WHAT: Delicious Days in Paris by Jane Paech, published by Lantern, an imprint of Penguin Books, $A35. It comprises 14 walking tours to explore the city’s food and culture and where to buy the best goodies. Each chapter is named according to Jane’s favourite foods and drinks – for example Chapter 4 is called Mousse auContinue reading “Aussie girl’s guide to Delicious Days in Paris”
The First Hand Black Markets featuring Aboriginal art and culture are unique to Sydney, offering a great day out for families and art lovers.
Is Kiama more than a pit stop and day trip for the blowhole? Come with me and explore this Australian seaside destination.
Take time to visit Kiama It’s not just about the blowhole and fish ‘n chips. Kiama has so much more… VISIT KIAMA CHECKLIST Click the link: Here’s the scoop on Kiama 120km south of Sydney 1.5 hours by car or over 2 hours by train Shops and eateries have seaside resort opening times and days, so weekendsContinue reading “Chill out and visit Kiama”
Onyx Lounge is Newtown’s newest cool bar and tapas go-to venue. Sydney is famous for places like this opening and closing before you can blink, but we hope Onyx has longevity. It’s worth going, just for the slammer mojitos and the flaming chocolate tart.
Ex-Sydneysider Todd Moore has taken Australian traditions of coffee, meat pies and lamingtons to Boston in his specialty shop CuppaCoffee. Delicious!
A New Zealand rose by any other name would be Ellie, my late mother. She was an expert rosarian and she would encourage you to visit the country’s abundantly glorious gardens – places of serenity in a crazy world.
Clear the coffee table! Love Italy by Guy Grossi, is a grand cookbook where the Melbourne chef explores his heritage and meets artisans who produce the best ingredients, from Piedmont to Sicily. Did I mention it weighs at least 4kg?
The Cottage Bar and Kitchen is a warm, neighbourly space to drink and dine in Sydney’s trendy/quaint inner suburb of Balmain. Our verdict: We’ll be back.
As fashion-savvy women fly south for the Melbourne Cup, Virgin Australia will have porters on standby to offer passengers a personalised Hat Valet service. We approve.