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Tutmak, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Tutmak, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Recently I discovered I’ve become quite the coffee snoot and am increasingly difficult to please where my java is concerned. Fortunately, a fellow coffee snob recommended Tutmak in Ubud to fulfill my caffeine needs. They roast their beans daily and very m…

Lamak, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Lamak, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Paying just a little extra in Ubud can you get you a creative meal and arty setting right down to the last detail.  At Lamak, even the placemats are unique in design.  As with such a place do make a visit to the loo to check out the mirrored ceilings, hu…

Naughty Nuri’s, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Naughty Nuri’s, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Naughty Nuri’s is a carnivore’s delight enticing you off the street with wafts of smoke and the mouth watering smell of barbecued pork ribs.  The ribs were clearly the reason this small street side restaurant was packed and at only 30000 …

Sushi Train, Gold Coast, Australia

Sushi Train, Gold Coast, Australia

When my sister recommended the Sushi Train on my recent visit to the Gold Coast I wasn’t so sure what to expect. Having worked in Asia for so many years often means that attempts at Asian food in Australia have a hard time living up to my expectations. Of course […]

Dinner & Show, Jupiter’s Casino, Gold Coast, Australia

Dinner & Show, Jupiter’s Casino, Gold Coast, Australia

The best value meal on the Gold Coast can be found at Jupiter’s casino.  Buy tickets for a show, add ten bucks and you’ll get a two course meal as part of the experience.  I’m not saying the food is worth going for on its own but it sure is […]

David’s Fine Coffees, Coffs Harbour, Australia

David’s Fine Coffees, Coffs Harbour, Australia

Locally roasted, David’s Fine Coffees can be found at markets around Coffs including the Thursday local market in the main street and the monthly wine and gourmet food tasting in the industrial estate in front of North Coast Wines. David’s Fine Coff…

The Windmill, Coffs Harbour, Australia

The Windmill, Coffs Harbour, Australia

The Windmill was on the borderline of making it to The Yum List as the service received on our last visit wasn’t very smiley. However, I’ve been assured by my more kindly mum that usually service is good and perhaps the “poor dear was having a bad d…