One of the joys of travelling is finding an exciting new city where you’d like to put down roots for a while. If you’re looking for a criteria, this will help. The latest results of the 2014 Economist Intelligence Unit Liveable Cities survey rank the best and worst liveable cities with Damascus at the bottomContinue reading “Best and worst liveable cities”
Here’s my tips for solo women travellers, which include safety and cultural awareness. It’s a big, bad world, but going solo can be a lot of fun.
Aboriginal Art Design Resin Jewellery is a new concept for cultural art dating back many thousands of years. Chic, affordable resin jewellery.
Red Sand Sunrise by Fiona McArthur is a medical romance drama set in the harsh beauty of the Australian outback. After finishing her book, Fiona went to Tuscany for a writer’s workshop and is full of praise for the learning (and cultural) experience.
Taste for Travel’s online shop is launched. I’m so proud to stock the handmade, artisan resin jewellery of Paris/Sydney artist-jeweller company Mo Resin. The items make strong statements about culture, art, travel and feminine strength. Check it out!
Mangia! Mangia! Gatherings: The Spirit of Coming Together is the second Italian cookbook by Teresa Oates and Angela Villella. They are preserving unwritten recipes and conserving precious cultural traditions, and encouraging us to do the same.
Artist Tania Wursig paints dramatic feminine figures and exotic flora inspired by her visits to Tahiti. Her bold, sensual new exhibition is called Urban Amazons.
The annual Vivid Sydney Festival is a free festival of light, music and ideas, with the multimedia light shows drawing the biggest crowds into the CBD.
A short drive south of Sydney is the tiny village of Austimer with a beautiful beach on the bay and some eclectic shopping up a side street. Who knew?!
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”