Recently a neighbour of mine had a party. One lady brought wine from her dad’s vineyard, with no label. She found out that I was a wine guy, so she asked me to taste it and see what I thought. Now you can believe me or...

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If you’ve spent more than three minutes in Bondi, you’ll need no introduction to Hotel Ravesis. A long-standing fixture amongst the popular and plentiful beachfront watering holes, its facade (situated on the corner ...

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Few fruits are as synonymous with summer as mangoes, in particular the good old Bowen variety, which grow in many a Queensland backyard and are available in abundance from September through to March. Bowen mangoes range ...

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Coonawarra is famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon and its blends, and in the whites you’ll see a bit of Sauv Blanc and Chardonnay getting about. There are some bloody good drops and if you’re clever you can certainly b...

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When it comes to sweets, Smarties are one of the few lollies I’ll let my children eat. This is because they’re fairly harmless in the additive department. Made using natural colours, as far as lollies go Smar...

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Nestled up in the far corner of North Bondi at the Ben Buckler shops, Rocker might not be on everyone’s list of go-to restaurants in the area. Many may even be unaware of its existence because it’s located up the hil...

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If Vegemite didn’t have such a catchy jingle then I’m sure pea- nut butter would have claimed the prize for the most popular Aussie spread. Peanut butter has been around forever and has recently experienced a resurge...

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One of my dearest friends inspired these choc ginger cookies. She wandered into our kitchen in Bondi as we were brainstorming delicious recipes to whip up for the winter months and when I asked what her favourites were, ...

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Despite its relatively short existence, Bondi Beach Public Bar needs little introduction. If you’ve been to Bondi this year you would have already seen this bar occupying prime Bondi Beach real estate on the corner of ...

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Macao is the only place in China where gambling is legal and it is also home to eight of the world’s ten largest casinos based on revenue. A phenomenal 30 million-plus travellers visit Macao each year, cramming in to a...

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