Byron Bay food guide

The beaches are beautiful, the locals are friendly and the laid back hippie spirit is contagious. Byron Bay is a popular destination for surfers, sun seekers and foodies alike. With so many restaurants, coffee shops & takeaways joints to choose from, you could easily spend a week eating & drinking your way around Byron Bay…

Our favourite Hunter Valley wineries

Before we moved to Australia, we lived in picturesque Cape Town, South Africa. Here we where we were extremely spoilt with amazing wineries just an hours drive away. Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Somerset West in the Western Cape arguably have some of the best wineries and tasting rooms in the world! This being said, we have…

Our list of things to do in Ubud, Bali

There is something about Ubud that forces you to slow down and look at life differently. We have now visited Ubud twice in one year and still get the same relaxed feeling when we are there. Ubud manages to reflect the unique Balinese way of life whilst oozing charm and a low-key vibe that is…

Delicious camping food ideas

One of the first things we do before we go camping is come up with a menu for the duration of our stay. When deciding on camping food, we look for two key things – it has to be simple to make and it must taste delicious. Here are our favourites: Breakfast: Overnight Oats Egg…

Date night at Spice Alley, Chippendale

One of the best things about living in Sydney is that there are SO many restaurants to choose from! We were looking for something different for date night and came across the Spice Alley, a hawker style eatery in Chippendale. It is located 1km from Central Station in Kensington street, so it’s super easy to…

Delicious “Health” Rusk Recipe

As South Africans, one of our favourite things to have with a cup of tea or coffee is a rusk. This is a recipe that Jenna’s (the Blonde) mom has made for many years, so when we make it here in Australia it reminds us of home.

10 awesome things to do on Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan

Nusa Lembongan was once a beach shack surfers paradise, but in more recent years has become more popular with families, couples and backpackers all looking for an island retreat. Although Nusa Lembongan has become a popular destination, you can still find a beach shack with a view of the ocean or if you would prefer, there are also plenty of boutique hotels and resorts to choose from.

Friday Favourites No. 02

We are back in chilly Sydney feeling refreshed and inspired after an awesome 9 days in Bali. This week’s Friday Favourites is going to be short and sweet, we will be sharing a recipe and a tip/trick we discovered whilst on holiday. Unlocking luggage when you forget the pin or like in our case the pin miraculously…

Brunch at the Piggery Cafe

Rustic and relaxed the Piggery Cafe at Burnham Beeches is a great place to visit with something for the whole family. Shannon Bennett has teamed up with business partner Adam Garrison with the goal to create a gourmet destination. Gary (The Beard) being the Masterchef Australia fan that he is was extremely excited when he heard we would be visiting Shannon’s restaurant and we were certainly not disappointed.

Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

We have finally arrived in Australia (our new home) and thought this was the perfect time to post our favourite chicken potjie recipe as a tribute to South Africa. This recipe was shared with us by an uncle who has won many a potjie competition with this recipe. Potjie – The Afrikaans word for “Little…

Hogsback, land of fairies and hobbits

Hogsback, land of the fairies, hobbits, butterflies and pure relaxation, a hidden gem nestled between the Amathole mountains in the Eastern Cape. After a beautiful drive through a dense forest up a winding pass we arrived at Hogsback, a sleepy hollow filled with creatives, hippies and those just trying to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. You will feel lost in time in this enchanted forest escape and will be spoilt for choice when it come to hikes and walks, places to eat and things to do and see.

December Roundup: What we did last month

We have been very quiet on the blog this December, clearly been having too much fun. December was quite a busy month for us, it was also our first month of being “homeless” although our family and friends have taken great care of us. Here’s what we got up to: Sunset drinks and snacks on…