Airbnb and other home stay companies allow travellers to stay in frugal or fantastic accommodation all over the world. The concept opens up destinations to people who couldn’t otherwise afford it (yes, that’s me), and to people who want to engage with communities and cultures at a grassroots level. Is that you? The idea ofContinue reading “Home stay or hotel?”
It’s the fragrance of mourning blooms that brings me to tears. Inhaling the delicate, pure floral perfume of thousands of bouquets is something I’ll never forget, long after the horror of the Sydney siege fades. Many bunches of flowers have notes and cards attached – an outpouring of love, sympathy and sorrow for the dead,Continue reading “Field of flowers, sea of tears”
The Art of Traditional Italian Rich with culinary wisdom Deliciously designed Packed with perfect recipes WHAT: In The Art of Traditional Italian, Lucio Galletto celebrates La Cucina Italiana: the flavours, history and techniques of Italian cuisine, perfected over centuries. I like deconstructed updated cuisines as much as anybody, but when tradition is already perfect, why messContinue reading “The Art of Traditional Italian”
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!
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.
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.