It rained and rained during our time in Tokyo and while I love the rain because we never see much of it back at home in Perth, it was super fun to be able to venture out on bicycles when it finally subsided. Our Airbnb hosts were kind enough to lend us their cool bicycles …Read more »
Yesterday I was lucky enough to win tickets from Cook Dine Travel to OZeating’s White Christmas Sundowner, hosted at Malt Supper Club on Beaufort Street in Mt Lawley. The thought of an evening of food, yes was very exciting and it was shaping up to be a jam packed evening of tastings, sipping wine …Read more »
Setting out on a morning city cycle we were semi confident we would miss the storm predicted for later in the day, consequently the much loved Perth Christmas Pageant was cancelled. Ever since the great storm of 2010, storms are taken seriously, but only really occur 50% of the forecasted time. So the weather was pretty good …Read more »
Early Sunday morning on our cycling travels, we decided to stop for breakfast at Il Lido. I’m not sure if it’s because we are out and about cycling more these days, however, I’m noticing a decent bicycle culture in Perth – both road and off-road. Weekend mornings are especially good around the Freo area and along the …Read more »
Finishing our 3 day ride along the Munda Biddi trail and 71km behind us, we were talking about a nice big meal and barista made coffee when we rolled into Donnelly River Village. After we unpacked the bikes and trailers we made our way to the nearby town of Bridgetown, wandering along the main strip …Read more »
The scenery at CORE Cider House is really sensational and it hits you the moment you pull up in the car park. The cidery and restaurant is set on a slope in the Perth hills with picturesque views across its orchard and Australian forest in the background. I have to say half way though …Read more »
Jumping into a 5 night stay in Tokyo following a ski trip in the mountains, our Japan trip was full on to say the least! An explosion of new experiences and culinary sensations. Oh and an overload of cuteness, especially in Tokyo. Our eyes were wide open the entire time and the following phrases became …Read more »
Located on Napoleon Street and in the heart of Cottesloe’s shopping area is Nature’s Harvest, a combined café and health product store.
Nature’s Harvest offer fair trade coffee, a good variety of raw desserts, salads, warm bean bowels and juices. Most items are gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, raw, paleo, oil free (first time I have seen …Read more »
The Munda Biddi Trail is an adventurous 1,000km off road mountain bike trail stretching from Mundaring to Albany. It meanders through all sorts of terrain and some incredible forest systems. There are unenclosed huts with basic toilets along the trail or alternatively the trail passes through small towns, giving riders an opportunity to spend the night and stock up on …Read more »
Having arrived in the holiday village of Donnelly River the evening before, we woke up the next morning ready to begin the mountain bike ride. Spending the night in the mill cottage turned out to be a great idea, we relaxed by the fire and ate a nice big steak for dinner.
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