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Savouring Victorian wines at the Tastes of Two Regions

by Gem August 15, 2017

Unlike Rosemarie and Joseph, I don’t have a lot of opportunity to travel, so when a region showcases the delights of their area in my home city, I jump at the chance to savour what they have on offer. Tastes of Two Regions went one better, the King Valley and Rutherglen winery regions joined forces to exhibit their delicious food […]

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Molto Italian on the Kingston Foreshore

by Rosemarie John August 2, 2017

Lunch at Molto Italian on the Kingston Foreshore was a lovely immersion into one of the most popular cuisines—Italian! With Molto’s firm believe in simplicity and respect for good produce, my afternoon was filled with deliciousness. Carlo Tosolini who head’s Molto, describes each dish as it was served, enticing me to dig in. But what caught my eye was that […]

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Tastes of Two Regions in Canberra

by Joseph Ellis July 7, 2017

Canberra’s sunny winters, Italian wines and fine food… have we got your attention? The Tastes of Two Regions will be coming to town from 11 to 13 August 2017—bringing the wine and food of two magnificent regions, King Valley and Rutherglen. Located side by side in North East Victoria, these two regions are known for innovative wine styles and excellent […]

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Breakfast at Ricardo’s

by Rosemarie John July 1, 2017

Do you have a favourite haunt? Well, ours is in Belconnen and it’s not because we live there. There is something special about having breakfast at Ricardo’s. It’s almost like a ritual… you wait to get seated, you scan the menu, walk up to the register to order, pick up a bottle of water and then get hypnotized by their […]

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Hot Air Ballooning in Canberra

by Rosemarie John June 17, 2017

Gently floating upwards on a foggy morning, we waited for Air Traffic Control to give us clearance to be wafted into the clouds (literally). We were in a basket, drifting into the sky to admire Canberra’s landscape from up above. Whoosh… the burners went… and the higher we soared. Looking down on State Circle, we felt blessed with the beauty […]

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Enlighten 2017 – A Canberra art and food festival

by Rosemarie John March 11, 2017

It’s that time of year again when Canberra lights up and the night noodle markets offer up a delicious fare! Held from 3-12 March, Enlighten 2017 is one of our favourite festivals. We even try to sneak a quick visit on work nights. This year, our favourite displays were the light projections of Questacon and the National Gallery. Food wise, […]

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National Multicultural Festival 2017 – Canberra

by Rosemarie John February 19, 2017

The only thing we look forward to in summer (we’re not a fan of the heat) are the myriad of festivals that take place in Canberra and the National Multicultural Festival 2017 is one of them. Celebrating diversity since 1996, through the showcase of food, music, dance, costumes, culture and friendship, Joseph and I have always made it a point […]

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No. 10 Restaurant + Bar – A great spot for $15 lunches

by Rosemarie John February 14, 2017

It was a hot sweltering afternoon and we decided to lunch. We ran from the office into the air-conditioning of the car and sped away to No. 10 Restaurant + Bar. It was recommended to us and I roped my colleagues into the idea of checking it out. “They do $15 lunches,” I said. Finding parking wasn’t that difficult since […]

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ACT Multicultural Awards – Travel and Beyond wins the Media Award in Canberra

by Joseph Ellis December 22, 2016

I was stunned to hear the announcement. “The Media Award goes to Rosemarie John and Joseph Ellis.” As we walked up to receive our awards from the Minister of Multicultural Affairs, Rachel Stephen-Smith, my mind was blank and Rosemarie’s eyes were a mixture of joy and disbelief. I think we were both simply awestruck. The winners in the other categories […]

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A BentSpoke Beer Review

by Meagan December 4, 2016

As someone who always enjoys a cold beer on a hot day, I was thrilled when Rosemarie asked me if I’d like to review the new tinnies (that is, beer in a can) from BentSpoke Brewing Co. At this time of the year, when the weather is warming up and things begin to wind down, a lazy Sunday afternoon is […]

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