“Barefoot luxury” is a term I hear more and more these days. I’ve often pondered its meaning. What is barefoot luxury?
Rich rolling hills, endless vineyards and farms – the Barossa is food and wine heaven, renowned for its bold, gutsy, luscious Shiraz. Touring the Barossa should be on every foodie’s wish list.
3305 kilometers, Sydney to Cairns: lush hills, dry brush, charming towns, stunning coast, endless surf, sand and sun – an amazing road trip across one crazy beautiful country.
Steve Salter remembers scrambling up and across Hammerstone Sandblow on Fraser Island as a young lad on a Boy Scouts’ camping trip. Continue reading Fraser Explorer Tours 2-day adventure: Dingoes, dunes & desolation
Grilled peaches and cream: local peaches grilled, topped with pure cream and macadamia nut crumble
“Fish and chips”: Pan-seared Barramundi with native Australian herbs, served with potatoes, coleslaw and “poor backpacker’s tartar sauce” Continue reading Australia road trip: campervan fish and chips
It’s hard to miss Pat D’Onofrio at the Adelaide Showground Farmers Market every Sunday morning. Not only is there a giant queue around his Patlin Gardens booth to buy vegetables (yes, a lineup to buy veggies), Pat stands behind the piles of fresh produce and sings their praises. Continue reading On the road in Australia: “The Great Kohlrabi Challenge”
Kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, echidnas, penguins, seals and sea lions – I thought I had seen everything on Kangaroo Island until my guide Craig pulled the 4×4 into the Vivonne Bay “post office.” Continue reading The buzz on the tenants of postbox 321, Kangaroo Island
No trip to Chiang Mai should be without trying khao soi or khao soy. This delicious noodle soup is so iconic of the northern Thailand city that it is often simply called “Chiang Mai noodles.” Continue reading Khao soi: The signature dish of Chiang Mai