Top 5 free Brisbane festivals

1. Brisbane Writers Festival:  September 3 – 9, 2013. Even if you’re not a bookworm, authors are some of the most interesting people out there. Head to the Brisbane Writers Festival and listen to what they have to say on some of the pressing... Read More | Share it now!

Visit Stradbroke Island

Stradbroke Island, or Straddie to the locals, is one of south-east Queensland’s best kept secrets. Never does a first day of the school term go by without tales of adventure and fun that’s been had at Straddie over the holidays. You might think... Read More | Share it now!

Learn to abseil

Sometimes when I head off on school holidays, my grandparents will give my siblings and I some spending money. My sister and I have absolutely no trouble handing this over for a nice top or pair of shoes but my brother struggles to find something... Read More | Share it now!

Do you Parkour?

Have you ever wanted to feel like a Jedi or a Ninja or just challenge yourself a bit more than usual?  Well it sounds like Parkour is for you. It’s safe, healthy and ultimately loads of fun, no matter your level of fitness or experience. But what is... Read More | Share it now!

Stargazing in Brisbane

Located on the grounds of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens in Toowong, the Sir Thomas Planetarium is a short 15 minutes from the city and there are regular busses running from various Brisbane suburbs. Entry into the Planetarium is free however the main... Read More | Share it now!

Shopping in Bondi – Felicity’s Top 5

1.     Tuchuzy Is great for basics as well as edgy items like fashion fun tees. One of the reasons why this store is so popular is that they’re one of the only stockists of Jeffery Campbell in Sydney. 2.     Carousel This is the perfect shop... Read More | Share it now!

Learn to ride a Segway

My skepticism towards how much fun I could have on a Segway was short lived after visiting Sydney Olympic Park’s Newington Armory and finding out just how much of a blast it is. Little did I know, that my considerable lack of co-ordination would come... Read More | Share it now!

Best outdoor activities in Sydney

Everyday already knows how Sydney is the best place in Australia to party. But what about for those days when you don’t feel like nursing a hangover, and would rather get out and about in nature instead? The following are just some of the... Read More | Share it now!

A chocoholic’s guide to Sydney

Chocolate is a universal language that we all understand and love. It is the height of indulgence, and it is all around Sydney. However finding the best is not so easy without a tour-guide in Sydney, of which there are many, but they aren’t cheap. So... Read More | Share it now!

Jetboating on Sydney Harbour

If only someone had told me three things before I got on board the Oz Jet speed boating thrill ride at Circular Quay:  1. Don’t wear eye makeup 2. Don’t straighten your hair beforehand 3. Prepare yourself to get very, very wet Once you’ve... Read More | Share it now!