Yahava Koffeeworks

The Swan Valley is renowned for its wineries and yearly events of Spring in the Valley and Oktoberfest. Today we thought we would try something a little different, coffee tasting at Yahava Koffeeworks! Yahava Koffeeworks roast beans on site sourced from various countries around the world, they are detailed and thorough in their search to deliver some of the finest coffee around to West Australians. Each coffee bean variety in store has a detailed description including ...

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Margaret River Gourmet Escape

The Margaret River Gourmet Escape took place at the Leeuwin Estate Winery over the weekend, the first of its kind in the area and I would have to say that it was a truly fantastic day and not too expensive with tickets starting from $37.00. In addition to the event there were a number of festivities in the region which included gourmet Beach BBQ’s with guest chefs, exclusive dinners at the prestigious Voyager ...

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Unofficial Tulip Festival and coffee

It has been a hectic couple of months, moving into a friend's house temporarily, placing every personal possession into storage and renovating our apartment. Tasks continue to build up. Driving out of the city and into the hills was exactly what we needed this Sunday morning, to see the colourful tulips against the native Australian backdrop. Chalet Healy Tea Rooms is located at The Araluen Botanic Park in the Perth Hills, just a 40 ...

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Koko Black @ Claremont Quarter

Koko Black is a chic and modern cafe in the Claremont Quarter shopping centre.  It is the ultimate place for chocolate lovers and as a self confessed one myself I had to pay the newly opened Koko Black a visit. Inspired by chocolate adventures in Europe, Shane Hill launched Koko Black in Melbourne. With his passion and hard work, Koko Black has arrived in Perth town, in the sleek and ultra modern Claremont ...

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The Dome Coffee Rottnest

Dome Coffee grew from humble beginnings in the 1990’s with its first store in Cottesloe, Western Australia. It filled a big coffee gap in the market back and over the years developed into a franchise chain with now over a hundred stores across Australia and some parts of Asia and the United Arab Emirates. All stores are individually owned and resemble the old ‘Kaffehaus’ cafes in Hungary, Prague and Austria. Having checked out ...

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Leeuwin Concert 2012

I was so very lucky to be able to go to the Leeuwin Concert in Margaret River, as a corporate guest! Thank you to a few work colleagues cancelling at the last-minute. The Leeuwin Concert is a once a year event that has been running for 28 years. The concert is hosted at the beautiful Leeuwin Estate Winery and each year local, national and international artists descend to the town ...

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