Category Archives: Travel

Australian food adventures: Biota Dining, Bowral

Husband treated me to a weekend in the Southern Highlands as a little post-birthday escape. I’ve heard about Biota and always wanted to try it, so we built the weekend around our planned visit. We even stayed here on the … Continue reading

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Food blogging in Hawaii

Two weeks in Oahu and it was fun to do some food reviewing here. My mother’s side of the family is from Hawaii and she was born here, so I have visited many times, and have a long food history … Continue reading

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Hawaii Food Diary: Fête, Chinatown

  So, we were after a casual meal and stopped by the Pig and the Lady, on the recommendation from my brother, who works in the food industry, and said this was the hot place. He was right. There was … Continue reading

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Hawaii Food Diary: Opal Thai Food, Chinatown

Opal Thai Food was the best food I had in my first few days in Hawaii, and it’s not just the food that’s great. Chef Opal comes to your table, asks you what you like to eat, and then brings … Continue reading

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Men’s Clothes in Rome: Used, Resale and Vintage

My post about finding high-quality men’s designer resale clothes in Paris is one of my most viewed sites on my blog. So, I thought I’d do a similar one for Rome, but only being there for a few days (in … Continue reading

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Andy & Stevie’s Matera Travel Guide

We were only stopping off in Matera on our way to Salento in Puglia, but we wish we could have stayed longer in this ancient city in the Basilicata region. In 2019, it will be one of the European Capitals … Continue reading

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Product Review: American Tourister – Technum, expandable 77cm spinner suitcase

My last review on the Air Force 1 Suitcase (also by American Tourister) is one of my most-viewed blog posts, so I thought I should review the Technum as a public service! So, here’s a funny story: in the first … Continue reading

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Andy and Stevie’s Salento Travel Guide

Any chance you’re visiting Salento, the southern part of Puglia? We spent four days there in July 2018. I think I would have preferred to have a bit more advice before I went. The truth is that when I read … Continue reading

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Italy Food Diary: Il Braciere del Viale, Catania, Sicily

So, here’s a funny foodie story. I love the New York Times and the New Yorker. It’s partly a long-held fantasy about living in such a big city with so much culture, food and intelligence, even though when I spent … Continue reading

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Italy Food Diary: Il Flauto di Pan, Ravello

Our dinner at Il Flauto di Pan in Ravello reminded me strangely of our dinner at Le Jules Verne in the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The view and surroundings are so beautiful. It’s not that the food becomes irrelevant but … Continue reading

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