Author - Rosemarie John

Travel and Beyond by Rosemarie John and Joseph Ellis portrays a kaleidoscope of all things travel related mixed with just the right dosage of history and culture.

Visiting a Macedonian Orthodox Church

Visiting a Macedonian Orthodox Church

The last time we visited an orthodox church, we were in Istanbul. The gorgeous frescoes grabbed our attention the minute we walked into the church—a reverent feeling engulfed us. The captivating artistry isn’t designed to just make the church look nice, but instead it has a theological and liturgical function to fulfil—it’s a full representation of the kingdom of God...

Canberra Meet the Makers annual wine tasting event

Canberra Meet the Makers annual wine tasting event

Australia is known for its winemakers and they are coming to Canberra! Cellarmasters have asked me to share information on their upcoming event, and I am more than happy to publish this for all the wine lovers out there. Clear your palate, because 20 of Australia’s best names in wine including Gwyneth Olsen, Nick Badrice and Stefano de Pieri are coming to Canberra in...

Alpaca Magic – meet a llama or two

Alpaca Magic – meet a llama or two

Llamas are my newest obsession. I have never seen one up-close until recently. They are tall, have a calm demeanour and are cuter than pugs. They have soft fur, adorable ears and round bellies but I was only interested in one llama in particular… his name is Mahogany. With his perfect red polka-dotted bowtie, this South American domesticated camelid was hard to...

Qatar Airways flies daily to Australia’s capital Canberra

Qatar Airways flies daily to Australia’s capital Canberra

Yes you heard it right, Qatar Airways flies daily to Australia’s capital Canberra and ahead of this service, Qatar Airways has unveiled a specially designed hot air balloon to fly the skies of the city and its surroundings. The balloon, measuring 70 metres in circumference, is the largest hot air balloon in Canberra. To inaugurate the hot air balloon’s maiden flight...

Dobinsons in Belconnen

Dobinsons in Belconnen

We have always been a fan of Dobinsons Bakery and Cafe. In fact, it was the only excuse to head back to the city on any given weekend. But today, we’re happy to report that Dobinsons has opened its doors in Belconnen! If you’re a north-sider and love their sandwiches, cakes and a whole range of baked goods… you’ll be making plans to head over...