Namaste: Yoga on the Coast

Coasties that were once hard-pressed to find somewhere to practice yoga are now spoiled for choice with studios and classes on offer from Avoca to Erina and Woy Woy to Killcare. Whether you have back pain or RSI, want greater flexibility or less stress, or maybe need more energy or headspace, yoga could be the answer. Nothing


A Slice of Heaven: The Coast’s Best Pizza

Only a few years ago, there was a limited supply of good pizza on the Coast. Pizza purists were in the grip of withdrawals, unable to find a traditional thin crust or a classic calzone to satisfy their cravings. Thankfully, things have changed and the Coastie pizza scene is now thriving. From traditional Italian at Terrigal


A Tipple or Two at the Coast’s Top Bars

With an endless coastline offering some of the best views in Australia, the Central Coast offers myriad places to watch the sun go down with a bevvy in hand. Whether your sundowner of choice is an afternoon beer or a classy cocktail, we’ve got you covered with this hit list of the top twelve chic Coastie bars.


Bohemian Traders: The Coast’s Boho Chic Label

It all began with a simple striped dress. Emily Berlach was sitting at her kitchen table in her Central Coast home sending emails all over the world while covered in Weet-Bix crumbs from her three young children, when bam! Her homegrown label Bohemian Traders started to take off. She admits it all began as somewhat of an

Eat & Drink

What’s New on the Coast: 2019

As the Central Coast continues on its tasty trajectory of becoming the next big culinary hot spot in regional Australia, the cafe, restaurant and bar scene is going from strength to strength. Adding to the epicurean excitement in 2019 are some fabulous new openings including a gin and gelato bar, a new restaurant headed by a


Glee – the O.G of Coastie Coffee

Glee is all about coffee and people. That has been the philosophy of Glee Coffee Roasters from the beginning and it continues to underlie all their practices today.  Founded on the Central Coast almost 10 years ago, the evolution of good coffee in the region can just about be traced back to Glee. While the beans bring a lot of


Central Coast Style 101

While the Coast is famous for many things – beaches, pelicans, oysters, to name just a few – fashion hasn’t always been at the forefront. But as the region is becoming increasingly chic, so too is the local style scene. With a diverse collection of people calling the Coast home, the coastal lifestyle has its


Ken Duncan: A Coastie Icon

He was almost arrested sword fighting Mel Gibson in Avoca and was Cyndi Lauper’s driver for a couple of days but we all know Ken Duncan best as one of Australia’s most iconic and talented landscape photographers. It’s a name that brings to mind beautiful panoramas of Australia’s countryside and seaside; stunning views with intense,


A Few New Cafes & Bars on the Coast

The Coast is evolving at such a rapid pace, it seems as though there is an exciting new bar, restaurant or cafe opening up every other weekend. These past few months have been particularly productive with a handful of new restaurants and cafes bursting onto the scene. From a new pasta bar in Woy Woy


The Coast’s Best Smoothie Bowls

Smooth like a Sunday, lip-smackingly delicious, absolutely guilt-free and wickedly good for the soul, there is much to love about the latest breakfast trend - smoothie bowls.


Best Coastie Cafes for Wifi

Sometimes you just need to get connected. Whether you’re a digital nomad in search of some human interaction or just function better when matcha tea and turmeric lattes are on tap, cafes can provide the perfect backdrop for productivity. To help you stay connected no matter where you are on the Coast, here’s our pick of


CCFW: Celebrating Coastie Style

From the Central Coast to the world, some of today’s leading fashion influencers are born-and-bred right here on the Coast. With masses of online followers and front row seats at fashion weeks, the likes of @garypeppergirl, @tuulavintage and @elle_ferguson, to name just a few, might wear the latest in-vogue threads but they’re humble Coastie girls at heart.