Designer Bling for High Rolling Jupiters Casino!

Designer Bling for High Rolling Jupiters Casino!

As temperatures cool in the southern states, Queensland gets just a little bit hotter with the $345 million refurbishment of Jupiters Casino. The new look Jupiter's is sure to entice everyone!  The pure opulence and romance will lure Newly Weds, "Babymooners" and Romantics. High roller's can Continue reading

The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

Another great year for the Big Day Out! First stop was New Zealand on the 17th January, then it was the Gold Coasts turn to welcome the festival. A Big Day Out road trip was in order for Gourmet Getaways. Yes it's a good 4 hour drive each way from Coffs Harbour and then a jam packed day of Continue reading

Caffe Republic on Hedges – Mermaid Beach

Caffe Republic on Hedges – Mermaid Beach

Cafe Republic -Mermaid Beach I could really get used to breakfasting at the beach with food and weather this good! The Gold Coast has such a relaxed feeling. Cafe republic is located in a quiet street across the road from mermaid beach surf club and a shaded park with play equipment for the Continue reading

Big Day Out Gold Coast 2013

Big Day Out Gold Coast 2013

Every Big Day Out starts this way for us. At home we print off a copy of the line up from the website and highlight the bands we want to see. We check to see if there are any band overlaps, and we roughly plan our day. In years past I have had huge internal struggles as I try to sort out which Continue reading

Benihana Restaurant – Marriott Surfers

Benihana Restaurant – Marriott Surfers

Move over Iron Chef Sakai, “Benihana’s Restaurant” cuisine reigns supreme! Surely we are on the set of Iron Chef?  Prawns are flying, salt shakers are being tossed into the red chef’s hat, there are flames shooting up toward the roof, this is most certainly not your average restaurant. This Continue reading

Gold Coast Hinterland

Gold Coast Hinterland

When we think of the Gold Coast, images of sun, surf and sand are the first that come to mind.  We have recently spent a long weekend looking at the Gold Coast from a different perspective. I wanted to take a closer look at the hinterland region from Mt Cotton to Tambourine Mountain in search of a Continue reading

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