South America calling

November 1, 2009
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Bienvenudos to the first post in a marathon series covering my month long travels with the Co-pilot across South America. A month! The longest holiday I’ve ever been on! Who knows when I’ll get another chance to blow all my annual leave in one go.. It pains me to think about it but as one […]

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Pamper yourself at Galileo Restaurant, Observatory Hotel

July 30, 2009

Every now and then you should treat yourself to something nice. I’d been hoarding some lovely little vouchers for the Observatory Hotel Day Spa for a special occasion. But with birthdays just gone and anniversaries too far away, there didn’t seem to be a conventional reason to celebrate. Except of course that we can (and […]

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Decadent gluttony in the first class lounge

February 25, 2009

The co-pilot and I recently travelled to NZ to visit family on Waiheke Island. And because we were travelling internationally, we made use of the (new) Qantas first class lounge in Sydney – a small positive that comes from the co-pilot’s incessant travelling and consequent Platinum frequent flyer status. I was excited as this was […]

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Makoto makes me happy

February 4, 2009

One of my favourite cuisines is Japanese – specifically sushi, and one of my favourite sushi places in Sydney is Makoto on Liverpool Street, World Square in the city. There are always crowds clambering to get in here so turnover of the conveyor belt dishes is rapid and the food is always ultra fresh and […]

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Roe obsessions

December 22, 2008

What’s not to love about caviar? Or all fish roe for that matter? The delectable crunchy tobiko, the rich pearls of flavour that is salmon roe and of course the obsession-worthy, sigh inducing caviar. Having a tin of caviar all to one self is one of my little pleasures I indulge in (sadly, not often […]

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