Modern and exuberant, Brisbane, is a city on the rise, playing off of its energetic nightlife and avant-garde art scene. With great weather and no shortage of fun activities for everyone, Brisbane is a must-see. Patrick sums up for us what is best to do when traveling to his home city.
Patrick by the Brisbane river in front of the Story Bridge
Best time to visit?
November to March. Spring and Summer time.
Must try local dishes?
Steak from a good pub and a good beer. Coffee is very good in Brissy. Get some caffeine into ya!
Your city's most popular tourist spot?
South Bank Parklands and botanical gardens.
Any favorite local place or spot you would recommend to a visitor in your city?
Southbank Parklands and the Fortitude Valley - weekends in the Fortitude Valley are good fun. There are heaps of alley ways with great cafes and restaurants.
Important local phrases
Only G'day mate!
Safety Precautions/Reminders/tips for travelers?
None, BrisVegas is a very relaxed city. During the week the city can be a little quiet. Backpacker pubs are best during the week.