Surry Hills is a Sydney suburb not far from the city centre. It is known for its food, art and design. It is a suburb steeped in the early history of settlement and has a great community feel. Today, I … Read the rest
Gourmet Getaway Tours
I am keen to see how Jimmy Henry, the trained chef and tour guide behind Gourmet Getaway, prepares gourmet meals from the back of a bus. Today, as a guest of Gourmet Getaway, I am looking forward … Read the rest
My life on the Hawkesbury River is quiet and relaxing, but I often yearn for a city break. I love to catch up with friends, eat good food and see a movie without having to cross the river in my … Read the rest
Dulwich Hill is the last station on the Light Rail – a good a reason as any to discover the Light Rail and a new suburb at the same time. When researching Dulwich Hill, I learn that it has many … Read the rest
The railway line divides Eastwood Sydney almost exactly in half. I wonder how different the east and west sides are from each other. But before exploring the streets, I am off on a bush walk.
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There are three reasons to visit Emu Plains. I want to explore the Arms of Australia Inn Museum, visit the Penrith Regional Gallery and walk the other half of The Great River Walk as I walked the Penrith side when … Read the rest
While family members have experienced and raved about Escape Rooms in Sydney and in London, I have hesitated putting myself in the position of being “locked” in a room, having to solve a range of puzzles to escape. However, I … Read the rest
Unfortunately, the Aboriginal rock art behind my house are disappearing over time. Today I am visiting Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, an area rich in Aboriginal carvings and art, as a guest of Sydney Outback.
West Head Lookout
The beautiful banksia … Read the rest
When I heard about a new social enterprise in Fairfield, I made Fairfield my next suburb to explore. Having already planned to go today, I then discovered that it’s Ramadan. That could affect how my day pans out.