A must do experience in Japan

MariCAR in Japan

Japan has captured the hearts of many travellers for many reasons. There are so many things to love about the diverse country that’s known for its sumo wrestlers, high-speed trains, cherry blossoms and amazing food. You can find fresh, flavoursome food around every corner, beautiful scenery, culture and friendly people. There are also lots of very unique and quirky experiences on offer…. Continue reading A must do experience in Japan

Escape to Hamilton Island

I’ve always said that the only way to survive a Canberra winter is to get out, even if it’s just for an extra long weekend! I’m originally from QLD so the sunshine and sea will always be some of my favourite things. We’re in the midst of the coldest time of the year in Canberra and it’s not too late to plan your winter escape. Even if you don’t live in Canberra, if a warm, island destination (otherwise known as paradise) is where you want to be then Hamilton Island is the perfect escape for you. We went there earlier in the year and had the best time exploring the island! Continue reading Escape to Hamilton Island

The Grounds of Alexandria – a magical day out

One of Sydney’s most iconic eateries, The Grounds of Alexandria is a foodie’s wonderland. Since its opening in 2012, The Grounds went from one of Sydney’s best kept secrets, to a must must visit destination. I have gone out of my way to go every time I’m in Sydney since I first heard about it in 2014. While maintaining its original charm, detail and level of care, The Grounds has grown exponentially in size, visitors and sites. I visited recently and I knew it was time to share my experience with you. Continue reading The Grounds of Alexandria – a magical day out

Explore Rutherglen: Tastes of Rutherglen Food & Wine Festival

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There are many things that I love about Canberra, including its proximity to major cities, beaches, the bushland, picturesque mountains and gorgeous landscapes. Within 20 mins your can find yourself in New South Wales and within several hours you can even find yourself in Victoria.

Eat Canberra was invited to the Tastes of Rutherglen Food & Wine Festival in March so we hit the road and sampled some of the delicious food and wine on offer at some of the many amazing wineries in the region. It’s Aussie Wine Month this month so we thought that now would be the perfect time to share our experience with you. Continue reading Explore Rutherglen: Tastes of Rutherglen Food & Wine Festival

A local’s healthy guide to Canberra

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I recently wrote and put together a local’s healthy guide to Canberra for The Fit Traveller. So if you’re a local, interstate visitor or international visitor and you’re looking for a healthy trip to the nation’s capital then this is the perfect guide for you. Continue reading A local’s healthy guide to Canberra

WIN a SURPRISE LUNCH with The Italianos from MKR

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Every 15 hours a child is born with cerebral palsy in Australia, which equates to 1 in 500 babies. Cerebral Palsy Alliance invites you to their annual ‘Spring Fashion Show’ where you can help to provide vital therapy services to more than 200 children and their families living in our local community by simply enjoying an entertaining and rewarding fashion experience like no other.

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Decadent dessert on the Foreshore

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Spring is here! That means longer days and warmer weather. It also means we’re coming out of winter hibernation (does a happy dance). What better way to enjoy the weather then with a walk along the Kingston Foreshore with your lover, friends or family. While you’re there you can stop in and treat yourself to an ice cream or a delicious dessert from Mövenpick. That’s what we did recently! Continue reading Decadent dessert on the Foreshore

Sydney Cheap Eats

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Do you ever feel like you can’t go out for a delcious meal because:

A) You’re a poor university student

B) You’re waiting for payday

C) You’ve just been slammed with bills

D) You’re renting in Sydney

If you answered yes to any of the above then you can call me your Sydney Cheap Eats fairy godmother. I can assure you that you that it’s possible to eat out in Sydney on any day of the week while still maintaining a healthy bank balance. Continue reading Sydney Cheap Eats

MY TOP 5 BREAKFAST SPOTS IN SYDNEY

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Move over Melbourne, Sydney is the true winner when it comes to serving up the best meal of the day – breakfast. There’s a haven hiding around every corner but my advice is, do your research! Instagram is the perfect stalking tool to avoid breaking the wallet and leaving a café with an empty stomach – sound familiar? To get you started, here are my top 5 breakfast spots in Sydney. Continue reading MY TOP 5 BREAKFAST SPOTS IN SYDNEY