Brisbane Night Noodle Markets 2015 @ Cultural Forecourt, South Bank

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The markets were in full swing by the time we arrived at the Cultural Forecourt in South Bank. We were overwhelmed by the number of food stalls scattered all over the place, stretching from the Performing Arts Centre all the way past the Wheel of Brisbane. The number of people milling about was staggering and it seemed like everything was popular. There wasn’t a stall that didn’t have a queue. With so many different Asian-inspired foods on offer, it was almost impossible to choose. Did we want char-grilled coconut ribs with tamarind glaze on rice? Noodles with ground pork and sweet bean sauce? Taiwanese chicken wings with chilli buttermilk? Continue reading “Brisbane Night Noodle Markets 2015 @ Cultural Forecourt, South Bank”

Weekends with Angie & James | Part II: A Lunch Date in Brisbane

Brisbane Brisbane

We drove up to the vibrant city of Brisbane on Saturday, parked at West End and took the ferry to South Bank (the North Quay terminal is currently under construction). One of the first things we did was get our Gong Cha fix at Elizabeth Arcade. And just to let you know, there is a very well-stocked natural and organic health food shop next door called My Little Health and they offer many vegan, raw and gluten free hand-crafted desserts. It is also a great place to stock up on your kale chips, coconut water, Quest Bars, activated nuts and what have you. Continue reading “Weekends with Angie & James | Part II: A Lunch Date in Brisbane”

Saké Restaurant & Bar @ Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane

Saké Restaurant & Bar, Brisbane

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, James took me to the highly acclaimed Saké Restaurant & Bar, located at Eagle Street Pier in Brisbane. Eagle Street Pier, famous for its iconic waterfront precinct, was buzzing with life by the time we arrived at 6pm. The area is graced with numerous dining options and gorgeous views of the Brisbane River. This prime location is fitting for Saké’s award-winning status in the world of contemporary Japanese dining. The restaurant interior is modern yet cosy. It is surprisingly spacious and boasts a clean layout with interesting décor, soft lighting and various seating options (book early to get the best seating arrangement). Continue reading “Saké Restaurant & Bar @ Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane”

Spectacular Fireworks Display @ The Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands

Fireworks Display

The Cultural Forecourt in South Bank was the place to be last night as a barrage of gorgeous fireworks ripped through the sky right above the Brisbane River at 7:00pm, not far from the mega crowd that was there for this year’s Buddha Birth Day Festival. While the fireworks display was the main crowd-pleaser, there were plenty of other events that took place throughout the day (from martial arts demonstrations to live music performances), which made the trigger happy photographer within me very excited. I’ll blog about those events at a later date. For now, I hope you guys enjoy these pictures of yesterday’s spectacular fireworks.

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{ … and some aesthetic bokeh shots }

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The Heart of Beautiful Brisbane

A couple of weekends ago, James and I hopped on a train from Helensvale and headed into Brisbane. We mainly stuck around Queen Street and South Bank. Places that were nostalgic to us.

Before we started our relationship, Brisbane was one of the few places we went to as just friends. Well, we didn’t really see each other often before we became a couple. Probably because he was my brother’s friend and being with him meant Kevin would be there too, but mostly because we were both too shy to do anything about it. Anyway yes, Brisbane was one of the places we went to without Kevin knowing. We caught the train up and were stuck in the city the entire day, together and alone. Oh, you should’ve seen us! There wasn’t a time where it was awkward. We just had so much to talk about. Don’t even know what we talked about. But we just couldn’t stop. We had so very much in common. It was so much fun!

Two days after that, we confessed we liked each other and decided to start a relationship.

A year and a half later, we’re still together and very much in love.

One Week Using Instagram

Here’s a little slideshow gallery of 13 images taken using Instagram this week. Enjoy! :)

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11 March – 18 March, 2012