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Maple Syrup Production in a Canadian Sugar Shack

03/08/2015 | By

Systems may have streamlined, but maple syrup production remains basically the same for Canadian local  food producers.

A sugar shack for maple syrup production, Quebec

One of the joys of travelling, for me, is the opportunity I get to have a glimpse of local food and local food production in other countries.

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Granville Island, Vancouver

13/07/2015 | By

Once an industrial home to factories & sawmills, on Granville Island you’ll now find the food hub of Vancouver & a host of talented artists & craft workers.

Edible Canada, Granville Island, Vancouver

Edible Canada, Granville Island, Vancouver

I’ve written about Granville Island, in Vancouver in the past (here and here) with more of a focus on the food aspects of this fabulous spot, but there’s a wealth of gorgeous craft workshops and stores there as well.

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Market Brew – A Brewery at Adelaide Central Market?

06/07/2015 | By

Great food & good drink go hand in hand. Liberty Distillery works on Vancouver’s Granville Island. Market Brew – boutique beer at Adelaide Central Market?

Market Brew concept

Adelaide Central Market tower competition winner, Market Brew.

 

Last week Adelaide’s iconic Adelaide Central Market announced the winner of their concept design competition for the best idea to make use of the historic tower on the Grote St side of the Market.

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Riding the Rails – 5 Great Reasons You Should Try Train Travel

22/06/2015 | By

Flying’s no fun any more. Here’s 5 reasons why train travel will put the smile back on the jaded traveler’s face.

Great Southern Rail's legendary train - The Ghan. World famous train travel.

Great Southern Rail’s legendary train – The Ghan. World famous train travel.

I’m finding less and less joy in flying these days. It is usually incredibly uncomfortable, increasingly degrading, often a health risk from the recirculation of stale, germ-laden air and generally far more time consuming than I expect it to be. 

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Eveleigh Farmers Market, Sydney

15/06/2015 | By

Travel and food – for me they are inseparable, so I jumped at the chance to visit  Eveleigh Farmers Market on a recent short trip to Sydney.

Brilliant Food - that just about sums up Eveleigh Farmers Market!

Brilliant Food – that just about sums up Eveleigh Farmers Market!

Brilliant Food produces an award-winning range of smoked seafood products.

I don’t get up to Sydney very often at all these days, so when I was there for couple of days last month for the Sydney Writers Festival and was invited for a morning trip to Eveleigh Farmers Market I jumped at the chance to squeeze just one more thing into an already busy schedule.

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Luxury with a Light Show – Takhini River Lodge, Whitehorse

08/06/2015 | By

Experience all the rugged beauty of the Yukon, while nestled in the French elegance and luxury of Takhini River Lodge.

Takhini River Lodge, Whitehorse

I find it difficult to avoid becoming too lavish in my praise for Canada’s Yukon Territory, as the whole place simply blew me away – and the accommodation selections were no exception.

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