Slow, peaceful, liberating – holidays in Western Australia

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Healthy life & Microadventure Perth & South West & western australia on July 30th 2016 Fishing

Early childhood holidays were in a remote beach hut community, surrounded by sand dunes, daily encounters with kangaroos and emus, and stories of a haunted hut. I made it once to the window at night before hastily running away because the oil lantern and wood rocking chair freaked my wandering imagination into thinking a ghost would appear any minute. The …

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Fresh at Flipside Burgers

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Food and Drink Perth on July 15th 2016 Flipside-burgers

I remember Flipside burgers as one of the first burger specific eateries to open up around the Fremantle area. It was exciting because it became a place to eat an evening burger that wasn’t in a pub or a semi formal restaurant. Not that there is anything wrong with either but sometimes a girl simply …

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Warming meals from Red Chair Cafe

Posted in - Brunch & Food and Drink Perth & Perth Cafes on July 8th 2016 Red-chair-laksa

Following a Saturday cycle we decide to detour to the Red Chair in Subiaco for an early lunch. Amidst the flurry of weekend grocery shoppers at Crossways Shopping Centre, the Red Chair Café offers a full breakfast menu, cakes, salads, gourmet rolls and some delicious authentic Asian dishes – all made at the cafe too.

We …

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Nature activities galore in Pemberton!

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & South West on July 3rd 2016 Pemberton-Bibbulmun-Track

Pemberton is located in the greater southern area of Western Australia’s south west. It’s a steady drive of around 4 hours from Perth and the highlight becomes the winding drive though some beautiful small country towns along the South West Highway. I couldn’t really tell you my favourite town because they are all worth stopping in …

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Vans Cottesloe + Cycle around Perth’s Swan River

Posted in - Coffee & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Perth Cafes & Perth, Australia on June 26th 2016 Acai-Bowl-Vans-Cafe-Cottesloe

Vans Cottesloe opens when the sun is barely up and not even a mouse stirs on Napoleon Street. It’s a really peaceful part of the day and on our cycle around the Swan River today we detour for warm drinks and breakfast. Turns out this morning was the coldest one this year so far, and this …

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MTB Urban Cycle to North Mole in Fremantle

Posted in - Budget Travel Australia & Cycle Friendly Cafes & Cycle Perth & Food and Drink Perth & Microadventure Perth & Perth Cafes & Perth, Australia on June 24th 2016 North-mole-bike-path

Welcome to a perfect winter’s day in Perth! Taking advantage of some superb weather conditions over the weekend we set out on a relaxed paced pedal along the coast. This circular route starts at Claremont Train Station to North Mole in Fremantle. Alternatively a good starting point is Lake Espresso Cafe because there’s plenty of parking …

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Simple Cinnamon Stewed Apple Recipe

Posted in - Healthy life & Recipes on June 16th 2016 Stewed-Apples

In for a day of stormy weather we decided to visit the beach in our wet weather gear for a short walk, I love seeing the storm stir up the ocean. We spotted a guy at the end of the jetty attempting to snap selfies of waves crashing over, on and around him, good thing he …

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