Brunch at Boathouse Hendry Beach California

Brunch at Boathouse Hendry Beach California

Hello readers, today I'm sharing a delicious American brunch experience with you at Boathouse Hendry Beach California. We're enjoying a relief from the Australia winter, and taking some time to visit our friends in Santa Barbara. The Grice family spent a year living in Australia. They happen Continue reading

Vask Tapas Room BGC – Manila

Vask Tapas Room BGC – Manila

Hello and kumusta, dear GG readers! It’s been a while since I last wrote a story for Julie. My full time job has demanded so much from me. I missed writing for GG and I missed all of you. As a treat, I am sharing with you a review of one of Manila's finest restaurants - Vask Tapas Continue reading

Cabo Cantina Venice Beach

Cabo Cantina Venice Beach

Hello Sunshine! After just finishing the Mexican leg of journey you might have thought we would have had our fill of Mexican food. Nope... not even close.  We arrived back in America and headed straight for our second home, Venice Beach to satisfy our craving for more Mexican Continue reading

Caribe Mexicano – Tulum Mexico

Caribe Mexicano – Tulum Mexico

There is more to Tulum than just the Mayan Ruins. There are three distinct districts called "Tulum." Tulum Pueblo is the town you pass through on the way to the ruins. It is about 3kms from the Tulum Ruins and it's worth stopping for a look around. We loved our tour of Tulum (the Mayan Ruins) but Continue reading

Blue Plate Taco Santa Monica

Blue Plate Taco Santa Monica

What causes a restaurant to be so popular that from opening to close there isn't an available table to be seen? We had passed this restaurant at various times of the day and night during our stay in Santa Monica and we always found it was packed! So this was the question I had in my mind as we took Continue reading

The Independence Tavern -Santa Monica

The Independence Tavern -Santa Monica

Where to eat in Santa Monica? Santa Monica is renowned for its beautiful beaches, boutique shopping and the healthy lifestyle of residents. But where should we eat? There are so many restaurants, pubs and cafes to chose from, and they all looked very inviting. We stumbled across The Continue reading

Peggy Sue’s 50’s Diner

Peggy Sue’s 50’s Diner

Sometimes you notice something so irresistible on a road trip you just have to pull the car off the road and take a look! We were driving down the highway on the long, lonely stretch of road between LA and Vegas when we noticed Peggy Sue's 50's Diner. There had been nothing to look at for an hour or Continue reading

Corner Tree Cafe – Very Veggie

Corner Tree Cafe – Very Veggie

In my recent and ongoing relationship with detox juices, I also tweaked my diet to eat lesser white carbs and meat. I am unable to make a 360-degree switch but an intake of more veggies on a regular basis isn't that hard at all! And what's great is that more and more restaurants promote a healthier Continue reading

Fiji Restaurant and Black Lechon

Fiji Restaurant and Black Lechon

That Friday we checked in to the gorgeous Plantation Bay, we were to be treated to lunch at Fiji Restaurant. Our night schedule got even more stirring having invited to one of the resort's daily themed dinner shows - Filipino Fiesta! Fiji restaurant is in fact within spitting distance from Continue reading

Savannah Grill, Spa and the Sun

Savannah Grill, Spa and the Sun

Waking up on our final morning at Plantation Bay Resort & Spa was "half-and-half". Half excited to see the sunrise by the beach and to rejuvenate at the Mogambo Springs Spa. Also half reluctant to leave what we considered a holiday paradise. Day by day, hour by hour the resort swept us away. Continue reading

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