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The Need For Mood Lighting

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website For anyone who has stayed with us, or even just had a few casual tipples in our bar, you’ll probably already know that lighting is a big thing ...

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The Perfect Summer Scent – Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle’s Eau de Magnolia

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Spring is the perfect season to shake up you ...

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Stingray Melbourne Cup

calendar 04 Nov 2014

Saddle-Up and celebrate Melbourne Cup in style at QT Gold Coast’s famed Stingray Lounge. Set on the stunning outdoor Calypso Terrace, complete with astro turf and racing’s finest, indulge in live food stations, substantial canapés and a two hour beverage package. There will be prizes for Best Dressed, sweeps, a live DJ and all the […]

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Verner’s SS14/15 Eat Cake Is Delicious

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Spring brings with it any number of things, some good such as night jasmine, lambs and other cute things. Some not so good like constant sneezing and damned pollen everywhere. And then there are great things, like Melbourne label Verner’s latest SS14/15 collection, Eat Cake. Continuing on from the […]

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Feit Footwear For Summer

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website As much as we love fashion and all of its follies we do carry certain reservations about the impact it has on our environment. Between the damage caused through mass production and the sheer amount of discarded clothing that seems to be inevitably developing, fashion is like a fancy […]

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Ramos Gin Fizz: a new technique for a classic recipe.

The first time I had a Ramos Gin Fizz I was at the Velvet Tango Room in Cleveland, a bar that takes great care and pride in preparing classic drinks very well. The drink was served in tall glass with a long spoon and had a surprisingly delicious citrus scented foam. I remember the foamy part taking up more […]

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Mumm Oaks Day Promotion

calendar 07 Oct - 24 Oct, 2014

Terms and Conditions Promotion Period: commences 10AM 22/9/14 & ends 4PM 19/10/14. Entry is open to Aus residents aged 18yr+. Entrants must, during the Promotional Period, purchase a bottle or glass of G.H.Mumm champagne from a participating QT hotel and complete an entry form and describe in 25 words or less what your favourite champagne […]

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Miami Marketta Brings you The Cat Empire

calendar 12 Oct 2014

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationBuy Tickets Big sounds from big bands by big boys – that’s the only way we can think of describing the fanfare that will be The Cat Empire as they play Rabbit and Cocoon on Sunday, October 12. A local and international favourite on the festival music scene, The Cat Empire […]

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Missy Higgins Latest Tour, Oz, Is Coming to the Gold Coast

calendar 30 Sep 2014

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationBuy Tickets You may have heard, singer-songwriter extraordinaire and all-round awesome chick Missy Higgins has announced an extensive Australia wide tour starting this month. Thankfully (for her) she is coming to our sunny beaches to perform at The Arts Centre on Tuesday, September 30. We refuse to be held responsible for […]

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Gold Coast Folk Music Festival

calendar 20 Sep - 21 Sep, 2014

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Lovers, surfers, hippies and non-denominational bodies – if you find yourself thinking what to do this weekend fear not. We’ve found it. The annual Gold Coast Folk Music Festival is taking over the region this weekend, September 20-21, and we’re all attending because it’s going to be fabulous. Taking […]

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Reko Rennie X Colab Eyewear

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Spring is here, which means that summer is only around the corner. So what better way to celebrate the return of beaches and weekend BBQs than treating yourself to the latest collaboration eyewear from Sydney-based label Colab’s and Melbourne-based artist Reko Rennie. Known for their adventurous mash-ups with various […]

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Gorman Spring 14 Now Available

By Benjamen Judd Book AccommodationVisit Website Smell that? That tantalizingly freshness in the air followed by a hint of salt water and suntan lotion? That’s the smell of Spring hitting the Gold Coast. And what better way to get ready than by ticking off your new season wardrobe with items from the Gorman 2014 Spring […]

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QT Hotels and Resorts success at 2014 Hotel Management Awards.

By Sas Lyon With a record 3000+ entries, and a glamorous night held at the Sydney Town Hall, the 2014 Hotel Management Awards were always going to be an exceptional event in the accommodation industry calendar. They did not disappoint and held us their captive audience from the grandeur of the Awards to the late […]

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Banana, peanut butter, and caramel dessert recipe

Layer 1: Peanut butter powder 50g peanut butter 50g – 100g Malto powder Add peanut butter and malto powder to a food processor and blitz till you get the required consistency; it may need more Malto powder. *Malto powder is from the el bulli textura range there are other brands available from the internet like […]

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Bazaar Baby Potato Rosti Recipe

You need: 2 medium-sized waxy potatoes (this will get you 4 x baby potato rosti) 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp Duck fat (Butter can substitute) Frying pan Grater 5cm ring mould/s How to make: Parboil the potatoes in salted water until just tender, but not soft. Allow to cool, and chill for at least a […]

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