300 days of sunshine per year. Average temperature 29 degrees celsius. 57km of pristine coastline. Stunning national parks, waterfalls and mountains less than an hour away from the city. This is the Gold Coast and we love to live outdoors. One of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors here is to socialise over a barbecue. Here's my 5 favourite BBQ hot spots on the coast.
I love watching movies at a theatre. Of course it’s very tempting to be lazy, stay home and watch Netflix but it can be such a rewarding venture to step outside and enjoy a movie on the big screen. So if you’re a movie buff like me here are some unique movie experiences on the Gold Coast - tried and tested.
Being a student is hectic. In between juggling university, work, extra-curricular and internships, we’re rarely left with any time for ourselves. Even if we manage to squeeze in some time for pampering our finances are usually at an all-time low, but here are some experiences totally worth blowing the student budget for!
Coffee for me is a synonym to sustenance, it has sustained me through university, supported me through those long all-nighters, kept me up and energetic through classes and honestly sometimes, been warm comfort during colder nights.
The human body is quick to adjust to a state of low energy expenditure. It is the same for the mind. Come Friday afternoon and I’m already moving like a sloth, thinking of my sofa and Netflix. By the time Monday rolls around the question of how I’m going to reconquer an active state of mind and body to power through the week starts seeping into what can be a somewhat dreaded day. Here's my sure-fire way to beat the Monday blues.
I got my first bike at the age 13 and cycling has been a passion of mine ever since. Cycling is insane. It’s also thrilling. More than anything cycling is an expression of freedom that motivates you to push you to your limits as you peddle on to your desired destination.
Having lived and studied here for four years now I have to say the Gold Coast is gorgeous, but when a picture is worth a thousand words, anything I say is really superfluous. Here are just a few captivating Insta worthy opportunities:
Beautiful golden sands and brilliant blue waters, that’s what comes to mind when you first think of the Gold Coast, but what if I told you there’s so much more that the Gold Coast has to offer other than its world-famous beaches? From waterfalls to rock pools, here’s a list of hidden Gold Coast gems that you absolutely have to see!
Until recently coffee was never my thing. Its dark colour and pungent taste never really appealed to me, but it doesn’t take long to develop an appreciation when you’re battling sleep deprivation come exam time. Here’s a taste of what’s out there from a recent convert to caffeine.