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Around the World in 80 K's

Enjoy global flavours from around the world in this neat little 80km loop around Geelong and The Bellarine.

Cycling Bellarine Style

A day in the life of a Bellarine lycra-warrior. Mateship, competitiveness and, most importantly, coffee.

At the Beach with my Golden Retriever

My five year old Golden Retriever, Tawni, has found doggy heaven as our new house is within a short walk of the official Dog Beach at Queenscliff.

Hello Sailor!

This is a mast read, definitely knot to be missed - the inside word on why sailing on Geelong's Corio Bay is so, well, swell!

7 Ways to Survive a Heat Wave

The mercury is set to soar this weekend, and it looks like we've still got a long, hot summer ahead. But never fear!

Starting 2018 with a BANG!

There's nothing quite like fireworks to ring in the new year - here's where you can see them around Geelong and The Bellarine.

The Fantastic Four of Christmas Giving

Long lists, frazzled shoppers, last minute panic and car park chaos are generally four elements of Christmas that can be best described as naughty rather than nice.…

A Queenscliff Christmas

The long range weather forecast for Christmas is looking good (no 'super storms' predicted so far), and the beach is calling. So to help prepare you for silly season…

Loving our Laneways

It's an exciting time in the city, with work going on everywhere. So it's even more exciting when we get to launch a brand spanking new precinct to the world!

Come for IGNI, stay for …

Restaurant IGNI is fast becoming Geelong’s best-known secret. And why not? It’s where oft-awarded chef Aaron Turner champions a tasting menu of sustainable produce…

Saddle Up for the Cup!

One of the jewels of the regional racing calendar, the Geelong Cup is a gala event that announces the upcoming Spring Carnival and sees international talent head…

Making the most of Toast to the Coast!

Now in its sixteenth year, Toast to the Toast is like your cool, living-life-to-the-full aunt who visits once a year to whisk you away for a day or two of fun and…

A round-up of go-to “grown-up” events.

Did someone say “grown-up” events? Don’t let the kids have all the fun – there’s a brilliant calendar of events, festivals and celebrations in Geelong and the Bellarine…

It's an RV life for us...

Whether it’s a holiday with your loved ones, or a road trip with your best mates, there’s nothing quite like an RV adventure. Some of the strongest families and

Walk by the Water, Admire the Art

Sure, it's nice to walk along the Geelong Waterfront. Sunshine, fresh air, open space, food and drink. But if you look a little closer there's a bunch of art worth…

Ones to watch

100 Bollards in 7 seconds

100 bollards, 7 seconds. How many have you seen in person? Meet them all along the Geelong Waterfront from Limeburners Point to Rippleside Park.

Urban Geelong

Old industrial spaces are being transformed into creative hubs, urban precincts and fabulous eateries. Little Malop St is enticing people to the city centre with…

Dream yourself to Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove. A place to build beach shacks, sandcastles and memories. Families have been visiting Ocean Grove for generations. It's not hard to understand why.…

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