Driving from Perth to Margaret River – Where to Stop Along the Way

2018-11-18T16:28:16+00:00By |

Driving from Perth to Margaret River in Southwest Western Australia is an easy drive of around three and a half hours, which is nothing in a state where road trips can take weeks. What makes it satisfying are the stops on the way for swims on sandy beaches, engaging indigenous experiences, and self-guided heritage tours. …

Multicultural Australia, Where to Taste Australia’s Culinary Diversity

2019-01-29T13:08:06+00:00By |

Multicultural Australia is where you can get a taste of Australia's rich culinary diversity – in the suburbs of every city, and in towns across the Australia. This is a guide to where to sample everything from Vietnamese pho to Iraqi lamb – by local experts who eat, cook, grow, and write about food in Australia. …

Australian Food Trends We Love

2019-01-29T13:08:35+00:00By |

While no-booking policies, done-to-death dude food, and massive ‘shared plates’ drove us crazy when recently dining out in Australia, the food scene in Australia has never been more exciting. Here are some of the Australian food trends we loved. Australian Food Trends We Love Baking bread and churning butter While there’s one school of thought that goes …

A Slow Swan River Wine Cruise to Swan Valley Wine Region

2018-05-08T17:20:27+00:00By |

The Swan River is everywhere you look in Perth, Australia, so at some stage you need to get out on the water. If you’re a wine lover you’ll want a taste of the Swan Valley and a Swan River wine cruise is one way of sampling Western Australia’s oldest wine region. When most people think …

Best Perth Parks, Gardens and Picnic Spots and Where to Fill your Picnic Basket

2018-09-24T13:57:16+00:00By |

Best Perth parks, gardens and picnic spots from Kings Park, located on Mount Eliza, with its sprawling lawns and panoramic Perth city vistas to Stirling Gardens in the heart of the city, Perth’s oldest botanic gardens. There’s no shortage of spots in Perth to spread out your picnic blanket. The best Perth parks are those blessed with …

Fremantle for Families – How to Spend a Day in Fremantle with the Family

2018-11-26T15:03:36+00:00By |

Fremantle for families? For many, Fremantle is a destination for grown-ups with its old corner pubs, backstreet wine bars and buzzy cafés. It’s also a brilliant spot for families, with a lively weekend market, compelling museums, beachside parks, and a busy boat harbour. Fremantle was an obvious choice for a family day out when my sister …

Where to Eat in Perth – The Not So Cheap But Always Cheerful

2018-11-27T19:01:28+00:00By |

For us, the greatest culinary pleasures in the Western Australian capital of Perth are to be found in the simplest forms – fish and chips by the beach, a crispy Vietnamese banh mi, an authentic curry laksa, and a perfect cheese toastie. Naturally, we kicked off our Perth visit with a meal and we punctuated our …

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