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Great Train Journeys – Life Onboard the Indian Pacific

12/09/2016 | By

The excellent food, drink and facilities onboard the Indian Pacific are a high point of this epic 4,352 km long trans-continental trip.

Queen Adelaide onboard rthe indian pacific

A few weeks back I shared some of the wonderful off-train experiences that are available for passengers on the Indian Pacific, one of the great train journeys of the world. 

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In My Kitchen – September 2016

02/09/2016 | By

I’m enjoying more cookbooks & some great local beverages in my kitchen this month. What’s in yours?

cookbooks in my kitchen

I’ve been a little spoiled in the last few weeks, so have some lovely local produce and a new pile of cookbooks in my kitchen this month. 

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Cambodian Food Production – Three Rural Producers

29/08/2016 | By

Cambodian food production is still largely in the hands of small producers. I met three of these & observed a less industrialised form of food production.

Cambodian food production and a cow

Living our busy lives in our heavily industrialised world, It can be easy to forget that not everyone gets their food the same way we do.

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Unique Off-Train Experiences on the Indian Pacific

15/08/2016 | By

A holiday like no other – I enjoy a unique taste of Australia as I ride the iconic Indian Pacific train from one edge of the continent to the other.

indian pacific

At nearly 4,000 kilometres across, Australia truly is a wide brown land, and a couple of weeks back The Bloke and I were privileged to ride across it as guests of Great Southern Rail on the iconic Indian Pacific.

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In My Kitchen – August 2016

01/08/2016 | By

Some delicious local products and the golden promise of spring are in my kitchen at this chilly time of the year.

Some great local food products in my kitchen

One of the things not in my kitchen this month, again, has been me. I’ve been adventuring on Great Southern Rail‘s iconic train journey, the Indian Pacific – and loving it. But more about that later.

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Psar Leu Market, Siem Reap

11/07/2016 | By

Lose a morning at the sprawling Psar Leu market in Siem Reap – an exciting spot for a truly authentic look at local daily life.

psar leu market flower seller

These blue flowers are used in cooking and tea.

A visit to local markets when travelling is one of the best ways to gain insight to everyday life, and nothing is more lively and vibrant than Asian markets. While in Siem Reap I spent a morning at Psar Leu market, the city’s largest.

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