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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep – Some Favourite Canadian Hotels

02/03/2015 | By

Auberge Bonaparte, Montreal

Auberge Bonaparte, Montreal

Given the amount of travelling I do, it is very fortunate that I just love hotels! I suspect it’s a combination of the promise of breakfast in bed, not having to tidy up after myself (laziness), the lure of a freshly made bed every single day (again, with no effort on my part) and the excitement of exploring all the little packets in a new bathroom (I’m a girl of simple pleasures).

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Super Speedy Avocado Mousse Recipe

27/02/2015 | By

Super Speedy Avocado Mousse

I really need to get a grip on myself when I do the shopping. I’m often guilty of breaking that golden rule and doing the food shopping when hungry, but if there’s no food in the house that’s when I need to do the shopping. Obviously.

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My Son – the UNESCO-listed Hindu Sanctuary in Vietnam

23/02/2015 | By

Hindu ruins in My Son, Vietnam

Hindu ruins in My Son, Vietnam

Officially, Vietnam is an atheist state as per it’s communist government regime, but significant amounts of the population practice traditional religions, some adhere to Buddhism and there are quite a few Catholics left over from the French occupation. 

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Contaminated Frozen Berries & Misleading Food Labelling in Australia

20/02/2015 | By

Nanna's frozen berriesThe current Australian scandal surrounding the hepatitis A outbreak caused by contaminated, imported frozen berries has served the topic of food safety generously on to everyone’s plates this week. 

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Quebec City

16/02/2015 | By

No, not a European street, this is Quebec City

No, not a European street, this is Quebec City

As I mentioned in my post on the Île d’Orléans, my immune system let me down rather badly on my arrival in Quebec City, but I was determined not to let that get in the way of getting to know this historic city, the oldest continuously inhabited French settlement in the Americas.

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A summery Smoked Salmon Salad with Saffron Mayo

13/02/2015 | By

Summery smoked Salmon Salad with Saffron Mayo

Summery smoked Salmon Salad with Saffron Mayo

With the very notable exception of the January bush fires, this summer has been relatively kind to the Adelaide Hills, with mild days and cool nights.

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