Going Topless in Los Angeles w Starline

Going Topless in Los Angeles w Starline

If your the celebrity stalker type, when you're in LA you definitely need to put aside a day for cruising the streets of Rodeo Drive, Hollywood, Malibu, and Beverly Hills.  I had my day planned out and it involved getting topless in those famous streets! Ok, so maybe I'm painting the wrong 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

Rustys Market Cairns w Mercure Harbourside Chef

Rustys Market Cairns w Mercure Harbourside Chef

One of the first things I do when I visiting a destination is take a stroll through the local market.  It's a great way to get the palate and mind prepared for the flavours to come. Rustys Market Cairns has been operating since 1975 and has more than 180 stalls. Gourmet Getaways was invited 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

Weekend Salcedo Market Makati

Weekend Salcedo Market Makati

Weekend Salcedo Market Makati - Philippines When in the Philippines and you decide to stay a few days in the metro, Makati City is an excellent choice. It is a business district in the Philippines that is home to major corporations and hotels in the country. It is also where several embassies Continue reading

Sugar Plum Cakes & Desserts

Sugar Plum Cakes & Desserts

Retro, cute, quirky, delicious, these are all adjectives I could use to describe a gorgeous converted caravan named Myrtle. Pink flamingos light the van after dark and the white picket fence is a quaint touch that completes this image of 1950’s domestic bliss. Inside Myrtle the girls are a Continue reading

The Cardamon Pod – Broadbeach QLD

The Cardamon Pod – Broadbeach QLD

Another free weekend see’s us once again taking advantage of our proximity to the Gold Coast. The extended summer, sandy beaches and blue skies is always enticing, but this time we were visiting a good friend, who has recently moved to Brisbane. We decided to meet at the Carrara markets for a bit Continue reading

Tastings of the Hastings Market Day

Tastings of the Hastings Market Day

October is a huge month for the Port Macquarie Area with a month long celebration of food and wine.  There are a series of events held on almost every day, which all come under the banner of the “Tastings of The Hastings.” The culmination of “Tastings of the Hastings” is the annual market day Continue reading

Made With Love

Made With Love

Made with Love, what a nice name for a market! A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend this handmade market at Pacific Bay with my fellow shopper “little A”. It wasn’t a Foodie market like most I go to so I thought she would enjoy looking at all the girly goodies. As we arrived Continue reading

Coffs Harbourside Markets

Coffs Harbourside Markets

Coffs Coast and the surrounding towns have quite a number of growers markets for locals and tourist to enjoy.  The harbourside markets are probably the most picturesque of these.  They are set under the trees near the beach and marina on the jetty foreshore.  The market has a unique, beachy, “Coffs Continue reading

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