Australia – Tra Vinh – Inala, Brisbane 1 January, 1970

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Family lunching at this popular Inala eatery

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Australia – CT Coffee & Restaurant, Inala, Brisbane 1 January, 1970

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Lunching at one of many Vietnamese eateries in Inala’s Civic Centre

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Australia – Native Kitchen & Bar, Lawson (closed) 4 November, 2016

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Getting organic in downtown Lawson

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Australia – Cortado, Lawson 8 September, 2015

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When heading up the Blue Mountains, be sure to drop by this little gem

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40 hours in Newcastle, Australia 1 January, 1970

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40 hours well-spent in the port city of Newcastle

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Bombini Restaurant & Bar, Avoca, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Modern Italian in leafy surroundings

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Wharf Rd Restaurant, Hyper Hyper Coffee, The Huskisson & Zac’s Place – South Coast, Australia 1 January, 1970

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What to do on the South Coast when all it does is rain?

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Paperbark Camp & The Gunyah Restaurant, South Coast, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Camping in the Aussie bush couldn’t be more comfortable than this …

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Australia – Bistro Niagara, Katoomba (closed) 1 January, 1970

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Double baked cheese soufflé, beef cheek Wellington … Just a couple more reasons to pay the Blue Mountains a visit

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Australia – Port Stephens, Little Beach Boathouse, Searock @ Shoal Bay & Saluna 3 January, 2015

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Escaping the city to Port Stephens and Newcastle

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New Zealand Road Trip 2015 – Blenheim to Christchurch 2 August, 2015

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The final leg of our South Island road trip

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New Zealand Road Trip 2015 to Nelson – Blenheim 2 March, 2015

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Micro brew, vino and the top of the South Island

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New Zealand Road Trip 2015 – Wanaka to Nelson 1 January, 1970

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From the wild West Coast to crossing the Southern Alps

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Blue Mountain Hotel, Lawson, Australia 1 November, 2015

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Pub grub in the Blue Mountains, minus the tourist hoards

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New Zealand Road Trip 2015 – Dunedin to Wanaka 1 April, 2015

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Confit duck, feeding live salmon and eating some cracking Italian food

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Cardrona Hotel, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Lunching at New Zealand’s most photographed pub

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New Zealand Road Trip 2015 – Queenstown to Dunedin, via Milford Sound 1 January, 1970

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Motels, pancakes and Fiordland. This is the south of the South Island

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Four days in Queenstown, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Revisiting the adventure capital after 18 years

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Keith Tulloch Wine, Hunter Valley – Australia 11 September, 2014

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Wine, food and chocolate. Allow me to introduce this dedicated Hunter Valley winemaker

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A weekend in Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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We meet our new baby and get in on some food action

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Exploring and eating our way down the South Coast, Australia 7 July, 2014

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Pretty towns and villages, gorgeous natural scenery and a bounty of fresh produce. This is the South Coast.

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Bannisters by the Sea, South Coast, Australia 5 December, 2014

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Lapping up the coastal luxury at this high-end property

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Australia – 3 days in the Northern Rivers – Byron Bay, Mullumbimby, Bangalow & Kingscliff 5 January, 2014

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Salty air, endless beaches & a chilled lifestyle. This is the North Coast.

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Australia – Brookfarm, Byron Bay 4 July, 2014

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The macadamias, the farm and a bloody good lunch.

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Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail – Tasmania, Australia 3 October, 2014

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Just a few places to stop on Tassie’s Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail

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Old Cable Station Producers Luncheon & visiting Stanley – Tasmania, Australia 3 March, 2014

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A gem in Tassie’s food bowl

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Wild Moose Café, Wollongong, Australia (now closed) 1 January, 1970

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Day-trip to my original hometown (now closed)

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Launceston – Inside Café, Novaro’s Restaurant, Stillwater – Tasmania, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Making the most of a few hours in Lonnie. With food, of course.

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Burnie and surrounds – Northwest Tasmania, Australia 2 April, 2014

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We visit Tasmania’s north west, and get our first taste of God’s country.

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Brew, Minh Trang & Spring Lake Hotel – Brisbane, Australia 1 January, 1970

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A quick visit to Brisbane

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Australia – Taking time out with the folks 9 February, 2013

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Spending quality time with the folks. A visit to Brisbane.

