Chilli sauce tasting at the Fremantle Chilli Festival in Fremantle, Western Australia

Spicing it up at the Fremantle Chilli Festival

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When it comes to spicy food, I'll try it. It doesn't really matter what it is. If it's got chilli in it, I will probably give it a go. I just love the stuff. I love the flavour; I love the sensation it leaves in my mouth. I even love the look of it. So… Read More

Lindemans Winery in the Hunter Valley, Australia

Lindemans Winery in the Hunter Valley, Australia

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Today's travel photo is of the vineyard at Lindemans Winery in the Hunter Valley, Australia. The Hunter Valley is New South Wales' premier wine region, and also one of the best in Australia. Being wine lovers, my wife and I were in heaven as we travelled through this beautiful region tasting all kinds of amazing… Read More

Welcome to Wine Country sign in the Hunter Valley, Australia

Wine Tasting in the Hunter Valley, Australia


The Hunter Valley is a beautiful area inland from Newcastle on the central coast of New South Wales. The area is one of Australia’s premier wine growing regions, and since we just happened to be travelling through the Hunter Valley on our Great Australian Road Trip, we kind of had to stop to do some… Read More

Buying wine at Maleny Mountain Wines in Maleny, Australia

Wine Tasting and a Picnic in Maleny, Australia


For Veronika's birthday this year, she decided that she wanted to go and do some wine tasting. When most people think of Australia, wine generally doesn't come to mind, however the country has many excellent wine regions such as the Barossa Valley in South Australia, the Hunter Valley in New South Wales and Margaret River in… Read More

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Spending the day in Greve in Chianti, Italy


Since we had picked up our rental car from Florence the day before, we were now free to go and explore  Tuscany. Our Tuscan villa was located about 30km South of Florence near the town of Figline Valdarno, which is located very close to the famous Chianti wine growing region. So for our first day… Read More

delicious food in Sorrento, Italy

Eating it up in Sorrento


The town of Sorrento is located on the Sorrento Peninsula, on the southern end of the Bay of Naples. It is a popular tourist destination due to the beauty of it's location, and it's close proximity to Naples, Pompeii, The isle of Capri and the Amalfi Coast. This made it a perfect location to base ourselves while… Read More