2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

2016 Woolgoogla Curryfest – Bigger & Better!

Curryfest is the hottest day on the calendar for the tiny seaside town of Woolgoolga. Once a year the village comes alive with sounds of Punjabi music and the smell of delicious rich curries. Yes, today was the 2016 Curryfest and it was bigger and better than EVER! Woolgoolga is privileged to Continue reading

Latte Art Workshop Giveaway – Aroma Festival The Rocks

Latte Art Workshop Giveaway – Aroma Festival The Rocks

Sydneysiders it's time to wake up and smell the coffee! SOMETHING’S BREWING IN THE ROCKS - so rise and grind! July awakens the senses with the return of The Rocks Aroma Festival to the intimate laneways of Sydney’s historic Rocks district. Throughout the month, the festival will offer coffee Continue reading

Taste – Celebrity Cruises

Taste – Celebrity Cruises

Last week I went to check out what was the year's topnotch food event in Sydney. It featured the best Sydney restaurants. You guessed it - Taste of Sydney in Moore Park! And the highlight...I attended a Master Class by Celebrity Cruises. Can a day be more fun-filled than this? Mindy Woods Continue reading

Win A Double Pass – Taste of Sydney

Win A Double Pass – Taste of Sydney

Hey, dear readers! Got something planned this Sunday, March 15th? How about a treat from Gourmet Getaways to take you and your date or a friend to Taste of Sydney! Our new Sydney writer has been raving about the experience, too. But first we want YOU to be there yourself. All you need is your fast Continue reading

Vino Paradiso – Sydney Giveaway

Vino Paradiso – Sydney Giveaway

We all love a good food and wine festival so at the bottom of this story we have a fantastic giveaway! 2 Lucky readers will win a double pass to the festival, and get to take home Two Italian Boys and some Mad Pizza... but more about that in a minute! Vino Paradiso is a three-day event taking place Continue reading

Hunter Valley Wine Festival

Hunter Valley Wine Festival

The Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is set to host the second annual Hunter Valley Wine Festival.  On the 11th October 2014 Hunter Valley producers will showcase an extensive array of wine, food, beer and cider. The Crowne Plaza is inviting locals and visitors alike to enjoy the best the Hunter Continue reading

2014 Sawtell Chilli Festival

2014 Sawtell Chilli Festival

Nothing brings the Coffs Coast residents out like a good food festival. The Sawtell Chilli Festival just celebrated it's 16th year and was bigger and better than ever! There was something for everyone on Sawtell's main street yesterday. The Chilli Festival is a real family affair, with rides for Continue reading

Happy 4th of July America!

Happy 4th of July America!

To all our lovely American readers, "Happy 4th of July!" I hope you are waking up to a wonderful day celebrating with friends and family. Recipe Girl - Cheesecake Pops I have put together a few quick recipe ideas from fellow bloggers to help you get started on your Independence Day Continue reading

The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

The Big Day Out 2014 – Gold Coast

Another great year for the Big Day Out! First stop was New Zealand on the 17th January, then it was the Gold Coasts turn to welcome the festival. A Big Day Out road trip was in order for Gourmet Getaways. Yes it's a good 4 hour drive each way from Coffs Harbour and then a jam packed day of Continue reading

2013 Toast Urunga

2013 Toast Urunga

Each year on Father's Day the sleepy seaside town of Urunga comes alive for the annual food, wine and music festival which is "Toast Urunga." Located on the grassy banks of the Kalang & Bellinger river, this picturesque setting plays host to more than 8000 visitors ready to bask in the Spring Continue reading

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