Australia · Beer · Book

150 Australian Beers in a book

I found this great book on Australian beer a few days back, displayed on a shelf at my local library. Its called 150 Great Australian Beers and being the beer-loving explorer that I am ( my favourite style of beer is a stout), I picked it up!  Written by James Smith, this gem of a book is… Continue reading 150 Australian Beers in a book

Australia · Pizza · south australia

Pizza Gem in a Little Town that Surprises Me

Friday night is Pizza night…seems right doesn’t it? Last Friday on a warmish night, we decided to hit a little known pizza place with some friends. Neatly tucked into the façade of the 160 year old Alma Hotel in quaint Willunga is Pizza Kneads. As the name suggests this rustic little place is really about pizza.… Continue reading Pizza Gem in a Little Town that Surprises Me

Australia · Cruise · Gold Coast · Island · Uncategorized

An Island Adventure I Wont Forget

Anyone who visits the Gold Coast go to the theme parks – and so did I. But the one adventure I was looking forward to was an island cruise to an “Eco” island paradise run by Gold Coast Adventures. Well that’s what the leaflet said. We boarded the catamaran from Mariners Cove Marina near SeaWorld at Main… Continue reading An Island Adventure I Wont Forget

restaurants · seafood · south australia

Seafood Without Soul

Nothing like good seafood to satisfy my soul. But this was not to be. It was a rather cold evening and being in a celebratory mood, we decided on a seafood restaurant called Hortas, on the beautiful esplanade of Port Noarlunga Beach in South Australia. Horta is Portuguese for “orchard” or “vegetable garden”, and the… Continue reading Seafood Without Soul

Chicken · south australia · Wine

Shiraz and Chicken – with a difference!

It’s grape harvest season here in South Australia. Vineyards bustling with activity, harvesters humming away slowing pouring out beautiful bunches of grapes and even some brave growers and wine enthusiasts hand-picking. Its warm days, bright blue skies and brilliant white clouds urging us towards autumn. They do say that half of Australia’s wine production is… Continue reading Shiraz and Chicken – with a difference!

Bahama Breeze · Cocktails · North Carolina · restaurants

Chilled Blast from the Caribbean

I have never been to the Caribbean, well not yet atleast.  But I have been to Bahama Breeze – a laid back ” beachy” restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. The minute you park your car, walk inside and you are transported to the beautiful islands of the Caribbean – you can almost hear the ocean… Continue reading Chilled Blast from the Caribbean

Breakfast · North Carolina · Uncategorized

Brekkie at La Farm

You are instantly transported to quintessential Paris, when you visit La Farm Bakery in Cary, North Carolina. Not only is this state on the east coast of USA a photographer’s delight but it is packed with some very interesting food places and experiences. And one of them is La Farm Bakery! As you enter this… Continue reading Brekkie at La Farm