Brisbane II – Tea and the Gang

Brisbane II


Today jarred.reinke returns to take us for another look around his home city of Brisbane, Australia.

Whilst it may not be as showy as Sydney, or as hip as Melbourne, Brisbane is growing, increasingly evolving into a must-see destination for travellers.

As a local, having grown up in Brisbane, I know, life in Brisbane, like most global cities is centred around the water, and often the outdoors, owning to the city’s humid subtropical climate. Whether its enjoying a meal at Jellyfish, a cocktail or two at Blackbird, a swim at Southbank, a leisurely cycle in New Farm or a late afternoon barbeque under the Kangaroo Cliffs, one is not limited in their choice as to how they choose to enjoy the great outdoors in sun-soaked Brisbane.

Though, it is arguably when the sun sets when Brisbane truly comes alive. West End is the place you come to feed your hunger for good music, good food and of course good cocktails. Like West End, Fortitude Valley at night is always a hive of activity, an entertainment district full of chic bars and clubs.

What is your favourite place to have a cup of tea?

My personal favourite spot to enjoy a cup of tea in Brisbane would have to be atop the Kangaroo Cliffs, which offers a perfect vantage point in which to admire Brisbane’s ever-changing and ever-growing skyline.

Southbank offer travellers and locals alike the opportunity for a quick refreshing dip, whilst taking in the city’s skyline.

Whether it’s to cycle or to take a leisurely stroll, the Riverwalk Floating Walkway near New Farm is ideal.

Wilson’s Lookout is a must for any traveller wanting to gain a great perspective of Brisbane and its famed bridge, and subsequently is a popular spot among photographers.

he Powerhouse at New Farm is the perfect spot to catch a play, comedy show or concert, or alternatively grab a bite to eat at Bar Alto along the river.

Along the river at Southbank, on the grass is arguably the best place to watch the setting sun over the city.

Under the Kangaroo Cliffs one can beautifully capture the city lights of Brisbane.

There are plenty of places to rest and enjoy the great outdoors in Brisbane, and the city’s botanical gardens is one of the best.

The skyline of Brisbane, best captured atop the Kangaroo Cliffs.

It is at sunset when Brisbane’s skyline glimmers in the golden rays of the sun.

Soaring skyscrapers, many clustered around Eagle Street Pier are increasingly punctuating Brisbane’s skyline.

There are no excuses not to get outdoors in Brisbane with so many walk and bikeways that stretch all along the river.

Feature Image Caption: Kangaroo Cliffs boasts stunning views of Brisbane’s ever-expanding skyline.

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