Brisbane is often a city that is overlooked on many trips to Australia, but travelers might be missing out on a chill and clean, modern city with a great atmosphere by doing so. We’ve already talked about the big things to do in Brisbane, and now we would like to present some FREE things to do. It’s not always about […]

Free Things to Do in Brisbane

Although this neighborhood has a notorious reputation, it attracts some of the best night life that Brisbane has to offer. The center has a pedestrian walkway that intersects Ann St. which is perfect for drunken rampages in order to avoid cars. There are numerous clubs, pubs, venues, bars and cafes of all sorts for all walks of life. By day, […]

Fortitude Valley nightlife: Clubs, lounges, and offbeat bars

When people think of alternative neighborhoods in Brisbane they tend to resort to the notorious Fortitude Valley. But although the Valley is certainly off-beat, eclectic and lively, it doesn’t even come close to West End in its community. The locals in West End have created a kind of hipster mecca without the intrusions of normies and metrosexuals. Somehow, either by […]

Places to Eat in West End, Brisbane

Known for its easy lifestyle that has recently become punctuated with a sleeker, more cosmopolitan façade, art galleries, live music and a vibrant café culture, Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia as well as the capital of sunny and warm Queensland, Australia. Located along the curving banks of the Brisbane River, Brisbane is known for its dynamic neighborhoods […]

Best Party Hostels in Brisbane

First things first, Brisbane is NOT on the coast! Many people arrive and are disappointed to find out that the buzzing little city of Bris-Vegas is not on the coast. It is about an hour in land built on a river. That said it is still a beautiful and fun place to visit. So close to the infamous Gold Coast, […]

How to Get around Brisbane, Maps and Transport Options

Care to cuddle a koala? There are a couple of opportunities in the Sydney area and up around Brisbane. The Koala Park Sanctuary in Pennant Hills is reachable by car, train and bus from Sydney. Horrifying to most, during the 1920’s , there was a growing export trade in Koala fur. One man,Noel Burnett, was alarmed enough by the rate […]

Cuddle a Koala, Australian Wildlife Experience

So you are travelling around Australia, or maybe you live here and are in desperate need of a unique get away. check out a few of these festivals in a State near you! Northern Territory Tiwi Islands Football and Art Sale April 1 Alice Springs Cup Carnival April 21- May 7 Queensland Ridley Polocrosse World Cup April 23-29 Australian Gospel […]

April in Oz, Festivals around the Country