Posts Tagged ‘Visit Sydney’

Raff scooting by the rusting hulk of a crane on Cockatoo Island

Rockin’ Cockatoo Island with kids

While we’re notoriously light packers, packing the kids scooters when we’re heading on a road trip is something that’s not negotiable. Our kids have quite literally dragged theirs from one end of Australia to the other. Until, that is, Raffles’ rickety old scooter shuffled off this mortal coil and Sugarpuff grew too tall for hers. […] Read more…

Snuggling up for movies at the Novotel

Oh, my Darling: A Novotel Staycation

The winter blues make the best of us over-sleep and over-eat.  But rather than fighting it we’ve decided to embrace the over-indulgence with a weekend away, at home. As the school holidays approach, the kids are getting a little tired and crabby. And so am I because a couple of whiney-arsed kids will do that to […] Read more…

The look on this face says it all - At Salty Rooster Manly

Raffles reviews: Salty Rooster Manly

Who doesn’t love a good burger? I sure do. And the burgers at Salty Rooster in Manly are really, really good. But that’s because they’re not just any old burgers. As you might guess from the name, Salty Rooster is all about chicken burgers but chicken burgers that will take your tastebuds all over the world. My first visit was a […] Read more…

Our view from Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach

Crowne Plaza Coogee Staycation

After our recent travels, you might think the Eats Worlds would be happy with a bit of time at home. But you’d be wrong. Our feet are still itching and the siren call of a school holiday getaway, of hotel breakfast buffets, room service and frolicking on a sunny beach is almost deafening… as is the […] Read more…

popcorn and family movies

Sydney family staycation

While Raffles and Sugarpuff’s recent bucket and spade lists were overflowing with exotic holiday ideas, our summer holiday budget does not really stretch to trekking the Amazon jungle in search of a tribe that is prepared to make Raffles their golden god, or to traipsing all the way to Japan just to buy Kit Kats. But […] Read more…

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