Tag: Travel


Head to The Bach (bro) Dine out

This is why I came. Hokey pokey creme brulee. The Bach opened a couple of months ago so I wanted the hype to die down a tad until we ventured inside. I have Kiwi heritage so the concept and menu really excited me (and our Kiwi friends). For the uninitiated, a bach is a traditional, modest Kiwi holiday home usually by the sea. This place is certainly a nice escape from the hustle on King St! We were unable to make a reservation for 4 on a Saturday night, so while we were having a drink at Cittavino Stu wandered across...

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What do you pack when you travel? Uncategorized

My mum packs home made pate and a Buddha’s hand. Mum is staying with us for a week, so she can write and we can see the opera Aida on Sydney harbour. In her luggage, was this strangely beautiful fruit called a Buddha’s hand. It has a sweet, lemon blossom aroma and no juice or fruit. You can use the zest and mum sliced off a finger to flavour baked quinces. It’s a pretty spectacular looking fruit that makes me smile. It also makes your clothes smell lovely too, so it’s not a bad idea to pack one when you...

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Washington wash up Travel

When we arrived in Washington DC, my first thought was, “What on earth have we done?” After we left the bright lights and bustle of New York this quiet and sleepy town didn’t appear to have much going on. I was really wishing that we had skipped Washington and extended our stay in New York instead. I hardly took any photos because I wasn’t inspired by most of what I saw. Our first visit was the International Spy Museum where our inner kid and secret agent self were intrigued. We spent the better part of a day at the Air...

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