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A Nourished Life

A Nourished Life

Why would an agricultural scientist and cane farmer's wife make a dramatic career shift to open a wholefood café that eschews all processed sugar*?

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A Collaboration of Flavours

A Collaboration of Flavours

Here in the Bundaberg Region, we grow flavours from A to Z!

Two of the most intense flavours you'll find while touring our delicious region is the hard-hitting chilli and zesty lime and we've been celebrating the combination of these local favourites for years now thanks to the Chilli & Lime Fiesta @ Riverfeast, beginning in 2017. 

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Taking a Chance on Chai

Taking a Chance on Chai

Picture a young aspiring journalist sipping chai outside a quirky café in a Melbourne laneway, dreaming of sunny skies and rain-free days. Image the moment her sun-soaked prayers were answered when a job opportunity in the sunny Bundaberg region became available. She was ready, ready to take a chance. Now, some 25 years later, the young journalist has transformed her career and life from damp days and story deadlines, to yoga classes and chai making in the warm Queensland sun.

10 Local Ghost Stories That Will Give You Chills

10 Local Ghost Stories That Will Give You Chills

Ghosts, paranormal activity and everything that goes bump in the Bundaberg North Burnett region night...

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The Science Behind Australia’s Favourite Rum

The Science Behind Australia’s Favourite Rum

Sarah Watson is the Heston Blumenthal of Bundaberg Rum.  The brains behind the premier golden liquids taking the world by storm, from a Masters degree in science to crafting rums that have collected international accolades like the World Rum Awards Best Dark Rum 2017, World's Best Gold Rum 2016 and San Francisco Spirit Competition Gold Medal 2017, she wouldn't have wanted it any other way.