Archive for November, 2017
 
 
 
Asia / North East
 

Why you should visit Onomichi, Hiroshima

The typical ideal travel itinerary in Japan seems to occupy one of two types of experiences: the bustling modern concrete jungle of Tokyo or Osaka, or a temple-filled ‘traditional’ experience full of tea ceremony an...
 
Breakfast
 

Warren and Holt, Marrickville

The first thing I noticed when I stepped into Warren and Holt was the the fact that it was packed wall to wall with diners, all who had ear to ear grins as they snapped and ate their meals. That’s when you know you’...

 
Asia / North East
 

The Happiest Place on Earth for Sake Lovers: Saijo & Takehara

Saijo Sake Festival The happiest place on earth is loud, crowded and just a little bit gross, but it’s something worth experiencing for sure.  Picture this: all the sake available from all over Japan, meaning over 10...
 
Events & Festivals
 

Wine Island: a grape lovers’ paradise!

  Often in a dragging work day we can find ourselves day dreaming about being stuck on an island in the middle of nowhere with a bottle of wine and not a care in the world. Or is that just me? Well my day dreams came true ...
 
Breakfast
 

Blaq Pig, Sydney CBD

There are so many hidden gems in Sydney’s CBD and Blaq Pig is one of them. Tucked away in Alberta Street near Museum Station, lives Blaq Pig. Black is my favourite colour and I was born in the year of the pig, so I felt an imme...

 
Australia / NSW / South Coast
 

Cupitt Winery and Restaurant, Ulladulla

Weekends are made for wining and dining, and Cupitt Winery and Restaurant is perfect for both! Overlooking rolling green hills with Black Angus cows lazily grazing away and the sun beaming down on the back deck, it’s...
 
 
Asia / North East
 

Wanda Reign on the Bund – a Seven Star Luxury Landmark in Shanghai

Although there is no unified international classification system standardising the rating, ‘seven-star’ is used to recognise the ultra-luxurious amenities and world-class service of world’s top hotels.  We were lucky...

 
Accommodation
 

Belmond Jimbaran Puri, Bali

Returning from each holiday, we bring home fond memories of the iconic landmarks we had previously only seen on TV or once-in-a-lifetime experience that had always been on our bucket list.  How often does the hot...
 
Accommodation
 

Anantara Dhigu, Maldives

The Maldives is one of the most beautiful destinations in the world renowned for its crystal clear waters, gorgeous palm tree strewn beaches and world class snorkelling. This island nation filled with hundreds of little atolls ...
 
Australia / SA
 

Ferment the Festival, Adelaide

If we start unpacking all the delicious foods we love – like beer, wine, cheese and bread – we find the process of fermentation and this was the inspiration behind the latest food festival to hit South Australia. Fe...