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Gin Masterclass & Tasting Kangaroo Island, Australia 7 August, 2013

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All things gin, island touring and tasting Kangaroo Island at the Wharf

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Wellington, New Zealand – the city of cafes 1 January, 1970

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Doing the coffee rounds in the windy city

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Touring Kangaroo Island, South Australia 1 January, 1970

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Doing the rounds on KI

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Kingscote, Clifford’s Honey Farm, Ferguson Australia, FEASTival – South Australia 6 March, 2013

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I visit Australia’s third largest island as part of FEASTival 2013, courtesy of SA Tourism

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36 hours in Wellington, New Zealand 4 April, 2013

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Doing the rounds in the Windy City

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48 hours in Adelaide, Australia 1 January, 1970

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48 hours in our southern capital

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Exploring Wairarapa, New Zealand 3 July, 2013

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Bumming about wine country, and not even visiting a vineyard

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Brooklyn, Australia – Lifeboat Seafood, Hang Gallery 1 January, 1970

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So close to Sydney, yet it feels a world away

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Things to do and eat in Mount Maunganui and Tauranga – New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Surf, sunshine and fresh Tasman air

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Hamilton Island – Queensland, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Paradise in North Queensland

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qualia – Queensland, Australia 11 April, 2012

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Lapping up the luxury at one of the worlds top resorts

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Fishermen’s Wharf, Woy Woy, Australia 1 January, 1970

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We head out of town and hit Woy Woy for lunch

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Eating Melbourne, Australia 9 September, 2012

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I go to Melbourne for a quick work trip and always squeeze in a little me-time

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Raw Kitchen and Espresso, Pho Hiên Vuong Pasteur, Something Easy – Brisbane, Australia 9 February, 2012

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Vietnamese, markets and spending time with my family

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Eating Melbourne again – Australia 1 January, 1970

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Escaping to Melbourne with the other half

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Exploring South Melbourne – Australia 1 January, 1970

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Something for every foodie and something I wish I had in my own neighbourhood.

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South Bank Surf Club – Brisbane, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Lunching with the family

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Margan Restaurant, Hunter Valley – Australia 1 January, 1970

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Fine dining amongst the vines

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Old Beijing Dumpling Restaurant – Melbourne, Australia (closed) 1 January, 1970

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This restaurant is now closed

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Lady Marmalade Café – Brisbane, Australia 1 January, 1970

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A popular little neighbourhood café

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Malaysia Makanan Restaurant – Brisbane, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Malaysian in the ‘burbs

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Tan Thanh – Brisbane, Australia 2 May, 2011

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Family feasting in Brisbane’s little Vietnam

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Campos Coffee – Brisbane, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Campos, across the border

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Diamante’s Brasserie – Brisbane, Australia 1 November, 2011

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A quick lunch in Forest Lake Village

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Manfredi at Bells, Kilcare Heights, Australia 12 July, 2010

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Lunching at a Central Coast institution

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Mojo Coffee Central & Waterfront Cafe – Wellington, New Zealand 10 March, 2010

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It’s all about the coffee

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Museum Hotel, street art & Sweet Mothers Kitchen – Wellington, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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An art hotel and a late-night joint for cake

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Devour, a Gala Dinner – Wellington, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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A gala dinner

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R&S Satay Noodle House – Wellington, New Zealand 9 December, 2010

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Taking a breather from WOAP

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Plum – Wellington, New Zealand 9 February, 2010

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Lunching on Cuba Street Mall

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Muirlea Rise & lunch at Bar Saluté – Wairarapa, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Visiting wine country and a great little tapas bar

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Matterhorn – Wellington, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Lunching at a Wellington institution

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WLG – Wellington, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Wellington’s pop-up restaurant

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Logan Brown – Wellington, New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Dining at a Wellington icon

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Wellington On a Plate 2010 – New Zealand 1 January, 1970

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Wellington on a Plate 2010

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HuTong Dumpling Bar – Melbourne, Australia 8 August, 2010

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…delayed flights, upgrades & just not enough time to eat

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Degraves Espresso Bar – Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Laneway breakfast

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Little Malaysia – Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Late-night dinner

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Veludo – Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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St Kilda lunching

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D.O.C. Pizza & Mozzarella Bar – Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Some mighty fine pizza in Carlton

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Lorca – Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Breakfast in the laneways

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Outpost – Melbourne, Australia (closed) 1 January, 1970

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This restaurant is now closed

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Self Preservation – Melbourne, Australia 1 January, 1970

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Coffee & frittata panini time

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