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A Melbourne Cafe Culture Walk in the Land of the Long Flat White

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A Melbourne cafe culture walk to get a taste of Melbourne's coffee history should be high on your to-do list when you're in the Land of the Long Flat White, as we like to call our coffee mad country, Australia. Keen to explore more of world coffee capital Melbourne's cafe history, on our last trip back ...

Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Bangkok by Chef Ton of Le Du

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This local guide to eating and drinking in Bangkok, Thailand, comes courtesy of Chef Ton of Le Du, one of the most creative Thai restaurants in the country and one of the finest in Southeast Asia, landing on Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list at #37 yesterday*. There are few people best able to provide a local ...

Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Siem Reap by Chef Saren of Marum

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This local guide to eating and drinking in Siem Reap, Cambodia, comes from local Cambodian chef, Toun Saren, Head Chef of Marum, one of Friends International’s Tree Alliance hospitality training restaurants. Our local guide to eating and drinking in Siem Reap, Cambodia, is courtesy of one of our favourite local chefs, Toun Saren, the head chef ...

Tanah Lot Temple, Bali – Hindu Traditions and Sea Temple Ceremonies

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Tanah Lot temple, Bali, is a popular sunset spot for most visitors to the Indonesian island but like any must-do attraction in a major tourist destination it can get insanely crowded. We sensibly opted for the local experience of Pura Tanah Lot instead. We suggest you do, too. Tanah Lot Temple, Bali – Hindu Traditions and ...

Salumeria Tanah Barak a Spuntini and Campari Bar – Italian Made in Bali

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Salumeria Tanah Barak a Spuntini and Campari Bar in Canggu, Bali, is owned by Australian chef Geoff Lindsay. What makes this chic Italian resto-bar special is its selection of salumi, Italian-style charcuterie, and cheeses – all made in Bali. Salumeria Tanah Barak a Spuntini and Campari Bar – Italian Made in Bali Eating Italian wouldn’t normally be a ...

A Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Canggu, Bali

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This local guide to eating and drinking in Canggu, Bali, comes from Geoff Lindsay, the Aussie owner-chef of Salumeria Tanah Barak a Spuntini and Campari Bar in Canggu, Dandelion restaurant and the Crab Club Pop Up, Melbourne, and chef at Saigon Street in Seminyak, Bali. We’re big fans of Geoff Lindsay’s Vietnamese restaurant Dandelion in Melbourne (and his ...

Our Guide to Eating and Drinking in Seminyak, Bali

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Eating and drinking in Seminyak, Bali’s most appealing destination for lovers of good food and drink, has never been better or more interesting than it is right now, with brilliant restaurants and cafés offering everything from pan-Asian favourites to contemporary Indonesian cuisine. Eating and drinking in Seminyak, or anywhere on Bali for that matter, wasn’t ...

Best Bali Sunset Watching Spot – Seminyak for Sundowners on the Sand

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Best Bali sunset watching spot? How can we nominate only one on an island famous for its breathtaking cliff-top views and gob-smacking sea temple silhouettes? We’re going to do it anyway: Seminyak for sundowners on the sand. Suggesting the best Bali sunset watching spot is a challenge for an Australian who comes from a country ...

Best Things to Do in Bali, from Rice Paddy Walks to Riding Mythical Waves

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The best things to do in Bali for us aren't the things you gawk at in tourism ads or highlight in travel guides. In keeping with our preference for the slow, the local and experiential, they're as low-key and laidback as strolls through rice paddies and learning to cook Balinese food. We loved the side of Bali that we experienced when we ...

Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

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Our guide to Siem Reap markets covers the liveliest local markets and petite neighbourhood markets in the northern Cambodia city, as well as artsy crafts and organic farmers markets. We also provide responsible travel advice on the night markets – should you or shouldn’t you shop at them? Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets Daily ...