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Suave Will Be the Debut Show to Feature at The World’s First Spiegelclub on the Gold Coast

By |2019-07-17T17:27:25+10:00July 16th, 2019|Gold Coast|

Get ready Gold Coast because there is a new venue flocking to town. The grand opening of  the hotly anticipated Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub,  will open on Thursday 22nd August, right in the heart of Broadbeach. The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub just unveiled their debut show SUAVÉ a show-stopping masterpiece that has been exclusively cleverly crafted and created for The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub by renowned pair Sue Porrett and Anthony Ikin. “We are so excited to announce that our first show to hit The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub stage will be SUAVÉ.... a tantalising and outrageous show that l know audiences will love! We have handpicked an elite cast of performers from around the globe especially for The Pink Flamingo Spiegelclub. SUAVÉ will combine a remarkable mix of daring cabaret and cirque artists from every corner of the [...]

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Top 6 Red Wine Types

By |2019-07-10T13:44:21+10:00July 10th, 2019|Brisbane, Gold Coast|

Wine types derive from the sort of grape found in the wine producing process, although wine beverage labels sometime make reference to the region where the grape was produced as opposed to the grape itself. In Australia, we have a tendency to label our wines following the grape, as opposed to the region your wine is made. Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon (cah-ber-nay so-vin-yong) may be the name of your wine, along with the grape, that is famous for becoming among the world's finest crimson varietals. Characteristics - Serious red in coloring, Cabernet is really a beautiful channel to full-bodied, dried wine. It includes a hearty, complex flavour evoking feelings of dark-colored currants and blackberries. Customarily, the wine is certainly aged in oak, gives it an oaky, vanilla taste. It includes a particularly smooth, great finish. [...]

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Wine and Celebration – They Go Hand in Hand

By |2019-07-10T13:14:41+10:00July 9th, 2019|Gold Coast|

When we ask why wine is so intrinsically linked with celebrations and social events; more so than any other drink. Wine's place in history seems to have always been right in front of our eyes. Even in earliest recorded history, wine seems to have been enjoyed by many - from royalty to the common layperson. Early memories we may have of wine come from the bible -  turning water into fine wine at a wedding celebration, or even the Last Supper where wine accompanied the meal. In total, there are more than 235 mentions of wine in the Bible. Have you ever wondered why wine has become a drink associated with celebrations, of welcomes, of friendships and even something to be enjoyed as a quiet moment of self reward? Great people through the ages talk [...]

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Best Gold Coast Rooftop Bars

By |2019-01-28T05:56:31+10:00January 28th, 2019|Gold Coast|

With near perfect weather all year round, and beautiful views wherever you look – the Gold Coast is the ideal place to enjoy a few drinks on a roof top where you can catch a cool evening breeze and see the sun set. Roof top bars are a relatively new concept to the Coast, so here are our pick of places to go.   Gotham Bar and Grill   Located in Runaway Bay to the north, Gotham offers a trendy New York style menu with sophisticated cocktails and tasty steaks. The two level venue has an indoor seating area with large glass windows for those who enjoy the view but don’t like the outdoors. Upstairs, you can take in views of the nearby Broadwater and enjoy your delicious food and drinks.   Island Rooftop   [...]

Getting around the Gold Coast

By |2019-01-28T06:01:01+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Gold Coast|

Visiting the Gold Coast and wondering how you are going to get from place to place? There are many different transport options available on the Gold Coast, and depending on where you want to go, some may be more suitable than others. The G Link Tram.   G Link has been operating for a number of years and offers connections from Helensvale to Broadbeach where the service terminates. Remember that G Link is a single link and may not cover the locations you want to travel to.   Heavy Rail Services   Queensland Rail operate train services from Varsity Lakes in the south up to Brisbane. The rail option doesn’t pass close to the beach, so you would need to transfer to the G Link at Helensvale if you want to travel to beach side [...]

Five Great Gold Coast Hotels

By |2019-01-28T05:57:54+10:00January 20th, 2019|Gold Coast|

The Gold Coast is a location with a lot of hotels to choose from, so many in fact that you may find a little confusing about where you want to when you visit the city.   Here we review five great hotels that are ideal for your stay.   QT Surfers Paradise   Although an older building, the refurbishment of QT in 2011 provided a trendy vibe to this hotel, which features the ever popular Stingray Lounge cocktail bar, and the Bazaar buffet – which is considered one of the best on the Gold Coast. QT is centrally located, just one block back from the beach and close to the Surfers Paradise nightspots.   Reflections Coolangatta   To the south of the coast, Reflections is an ideal spot for you to enjoy the laid back [...]

Tips for Arriving into the Gold Coast

By |2019-01-28T05:59:38+10:00January 18th, 2019|Gold Coast|

Arriving for a holiday on the Gold Coast and considering your transport options? Here are your options for getting from the airport to your accommodation.   Taxi Gold Coast Cabs are the local private taxi company that provide services in and around the area. Arriving at the airport attracts a surcharge, and like all taxi services, they charge by distance and time – so depending on traffic and your destination – a taxi may be a more expensive option.   Uber   The main taxi competitor has many operators on the Gold Coast, however if you have luggage, sometimes an Uber can be inconvenient as many of the smaller cars are not suitable for any amount of luggage. If you have a larger group and are thinking of taking an Uber XL – remember that [...]

Ways to Spend a Saturday on the Gold Coast

By |2019-01-28T05:54:51+10:00January 15th, 2019|Gold Coast|

Warm summer Saturdays on the Gold Coast are often spent enjoying one of the many beautiful beaches the area has to offer. In fact, with so many miles of golden coastline, you may be thinking that there are no better ways to spend a perfect Saturday whether you live in the city, or are just visiting. In fact, the beaches and oceans aren’t the only beauty spots in the area which are worth a visit no matter the weather. Of course, attractions on the coast range from natural, to man-made, paid attractions and free. One of the greatest ways to spend your day is to enjoy a combination of all the above, mix up your itinerary and take in a good variety of everything the coast has to offer. Pacific Fair If you don’t want [...]

Luxury Private Tours in The Gold Coast

By |2019-01-07T06:04:36+10:00January 7th, 2019|Gold Coast|

It not just a privilege of the rich anymore, a private customised day tour is an affordable way for your family to do a day trip. With small luxury buses available, you'll be transported in comfort to a range of attractions. If your family or party is large, many tour companies will be able to offer multiple vehicles so you can all travel together, saving you money and stress. Some of the occasions for which you can go for a private day tour in Gold Coast are as listed below: Family celebrations: You can give a special surprise to your loved ones by planning a private day tour. Hen's Day: All of your friends can get decked and gang up in a limo for the party venue. Guest transfers: Create an impression by offering them [...]

Australian Boutique Wineries

By |2019-01-07T04:52:19+10:00December 21st, 2018|Gold Coast|

Australian wineries are known for producing world-class Shiraz and Chardonnay. But there's more to the Australian wine industry than these traditional varieties. Look a little closer and you'll see Australia creates some of the world's most unique wines. The key to the diversity of Australia's wine industry is the rising popularity of boutique vineyards. These smaller wineries are often run by families or friends brought together by their passion for wine making. Without the large export deals of their more well known competitors, the boutiques can follow their instincts and take more risks to create something truly original. In fact, more tourists are passing over the large labels and seeking out the boutique wineries in their search for that elusive perfect drop. Pfeiffer Wines in Victoria's Rutherglen region creates wines that are popular overseas, but [...]