A-Z Summer Survival Guide

Summer is finally here and we for one are stoked! Our skin may be red raw burnt from the first weekend of the silly season but we’ve still managed to pull together an A – Z summer survival guide to keep you on your toes.

A - After work drinks: here’s to early marks and after work drinks!

B - Beaches: checking out some of Australia’s best beaches with friends. We’re loving Shelly Beach (Manly), Coogee and Palm Beach!

C - Cats: look after a cute little cat (or dog) over the summer holiday while its humans go on vaycay. Sign up with Pawshake to be part of the trusted pet sitter community

D - Drinks: head to a water side venue such as Wharf Bar, Watsons’ Bay Hotel or the Bucket List for some summer beverages

E - Eating out: head to North Bondi Fish for sensational dishes including Bug meat linguine, lemon, garlic and chilli or Charcoal roasted yamba prawns, garlic, chilli and herbs

F - Friends: what else do you need for the summer? Grab your friends and starting enjoying the silly season

G - Gigs: Sydney’s Lime Cordiale are currently on tour delivering perfect summer vibes to your earholes. Get their new EP here

H - Hikes: to secluded beaches like Collins Flat (Manly), Figure 8 Rock pools (Royal National Park)or Jellybean Rockpool (Blue Mountains National Park)  

I - Invites: Never ending party invites, sorry sleep. You can rest in winter

J - Jump rocks: finding some amazing jump rocks or a secluded swimming hole for a fresh summer adventure

K - Kozzie: Head to Thredbo in the summer and you have the chance to reach the top of Australia by conquering Mt Kosciuszko – Australia’s highest peak

L - Latch: Oakley LATCH sunnies are the perfect summer accessory! They latch to your shirt and won’t get lost when the sun goes down

M - MorSol:  head to one of Matt Moran’s outstanding restaurants, including ARIA Sydney, ARIA Brisbane, CHISWICK and CHISWICK at the Gallery

N - NYE party at The House: Sydney’s hottest ticket this year, with food by Matt Moran’s ARIA Catering and music by dynamic duo L’Tric, set amongst the backdrop of Sydney’s iconic harbour

O - Oakley sunnies:  with a huge range to choose from, including the new LATCH style, Oakley sunnies are the perfect summer accessory

P - PUNK:  SOL REPUBLIC PUNK speaker is the perfect speaker to take anywhere with you. It’s tough, durable and can blast the tunes, so chuck it in the beach bag and get grooving

Q - Quay: Circular Quay hot spot ARIA offers a stunning location and sublime meals. Watch the world go by and the sun set at this harbour side location.

R - RELAY: SOL REPUBLIC Relay Sport headphones are ideal for fitness freaks. They sound outstanding and do.not.fall.out!  

S - Summer dance: That epic series of outdoor parties thanks to the guys at Astral people

T - Thredbo: as a year round destination, outdoor lovers will have an amazing time at the alpine resort where you can jump on a mountain bike, relax at the spa or enjoy a hike amongst the picturesque scenery

U - Under Armour: comfortable and durable; Under Armour offers sportswear and casual apparel thatwill keep you dry in the summer heat, thanks to its moisture wicking fabrics which absorbs and spreads moisture

V - Views: sunsets, sunrises, bright green oceans – summer views are a welcomed addition to our Instagram feed

W - Wok on Inn: too sunburnt to cook dinner? Head to one of Wok on Inn’s Sydney locations or order in for a delicious and authentic Asian street-style meal

X - Xtreme: shots from 3DR’s epic Solo drone– take this with you on your adventures and capture the best shots imaginable

Y - Yoga: Urban Yoga -The new and unique yoga concept sounds, looks and feels better as takes all the great parts of a yoga practice and packages it in a totally fresh environment with great music and specially curated visuals, making it easy for anyone to join in.

Z - Zinc: slip, slop slap and protect yourself from the sun’s rays