Amanda Cassar Local Star

True Queenslander - born and bred. I love living and working as a Financial Adviser on the fabulous Gold Coast, in my own business, Wealth Planning Partners. Our team loves assisting people take control of their financial futures, leaving them in charge of their finances, lives, family's protection and legacies.

Joined 19 October 2007   Burleigh Heads, QLD

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  • Brisbane Entertainment Centre
    Venues & Event Spaces    Boondall, QLD

    It's probably not the greatest venue for bands but certainly well laid out, with plenty of parking and ease of entry.
    Some of the acts seen here are truly world class. I've been attending things here since Torville & Dean toured when I was a kid, through to Robbie Williams in 2014.
    Like any large gatherings, it can take a while for all to file out at the same time and hit the road, causing traffic bottle necks, but I guess that's the pain for attending some great nights out! There's lovely grounds if you attend events in the day and a walk around the gardens is always pretty.

  • Pony Dining Eagle St Pier
    Restaurants    Brisbane, QLD

    A lovely bar and restaurant on the Brisbane River with great views over the Storey Bridge.
    Stopped by for a couple of wines recently and some bar food. Staff were friendly and service was prompt. There's bar seating, outdoor and indoor seating and the decor is lovely.
    Will be back for a meal at some stage.

  • Wine Odyssey Wine Bar& Restaurant
    Pubs & Bars    The Rocks, NSW

    Enjoyed a lovely couple of glasses of white here recently with crusty bread and a trio of dips.
    It's a great setting with lots of seating nooks and options.
    Would like to come back for a meal sometime.
    Great spot in The Rocks.

  • Scarlett Restaurant
    Restaurants    The Rocks, NSW

    Lovely in house dining option when staying at Harbour Rocks Hotel in The Rocks, Sydney.
    Enjoyed the pork belly in room one evening and breakfast the following morning in the restaurant.
    The chorizo omelette was lovely and two lattes were great heart staters for the day.
    Wish I'd noticed the banana Creme brle with peanut brittle and ice cream earlier... Good enough reason to head back I think!!

  • Munich Brauhaus
    Restaurants    South Wharf, VIC

    I stopped by to meet a friend in the morning and was really impressed - what a great bar! Also a little deli / coffee section if it's too early for a beer for you!
    Would love to come back in the evening when it's all happening!
    The decor is great, staff were really friendly and helpful. I'll definitely be back on another trip to Melbourne to check it out again!

  • Costco
    Wholesalers    North Lakes, QLD

    Ummm, wow!
    So pleased Costco has finally come to Qld, but not happy it's sooo far from the Gold Coast!
    Although there's not as much organic options or alcohol on offer as some of their US counterparts, the look, and feel is the same.
    It's a membership based shop and good discounts apply to some options when buying bulk, others, not so much.
    Weekends are packed.
    You don't need to be a member to browse, but must be to shop.
    Definitely worth a wander... And a stock up on supplies!
    There's fresh produce, meat, clothing, cleaning products, grocery items, vitamins, an optometrist, electrical, Jewellery and so much more!

  • Ikea
    Furniture Stores    Slacks Creek, QLD

    Every time I come to IKEA, I remember why I never come to IKEA!
    This place is huge, and always packed.
    It's a pain to navigate if you want something specific as you pretty much have to follow the whole floor plan to get through.
    But, great specials if you're handy and happy to DIY. Low cost kitchenware and homewares and good displays.

  • Bar Lourinha
    Restaurants    Melbourne, VIC

    A gorgeous little find in the CBD. Enjoyed a martini here and the chorizo plate for something light to start the night.
    Loved the comfy couch stuffed with cushions, a very cozy little nook.
    Will be back!

  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
    Venues & Event Spaces    South Wharf, VIC

    Have attended a few conferences and talks at the Convention Centre and it's a great facility. There's never an issue with sound and all has run smoothly whenever I've been in attendance.
    Most recently heard Seth Godin speak here, in lecture style hall for Business Chicks and it was a great event.
    Beautiful location on the river.

  • Strozzi Restaurant
    Restaurants    Melbourne, VIC

    Recently enjoyed a coffee at Strozzi and what a gorgeous building it's located in.
    Would love to head back here for a meal or drinks sometime.
    It was pretty busy and we had to settle for an outdoor table, but all good. The heaters were on, and we were quite comfortable. Good coffee and nice service.

  • Left Bank
    Restaurants    Southbank, VIC

    This is one of my favourites in Melbourne. I always try to pop by here and enjoy a G&T or wine with friends. Also had the flash fried calamari for a snack recently, which was just enough to hit the spot. It's fantastic to sit outside under the heaters and watch the world go by. Definitely recommend.

  • Grand Hotel & Apartments Melbourne Gallery
    Hotels    Melbourne, VIC

    Beautiful old building, but it's feeling a little tired.
    I was in the furthest room from the lift and it's a bit of a hike to get there.
    Like the serviced apartment idea, but my Nespresso didn't work and I was hoping for a morning coffee. Lovely to have a small balcony, but the views aren't spectacular.
    Extremely convenient location if you're heading to the Convention Centre or need the train. Breakfast was $24 on top. Check in and check out easy.

  • Novotel Melbourne On Collins
    Hotels    Melbourne, VIC

    Fantastic location in the CBD - and right opposite Tiffany's! Woot!
    Reception is on Level 6 above the Australia on Collins shopping centre (currently closed for renovations.)
    The rooms are quiet, but it can be a bit of a hike to some of them.
    Great late night options at the bar on level 6. Would be back!
    Clean and modern.

  • Q.P.O. Cafe Bar Restaurant
    Restaurants    Kew, VIC

    Lovely cafe in a beautiful heritage building in Kew.
    Enjoyed the avo & feta smash with a large mushy and two eggs for brunch.
    Friendly staff.

  • Caltex
    Petrol & Service Stations    Elanora, QLD

    Was disappointed here recently that their 'pay at pump' feature wasn't working, but it's a convenient spot, right before entering the M1 northbound from Elanora.
    Staff in store are friendly and there's plenty of the usual servo food if you need a snack on the way.

  • PA Pub
    Pubs & Bars    Broadbeach, QLD

    The Prince Albert has been part of Jupiters forever and still retains it's total pub feel.
    Recently enjoyed a parmy during Bledisloe Cup and the atmosphere was great.
    Always a good spot for a pub feed before a show or a night out. And the beers are cold. What more could you want?

  • Suzanne Grae
    Clothing Retailers    Robina, QLD

    Suzanne Grae is great for all your casual and corporate staples.
    The clothing lasts and can be paired with lots of options.
    I always look here when needing the basics for work.

  • Esprit
    Clothing Retailers    Robina Town Centre, QLD

    Usually worth a look when wanting something a bit new and different for the wardrobe, but often come away with something for another family member instead.
    Good store with lots of options for men and women.
    Got a great hooded jumper for hubby and tops for my daughter last time. Still looking for me...

  • Jay Jays
    Clothing Retailers    Robina Town Centre, QLD

    Definitely a favourite of my hubby and kids.
    The deals on branded T-shirts are usually what get them in store and the huge sales and fantastic prices can't be walked past.
    Can't say I've ever found anything for me here, but it sure keeps them happy!

  • Spend-Less Shoes
    Shoe Stores    Robina, QLD

    When my kids were still in school, this was my daughter's shoe shop of choice for the plain black leather shoes they required. Always in stock, tho size 8 was sometimes hard to come by.
    Helpful staff when you need a hand and great prices.

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