Guest Goddess Ros Reines heads out to tests every patch of grass from Bondi Beach to Bronte to deliver the perfect picnic plan, for groups big and small.
A snorkelling day trip to Tangalooma resort on Moreton Island is (in my opinion) hands down the best one-off adventure from Brisbane. The day trip runs on a tight schedule, the feeling is total escape and the snorkelling is next level.
Just a short distance from Perth is one of Australia’s most luxurious picnic suppliers – and a stunning white-sand beach, and stretches of soft green grass – for your blanket and hamper. Cottesloe Beach picnics are a wonderful escape, thanks to The Boatshed store, nearby.
Mark Harper, a doctor at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, in Britain, believes regular cold-water swimming reduces inflammation, which is associated with ailments from pain to depression. He is a cold-water sea swimmer himself. He believes you may not react as much to stress in daily life, if you swim outdoors regularly.
If you are travelling to Sydney in late February, pack your highest heels or your shiniest boots, your shortest skirt or you most colourful overalls, your most uplifty bra or most studded leather vest and throw yourself into this most joyous and optimist event that celebrates and reinforces the diversity of Sydney we love.