make hay while the sun shines,” we can think of a few better ways to take advantage of a glorious…

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Forget Colouring Books, This Is The New Mindfulness Hobby To Get Around In 2021

If you’ve never been into colouring books and puzzles seem far too mundane, or you could never stay consistent with journaling, we may…

Food & Drink
Soak Up The Summer Vibes With These 5 Weekend Entertaining Ideas

Ready for some time off? Wish you could do the Christmas holidays over again? Feeling thirsty? Yeah, us too. With the long weekend just…