Hi and welcome Brisbane & Beyond which ties in with my books on Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.
- Brisbane's Best Bush, Bay & City Walks
- Best of Brisbane
- Best Village & Coastal Walks of the Sunshine Coast
- Building Brisbane's History
Category Archives: Walks
During the steamy Brisbane summer, it can be just too hot to walk during the day. If you’re an early bird, a walk just as the sun is rising is a great way beat the heat. At this time of … Continue reading
After a walk along the river at South Bank, we stopped for a rest at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA). We found this Eastern Water Dragon just near the gallery’s River Cafe. Males have a red belly and we … Continue reading
At this time of year, Brisbane turns purple with Jacaranda flowers and you’ll find some walking paths carpeted with fallen blossoms. I recently did a ballon flight with Balloons Over Brisbane and from above you really appreciate how many of … Continue reading
One of my favourite places for walking is North Stradbroke Island. Locals refer to the island as “Straddie”. While it’s not part of Brisbane (it’s in the Redland’s City Council area), Straddie is close to Brisbane and a favourite … Continue reading
Kurilpa Bridge from GoMA Brisbane’s newest pedestrian river crossing, the Kurilpa Bridge, will open officially on Sunday 4 October 2009 with public access from 11am. If you want to be the very first person to walk across the bridge, you … Continue reading
If you’re looking for walking tracks in Brisbane suitable for children, take a look at my article on the Ourbrisbane website. Each walk has a ‘reward’ at the end – either a playground or nature centre with animals.
It looks like this weekend is going to be a great one for walking in Brisbane – fine and around 24 degrees. If you’re looking for a pleasant Sunday afternoon post-walking activity in Brisbane I can highly recommend Newstead House. It’s … Continue reading
The weather forecasters are predicting a warm weekend with 30 degrees for Saturday. So if you’d like to take a walk in Brisbane, head for the bay where the breezes off the ocean usually make it cooler. Manly to Wynnum … Continue reading