Tag Archives: Food

Imported beer, fried goods and the South American Festival

The wonderful thing about living in Australia is that there are so many people from different nationalities living all together, which generally means that they like to put on festivals with lots of different foods and beers.

This time around, sunny Bondi Beach was playing host to the South American Festival. Continue reading

How to make the most of a holiday

Make sure you keep note of where each photograph was taken before they all start to look the same. Image: fotopedia.com

There are times when the beach seems like just a place with sand and water and the people are all foreign to you. If you feel like this on a holiday you must remember two things: this beach is different and you are the foreigner. Here are some tips on how to ensure that each trip is special. Continue reading

Extranomical Tours go shopping and wine tasting in San Francisco

Shop and then drop in a winery. Image: extranomical.com

United States of America: a land of freedom, celebrity and… shopping! With the excellent exchange rate, the US is quickly becoming the world capital for bargain hunters so what better way to explore this rising opportunity than to take a shopping tour which not only supplies discount vouchers worth up to $200, but also ends with a tour of some of Napa Valley’s amazing wineries. Continue reading

The world’s most Halal friendly holiday destination is…

Enjoy Malaysia’s delicacies in a Halal friendly environment. Image: tourism.gov.my

Malaysia has been named as the most Halal/Muslim friendly holiday destination for the third year in a row after scoring 8.3 out of ten points on Crescentrating’s Halal Friendly Travel Ranking 2013. Continue reading

Catalina – Seafood Restaurant

Lyne Park, Rose Bay, Sydney NSW 2029

Catalina is a guilty pleasure of the Eastern Suburbs in Sydney; with spectacular views of the harbour and an atmosphere of quality and richness.

Coming in for Sunday brunch, it feels like Sydney’s elite are sitting back and enjoying each other’s company on a beautiful sunny Sydney day and being in their presence will somehow make you feel, if only for a little bit, part of that group. Continue reading

SpudsnCrepes

Located in both Westfield Pitt St Mall food courts as well as other locations

Usually when I come to SpudsnCrepes I get either the French Chicken Crepe or the Chicken and Avocado Spud, but this being a ‘try something new’ blog, I went for the Chilli Con Carne Spud, although minus the red beans. Continue reading

Mad Mex

Max Mex can be found in various locations around Australia, I had my lunch at Westfield Sydney Central Plaza, 450 George St, Sydney, NSW, 2000

When getting Mexican I usually go for the burrito, but this time, wanting to be different and all, I decided to try the Crispy Tacos.

And so I made my way to Mad Mex and joined the lunchtime queue where I debated a few more times with myself on whether I should go crispy or perhaps try the soft shells. Ultimately I decided to stick to my original plan as I figured that a soft shelled taco would be the same as a burrito, minus the ends being folded over.

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