Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers – Paddington, Brisbane

A gnoccheria... in Brisbane... ummm, yes please! We were lucky to score a seat outside the bustling venue, you order inside. There's a limited menu and limited seating. Even with a limited menu it is hard to chose what to have... I could have gone for all the entrees... and all the gnocchi. HOW DO... Continue Reading →


Xile – My First Hardcore Gig 

My friend, Simon, invited me to watch the band he is in, Xile, (they're from NZ) play on their Australia Tour in Brisbane.  Now I've been to a bunch of 'heavy metal' gigs in NZ... but nothing could have prepared me for this!  Xile have recently been picked up by a European record and this... Continue Reading →

Din Tai Fung, Melbourne

What’s a trip to Melbourne without some dumplings?! I have only ever visited Din Tai Fung in Singapore and was excited to find them in Melbourne. Lisa and I were starving by the time we go there and devastated to find a line up. Luckily then wait was only 10 minutes. It’s a great system,... Continue Reading →

Turtle Café, Elwood VIC

I met my friends Adam and Sally at the Turtle Café to meet their new baby, Bella. They are Elwood locals and spend a bit of time over there so I knew it must be good! I had a green juice (fresh as and makes you feel healthy) and the green breakfast. It was heaving... Continue Reading →

Perth for five days 

I took advantage of the Australia Day long weekend and jumped on a plane to Perth for the first time to visit one of my best friends, Gemma.  Everyone complains about how long the flight is... honestly, I slept the whole way. Didn't even eat my food on the way over! Although, I do really... Continue Reading →

Aussie Day on Rottnest Island, WA

A 45minute boat ride out of Fremantle on the Rottnest Express takes you out to an island paradise. We made the trip for Australia Day, it was scorching hot (about 38 degrees) and we were ready to explore!  There's a bus and a train that takes you around the island (no cars other than service... Continue Reading →

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