Tag - food and wine

Bali’s Hottest New Bars and Restaurants

Bali is so hot right now. Shaking off the ‘party island’ image of old, Bali has quietly reinvented itself as the new gourmet mecca of South Indonesia. If you’re looking to take a trip to this ‘land of the gods’, here are five essential new bars and...

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Where to Find Singapore’s Best Street Food

Singaporeans don’t just eat to live, they live to eat. We discovered this on our first trip to the Lion City back in 2012. Since then, we’ve been back several times and never miss an opportunity to try follow the Singaporean example and eat til we...

Hotel Review: The Convent Hunter Valley

The Hunter Valley is one of those destinations that require multiple visits. It’s near impossible to truly appreciate the diverse vineyards, restaurants and attractions of the region in one trip (or two… or five) – especially when...

Cycling in the Hunter Valley

Bikes and wine in the Hunter

It’s fair to say that drinking wine and cycling are two of my favourite things, but even I didn’t know combining the two could be as much fun as it was. On our recent trip down in the Hunter Valley – Simon was there to attend a work conference, I...

Street art in Penang

Penang Revisited

Just over six months since my first trip to Penang, the travel gods have smiled on me and delivered a second chance to visit it’s shores. Simon and I had originally planned to go to Nusa Lembongan for a week of nothing but sunshine, scuba...

Salt grill a recipe for success

For many cruise fans, cruising is about discovering new places, meeting new people, and wishing the crew would let you replicate that scene from Titanic at the bow of the ship… but for everyone else, it’s pretty much entirely about the food. Last...

Top five things to do in Penang

Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in things to see and do. I was in town for a few days but feel I barely scratched the surface of what the island had to offer. If you’ve got limited time, or...