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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.…

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…

Spring into the school holidays!

Spring means the sun shining (mostly), the flowers blooming (brightly), and an all-round light at the end of a long winter tunnel, and after what seemed like the…

A true blue taste of Australia

When it comes to introducing visiting friends or relatives to true-blue Aussie culture, here’s a few must dos...

6 Shots in the Dark...

A selection of shots from some of our favourite local photographers, giving us a taste of what winter looks like when the sun goes down...

School's Out For Winter

As the mercury drops and the clouds close in, it's time to rug up and enjoy the changing off the seasons... or just stay inside where it's warm.

5 Regional Workshops to Get Your Hands Dirty

With artisanal products, traditional techniques and DIY projects popping up everywhere these days, we took a look at how to get 'hands-on' around the region. Whether…

Make a (Mother's) Day of it

Mother's Day is almost here (Sunday, 14th) so to help celebrate our favourite ladies, here's a selection of what's on and where to book for the big day.

What's on this Easter

Easter means time with friends and family, long weekend adventures, mysterious rabbit cameos… oh, and probably some chocolate. So for anyone looking for last minute…

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.…

For the Early Birds and the Night Owls

Something magic happens in the sky when the sun comes up and when it goes down. Here's a visual collection of some of our favourite and most spectacular sunrises…

Looking for a New Year's Eve Party?

How do you ring in the new year? With fancy food or a retro mood? There are some parties on around Geelong and The Bellarine to start 2017 off with FUN!

Top Ten for Summer Lovin'

If Mother Nature has a favourite child, surely it's Summer? Beaches, barbecues and beer. Count us in.

How we keep COOL when it's HOT

It's hot.... but we know how to keep cool. Get yourself down to the Geelong and The Bellarine and take the edge off.

Melbourne Cup Day - Here's The Late Mail

Dress to impress. Eat and drink like a winner. Have a flutter and watch the races. Shop up a storm. There's more to Melbourne Cup day than the races. Here's our…

Ones to watch

Urban Geelong - Video

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…

100 Bollards in 7 seconds - Video

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.

Timelapse - Winter on the Waterfront - Video

Timelapse - Winter on the Waterfront

No matter the season, the Geelong Waterfront is spectacular!

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