Happy New Year!

If you’re like most Australians, you’ve just had a very big night, and have seen the year end with a countdown to the Countdown. Whether you caught the fireworks on Sydney Harbour, became a dance commander at a party in Perth, caught a rock show in Darwin, or simply toasted the year with friends and loved ones, however you spent it, welcome to the brave new world of 2019.

So what now? If you DID have a big one last night, you might want to spend the day pampering yourself, and what better way to do that than visit a day spa? Outside of the capital cities, our biggest concentrations of day spas are in Surfer’s Paradise and Noosa Heads in Queensland, and Daylesford in Victoria, so if you’re in any of those places you’re very well served. If you want to take the pampering to the next level, you’re sitting pretty if you’re in Port Macquarie, Broken Hill or Perth, all of which are very well serviced by a lot of nail salons. What better way to let 2019 know it’s showtime than with perfect nails?

Maybe you’d prefer to start the year with a perfect Sun Salutation? If yoga is your thing, the Melbourne suburbs of Prahran and Richmond have a number of studios to help you take another shape, and if you’re lucky enough to be in Byron Bay, you might not be surprised to know that it has the second highest number of yoga studios of any town in the country. If yoga isn’t your thing, and you’re anywhere near Bondi Junction or Frankston, you can be assured that there is a gym nearby. Outside of the cities, Coffs Harbour has the highest number of gyms, presumably to work off all the banana calories?

What if,  come 1st of January, you’re still not ready to pull the plug on the party? Well, if that’s the case, send out your designated driver to a local bottle shop for more supplies. If you’re partying in Maroochydore or Carlingford you’ll find your mood is improving when you realise you’re spoiled for choice (and Mount Waverley isn’t far behind).

However you spend your New Year’s Day, we know the heat is rising and we hope you all stay hydrated, stay safe, and we look forward to helping connect Australians throughout 2019.

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