Tag Archives: Australia

Delicious Food and Wine Road Trips in Australia

Delicious Food and Wine Road Trips in Australia

With a ridiculously diverse range of jaw-dropping landscapes, a good connection of highways and impossibly scenic back roads, Australia is a country that is just made for road trips. Add fabulous produce sold from farmers’ gates, fantastic seafood served up sand-side, wonderful wineries with welcoming...
Weekend in Melbourne

Weekend in Melbourne

When we lived in Sydney, Melbourne was one of our favourite frequent getaways for a weekend of eating, drinking and shopping. Here are our quick tips for a Weekend in Melbourne. Get a taste of its mouthwatering food scene here. Check in Stay in one of...
The Best Road Trips in Australia

The Best Road Trips in Australia

Following our recent post on tips for road trips in Australia, readers asked us to recommend some of our favourite road trips in Australia. As far as we’re concerned, Australia is home to the world’s best road trips and in our many years of travelling, whether...
Our Tips for Road Trips in Australia

Our Tips for Road Trips in Australia

We’ve spent a lot of time recently on dusty red dirt roads here in Cambodia that have been reminding us of the many road trips in Australia we’ve done over the years researching travel guidebooks – the main difference being that in Australia those stretches...
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...
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,...
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...
Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

Chef Peter Gilmore and Quay Restaurant in Sydney

We spent much of our time in Australia last year writing about the fantastic food scene and formidable restaurants and talking to the finest chefs, from Dan Hunter to Ben Shewry – as well as great global chefs, from Rene Redzepi to Massimo Bottura. One...
A Taste of Orange – 24 Hours in Orange

A Taste of Orange – 24 Hours in Orange

Orange FOOD Week is underway in the rural town of Orange in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales, a fabulous food and wine destination west of Sydney and over the Blue Mountains that should not be missed. The Orange food festival is held in...