Truffle hunting

Hunting for Truffles in Piedmont

Piedmont in truffle season is the place to be! It’s a place we return to often to explore the stunning hilltop towns, drink amazing wines and to eat some of the best food in Italy. Even though we’ve been to Alba’s White Truffle Fair a couple of times, we’ve never been on a truffle hunt. […]

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Alba’s White Truffle Fair

It’s that time of the year in Piemonte when the king of truffles, the white truffle is celebrated. The season starts in October and celebrations take place over Piemonte where the white truffle or trifola d’ Alba Madonna is found. The most famous celebration is Alba’s White Truffle Fair which started on October 10th and continues to November […]

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cheese room

Our Bruny Island Gourmet Tour

With stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, a national park, rare wildlife and world class produce, Bruny Island has a little of something for everyone. For us a visit to the island was all about food and wine….a Bruny Island gourmet tour. The island is very close to Hobart. Only thirty minutes down the coast and a fifteen minute […]

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The view from Frogmore Creek Winery

A Tasmanian Tastecation with Travelodge Hotels

Tasmania has always been known as the apple isle but today it is their superb food and wine that is bringing people to the island. This makes it the perfect place for a tastecation….a gourmet vacation tasting the delights of a city….and there’s no better place to indulge your love of world renown food and wines than […]

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cable beach sunset..palm trees

Lazy Days in Broome

Broome has long been our winter escape from the cold and wet days in Perth. After a three hour flight, we can be enjoying lazy days in Broome….lying on the beach, swimming in the clear blue water and, with champagne in hand, watching brilliant sunsets from the beach. Having spent the last couple of winters […]

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