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Wedgwood Tea Room at the National Gallery of Australia – Where Art Meets Food

Wedgwood Tea Room at the National Gallery of Australia – Where Art Meets Food

Our journey of the arts began on a fine afternoon as we walked across the kaleidoscopic floor of the National Gallery of Australia. The Tom Roberts exhibition was on display and we were eager to experience the work of a legendary Australian artist, who is renowned to work on most of his masterpieces, not in a studio but outdoors. We decided to pair our artsy quest...

Dream Cuisine Patisserie – A Pastry Paradise

Dream Cuisine Patisserie – A Pastry Paradise

Laminated pastries and award-winning macarons, need I say more? Well, when it is made with such perfection, you just have to talk about it. Dream Cuisine Patisserie, a pastry paradise in other words, is run by Owen Saddler and Marilyn Chalkley, a mother and son team. We were lucky enough to be hosted by them, all thanks to Elias Hallaj of CBRfoodie. So, on a slightly...

Mount Pleasant Lookout – Canberra

Mount Pleasant Lookout – Canberra

Mount Pleasant at an elevation of 663 metres, is another lovely Canberra lookout! Yesterday, Joseph and I took a drive up and spent some time reading the informative boards there on the significance of the location. The Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery National Memorial which is situated here, is dedicated to the memory of gunners, of all ranks, who gave their...

Whale Watching in Huskisson, Jervis Bay

Whale Watching in Huskisson, Jervis Bay

The wind was in my hair and I could taste the saltiness in the air. There was clear blue waters as far as the eye can see. I was happy. It was our first road trip from Canberra and we were glad that we chose this piece of paradise for a short getaway. We were in Jervis Bay, home to migrating whales between May to November. I had bought our tickets in advance and was...

Christmas Getaways in South Australia

Christmas Getaways in South Australia

Christmas is just around the corner. Have you got a trip planned? There’s something unique about Christmas in a small town, I’d say. Here are some ideas for Christmas getaways in South Australia – known as the wine and seafood capital of Australia. Cozy Christmas Brace yourself! Christmas is coming! Ever thought of spending the occasion in a small...