Lifestyle

Byron Bay Tea Company was born out of Sarita Merlo's passion for the medicinal power of tea and the healing magic that emanates from the land around Byron Bay. A naturopath, herbalist, and tea enthusiast, Sarita has delighted health-conscious...

If you're not familiar with the Danish idea of "hygge", it's an attitude that focuses on embracing the small things in life and taking the time to appreciate them. Pronounced "hoo-gah", this philosophy is central to the Danish way of being. And it's...

Airbnb style short-term holiday letting has skyrocketed in popularity over recent years. However, it's fair to say, not everyone is happy about it. Local communities the world over have been impacted by the knock-on effect of a shortage in long-term rentals...

The recent property price rise in Byron Bay might have led you to wonder if now's the time to sell up and buy something smaller. Whether this is the right move for you is down to your own particular situation. But if you...

We’re almost at the finishing line of a year when “unprecedented” events just kept on coming. From horrific bushfires to a global pandemic, the speed and enormity of change has tested us all.Hopes and plans might have been put on hold. But the...

Spring is the time of year when many people think about listing their property for sale. And if you decide it's time to make a move, one of the first steps in the process is to get your house ready for the all-important...

City-born creatives have been making their way north to Byron Bay for a while now. Many come because they're looking for a change of pace—a simpler life without the traffic. A life where you surf before work, ride your bike...

Byron Bay has long been attracting people who want to get away from it all. From weekends away from busy city lives, to longer stints to try the slower pace on for size; it's fair to say, Byron Bay appeals to a whole range...

Life in Suffolk Park is Byron locals best kept secret – its tree lined streets are named after local Byron Bay identities and it’s been said that the majority of Byron Bay residents choose to live in this area. It has everything that’s...

By the Ed Silk Team People the world over have heard of Byron Bay, and for good reason. Local building covenants preventing high rises and over-development has ensured Byron Bay has retained its beach town charm and reputation for an escape from the rat...

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, but it’s also no light touch when it comes to the stress levels. Without prior planning and research, the number of tasks you need to complete to ensure your move goes off without a...

There is way more to the North Coast of NSW than sun, sand and beautiful beaches…yes sirrreee…we are a total cultural hot spot. Sooo what better way to kick off for November than to keep you informed of what’s on offer....

Well, it's almost that time of year again. You know the one, you've been hibernating all through winter, snuggling up on the couch under a blanket, cosying up and getting comfy in your cocoon (that's code for home). And then it's spring! Lovely,...

Byron Bay is such a bustling little town in the middle of a growth phase that it can sometimes be hard to imagine that it was ever any other way. And Wategos is such an integral enclave to Byron Bay it’s also hard...

There’s lots of reasons to buy a tiny house, particularly when you have Byron Bay real estate. Plenty of people in the region need granny flats, want accommodation on their property or simply want to live small for environmental reasons.
Living in the Northern Rivers we have access to water, sunshine and good soil. Utilising these natural resources while not wasting them, is key to sustainable living.
Throughout the year Byron Bay real estate agents speak to a number of ‘city folk’ yearning to move to the quieter climes of our seaside and hinterland haven. The dream is real but do you have a plan in place to make it succeed?
Through a process of community interaction along with ongoing conservation and protection, The Oceania Project is looking for funding to continue their valuable work.
A beach side home is the great Australian dream. A home where you can take a walk down to the ocean, perhaps go for a surf, but still be within reach of schools, transport and shops.
It's Summer in Byron Bay and the weather is beautiful.  I’m sure it is set to be a busy season with the town already buzzing and most accommodation for the summer season being close to booked out.
It's time to shake off those mid-winter blues as Splendour in the Grass heats up Byron Shire from 25 - 27 July.  Promising three days of action packed entertainment with 75 bands, 50 DJs and producers, forums, food, camping and comedy.
If you've ever thought about running away to join the circus, here's your chance. The Spaghetti Circus is hosting an Open Day on Saturday, July 12th and they also offer holiday workshops - a great way to keep the kids entertained over the school break.
The school term is over and it's officially Byron Bay Winter holiday time. The nights may be chilly, even a bit frosty inland, but the days are warm and sunny with clear views from the Nightcap Ranges to the sparkling Coral Sea. Even the whales are enjoying themselves, leaping and spouting as they migrate north.

The proposed Northern Rivers Rail Trail would turn the now disused train line from Casino to Murwillumbah into a walking, cycling, horse riding and electric vehicle track connecting the Far North Coast of New South Wales. Locals and visitors alike would enjoy this healthy alternative transport and supporting tourism businesses could blossom along the trail.