Sunday Stories 11.01.15

January’s been serving up healthy doses of the good life, with a few thrills and spills to keep things interesting. A happy year is made of a thousand little happy moments. To help me be mindful of and remember the little things that will make 2015 great, I’m giving them some space and reflection time here on Wanderbug. Spending some time each Sunday processing the … Continue reading Sunday Stories 11.01.15

18 Awesome Day Trips from Brisbane

Yep, 18. Brisbane is spoilt for choice with stunning day trip options – you won’t believe #18! If you’re visiting for the first time and on a time limit, I’d recommend minimum two days in Brisbane and one or two of these easy day trips – the hard part will be choosing which ones! For things to do while you’re in Brisbane, check out my … Continue reading 18 Awesome Day Trips from Brisbane

Cowch Cocktail & Dessert Bar, Brisbane

Brisbane’s South Bank precinct has attracted a number of haunts for your sweet tooth over the last couple of years, but none are as easy on the eyes (or tastebuds) as South Bank’s latest addition, Cowch Cocktail & Dessert Bar. It’s been on my list to try since it opened and when the sugar cravings hit (hard) this afternoon at the South Bank sushi train, I … Continue reading Cowch Cocktail & Dessert Bar, Brisbane

Front Row Fashion at Teneriffe Festival

Fashionistas and style mavens take note: Queensland’s biggest cultural festival is introducing Australia’s first open-air, all-day Fashion Precinct this weekend on Saturday 5 July. The Teneriffe Festival is celebrating its fifth birthday this year and is expecting more than 50,000 people to join the party. Queensland is earning its fashion stripes, after years of playing second fiddle to Sydney’s fashion-forward style and Melbourne’s sleek chic. I’m so … Continue reading Front Row Fashion at Teneriffe Festival

Postcard from Mt Coot-tha

One of my favourite places in Brisbane on any given morning, afternoon or evening is the lookout at Mt Coot-tha. Just outside the city in Toowong, it’s popular with tourists and locals alike for its stunning views over the city and the wider Brisbane area. Grab a drink at The Summit Restaurant and sit on the verandah and watch the sun go down. The more … Continue reading Postcard from Mt Coot-tha

One Perfect Day in Brisbane

Recently voted the coolest city in Australia by Lonely Planet, Brisbane is attracting more visitors than ever. I hope you’ll be one of them. But once you get here, what should you do? Brisbane is one of those cities which isn’t about staring at a famous building for a minute, taking a few cheesy photos and shuffling along among the crowds. Brisbane has to be … Continue reading One Perfect Day in Brisbane

2 for 1: Cai Guo-Qiang & California Design at QAGOMA

The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) is the most visited art gallery in Australia for a reason. Every major exhibition held there goes the extra mile to stun audiences into thinking a little deeper. In my opinion, since it’s opening in  2006 it’s also encouraged the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) next door to lift its game. It’s situated in the heart of the Queensland’s … Continue reading 2 for 1: Cai Guo-Qiang & California Design at QAGOMA