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Sweet Australia: What Is The Lamington?

When you think of Australia, unique local cuisine probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Don’t get me wrong: with its incredibly multicultural population, cultural connection to Europe and relative geographic proximity to Asia, Australian dining is diverse and wonderful. The country is home to some of the […]

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Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]
Accommodation / Art / Ecotourism / Green Design / Oceania / Photo Essays / Travel

Green Design: An Alpine Wonderland Victoria Vacation Rental In Australia [Photos]

Modscape is known for its innovative architectural projects that defy widely-known concepts of building and green design with sustainable modular architecture. Located in Bright, Victoria in Australia you’ll find one of their newest projects: Buckland’s Studio 5. A one-bedroom bed & breakfast retreat, Buckland is designed to allow guests a […]

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Fijian culinary delights from Flavours of Fiji
Experiences / Food / Oceania / Tasty DM / Travel / Trip Journal

Fijian Cooking School Offers Flavorful Lessons (Kokoda Recipe Included!)

From curry dishes to vegetable sides, Fijian cuisine can offer lessons in heritage, culture and daily island living. On one of these islands, I discovered a cooking school that gives visitors a hands-on exploration of home-style native cuisine. Opened in May of 2013, Flavours of Fiji Cooking School holds a […]

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Coffee Guide Series / Culture / Drink / Oceania / Tasty DM / Travel / Travel Guides

Coffee Culture: Top Five Cafes In Melbourne, Australia

Widely considered the culture and dining capital of Australia, Melbourne is one of the world’s finest coffee cities. Perhaps it’s the local culture, which encourages Melbournians to linger leisurely over their coffee and favors quirky, creatively-designed dining spaces. Perhaps it’s the large Italian population, whose coffee shops line the streets […]

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Sommelier Certification: A Guide To New World Southern Hemisphere Wines
Africa / Drink / Oceania / Sip / Sommelier Certification / South America / Tasty DM

Sommelier Certification: A Guide To New World Southern Hemisphere Wines

“By definition, what is the difference between Old and New World wines?” Our instructor for today’s Sommelier Society of America certification course is Tad Drouet, a Certified Wine Educator (CWE) through the Society of Wine Educators. After talking extensively for the past five months about Old World wines, it’s finally […]

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