read the (Atlantic) drift

Everyone knows how much I love the Atlantic Byron Bay

Read the first “People of the Atlantic” interview on “The Drift” to hear about my connection to this place, its people and a few of my favourite local favourites

click here to read my interview

Byron Bay hangs with Miss Sarah Glover

What happens when Miss Sarah Glover and I are both in Paradise aka Byron Bay? Of course she cooks up an epic meal ( lamb on the BBQ) and I fix us some drinks thanks to Brookies Gin (yum)

About last Friday, so Sarah happened to be in town for her Wild cook book launch, and I’m also be in town this week – of course this called for a cook up and a photo shoot!

In true Sarah style she pulls it all together with ease and thanks to our friends at Nikau store ( for the beautiful table ware)

Of course we are at The Atlantic Byron Bay

All Photos Luisa Brimble

If you love this BUY Sarah book Wild here

JG wears Hiro Clark Tshirt

Atlantic Escapes

Take a (winter) break to Paradise in Byron Bay _ its generally still 20 degrees there during the day! at my Favourite place to stay Atlantic Byron Bay

Book an Atlantic Escape online only (before the end of August) click here

Ultimate Byron Bay Escape

Everyone knows I LOVE heading to Byron Bay so why not come join me!

Love shopping? Love Byron Bay? Need to getaway? MJG and Taste Byron Bay present Our Ultimate Byron Escape

We have created the ultimate getaway, Terase from Taste Byron Bay and I have teamed up for your perfect Byron Escape.

We have partnered with our favourite place to stay in Byron The Atlantic for an awesome 3 days 2 nights adventure.

Byron Bay is a magical place ( it’s like my second home) a creative hub, where many artists, designers and other creatives call home, its a special place with some of the best beaches and natural beauty and of course heaps of unique shopping destinations, it really is Paradise!

We have created an amazing unique getaway experience with two whole days devoted to showing you the best (transport is sorted) showcasing the best on offer in Byron and its surrounds.

We will be heading to amazing stores, meeting clever people, sharing tips and secrets and eating great food and most of all having heaps of fun!  Terase from Taste Byron Bay and I will be on hand as your guides in this unique experience – we have your days and nights sorted and have taken care of just about everything so come along with a friend and Escape – Accommodation, transport meals (excluding alcohol) shopping tour and workshops all included – book now as places are strictly limited also included is goodie bag with some of our favourites inside!

Come by yourself or bring a friend

Be prepared to Instagram up a storm!

Click here for more in and to book now

Photos Alicia Taylor


the broad place byron bay retreat

My friends at The Broad Place (where I leant to meditate) are holding an awesome retreat at my favourite place The Atlantic Byron Bay focusing on Creativity, Consciousness and Clarity  the Retreat will be a wonderful inspired getaway.

The team at The Broad Place put endless amounts energy into the meticulous planning in creating these Retreats (that they host around the world) and this is their first ever Byron Bay Retreat.

It will be your ultimate indulgence of 4 days and 3 evenings of blissful immersion into conscious expansion, Vedic knowledge and practices and as always, Their famous food and delights. Enjoy the beauty of nature in Byron Bay (seriously one of my favourite places in the world) the retreat takes place from Thursday 19th May from 12pm through to midday on Sunday 22nd May. The Broad Place take incredible care and place attention to detail on the things that they, (and I!) feel count.

All the details of the Retreat can be found here 

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albatross inn at the atlantic byron bay

Last week you may have spotted that I was holidaying in Byron Bay (A well earned break) it’s one of my favourite destinations to visit and luckily only a short flight away!

Of course we stayed at The Atlantic Byron Bay (my favourite place to stay in Byron Bay) The Atlantic simply is paradise. Set amongst a tropical corner at the back of town. I love staying here in in fact I have stayed here enough now to feel a part of the Atlantic family – the owners and staff are some of the best people you will find!

We lucky to be among some of the first to stay in their latest addition Albatross Inn. A collection of private en-suite cabins. The rooms are spacious and light and certainly don’t feel like a standard guest room they are complete with private terraces and outdoor showers. Ajoining is a shade shack a perfect spot to prepare your own breakfast , have a drink or a BBQ. This new lodging at the back of the property feels really private. I love the use of colour and the evolution of the decorating by owner Kimberly Amos and her talented family along with favourite local makers and suppliers – there’s touches of the sea and desert combined to create a cool but relaxed place to stay.

The Atlantic family love to Travel, you can see their inspiration everywhere.  There’s something magic that happens when you check in here – suddenly you’re on Atlantic (Byron) time, relaxed with all you need to think about is where you want to swim and where you want to eat or get a drink!

There is only one Atlantic! and it is a special place.

Click here to see more or to make a booking you really should visit – just take a look at the images below

Images Thanks tom Ebb & Flow Studio

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