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Travel: Ceylon Tea Trails in Sri Lanka

Travel: Ceylon Tea Trails in Sri Lanka

Ceylon Tea Trails, Sri Lanka The ultimate experience for tea lovers Beyond the bustle of Colombo and tourist-magnet tea country towns of Nuwara Eliya and Ella lies a small haven. It’s the perfect spot for travellers that crave nature, beautiful landscapes, quiet, space and… tea. Ceylon Tea Trails is the world’s first tea bungalow resort –...
10 Australian Ethical Food Stores Online

10 Australian Ethical Food Stores Online

10 Australian Ethical Food Stores Online By Paul Hellier of Fair Food Forager   Generally, if it’s better for you it’s better for the planet. Fair Food Forager helps you find ethical and sustainable food online, and has listings all over the world with businesses trying, like you are, to reduce the impact of food...
Retreat Here - Healthy Holidays and Wellness Retreats for Travel Lovers

Retreat Here – Healthy Holidays and Wellness Retreats for Travel Lovers

The beautiful beach view at Nihiwatu in Sumba – image credit: Nihiwatu Retreat Here We chat with Retreat Here founder Sabijn Linssen about wellness retreats, her favourite hotels and top travel picks in 2017.   1. Sab, tell us about your background and why you started Retreat Here? I created Retreat Here as a passion project...
Travel: A Stroll Through Phuket Old Town

Travel: A Stroll Through Phuket Old Town

A Stroll Through Phuket Old Town Discover the unique charm and character of Phuket’s historical centre.   Mention Phuket, and images of white sand, rows of palm trees and stunning beaches come to mind. Beyond these memorable attractions, it is easy to forget that Phuket has an interesting history, one that will easily be top of...
Travel: Things to do in Chiang Rai

Travel: Things to do in Chiang Rai

Travel: Chiang Rai Things to see, eat and do Chiang Rai is Chiang Mai’s quieter cousin, and if you are looking for a break from Bangkok, Chiang Rai is the perfect green paradise. Chiang Rai offers cooler weather (both day and night), more of small town feeling, plenty of temples and above all fairly uninterrupted...
Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali

Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali

Travel: Things to do in Ubud, Bali Some things to eat, do, and where to stay   Preferring the island’s famed beaches, Ubud is often missed by travellers visiting Bali. The lush greenery of its rainforests and rice paddies combined with its famed temples, arts&crafts, and its’ wellness centres, offers visitors a different type of...
Where to Eat in Phitsanulok

Where to Eat in Phitsanulok

Where to Eat in Phitsanulok From old school food institutions to local favourites   Phitsanulok is a province and city in Thailand’s lower north. For a period, it also served as the country’s capital and is known to all Thai people. The only question I get asked when I tell people I live here, is...
Re-visiting Locavore Restaurant Ubud

Re-visiting Locavore Restaurant Ubud

Locavore Restaurant Ubud Re-visiting this award-winning gem on the island of Bali.   Locavore is always at the top of my list whenever someone asks me for a restaurant recommendation in Bali. I first visited the Ubud based restaurant in 2015 and I haven’t stopped talking about it since. In 2016, the restaurant was ranked number...
A Weekend in Sydney

A Weekend in Sydney

A Weekend in Sydney Some things to eat and do Sydney is challenging to talk about as a Melbournian. You want to be able to remain unbiased and judge the city on its merits without thinking about how it differs from home. I will never say that Sydney is better than Melbourne but I won’t...
Red Beard Bakery Workshop

Red Beard Bakery Workshop

Red Beard Bakery Workshop  For the aspiring baker. By Jen Curcio Flour, salt and water produces one of life’s simplest edible pleasures. The ingredients may be simple, and the act of eating it may be effortless, but anyone who has attempted baking bread knows there is no edible pleasure without some pain. This may sound...
Sumba Indonesia in Pictures

Sumba Indonesia in Pictures

  Sumba, Indonesia  Our visit to Sumba late last year was an ambitious leap from our previous travels around Indonesia. The trip had been inspired by a coastal landscape image and blurb in a surfer’s guide referencing ‘waves of consequence’, tribal culture and thatched peaked huts. ‘Sumba is not for everyone’ also featured quite early...
Food Volunteering Melbourne

Food Volunteering Melbourne

    We are very privileged to be living lives where our worries include what new restaurant we’ll try next. For some people less fortunate than us, we all know this is just not on the radar. Volunteering in our home town or while travelling abroad can give us perspective on the real challenges facing...