Tag Archives: Food

Road Trip – Maitland

Thursday (13 April) was our last day in Port Stephens.   We drove to Maitland to visit family at their restaurant – Fratelli Roma.  Beautiful food, well worth the drive.   Maitland is an interesting town, very country, main street … Continue reading

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Emirates Palace Hotel

On the drive to see the sunset we went to the Emirates Palace Hotel – its 7 star, very glamorous.

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Jones the Grocer pop up market.

I’d read that this market is really good.   So I cabbed it over to Jones at Gardens Plaza.  The market man starts selling at 10.00 am, he sets up in a corner of Jones the Grocer.   The smell … Continue reading

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The Food Tour of Abu Dhabi

It looks like this trip is going to be all about the eating.   Not that there is anything wrong with that.    Brunch is a big thing over here on a Friday (UAE weekend is Friday/Saturday), you pay your … Continue reading

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Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi.

Brunch – but not as we know it in Australia.  I forgot to take photos of the dessert section/restaurant and also it turned out the cocktails were free – which may explain that oversight.

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So Abu Dhabi then

The original plan was for a one week stopover to catch up with AD sista and family.   But as  it turns out Mr Sista looks like he has a job and a babysitter is needed until a nanny is … Continue reading

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Farewell NB Jasmine Weyr, Bye London.

I’m sitting in the airport lounge, trying to think of the past two years but can’t get past the last week – its  been a bit manic.   We didn’t get to visit several people, in the end we just … Continue reading

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Dulwich Village – breakfast.

Back in the UK now – for a night.   Had the opportunity to go to Dulwich Village for breakfast.  Gails – I can highly recommend it.   I’m a happy girl when I get to go out for breakfast. … Continue reading

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I’ve been to Marrakesh before but I think it was about 15 years ago.     I think at the time we stayed in a hotel closer to the Square.  This time the Riad we are staying in is in … Continue reading

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Great sunrise, cold and clear.   Spent some time in Cork before heading to Kinsale.

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