Brisbane by Night

It may only be because I’ve lived here for so long that I feel like this, but one of the things that I am constantly thankful for in Brisbane is how safe it is to walk around at night. Thank god too, because this city sure is beautiful at night! This is just some snaps from a little stroll I took with my fellow Potterhead Amy a couple of weeks back.

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Brisbane’s Worst Vegetarian Restaurant

While I like to think I am fairly open-minded, being vegetarian is something that is definitely not for me; mostly because there are few foods I enjoy more then a big, juicy steak. Considering there are few things more Australian then steak, the family and I heading out on Australia Day to a place I imagine vegos call “hell”.

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Brisbane’s Taste of Italy

While Italy remains close to a 25 hour flight from Brisbane, our love of Italian food is as strong as if they were next door, and that means competition is fierce to find the best Italian in our great city. Last night though, I was fortunate enough to head out to one of Brisbane’s best destinations for Italian cuisine.

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The Not-so-Dicky Dicky Beach

While Schoolies week is busy turning the Gold Coast into an drunken underage orgy, the weather in Brisbane is most definitely necessitating a trip to the beach. Fortunately enough, residents of Brisbane have plenty of options. This trip, we took the option of the very underrated Dicky beach up on the Sunshine Coast, named after the shipwreck adorning the sand near the flags.

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I Believe I Can Fly

Imagine putting together two things from your childhood to create one awesome thing. Remember that little trampoline that oh-so-many of us had? It had a diameter of about a metre and barely gave you enough air to badly hurt yourself if you fell off. (Which I suspect was a tactical design characteristic)

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Strolling around Brisbane: Paddington to Southbank

This weekend Brisbane was lucky enough to be the host of the G20 (group of 20); a meeting of the leaders of 19 different countries and the EU held annually so these leaders can discuss and knot-out some of the biggest problems facing the world.

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Ambling around Brisbane

Nestled on the corner of Kelsey and Martha streets in the Martha St. precinct of East Brisbane, Amble and Adore is the newest addition to this cluster of cafe’s. Previously Birdee and Mia’s, Amble and Adore replaced the much loved cafe’ after the owners sold to follow their hearts and travel abroad.

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