Mischa and Lan are what some may describe as pure genesis. They are German doctors who have relocated to Noosa where they work the night shift in Europe via telemedicine in order to enjoy ‘normal’ day to day life on the coast.
Aside from being a designer, he’s also a small business owner, art director who has dabbled in the film industry, backyard surfboard shaper, and semiprofessional knock-off beer drinker. Not to mention he’s also a dad to two future surfing prodigies. We stopped by his shop, The Alfresco Room, for some home design inspo and a chat.
We sat down with local creator and entrepreneur Georgie to chat about her loungewear brand, Araminta James. Georgie first fell in love with Noosa as a child, visiting every year with her family from Melbourne during the school holidays.
Mikaela radiates grace and positivity. Her joy and sense of wonder is infectious. Growing up in Victoria, she has always been drawn to warmth, the ocean and a slower pace of life. It’s no surprise that when the opportunity arose to purchase her dream chiropractic practice in Noosa she and her fiancé didn’t hesitate to make the move.
Lisa is a world-class trekking coach, adventure consultant and outdoor enthusiast. She attributes her deep respect and admiration for nature to her parents and childhood in South Africa. Lisa is an advocate for consciously making time to be in nature, to connect with it, and to enjoy it with loved ones.
Rich is a strength, conditioning and performance breathing coach with lifelong ties to the Sunshine Coast. He describes himself as a kid from Melbourne who lived for the 3 weeks each year his family spent at the beach. As a "serious" adult, Noosa became Rich’s favourite place to refresh and recharge between stints around the country and across the globe.
Vittoria Farmer is a bit of a local surf legend. When she’s not traveling for surf, Tori works as a lifeguard and her knack for balancing hard work with lighthearted, cheeky fun is seriously impressive. We caught up with Tori for a sunrise surf at one of her favourite local spots in Sunshine.