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Port. Porto. Portugal

Port. Porto. Portugal

Porto. A wine connoisseur’s dream. Would we call ourselves connoisseurs? Certainly we are enthusiasts. As we skipped off for our long anticipated, girls long weekend in the much famed second city of Portugal I wondered, ‘what do you get when you mix five Australian women and a city famed for fortified wine?’ Let’s just say we put … Continue reading

Paris is always a good idea

Paris is always a good idea

Especially when you have family to eat with! We started our visit by roaming up and down the Champs Elysées eating all the gauffres and crepes. I saw a different side to the city from the top of the Arc de Triomphe and the top of the Musée d’Orsay; we managed to time all our visits to the first sunny, … Continue reading

The 12 Days of Eatmas

The 12 Days of Eatmas

Ohhh so this is why all my clothes currently feel like they are trying to strangle me. Welcome to the highlights of our Christmas in Europe, n.b. it’s mostly food. More posts with bigger photos to follow! On the first day of Eatmas my food love made me eat… 25th December: A glorious, classy, home made feast of duck, pork, potatoes, … Continue reading

‘Atypical’ Amsterdam long weekend

‘Atypical’ Amsterdam long weekend

After my fantastic long weekend in Prague, I was pretty excited and/or exhausted when three days later I packed up my bag again to jump on a bus to Amsterdam. Let me repeat that. I jumped on a bus. To Amsterdam. Usually I make my holiday bookings in the midst of a hyper positive, can-do, … Continue reading

A stroll between the Cinque Terre

A stroll between the Cinque Terre

The final Italy post, full of cats! Armed with our Cinque Terre train cards we left La Spezia for the first of the five villages, a seven minute train journey to Riomaggiore. The town was small and very sleepy at 10am. I couldn’t help thinking how lucky we were to have such an iconic location (almost) … Continue reading

Fat and happy in Florence

Fat and happy in Florence

Although I thought it would be impossible to top the eating experience I had for my birthday in the Tuscan hills (I was hiccoughing truffle oil and chianti all afternoon!), we were in Italy after all and there was a lot more eating to be done. We did a great Florence Free walking tour in which our … Continue reading