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52 Weekend Microadventures to try from Perth

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Cycle Perth & Day trips from Perth & Featured & Healthy life & Hiking & Walking & Microadventure Perth & western australia on December 27th 2016 5 Comments Microadventure-perth

In the spirit of new experiences, the running theme for this list is outdoors, nature, wildlife and positive challenges. Also, a few coffee breaks slipped in for good measure.  52 outdoor activities and micro adventures to try from Perth, so that is one every weekend for an entire year. A little trip may give you the same …

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Best Long Black Coffee in Perth

Posted in - Coffee & Featured & Food and Drink Perth & Perth Cafes & western australia on September 27th 2016 2 Comments Long-Black-Gordon-Street

Earlier this year I switched to drinking long black coffee. This style of coffee is an espresso poured on top of the water, filling a cup. Yes, it’s long and it’s black. I love it.

Enjoying a strong bodied long black in cafes can be a hit and miss around Perth. Milk tends to be helpful at masking …

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Come and find me…at Donnelly River Holiday Village

Posted in - Featured & Microadventure Perth & Mountain Bike/Cross Country & South West & Travelling Me & western australia & Wildlife & Wildflowers on June 2nd 2016 1 Comments kangaroo-local-wildlife

Completing a small section of the Munda Biddi last year, Donnelly River Village became our start and finish, where we spent a night in between preparing and recovering from the bike journey. You can catch those posts here and here. We had such an awesome break in the old …

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Camping at Sandy Cape Western Australia

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Camping & Day trips from Perth & Featured & Microadventure Perth & Travelling Me & western australia on November 16th 2015 1 Comments Look-out

With no work scheduled for the weekend and wanting the feeling of disconnection from the daily grind, we packed up the car, leaving the cat with a big bowl of biscuits and headed North of Perth to camp on the beach for the night. 

Jurien Bay is the furtherest north we’ve been, so it was a bit …

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Tips for a Road Trip to Albany

Posted in - Camping & Featured & Great Southern & Travelling Me & western australia on October 25th 2014 2 Comments Road-trip-to-Albany

We recently traveled to Albany for a couple of days in the Porongurup range. To reach Albany the options are –  fly, drive or public transport (TransWA). Driving is probably the most most common method as to explore the area you do need a car. It is almost a 5 hour drive south of …

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Little Bird Cafe, Northbridge

Posted in - Breakfast & Coffee & Featured & Food and Drink Perth & Perth Cafes on September 27th 2014 4 Comments Little-Bird-Cafe-Northbridge-Breakfast

The oh-so satisfying journey from discovery to desire to dining to satisfaction. This kind of sums up the experience at The Little Bird Cafe in Northbridge earlier this morning. We had initially set out on the bicycles destined for East Perth however passing through Northbridge and stumbling across the Lake Street positioned café we were allured …

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Sushi Master experience at Hamachozushi

Posted in - Featured & Japan & Travelling Me on July 25th 2014 8 Comments chef

The final days of the ski season and the small Japanese mountain village is gaining back some of its normality. In the cold evening we walk up a deserted slope from our ryokan towards a warmly lit door, plastic sushi samples sit in the dusty window illustrating the menu for foreigners. Gradually sliding …

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Aiguille du Midi + Mont Blanc, Chamonix

Posted in - Europe & Featured & France on September 27th 2013 0 Comments Aiguille-du-midi

Two young men, Michel-Gabriel Paccard & Jaques Balmat were the first to successfully reach the summit of Mont Blanc in 1786 and ever since mountaineers strive to transcend the mountain 4,810 metres above sea level in an environment where extreme climate conditions prevail. This morning we were taking two cable cars from the French town of …

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Waffle Iron Review and Recipe

Posted in - Featured & kitchen @ Home & Products I like & Recipes on May 1st 2013 2 Comments Waffle Recipe

Waffles, they are versatile dessert or snack easily found throughout the world.

The difference from country to country can be the recipe and appearance of the waffle, the texture and taste can also vary too. Liege Waffles, Brussels Waffles, Belgium Waffles, Stroopwaffles, Scandinavian Waffles and Hong Kong Waffles are a just a few varieties around the …

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