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The (unofficial) Long Weekend List

Whether you slow down for the race that stops a nation, or you just see a window to take an extra day and extend your weekend, we've got lots of options around the…

Raise a glass to our award winning wineries

Australia's foremost wine writer (and eyebrow extraordinaire) James Halliday has released his latest edition of the Halliday Wine Companion and once again Geelong…

Family Friendly Eats

I could definitely amuse you with some tales of dining with my tribe of four (Dad and I make six)! From escapees to rock-star chair throws and food splattered inside…

Easy Eats in Ocean Grove

Whether you’re powering up for a day on the beach or refueling after time spent soaking up those beach vibes, Ocean Grove well and truly has you covered.

Countdown to The National Celtic Festival

Tighten your tap shoes, get your Guinness hand ready and prepare for a weekend full of folk music, Gaelic culture and all-round good times at the National Celtic…

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…

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…

Here's to the Winemakers

As James Halliday himself says in the foreword to his 2018 Halliday Wine Companion, "Australian wine is in a good place right now".

Shake the Weekend Blues!

Thinking about booking in for a night on The Blues Train? Why not make a weekend of it!

4 Winter Wonders

Winter has arrived, but that doesn't mean you need yo hibernate. Here's a handful of options for what to do when it's a little chilly.

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…

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…

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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