Masterchef alum, Reece Hignell, unveiled the first in a series of artisan luxury desserts as part of the new Deluxe Range available nationally at Gelatissimo. Known for his unorthodox flavor combinations on Masterchef, he integrates locally sourced ingredients into the classic gelatos. The Gelatissimo story began in 2002 in Sydney winning the hearts of many … Continue reading Where to cool down with Gelato this summer? Gelatissimo! For their Deluxe Range!
Cuzco is a large but quaint town in Peru with an elevation of 3399m of altitude. If you’re heading to Cuzco, it is likely that you’ll fly from Lima. Remember that you’re flying into a place at altitude, so it’s likely your plane descent will likely be a turbulent and a little scary. Once you … Continue reading Where to go in Cusco, Peru
Vecino is a marriage between Korean and Mexican foods. Newly opened, they’ve become quickly popular! They add their own personal twists that combine the best flavours of both and they definitely make it work! Located within the vicinity of Canterbury Station, there is lots of street parking nearby making it handy to commute here for … Continue reading Head to Vecino for Korean and Mexican fusion!
The plaza premium First class lounge at Hong Kong International airport is a new addition. For access, it costs 700 HKD and they give you a little takeaway thermos to keep as your momento. We happened to be passing through on opening day and there was a special deal on until October 5. We are … Continue reading One of the best airport lounges – Plaza Premium First Class, Hong Kong
The Middle Feast restauraunt in Merrylands has been operating since 2012 and up until recently served lunch on weekends and dinner throughout the week. Recently, they've started opening at 8am on weekends with a new breakfast menu and we were invited to sample it. Merrylands is deceptively simple to travel to especially if you are … Continue reading Where to get a Middle Eastern Breakfast – @ The Middle Feast
Their new menu officially launched on Thursday 30th August with a huge ‘End of Winter’ party to celebrate and showcase the exceptional range of authentic, international and local cuisine which has seen seafood delights, pastas and prime meats added to its offering. Key Sydney media and influencers descended on the venue for the evening, soaking … Continue reading Whitewater Restaurant – Cocktail Masterclass & Spring Preview
Banos is a town about 3.5 hours from Quito, Ecuador. Go to Quitumbe station and find one of the sellers offering trips to Banos. There are plenty and it’s $3 each for a one way trip. The buses have reclining seats, toilets and are quite comfortable. Put your suitcase underneath and hold your valuables for … Continue reading Where to go in Banos, Ecuador
Quito is set at an elevation of 2850 m, amidst the Andes and their foggy peaks. Our airport landing was interesting to say the least. Our plane had to abort the landing at the very last second due to fog. We went via Guayaquil for a temporary stop and on the return to Quito, it … Continue reading Where to go in Quito, Ecuador
Mexico City is 2250 meters above sea level and is populated by about 22 million people. It doesn’t feel so populated though because it’s quite spread out. There’s lots of suburbs to visit as well as countryside. We quite liked the Centro Historico areas with colonial buildings, cobblestone streets and it’s nice to explore. You … Continue reading Where to go in Mexico City