At the age of 24 I left Canberra to move to the big city. Or more accurately, Sydney. When I first moved up, it was like being on holiday. There was so much to see and do. Beaches to frolic in, bars to visit, food to try, festivals to experience. Sydney has it all and after 6 years in one of the worlds most beautiful cities I am still finding and discovering amazing things to do. If you are travelling to Sydney make sure you check out my resources on Eating Out in Sydney, Recipes for Eating in Sydney, Sydney Walks, Sydney Adventures and for a sneaky Sydney Weekend Escape.

5 Things to do in Sydney… without Alcohol!

Summer is just around the corner here in Sydney. Every week the weather is just a little bit more amazing, my sunglasses are now a permanent fixture in my wardrobe choice. There are so many things to do in Sydney in Summer that it is almost overwhelming. I love it. …

Australian Prawn and Mango Lettuce Cups Recipe

It is an ongoing struggle for Australian’s that where ever we go in the world we are asked to repeat the phrase “throw a shrimp on the barbie”. We don’t have a problem repeating this phrase, or any other iconic Australian ling to show off our accent that many think …

$5 Feasts – Smoky Black Bean Lettuce Wraps with Goats Curd

This month I am launching my new segment of guest posts from fellow food and travel bloggers who also try and find a way to create healthy $5 Feasts. A great way to get even more inspiration and ideas for cooking up a storm using different ingredients in different locations and …

3 Free Cultural Things to do in Sydney

Sydney is known for its beaches, bars and harbour.  If you are looking for a holiday full of out-door activities, sunshine and exercise – then Sydney is the destination for you!  However, what most travellers don’t realise is that for at least 2 months of the year (in winter) it …

Healthy Chicken Fajita’s with Lettuce Cups

Finding different and healthy ways to cook up a feast for a few travel friends without resorting to Spaghetti Bolognese (don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with a  big pot of spag bol, and you can make it healthily and cheaply – this is just an alternative for …

Cheap Goon Garlic Mussels

Australia can be an expensive place to eat – especially if you would like to eat healthily! Those who are backpacking the east coast of Australia generally live off 2 minute noodles and goon (a sack of cheap dirty wine). Occasionally they may branch out and get a meat pie …