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Tucked away just off Crown Street, The Hungry Wolf café has just opened it's doors to the people of Wollongong. Little brother of Wollongong's best whiskey bar the Howlin' Wolf, the Hungry Wolf is...

It is around this time of year that there is a feeling in the air; of holidays speedily coming and going, sunshine beckoning us outside and willing us to stop working and enjoy the...

Indonesia celebrated Independence Day last weekend, and marked its 69th year since declaring independence from the Dutch. Indonesia is an archipelago made up of around 17,000 islands, (try saying that three times quickly - archipelago,...
Sydney to Batemans Bay road trip

With my kid brother (11) and Zen's nephews (11 & 9) in tow, Zen and I decided to kick off 2014 with an adventure down the NSW South Coast! We've babysat plenty of times...
Zen-Oasis-vegetarian-restaurant,-Berrima

To drive an hour and a half for good food may seem absurd to some, but this is not uncommon for my mother and her friends. My Mum has forever talked about this little vegetarian restaurant, in the middle of...
New-Year’s-Day-at-Nan-Tien-Temple-Vegetarian-Food-Fair

Happy new year! Thank you all JENIUS readers for your friendship, support, emails & comments, and for making 2010 a fabulous year! I spent this morning with the boy and his mother at the tranquil...
A-day-trip-from-Sydney-to-Merimbula

With Zen being a massive plane enthusiast, and I being the keen traveler, we were both thrilled to discover that a dear friend's hubby flew his very own plane. Not as the pilot of...
Wiseman-Park-Wollongong-City-Bowling-Club

Imagine has closed From first appearances, you'd be forgiven for thinking this was just an average senior's bowling club bistro. Oh, how wrong I was! Zen's workmate DC has been a local at the club for...
A-day-trip-to-Stanwell-Park-Beach

I had been back to work for exactly 4 weeks and felt like I needed a break more than ever. I love Stanwell Park because the Sea Cliff Bridge is absolutely amazing to drive on and the beach is peacefully full of energy. Hand gliders were out and about... but i simply enjoyed the sand and the sun.
Coconut-Thai,-Wollongong

According to eatability, Coconut Thai is THE restaurant to visit... fabulous service, authentic, tasty and affordable food. So when the restaurant across the street asked us to wait 15mins to be seated, we naturally declined and gave Coconut Thai a go.