Australia Jan 2016 (19 Days 18 Nights) – Brisbane Part 5 of 5

Time flies. We are the last destination of our Australia Trip - BRISBANE.
Day 14 to 20. Australia - BRISBANE.
~Day 14~ Here we are in Brisbane!~ I have been in Brisbane a few times but it is always land in the Brisbane Airport and drive out to Gold Coast. This time I decided to spend some time to explore Brisbane. Caught a shuttle bus to our hotel. Brisbane_650_3

~NEXT HOTEL BRISBANE~
Address: 72 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane CBD, 4000 Brisbane, Australia
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Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
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My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: An amazing hotel. The room was spacious and clean. They have a nice lounge area for hotel guests. You get four free mini-bar items per day. Thats so nice of them!~ It is also accessible - near the malls and south bank.
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After relaxing in our hotel, time for dinner.

~PUBLIC RESTAURANT~
Address: Upper Level 1, 400 George St, Brisbane. 4000
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (4 out of 5)
Quick Review: Wow They have exotic restaurant dishes. They serve black ants and worms. Haha but I didn't order. Not so adventurous. Great ambience and service. The "normal" dishes are also creative and delicious.
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After a satisfying dinner, we took a stroll to walk off the calories from dinner haha. Brisbane_650_16 Brisbane_650_17 Brisbane_650_18 Brisbane_650_19

~Day 15~

We woke up and grab some brunch.

~BREW CAFE & WINE BAR~
Address: Burnett Lane, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: Great location. Nice cozy cafe with lovely breakfast. Service is a quite slow.
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There is alot of bicycle rental kiosks in Brisbane city. It is very useful for people to move around in the city. Very environment friendly.
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Brisbane City also have "CityCats" ferries that operate along a network of 25 terminals (from The University of Queensland at St Lucia to Northshore Hamilton). Brisbane_650_34 Brisbane_650_38 Brisbane_650_39

~KISS THE BERRY ~
Address: Shop 65 / 114 Grey Street South Bank QLD 4101
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Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (4 out of 5)
Quick Review: Love this! Delicious and Fresh Fruits! Thrist Quenching under the hot weather 1`
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We took the city cat ferry to the Eat Street Markets. We chanced upon Max Brenner Chocolate bar and chill there before we make our way to Eat Street Markets. Brisbane_650_40 Brisbane_650_41

~EAT STREET MARKETS~
Address: 221D Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton, QLD 4007
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: Great Market with a good variety of food. Love the Atmosphere. It is quite pricy though. There is also an entry fee of 2.50 AUD.
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We returned to South Bank and explore around. Brisbane_650_55 Brisbane_650_56 Brisbane_650_57 ~Day 16~ We grab a burger for lunch from a near by Hungry Jack. We explore the malls around our hotel. Brisbane_650_58 Brisbane_650_59 Brisbane_650_60

~COMMUNAL BAR AND EAT HOUSE~
Address: 266 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
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Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: We were going to catch a show at Queensland Performing Arts Centre. We drop by Communal for a quick early dinner. A very big spacious restaurant. A casual friendly atmosphere.
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We grab a quick coffee in the Concert Bar before our show. Brisbane_650_68 Brisbane_650_69
It was all dark when we are out of the show already. We had Pie Face for supper. Brisbane_650_70 Brisbane_650_71 ~Day 17~

~JUDE KITCHEN & BAR
Address: Shop 9/45 Eagle Street, Brisbane
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
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My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: Chanced upon this small cafe. We were famished and decided to give it a try. The poached eggs were too cooked to my liking though.
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We head out to the Riverside Markets.

~RIVERSIDE MARKETS at CITY BOTANIC GARDENS~
Address: 147 Alice Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: It was quite quiet when we were there. Perhaps the non peak period. But it is also nice and relaxing to take the opportunity to walk at the Brisbane City Botanic Garden and also enjoy the market.
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After exploring the garden, we head over to the markets at South Bank.

~SOUTH BANK~
Address: South Bank
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: A great place in Brisbane with many attractions. There is even a beach lagoon in the middle of the city. There are also free BBQ facilities. Great place for family and friends gatherings. Great river view and cityscape. You can also enjoy the view of South Bank in the Wheel of Brisbane.
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Time for dinner. We took the CityCat Ferry.

~IL CENTRO~
Address: Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane Q 4000
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: Great Friendly Service with Delicious dishes. Famous for their crab lasagne. Very flavorful.
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Went back to our hotel and chill at the pool with wine and cheese. I always love the Tasty Cracker Cuts cheese. It goes well with wine and all already nicely cut. Brisbane_650_92 ~Day 18~

~SAIGON ALLEY CAFE~
Address: 2c/313 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: Small Cafe which serves Delicately Flavorful Pho.
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We continue to explore around Brisbane city like Fortitude Valley. Brisbane_650_96 Brisbane_650_97 Brisbane_650_98

~PONY DINING BRISBANE~
Address: Pony Dining Eagle Street Pier, Upper Level, Eagle Street Pier, 18/45 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia
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Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: We love the Pony Dining The Rocks in Sydney. Since we are in Brisbane, we decided to try their outlet in Brisbane. As expected, they offer Lovely dishes with Great Service and Ambience.
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Time Flies. So fast my 19 days Australia trip is ending! ~Day 19~ Last day in Australia.

~CICADA~
Address: 275 George St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia
Website: [Visit Website]
Tripadvisor: [View Reviews from Tripadvisor]
My Rating (3 out of 5)
Quick Review: Nice spacious restaurant with generous portions. Quick Friendly Service.
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Had a quick bite at the airport. Bye Bye Australia! Hope to see you again soon! Brisbane_650_109 Brisbane_650_110

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