A Blue Mountains Winter Getaway

Winter is truly one of the best times for road-trippin’. Accommodation prices are slashed as people are usually reluctant to go travelling during this time, but I personally love driving out of Sydney. The roads are less congested, restaurants less busy, and there’s nothing quite like that first frosty deep inhale when you wake up…

Leura Garage

In the period between Christmas and New Year, The SIster and I had taken the opportunity to escape the big smoke of Sydney and headed west for the cooler, quieter seclusion of the Blue Mountains. Going for a drive out of Sydney is one of my favourite things to do; it’s the holiday without requiring a…

Cranberry & Dark Chocolate Scones

I adore high tea. The whole process of dressing up for the occasion, the elaborate tier when it comes out, stacked with the dainty sandwiches, warm scones and various delicate treats, and the whole procedure of pouring your tea through the strainer and the adding of milk while stirring with your little spoon. Scones is…

Cafe Madeleine

As a foodie, you can imagine I read a lot of restaurant reviews. Not necessarily with the intention of visiting, but also just to read about the food trends going around, the state of service nowadays, what is hot and what is not. And now and again I’ll pop by a review of a place…

Silk’s Brasserie

Frankly, options for fine dining in the Blue Mountains aew limited. While I love the quaint little cafes and tea houses nestled around the various suburbs in the Blue Mountains, come night time there is really almost no where to eat… And after having walked past this place a number of times upon our frequent…