Long weekend luxe at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast

As another sun filled (okay maybe a hint of showers on Saturday but full sun after then woohoo) long weekend approaches, Brisbanites prepare to flock to the infamous long white sandy beaches at the Gold Coast. Main Beach, sitting pretty in an upmarket end of the Gold Coast, becomes a temporary home for swimmers, a…

Indulge with me at the Wyndham

Escape to Wyndham Surfers Paradise and indulge yourself in their modern high rise with large one bedroom apartments, room service at your beck and call (yes you can just order cake!), a fountain lap pool amongst the tropical Queensland palms and plenty of day spa, ice cream and coffee options at your doorstep.

School holiday fun at Caribbean Resort Mooloolaba

The kids are sure to have a blast at Caribbean Resort Mooloolaba, with enough entertainment to give you a moment to enjoy that Yaring Station Chardonnay on the balcony. Caribbean Resort Mooloolaba offers spacious apartments for families with an epic pool and the crashing waves only a short stroll away – some are lucky enough…

Ain’t no party like a TRYP party

Get that booty on down to TRYP Fortitude Valley Hotel for a fantastically funky weekend. Brisbane’s urban-style street art hotel screams NYC, Reno and Cincinnati – all renowned for celebrating local street art in almost every neighbourhood like Banksy’s 31-day mural installation project for his 2013 NYC residency, Better Out Than In. We’re lucky to…

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Live the GC high life with a Sofitel drive and stay escape

Plan your next getaway at Sofitel Broadbeach, Gold Coast with their incredible drive and stay package. Recommended for a fancy long weekend, the generous package screams ultimate luxury for anyone and everyone who jumps at the chance to live like a Hollywood socialite for a while. Brisbane Weekender’s day 1 Upon arrival, you and your…

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The White Cottage Byron Bay creates a blissful couples getaway

The White Cottage provides a chilled, romantic and an Insta-worthy (get your iPhones ready!) stay for couples wanting a weekend or mid week getaway in beautiful Byron Bay. Positioned one block back from the beach at Suffolk Park, just a few kilometres south of downtown Byron Bay, The White Cottage is perfectly located for a…

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Eat and stay where the hip kids play at QT Gold Coast

Get the party started with QT Gold Coast’s ultra funky King Suits, and glamorous bar and restaurant by the ocean.   The beach pop inspired QT Gold Coast highlights the colour and funk of Surfers Paradise with a Californian vibe from pinup pics in the lifts and beach-bod themed high tea’s to 70s air hostess…

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Wake up to sun, sand and surf with Q1 Resort and Spa

Take a spontaneous trip to the Gold Coast and holiday in style at Q1 Resort and Spa. The five star resort offers a sleek 24 hour reception with friendly reception staff, tropical landscaped pools, a world class spa and a beachside observation deck with sprawling views of the sand and surf.

The Port | Sydney

Brisbane Weekender brings you the simple guide to enjoying Darling Harbour’s most picturesque sundowner. Step 1. Arrive at The Port- a beautiful rustic and beach style lounge in the heart of Sydney’s iconic riverside. Their outdoor seating is optimum for sinkable leisurely lounging, waterfront views and people gazing. Step 2. Closely study their cocktail menu.…

Brisbane’s culture scene gets a new hotel icon

Brisbane has become the fine arts mecca of Australia and world renowned with the Gallery of Modern Art celebrating its tenth birthday this December. The all new The Johnson hotel in Spring Hill adds another bow to the local art scene with Brisbane’s first art hotel. The Johnson is in the completely remodelled old Main…