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 […]

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Our favourite Hunter Valley wineries

Hunter Valley wine farms

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 […]

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Our list of things to do in Ubud, Bali

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 […]

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Delicious camping food ideas

Coolendel Camping

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 […]

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Date night at Spice Alley, Chippendale

Spice Alley

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 […]

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Delicious “Health” Rusk Recipe

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. Rusks:  “A rusk is a hard, dry biscuit […]

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10 awesome things to do on Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan

Nusa Lembongan, Bali

We arrived in Bali for our 10 day holiday with only 2 nights accommodation booked. Knowing that we wanted to escape the hustle and bustle of the city but not travel too far, we began searching for an island close to mainland Bali. That’s when we discovered Nusa Lembongan, a small island located southeast of Bali and only a 35 […]

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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 […]

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Brunch at the Piggery Cafe

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 […]

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Best Chicken Potjiekos Recipe

Platbos Forest

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 […]

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