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Coffee, Hiking And ‘Afternoonlife’: Bondi Beyond The Beach
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Coffee, Hiking And ‘Afternoonlife’: Bondi Beyond The Beach

Summer in Sydney: perfect weather, beautiful beaches, equally as beautiful people and a whole lot of outdoor activity. I’d like to direct your attention to the beach suburb of Bondi, home of the infamous Bondi Beach. Filled with deep-rooted locals and transient tourists alike, this area gives off a chill […]

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Through The Lens: The Yankee Hat Rock Art Walking Track Near Canberra, Australia
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Through The Lens: The Yankee Hat Rock Art Walking Track Near Canberra, Australia

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Sunshine And Six White Boomers: Christmas in Australia

Most of the world dreams of the Christmas season as a white wonderland, building snowmen, drinking hot chocolate and eggnog, and getting visits from a certain Claus in a red coat; however, for those living in the southern hemisphere, the month of December falls during the summer season and Saint […]

Great Ocean Road Trip: Melbourne to Adelaide
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Great Ocean Road Trip: Melbourne to Adelaide

If you love beautiful views, adventure and beaches, the Great Ocean Road, a scenic 1,000 kilometer- (621-mile) stretch from Melbourne to Adelaide, can be a fun option. Even the word “breathtaking” doesn’t adequately describe the scenery you can experience during your travels along Australia’s southeastern coastline. That being, the road trip […]

Unique Winemaking Experiences In South Australia’s Barossa Valley
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Unique Winemaking Experiences In South Australia’s Barossa Valley

Home to over 80 cellar doors and 150 wineries, visitors to South Australia’s Barossa Valley have many chances to sample delicious wine. While each winemaker offers something unique, there are a few vino experiences that are particularly noteworthy. In fact, the following classes and workshops allow you to drink wine […]

Spring Festivals: Tasting Australia To Showcase The Best Of The Country’s Culinary Landscape
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Spring Festivals: Tasting Australia To Showcase The Best Of The Country’s Culinary Landscape

Taking place in Adelaide, South Australia from April 27 to May 4, 2014, Tasting Australia is the largest and most significant food and wine festival of its kind in the South Pacific region, and one of the top festivals in Australia. Showcasing the very best of its culinary landscape—food, wine, […]

Epicurious Adelaide Hills: Skordalia, Chèvre And Cool Climate Wines At Lobethal Road
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Epicurious Adelaide Hills: Skordalia, Chèvre And Cool Climate Wines At Lobethal Road

We pull in under the shade of a tree and park the car. As soon as the ignition turns off the only thing you can hear is the singing of Galahs and Crimson Rosellas. Breathing deeply, I fill my lungs with pure Adelaide Hills air and smile. The sky is […]

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The World’s Best Wine Destinations You Haven’t Heard Of

We’ve all heard about — and probably tasted — French Chardonnay and California Pinot Noir, but the wine industry expands much further and high quality bottles can be found across the globe. New locations for viticulture are currently being developed and old ones are gaining popularity thanks to an international […]

From Wine Taster To Winemaker In South Australia
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From Wine Taster To Winemaker In South Australia

While the Barossa Valley is full of cellar doors, artisanal cheese makers and epicurious trails, one worthwhile and interactive experience is making your own blend at Penfolds Winery. When traveling, I tend to enjoy immersive experiences where you learn by doing rather than simply looking. While Penfold’s tasting bar allows […]

A vino-inspired excursion with Horseback Winery Tours in Mornington Peninsula
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An Epicurious Journey On Horseback Through Australia’s Mornington Peninsula

“Please sign this form,” instructs the blonde woman at the reception of Horseback Winery Tours. “It basically ensures you realize you’ll be drinking wine while riding a horse.” While I’ve been horseback riding many times, I’ve never done it as a wine tour. My horse, Twisty, is one of the […]