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How to spend a weekend in Maitland

As Australians, ‘travel’ is often associated with long, expensive flights and having to set aside a huge chunk of precious time, which is why it’s easy to overlook how many country towns...

Woy Woy Takeover at the Woy Woy Fisherman’s Wharf

  If I have noticed anything special with Sydney’s food scene, it is that pop-ups and collaborations are a rising trend. Now, this is not just limited to the busy and ever changing scene of...
Raspberries and Cream dessert from Bombini

Bombini, Avoca Beach

It was just after midday on a Saturday afternoon when I arrived at Bombini at Avoca Beach. Despite it being well into winter, the sun was out and the weather was warm enough to...

The Source Cafe, Newcastle

During a public holiday long weekend a few months ago, Zen and I snuck up to the Central Coast for some well-needed R&R. In an instance of great minds thinking alike, my sister and...

Lovedale Long Lunch 2010

A progressive lunch is a foodie's take on the pub crawl, and all those who love to lunch would have been at the annual Lovedale Long Lunch. If you missed out, add next year's...
Ocean-Restaurant, Central Coast

Ocean Restaurant

What's better than dining at an ocean front restaurant? Not much, especially with a view like this. I was blown away by the surreal twilight landscape, the massive oceanic gentleness and the post-rain glittering rainbow!...

Forresters Beach and Terrigal

Two weekends ago, I was on another spontaneous weekend trip. Zen booked the Forresters Beach Resort's Spring Getaway Special on wotif at 10am and by 2pm, we were sipping on the sparkling wine and...

Turning two at Hunter Valley

Hoorah! A mini weekend getaway to celebrate the office's second birthday. Friday 11.30am, last week, we all hopped on a coach to Hunter Valley. Two and a bit hours later, we wined and dined at Pepper Tree Vineyards, Tamburlaine, Petersonhouse, Hunter Valley Chocolate Company, Harrigan's Irish Pub and Oishii Restaurant! Talk about an action-packed weekend.

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