Beyond the lowbrow glamour of Surfers Paradise are three smaller beachfront towns, each with a slow-paced village feel behind their stunning and very surfable beaches.
From swanky spaces with splendid views to lavish waterholes steeped in history, hotel bars are changing the way the city grooves.
Starting 24 May, Australia’s largest city will transform into a canvas of art, tunes and colour for the 18-day creative arts festival Vivid Sydney.
With an exuberant nature, cosmopolitan vibe and relaxed beach culture, Australia’s most populous city consistently ranks among the world’s most liveable.
Beyond the bikini-draped shores of Australia’s Gold Coast is a lush, subtropical wonderland of cascading waterfalls, bioluminescent mushrooms and rainforest retreats.
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