Because the Commonwealth Video games get beneath manner on this sunny Queensland metropolis, an insider affords recommendations on what to see and do – and the place to eat and drink – away from the sporting motion

Hugging Queensland’s southeast coast for a whopping 70km, the Metropolis of the Gold Coast extends far past the borders of Surfers Paradise, its hedonistic coronary heart. As soon as famend for its tackiness, the “Goldie” has, forward of the Commonwealth Video games, attained a stage of sophistication few anticipated of the town that birthed gold lamé bikini-clad Meter Maids. A raft of swanky new inns, together with