Gourmet travels in the Land of the BBQ

by Lauren Jarvis on 19 December 2014, 10:12AM Gourmet travels in the Land of the BBQ Lauren Jarvis heads to Western Australia and finds gourmet cuisine is on the up in the land Down Under Australia may be known as the spiritual home of the BBQ, but these days, there’s plenty more than chargrilled steak on the menu. Spend some time in the south-western corner of Australia and WA’s cosmopolitan capital, Perth, and you’ll not only discover one of the world’s most celebrated wine-making regions in Margaret River, but exciting foodie experiences, secluded luxury lodges and world-class restaurants, all set against a stunning backdrop of wild, untouched coastline and some of the planet’s oldest, most magical forests. “I’ve never seen a food revolution happen in any country in the world like it’s happened in Australia,” revea...
Restaurant Australia

Restaurant Australia

Australia’s food and wine has become one of its greatest assets with a range and quality of produce on offer that is second to none. Yet, remarkably, the appeal of Australian food and wine remains one of its best-kept secrets. The country’s rich ethnic diversity has produced one of the most exciting and multicultural cuisines on the planet with creative chefs, wonderful winemakers and...
by Travelbag on 19 December 2014, 09:12AM



Top 5 Caribbean National Dishes

Top 5 Caribbean National Dishes

Caribbean cuisine displays influences from around the world. It is a blend of African, Amerindian, European, East Indian, Arab and Chinese influences. These traditions were adapted to reflect the local produce available on the islands, creating a unique style of cooking. While each island will have its particularities, they have many dishes in common. Travelbag has put together a guide of the mo...
by Rianne Ojeh on 17 October 2014, 11:10AM



Visit an award-winning city - Melbourne

Visit an award-winning city - Melbourne

The vibrant city of Melbourne is known for its true beauty and charming culture and is now picking up a growing number of awards including Conde Nast Traveler readers crowning Melbourne as the friendliest city in the world. And now, today Melbourne has been named the world’s most livable city, topping the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Livability index for the fourth year running...
by Bella Davis on 20 August 2014, 15:08PM



Top 5 small bars in Perth

Top 5 small bars in Perth

Rich Keam has sipped his way around Perth’s new rooftop and laneway bars to find the best spot in the sunniest city Down Under. Right now there’s a real buzz of excitement around Perth, following the opening of new cultural spaces, restaurants and bars which are changing the face of the city. Independent, experimental and often specialist (think dedicated whiskey bars), some of my fav...
by Rich Keam on 05 March 2014, 12:03PM



My favourite things in Portland

My favourite things in Portland

I moved to Portland from the eastern part of the USA in my early twenties, and delight in the wisdom I showed at that early age!  I still love to visit the East Coast, but Portland, Oregon is where I want to live.  Why?  Here are a few of my favourite things… Everyone is welcome.  Portlanders can’t help it.  We are friendly.  Strangers talk to each other...
by Karen Viehoever on 26 February 2014, 10:02AM



Australia’s grape escape

Australia’s grape escape

Western Australia’s south west is well-known for its waves and wine, but now there is a gourmet food culture to match with truffle tours and a new beachside foodie festival. In the past whenever I thought about Australia the first thing that popped into my head was the red earth of the Outback. So it came with great surprise to be travelling through rolling green hills and lush vegetation...
by Rich Keam on 20 February 2014, 09:02AM



Culinary Toronto

Culinary Toronto

The World in One CityI have a rule when travelling. Just one. A simple rule that can help me gain a greater impression of a city than just glancing at its most famous landmark or interacting with its people – and that rule is to eat!OK, so I really don’t need much encouragement to put fork to mouth, even before you consider its necessity in one’s life, but to me eating out in ano...
by Ollie Barstow on 16 February 2012, 13:02PM



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