Step into spring

Spring is well and truly here. You can see it in the colourful flowers blooming streetside, hear it in the chirp of the birds, smell it in the air and feel it as the sunshine warms your skin. Yes, it is warming up and honestly, what better place to be than on the Sunshine Coast? …


From the heart

Noosa author Julie Holland records the world and her imaginings in real time, jotting down thoughts and observations as they come to her, catching a moment or a creative spark in words or pictures before it fades. But Julie’s scratchings are not just private musings: the writer, artist and businesswoman has a history of converting …


Win a copy of That Summer in Nautilus Cove

Salt has two copies of That Summer in Nautilus Cove to give away.MORE

Colourful curation

For all of Eumundi’s many charms, it’s the town’s legendary markets that have undeniably stamped this hinterland gem firmly on the national tourist map. It began with a cake stall back in 1979 at the Country Women’s Association. Clearly, those ladies really knew how to bake – trade was so brisk that the Eumundi Historical …


A natural visionary

Saya McDermott gets up each day at 4.30am – in the Sunshine Coast springtime, that is well before the sun. The quiet pre-dawn hours are her productive time, affording her space and time to order her mind around her working day while the world slumbers. Then she moves, aligning her body and mind. It is …


Feels like home

Stepping through the big open doors into Bottarga feels a little like coming home. Cosy and comforting, featuring warm hues and timbers, the smell of delicious food wafts from the open kitchen as you take your seat. This is what Bottarga is all about. French-born Frank Boulay and Austrian-born Karin Doeldl opened their first restaurant, …