Poke Poke Mermaid Beach

At long last an Aussie match for the Poke Poke bar in Canggu. It’s called Okey Dokey time for Poke.  Opened us recently by the owners of the funky Mexican eatery, Bonita Bonita, is Mermaid Beach’s very own Poke Poke cafe. The poke poke concept is one adopted from Hawaii. Big bowls, typically a shelled…

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The Roman Forum

The grandiose centre of the Roman Empire stems from the Roman Forum. Located in central Roma, this is a must see place when in Roma. I didn’t have time to fully explore the space (it was closing as I arrived) but I got a fantastic insight to the sophistication of the Roman Civilisation from the…

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Labak River Hotel Ubud

Finding the perfect place for a retreat is tricky. Somewhere secluded but close to town. Somewhere with good clean facilities (especially air conditioning) but not at a crazy price. And somewhere that has enclaves for people to escape to and do some personal reflection and growth but it safe and contained.  YES! It’s very tricky…

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Cooking Class Ubud, Bali

Any opportunity to learn new cooking styles (and get to eat the produce) is a big green light for me so I was keen to get involved at Ketut’s Bali Cooking School.  I actually chose this cooking school off the internet but was not disappointed. We were collected from our hotel then taken around the…

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Mt Warning Delights

Mount Warning

Today was a magic day shared with close friends in a very spiritual part of Australia, Mt Warning. Mt Warning, also known as Mt Wollumbin is a step craggy mountain (actually the remnants of a volcano) that makes for a big day time climb. The 4.5 km, one way walk, (9km return trip)  takes on…

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Danny's best priced buffet Coolangatta Tweed

Golf Course Cooly-Tweed

Not being a big fan of buffets, I went to Danny’s Family Buffet as  surprise for the children and with no real expectation. I was pleasantly surprised! A family run business this restaurant is a land mark on the Cooly-Tweed boundary. Located inside the club house at Tweed Heads the open aired restaurant doesn’t try to be a…

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