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Funky Fremantle, Perth’s Hip Historic Seaside City

Funky Fremantle, Perth’s Hip Historic Seaside City

Loft cafés, contemporary art galleries, unique concept stores, and vintage shops line the laidback streets of funky Fremantle, Perth’s hip, historic seaside city. When locals in Western Australia’s capital Perth want to kick back on the weekend, they head to Fremantle – or ‘Freo’ as...
How To Experience The Real Dubai

How To Experience The Real Dubai

I had one of those conversations the other night about Dubai that I’ve found myself having every now and again since we moved to the United Arab Emirates in 1998 – the year before the sail-shaped ‘seven-star’ Burj Al Arab hotel opened and Dubai’s tourism...
Exploring Perth

Exploring Perth

My mum and my sister and her family live in sunny Perth, so whenever we get back to Australia, we’ll spend some time in the laidback Western Australian capital. Its clear blue skies, temperate climate, and spectacular setting on the Swan River’s sprawling lake-like expanse,...
Best Food Experiences in Australia

Best Food Experiences in Australia

Australia is one of the world’s great culinary destinations. Beautiful fresh local produce, talented chefs creating innovative cuisine, fantastic authentic ethnic food, superb markets and gourmet specialty food shops, and much more make Australia an appetizing country to visit. These are what we believe to be...
Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter

Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter

A highlight of our time back ‘home’ in Australia was getting to gourmet foodie weekend Great Barrier Feast at qualia on Hamilton Island with Chef Dan Hunter* for a story we were working on. Held periodically throughout the year on this tropical Queensland island in the Whitsundays group...