Bendooley Bar & Grill

Bendooley Bar & Grill

If you drive south from Sydney towards the Southern Highlands (about 90 mins), you’ll come across a charming little town called Berrima.  In this town you’ll find Bendooley Bar and Grill which resides in Berkelouw Book Barn on the Bendooley Estate. I chose this spot for a book club meeting lunch (I’m a part of…

Public Dining Room

Public Dining Room

If you are looking for a dining experience with a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, amazing water views, exceptional service, delectable meals that resemble artworks, and reasonably priced (considering the high standards) then I have the ideal place for you – Public Dining Room at Balmoral Beach, Mosman. We took my sis, Aurora, there on Sunday…

The Boronia TeaRoom

The Boronia TeaRoom

While many folk were slugging it out up heartbreak hill for the City2Surf today, I was at Mosman with my chicks experiencing High Tea at The Boronia TeaRoom. Set in a grand mansion with sweeping balconies and manicured gardens, the Boronia TeaRoom (formely Boronia House built in 1885) is a charming place to share this…

Melbourne favourites!

More on Melbourne

There is not enough time here in Melbourne to visit all my favourite cafes & eateries as well as try the new ones!  I’ll just have to return again soon. Below is a list of must visit cafes and restaurants when you are next in Melbourne. My favourite cafes/espressobars/pasticcerie/eateries: Pellegrini’s Bar Espresso 66 Bourke St…

Melbourne

Melbourne

      I’m in one of my favourite cities in Australia – Melbourne. Melbourne has a great food culture – one that I am happy to explore each time I’m here for a visit.  You can choose from numerous amounts of fantastic cafes, bakeries, pasticcerie and restaurants.  It’s so easy to get around especially…

Konnichiwa from japan - Our travel story

Konnichiwa from Japan

Konnichiwa is hello in Japanese and a word I have been using often since landing in Japan on Thursday, 13 March 2014. Hubby (Ben), Freya and I flew out of Sydney with Japan Airlines at 9:00am (which resulted in an early wake-up for check-in at airport).  It was a great flight (apart from the likely flu bug…

Pilu at Freshwater

Pilu Freshwater

There is only one word to describe the dining experience at Pilu at Freshwater – outstanding! It starts from the moment your eyes set upon the view that is Freshwater Beach, to the easy charm of the old house where the restaurant resides, to the professional and personable staff, and finally to the Sardinian influenced…