Byron’s Vintage Vendors

Byron is a magnet for vintage vendors selling everything from upscaled fashion (Miss Brown Vintage), recycled furniture, (Dirty Old Town) and...

Byron Bay surf coach

More than your standard learn-to-surf school, Byron Bay's Next Level Surf Coaching employs a 2:1 surfer-to-certified-coach ratio. 50-year-old grom...

Restoring Earth

A new grassroots documentary called ‘Restoring Earth,’ which highlights the interdependent relationship between healthy native vegetation...

Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.

Celebrity Chef Sean Connolly (Astral, Sean’s Kitchen, The Morrison) has breathed new life into the top floor of Byron's landmark building on...

Boomerang Festival

I'll never forget my first day on the job as a fledgling writer with Perth’s REVelation magazine. It was 1991 and minutes after arriving I was...

Meet Make Create

Meet Make Create founder Nikki Buckland has developed after-school creative workshops that provide children with a skill based, inclusive art...

Concetta Antico

Live Byron talks to the world's first Tetrachromat artist to see what life looks like with "super vision". When did you first realise that not...

Clarkes Beach House

I pass this place a few times a week when I do the Byron-to-lighthouse run. Ayana Beach House is right across the road from Clarkes Beach (great...

Surfer Steph Gilmore

Born up the road in Tweed Heads, 5 times World Champion surfer Stephanie Gilmore has dominated the sport since first qualifying for the pinnacle in...

Equine Heaven

I took this photo a couple of years ago as I was driving into Byron. I just love that a few minutes from town lies this idyllic setting. Follow...

Marvel St Retreat

A strict no party policy* for this Marvel Street holiday rental tends to attract holidaymakers who want to be in the heart of Byron though not...

Byron Ocean Swim Classic

The next Byron Bay Ocean Swim Classic will be held on Sunday May 3, 2015 with entries open from January 1, 2015. A major fundraiser for a number of...

Jahlia & Hiatus Kaiyote

A post by guest blogger Jahlia Sara Challenge Yourself, Other People Will Understand Where does creativity come from? Is it talent,...

Artist House

There are some quirky places to stay in Byron Bay and this one is no exception. Located right in town, it reminds me of a house I lived in East...

Artisan Press

Watch Wayne Davis from Artisan Press at work and his unofficial dual job description as mechanic and printer make perfect sense. The four...

Byron Rashie

Designed by clever cookie Leah Wright (the hot brunette pictured on the left), Byron Rashie sports a revolutionary built-in hood that protects your...

Byron Hula Hips

Late last year I had the great pleasure of taking dance classes from Francoise Schneiders of Byron Hula Hips. I first met this gorgeous woman...

Budding DJ

Meet Eva J, an aspiring DJ who was born and raised in Byron Bay. "I have the ability to enhance and shape the vibes of an event or space. My...

Byron Bay Ballooning

A $5 raffle ticket I bought at the 2012 Old&Gold Festival resulted in one of the most memorable experiences I've had since moving here a decade...

Meet Shanti

Shanti is often seen walking along the Pacific Highway with his cane between Bruns and Bangalow, where there's seemingly no shortage of passerby's...

Splendour in the Grass

Byron is cementing itself as Australia's festival hotspot with the likes of Bluesfest, Falls and Splendour setting up each year to entertain the...

Bob McTavish Surfboards

Voted the most influential shaper of all time by Australia’s Surfing Life magazine in 1992, Bob McTavish is credited with kick-starting a surfing...

Byron School of Art

Byron School of Art founders Emma Walker (seated), Christine Willcocks, Michael Cusack, Meredeth Crowe, Sarah Harvey, James Guppy (seated) and Rick...

Bentley Blockade

4am is not my friend but this guy is. Darren invited me to make the hour-long pre-dawn drive to the Bentley Blockade in Northern NSW, where...

Byron Stencil Artist

Self-taught stencil artist Austin Moncrieff has a pretty remarkable story to tell for a young man, which you can read about in my Northern Star...

Bruns Hot Rods

Each year a 250-strong fleet of classic and custom cars pack Brunswick Heads for the insanely popular Back to Bruns Hot Rod Run. It is a visual...