A bushwalk on a sparkling Sydney winter’s day is a pretty great way to spend a Saturday, particularly when you can take advantage of cheap end-of-week travel and get the train. On the weekend just gone we headed to Mt Kuring-gai station to tackle the […]
Tucked away in one of Alexandria’s industrial pockets is Mecca’s coffee roastery and cafe, in an old warehouse with gorgeous high ceilings and loads of natural light. An outpost of their CBD and Ultimo digs, the Alexandria space operates as a café at the front, with […]
After a long drive from Nitmiluk Gorge, we arrived in Darwin for the last 24 hours of our Northern Territory adventure. Kicking things off with some incredibly good sushi, we then hit the Museum and Art Gallery, a natural history buff’s dream that also boasts some fantastic Australian artwork, and a […]
The next stop on our December Victorian adventure was Bright, a beautiful town (there’s even a sign telling you so) in the Ovens Valley in Victoria’s north-eastern alpine region. It’s quite the food and wine destination, with vineyards, hop fields, orchards, and nut farms dotted throughout the […]
Sitting halfway between Albury and Bright, Beechworth is a highly photogenic gold-rush town where the streets are flush with verandah-covered buildings housing all manner of boutiques, gourmet food stores, and various pieces of Ned Kelly history. Oh, and a brewery!
It’s no secret that I’m heavily into eating and cooking, and our recent trip to Tasmania was largely scheduled around a day of both at the Agrarian Kitchen, a farm-to-table cooking school run by former chef Rodney Dunne and his wife Séverine, on their beautiful property deep in the Derwent […]