Hurricane’s at Sydney’s Top Ryde is very typical of the contemporary city dining. Upon entering, we were ushered to the bar area for an uncertain wait. Tolerate it or hate it, Sydney is all about waiting in traffic, in queues for basic services and even when dining out. The restaurant itself is very representative of… Continue reading Hurricane’s Grill and Bar Steakhouse
One of the ways in which I have found fulfilment in life is martial arts. Almost a decade ago, I decided to take my training further and travel to the homeland of my favourite sport. Here is the story of my first ever trip: I first journeyed to Thailand prior to the establishment of Muay Thai camps… Continue reading First Thailand Pilgrimage
The tight sensation in my legs, back and arms signal the upcoming delayed onset muscle soreness. This morning, I have put myself through another 7 minutes of ‘battle rope bliss’ and my body will thank me for it eventually. I have known about and occasionally used this amazing training tool for years. Only recently, I have incorporated… Continue reading Battlerope Bombshell
The Vivid festival in the city of Sydney is a fantastic initiative to promote tourism over the winter months. Dotted around the CBD and outlying suburbs are beautiful light features that are interactive, artistic and in some cases, highly complex. Famous structural features such as the Opera House and Harbor Bridge serve as canvases for… Continue reading Shiki Japanese: The Rocks, Sydney NSW
A leisurely Friday afternoon brought me the Stonebar Restaurant in Meadowbank, NSW. This little gem is tucked away in the Sydney suburb of Meadowbank and provides lovely views of the Parramatta River. It is great to see more restaurants indicating which menu items are gluten free. I opted for a set two course menu and… Continue reading Stonebar Restaurant: Meadowbank, NSW
A lovely autumn day in the glorious Australian city of Woolongong, NSW and I am enjoying the glorious weather, scenic views and cozy atmosphere. Bombora is located off a pier on the Wollongong harbour and prides itself on fresh and local seafood. This place is very popular, but relaxed. While there is table service, you… Continue reading See Food!!!! Bombora, Wollongong.
It is easy to feel at a loss with food choices when eating out. Many of us have good intentions with our eating habits, but don’t wish to compromise our leisure time or social life. In an attempt to prove that it is possible to enjoy the good life and remain gluten free, I have… Continue reading Gluten Free Adventures With Mercedes