Author: Liz Parkin

Best Markets in CBR

On weekends, Canberra hosts an array of markets to explore. But which ones are worthwhile exploring? We’ve made your life easier and have selected the best markets which you need to check out. Best for one stop shop: Niche Markets It’s the one stop shop for all your needs (pictured). The Niche Markets are the latest addition to the Fyshwick marketplace. As the name suggests these markets are catering for niche shoppers. The market is home to 40 new specialist traders, with many small local retailers. There is everything from fashion, flowers, jewellery to homewares, food and of course coffee! Thursday –...

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Must try Espresso Martinis in Canberra

It’s Saturday Night and you’re feeling fine, but your energy levels are disagreeing with you like a vegan at a BBQ cookout. The only option to ensure you’ll still be standing in Garema place at 2am is Mother Nature’s caffeine kick. But what kind of drink will get you going without feeling like your heart rate is at an emergency kind of level (Vodka Redbull is reserved strictly for 5am) – enter Espresso Martini! The perfect drink to carry you through the night on a high. We’ve collated the options and have made a list of Espresso Martini’s in...

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Celebration of Liquid Gold Returns

You can’t buy happiness but you can certainly buy beer. Everyone’s favourite excuse to wear extra AF clothing with over the top size beer glasses is back. Oktoberfest! The festivity traditionally celebrated throughout Germany has hit the shores of ACT for its second time. Last year the festival was full to the stein brim out with four thousand people at the parliamentary triangle, turned Bavaria for the weekend. This year the celebrations will take place on Saturday 20 October down at Patrick White Lawns. If endless amounts of beer and food wasn’t appealing enough to you, the event boasts a huge...

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DIY Smoothie Bowl

Been wracking your brains on how to get the perfect Insta smoothie bowl without the $18 bill to follow? Here’s our perfect DIY Smoothie Bowl you can whip up regardless of what’s hanging in your freezer. Even better, it’s VEGAN FRIENDLY.   These bowls only take 5 minutes to make and are a fun way to experiment with your creative side. We like our bowls extra creamy and frozen, so be sure to always have some fruit ready in the freezer for your smoothie bowl creations!   This recipe can be altered with various frozen fruit   –       1 frozen banana...

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Finding the Perfect Selfie Lighting in Canberra

We all know ‘Golden Hour’ is the perfect time to snap that flattering AF selfie. But we set out to find the best spots around Canberra which boast the best lighting for the incessantly popular selfie. FYI for those who don’t know, Golden Hour is the period shortly after sunrise and shortly before sunset. This time of day generates a soft golden light with hues of red which is most flattering to be photographed in. Golden hour distributes the perfect diffusion of light from the sun making the picture-perfect Instagram shot that you are looking for. Here’s our list...

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