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    Noosa - looking beyond Hastings St

    Mention Noosa to anyone who has been there and they will immediately think of Hastings Street. I admit it, I’d fallen into the same trap where each time I visited Noosa I simply headed to Hastings St. After all it’s the home of the beautiful Noosa Beach, trendy shopping precinct and fabulous restaur[...]
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    Sample Food Festival

    Food festivals are one of my favourite things. Not only are they a wonderful way to spend a day, but I love discovering new food and products, especially from small passionate producers. So when I was recently invited to attend the Sample Food Festival, by the festival founder, Remy Tancred, in t[...]
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    Riverbend Books and Tea House, Bulimba

    My idea of the perfect way to spend a lazy day is going out for breakfast followed by a visit to a bookstore to browse through their cookbook selection. So Riverbend Books and Tea House in Bulimba, which is both a restaurant and bookstore in one, made the perfect breakfast destination. Locate[...]
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    Sun, sand and food - exploring Hamilton Island and qualia resort

    Arriving on Hamilton Island late afternoon we quickly checked into the Palm Bungalows so we'd have time to refresh ourselves before heading to One Tree Hill for sunset cocktails. The Palm Bungalows are one of several different types of accommodation offered on the island, including the Reef View [...]
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    Aria Brisbane

    Aria is one of the best restaurants in Brisbane, and is also home of one of the best value lunches in Brisbane, where their Winter Wonders Lunch offers a two course lunch with a glass of wine for $39. So, on Tuesday, my husband and I caught the ferry into the city for a lovely leisurely lunch, [...]
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    Baguette Bistrot + Bar, Brisbane

    Baguette Bistrot + Bar is a Brisbane institution. Opening in 1976, husband and wife duo, Marilyn and Francis Domenech, are clearly passionate about good food and excellent service. For this very reason my husband and I long ago decided Baguette was our favourite restaurant in Brisbane. In fac[...]