Queensland

Watermark Hotel & Spa will leave its mark on you

You’ll want to stay at this conveniently located hotel/restaurant/spa in Surfers Paradise repeatedly.  What’s not to like for business meetings, convention and lazy weekend getaways? The award-winning restaurants – Amalfi Bistro and Waves Interactive Buffet – are on the main lobby level, just across the street from Q1Deck observation tower.  You can’t miss it om […]

Songbirds in the Forest: Worth the drive to Mt. Tamborine’s rainforest

There are many elements to a great meal; the ambience, the cuisine, the beverages and the company.  My dee-liscious and dee-vine dinner at Songbirds in the Forest had all these ingredients. A food & wine concierge’s review of the award-winning restaurant at Songbirds Rainforest Retreat, Mt. Tamborine, Gold Coast.  -Dee Farrell “At Songbirds in the […]

Dreamworld’s Illuminate: Light & Laser Spectacular

Queensland’s most gay-welcoming theme park on the Gold Coast – Dreamworld – is being illuminated in pink and purples this season. And not just because they are now Rainbow Tourism Accredited and members of IGLTA. Because they have purchased a laser machine that was brought to Dreamworld by Laser Vision the creators of the world’s […]

Foodies & Wine Lovers: Destination Gold Coast

Tourism Australia reports there are 7 main reasons why men and women and couples travel to OZ – and food and wine indulgences are among them. Seafood rather than fine wine comes to mind when you think of the top end of Australia, but Queensland is dishing and puring up both  – on the waterfront […]

Tiger Moth Joy Ride Best Way to See Gold Coast

Have you thought about the highest spot “to view the Gold Coast?  No, it’s not atop the Q Deck (78th level), or the DreamWorld Tower of Terror (a mere 38 storeys high). The best way for 360 degrees of breathtaking views is through flying above those landmarks in a vintage Tiger Moth biplane. The highest […]