Tasting Surfer’s Paradise – Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant

Howdy all and welcome to another ‘Tasting’ blog where I go as foodie as I get. Today’s review is of a restaurant I visited a couple of months back now in Surfer’s Paradise. As soon as I realised there was a well-regarded Persian restaurant in the centre of Surfer’s, I knew I would have to …

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Tasting Surfer’s Paradise – Brazilian Flame Bar & Grill

Before heading to Surfer’s Paradise earlier this year I did a bit of an online look at restaurants and picked two out that I thought I’d like to try. Now, I’ll be honest, although I sure like eating I have never considered myself a ‘foodie’ (and I feel utter disdain for the art of ‘plating’, …

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Hotel Review – Mantra Legends Hotel, Surfer’s Paradise

I booked the Mantra Legends just over a month before heading to Surfer’s Paradise on the Gold Coast, and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I got a pretty decent rate (although websites do such a great job at making you THINK you got a good rate, sometimes it’s pretty hard to tell) at …

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Gold Coast versus the Sunshine Coast (Queensland)

It’s time for another rumble! And we head to Australia’s Sunshine State, home to the Big Pineapple (no really, that’s a thing!) and compare the Gold Coast, centred around towns such as Coolangatta and Surfer’s Paradise, and the Sunshine Coast, where you’ll find Noosa et al. Where do I start? Both are not too far …

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Brisbane from the River (via City Hopper)

Hi all! Today is more of a photographic post – images from the Brisbane River of the city of the same name from the free ferry that goes up and down the river delivering people to different stops on the way – the City Hopper. As a visitor to Brisbane, it’s a great way to …

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