Sunday, April 8, 2012

SIX DAYS IN BRISBANE

My mates, Lester and Pok, from Singapore came over for a 6-day visit.
This could be a good reference of how you may wanna plan your itinerary if
  1. you do not want to squander off a lot of money
  2. it's your first visit to Brisbane, Australia's New World City
  3. you enjoy free-and-easy flexible tours
Here's what we did...


DAY ONE




Billards in the CBD
$16/hour


Stroll along Brisbane River
Nepalese Pagoda (South Bank)
FREE

DAY TWO



Visit to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
(Fig Tree Pocket) 
$33/pax


Cuddle Koalas


Talk to Wombats
(my mates decided to call it "Hokkien Pig")


Hop with Kangaroos, Wallabies and Pedamelons


Chase Emus around


Learn the Art of Falconry


Feed Lorikeets

DAY THREE



Visit Queensland Museum South Bank
(Cultural Centre)
FREE


Pretend to be a Dinosaur


Visit Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)
one of my highly recommended attraction
FREE


Take awesome Facebook Display Photos!


Modern Art Appreciation


Bring home a meaningful book from the store
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DAY FOUR





XXXX Brewery Tour
(Milton)
$25/pax (includes 4 beers)


Drink Pee Beer


Kangaroo Kebab
Tender slices of kangaroo fillet with betroot & mustard seed relish, tomato and chilli-lime yoghurt encased in a toasted tortilla
$11.50


Stroll along Brisbane River
(New Farm)
FREE




Watch dogs frolick
FREE


Visit Brisbane Powerhouse
FREE


Risk your life balancing on slippery rocks
FREE




Cruise along Brisbane River on Spirit of Brisbane (CityCat)
Around $3




Appreciate Story Bridge on the CityCat

DAY FIVE



Pretend to be awake


Yum Cha at Sunnybank


Eat Pig's Blood Jelly
(Banned in Singapore, as of Chewing Gum)


Mock Asians who do not know how to use chopsticks
(like myself)


Mount Gravatt Lookout
FREE


Pretend to be an International Student at Griffith University Nathan Campus
FREE


Hide-and-Seek at Mount Gravatt Cemetery
(alternate activity: Pretend to be Zombies)
FREE



DAY SIX



Visit Davies Park West End Farmers Market
FREE




Pat strangers' dogs
FREE


Support Local Artist/Designer/Musicians


Buy Organic Groceries
(Look! It's Justin Bieber!)



Drink an Organic Cuppa
Around $3.50



Treasure Hunting


Stroll along Brisbane River
(West End)
FREE


Take suggestive photos at West End Canoe/Kayak Club
FREE


Brekkie before Departure



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