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A Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Canggu, Bali

A Local Guide to Eating and Drinking in Canggu, Bali

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...
The Best Beaches in Sydney

The Best Beaches in Sydney

It’s the Australia Day weekend down under, a day that Aussies across the nation spend basking in the sunshine, enjoying barbecues in their backyards or picnics in the park with friends, or if they’re lucky to live near the coast, on the beach stretched out...
Down at Diani Beach

Down at Diani Beach

When it comes to wonderful beaches around the world, Diani Beach doesn’t immediately spring to mind, yet we quickly discovered that the place is popular with travellers looking to top or tail their safari trip with some sun, sea and sand. Being Australian, I’m pretty...
Our Home Away from Home in Camps Bay, Cape Town

Our Home Away from Home in Camps Bay, Cape Town

A warm, welcoming and well-appointed family home at Camps Bay is our ‘home away from home’ in Cape Town, South Africa. A five-minute stroll from the white-sand beach, with a swimming pool in the sunny garden, a piano in the living room, and stunning views...
Rio de Janeiro Take-Homes: Brazilian Bikinis

Rio de Janeiro Take-Homes: Brazilian Bikinis

If you only take home one souvenir from Rio de Janeiro, make it swimwear – a pair of teensy Brazilian bikinis for her, and low-waist, hip-hugging, wide-brief sunga for him. In Ipanema, where we had our ‘home away from home’ in Rio for two weeks, there are...
Ipanema, Where Life’s a Beach

Ipanema, Where Life’s a Beach

One of the first things we do when we arrive at a new destination is explore our neighbourhood. Despite having done the long haul down to Rio de Janeiro from Costa Rica via Miami, it didn’t take us long to get out the door and...
The Art of Doing Nothing

The Art of Doing Nothing

There’s no shortage of things to do in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. We’ve been wildlife-spotting on a walk through Manuel Antonio National Park, we’ve hiked in the forest for a spot of bird watching, we’ve strolled around a spice plantation, we’ve cruised through mangrove swamps,...
Learning to Surf in Costa Rica

Learning to Surf in Costa Rica

It’s been a long day learning to surf in Costa Rica. I can barely lift my arms above my shoulders. My knees are red raw. As are my ribs. My back feels like I’ve been bent over breaking rocks with a chain gang. I can...