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HOT – Urban Bloom Floral Delivery Service

Here’s something a little different – no coffees, vialis 40mg no cakes, no booze or burgers.  Instead, it’s a review on a local, home grown subscription based floral delivery service.  Urban Bloom is bringing sexy back to homes and boardrooms alike in the Brisbane city and surrounding suburban areas; from small arrangements as a beautiful […]

Hot: Montra Thai Day Spa – 117 Annerley Rd, Dutton Park

What better way to celebrate the start of my four day working week than wth a traditional Thai oil massage?  I am a sucker for small business and have ridden or driven past Montra Thai Day Spa, a stand alone shopfront, almost everyday since it opened not too long ago…certainly within the last year. The road may […]

HOT: CycleStyle – Stylish clothing and accessories for the urban cyclist

I have never written an advertorial on the blog, but in this instance I am going to make an exception. Why? Because CycleStyle is my business :–) That’s right – while you’ve all been reading about my eating, drinking and shopping exploits, I’ve been establishing a little business on the side and I think it’s […]

HOT: Aesop, Shop GL35 Adelaide St, Queens Plaza, Brisbane

Deep in the archives for both BNE: HOT OR NOT and MEL: HOT OR NOT you will find reviews and promotions for the skincare brand Aesop, here as our founder Jetsetting Joyce has located nirvana with this range of skin, hair and body products. Following our recent promotion of the Aesop range, we were kindly […]

HOT: Northern Style Thai Massage Spa, Shop 6, 27 Lamington St, New Farm

Today, pill another guest post from Jetsetting Mum, mind a fan of Thai massage. I am partial to Thai massage and it’s always on my “must-do” list every time I visit Thailand or transit through. Therefore, I could hardly contain my excitement when Northern Style Thai Massage Spa opened its doors a short while ago. […]

HOT: CrossFit Arena, Somerville Sports & Aquatic Centre, 4 Stephens Rd, South Brisbane

Have you made any resolutions for 2010 that require you to build a new, salve healthier, remedy fitter version of yourself? Chances are most of us are always looking for ways to improve our health and fitness – but if you’re anything like me, this isn’t going to be achieved by spending hours on the […]

HOT: Top Gun Paintball, Glengarry Rd, Keperra

I’m not really an advocate of sports that involve hitting, prostate punching, ambulance kicking, chopping and generally beating the crap out of other people….but throw me into the bush on a sweltering hot day, with cammo gear, a gun that fires pellets of paint and a bit of nervous adrenalin – it’s game on! Until […]

RSVP: Eco Fashionista Trunk Show

Just a reminder that Eco Fashionista’s first Brisbane trunk show will be held at Red Sea Gallery, New Farm, on Thursday 26 November 5-8pm in conjunction with the award-winning New Farm day spa Outshine. Check out clothing and accessories brands such as Good Society, Sublet Courtney, Beyond Skin, Minna, Fifi Bijoux and Ashley Watson, many […]

HOT: Eco Fashionista

Today I want to do a shout out to ex-Brissie girl Alex Hume, the brains behind Eco Fashionista, a new online boutique for luxury eco fashion from Australia and around the world. On Thursday 26 November you can join Alex for some bubbly and check out her curated range of sustainable designer clothing and accessories at […]

HOT: The Annual Perko Memorial Ride, MB Coaching, 12 McDougall St, Milton

These days, find cycling seems to be one of Brisbane’s favourite past times and the city has a lot to offer when it comes to cycling routes, for sale paths and facilities.  Cycling is a lifestyle choice and it’s like vegemite – you either love it or you hate it. Without entering into the controversial […]

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