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Mexicana at The Pantry

Stepping onboard a P&O cruise ship is like being transported to an entirely different world.  Just the mere sight of a ship in all its entirety is enough to hit you with a strong sense of...

Some call it love, some call it an addiction, I call it a way of life! Hi my name is Sammy and yes I am a coffee-aholic. Recently I crossed over the ditch and ventured...
Sea-Princess-cruise-to-New-Zealand

I feel like I've become a cruising expert. You can read about my first cruise and my second cruise experience via the respective links. As this was my third, I was well and truly...
The-Fiji-Orchid

OK, so here we finally are, at the last post of the Fiji Friday series. My first meal in Fiji was actually at The Fiji Orchid but I've saved the best for last ;)...
Tour-of-Nadi-Municipal-Market-and-up-close-&-personal-with-Fijian-Food-Safari’s-Lance-Seeto

Welcome back to Fiji Friday! This week, I'm taking you with me on my day out with Fiji-based Australian chef, Lance Seeto. We'll start with a visit to Nadi Municipal Market, followed by a...
Breakfast-buffet-at-Radisson-Blu-Resort,-Denarau-Island

I've mentioned before that I love breakfast buffets... So you'll be pleased to know that the one at Radisson Blu Resort, where I stayed for the duration of the South Pacific Food & Wine...
South-Pacific-Food-&-Wine-Festival-Dinner-with-Robert-Oliver

One of the most hyped dinners at the South Pacific Food & Wine Festival were the degustations by Robert Oliver. As mentioned in my April newsletter, Robert Oliver's cookbook, Me'a Kai features the cuisine...
Peter-Kuruvita-and-Flying-Fish-Restaurant-at-Sheraton

Flying Fish in Fiji has always been one of those dream destinations I'd drift off fantasizing about. I'd close my eyes and would wander into the sparkling sea; I'd imagine myself eating the most...
South-Pacific-Food-&-Wine-Festival-Dinner-with-Ben-O’Donoghue

The glamour of Fiji's restaurant scene is located within its hotels and resorts. Because of the enormous difference between local wages and the prices that these hotels and resorts charge, it's something that most...
South-Pacific-Food-&-Wine-Festival-Dinner-with-Manu-Feildel

There's no escaping the Manu Feildel madness even if you're as far away as Fiji. Food lovers, women and kids everywhere have fallen for this charming chef. I was lucky enough to have him...