4 Wonderful Day Trips from Adelaide

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Explore South Australia with these four wonderful day trips from Adelaide.   Adelaide in South Australia is a fantastic city to explore, but if you are there for an extended trip, we recommend you make time to explore outside of Adelaide as well.  South Australia has some of the best wine regions in Australia and it is close to the seaside village of Glenelg, all of which make a great day trips from Adelaide. Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills Hahndorf … Read More

Quick and Easy Bananas Foster Australian Style

An easy bananas foster recipe with a twist. Add two of Australia’s favorite ingredients, macadamia nuts and Bundaberg Rum for a tropical taste from Down Under. Our easy bananas foster recipe is inspired by our recent visit to  town of Bundaberg in Queensland. Bundaberg and its surrounds, with its idyllic river and beaches is famous for the growing of bananas, macadamia nuts and the home of Bundaberg Rum -affectionately known as Bundy! (Yes, we shorten everything in Australia.) The famous, … Read More

The Best Romantic Things to Do in Sydney for a Weekend Getaway for Couples

One of the world’s most glamorous cities, we look at the best romantic things to do in Sydney for a weekend getaway for couples. With plenty of romantic activities, numerous luxurious hotels, superb cuisine and exciting art scene, Sydney is a dreamy destination for a romantic weekend getaway for couples. Offering an opportunity to experience different sides of this beautiful city and soak in its romance, elegance and luxury it just takes a little planning for a romantic weekend you … Read More

Celebrate Tasmania’s Bounty with this Dinner Party

Within Australia, Tasmania has a wonderful reputation for food and drink (wine and whisky). It is the ideal location to feature a Compass and Fork dinner party menu celebrating Tasmania’s bounty of great produce. This dinner party menu from Tasmania features two courses and has some great wine pairing opportunities. For those readers who have been following our travels and recipes from Tasmania, you would be right in figuring out that we really love Tasmania. In our view, Tasmania remains … Read More

A Guide to the Fantastic Food on Bruny Island Tasmania

you Bruny Island is just off the east coast of Tasmania, and the food on Bruny Island is fantastic!  At nearly 100 kilometers long there is plenty to do.  Access is via the ferry from Kettering.  In an amazing size comparison Bruny Island is the same land mass as Singapore!  While Singapore has a population of over 5.5 million, Bruny Island has a permanent population of only 650! You can select a theme for the day- explore the wildlife, try … Read More

Easy Red Wine and Herb Casserole in the Slow Cooker

For the busy cook, there is nothing better than a slow cooker when approaching the cooler times of the year. And cooking with red wine?  It’s easier than you think and this recipe of red wine and herb casserole in the slow cooker is the perfect way to find out! A very popular ingredient in our household when it comes to cooking richly-flavored casseroles, is a bottle of Tasmanian Pinot Noir. Between the Pinot Noir and the slow cooker you … Read More

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