• Food & Drink

    What’s a celebration without food?

    I recently visited The Book Lounge for the launch of Ming-Cheau Lin’s book JUST ADD RICE – a collection of recipes and stories about growing up as a Taiwanese-South African. I had been following Ming-Cheau on Twittter (@mingcheau) and she…

  • Out & About

    Hunter Valley

    “You like wine? Then you have to go to Hunter Valley! You should book a tour.” Since I landed in Sydney, a lot of people have been telling me where to go, and what I need to see while I’m…

  • Out & About

    Wild Life Sydney Zoo

    Before I arrived, people kept asking me what I was looking forward to the most while in Australia. “Koalas,” I would reply. “And shopping, I guess.” Which is why one of the first things I did when I landed, naturally,…

  • Food & Drink,  Out & About

    β€˜Straya Day

    My blog has been very quiet of late, but there’s a good reason for that. You see, on 13 January, after an 11 hour flight, I stepped off a Qantas aeroplane and walked through the airport and outside in the…