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Australian coffee abroad: the best spots to grab a decent cup


What is the number one complaint of any Australian tourist? “The coffee stinks, it’s just not the same as at home.” Overseas we encounter all manner of caffeinated monstrosities, but Tobias Shine has found the five best places to fulfil your homesick cravings for a decent cup. 656 more words


What I Won't Miss

After my last posting, quite a few people seemed concerned that I was upset about leaving Cairo. While there are plenty of things I’ll miss, there are quite a few things I won’t. 320 more words



Everyone is resting in peace in the eternal bliss of non-existence…

Photo taken in the in the Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in Paris in May 2015. 8 more words


Americans Bombing Paris

Chapter 1

Saturday November 9 2002

I stood on the balcony as the first planes came screeching and screaming in. Flying lower than they needed, to get a better look. 253 more words


The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec (Film) Review

We were supposed to do romance this week but a friend was raving about this 2010 movie and I thought, well why the hell not? … 930 more words

The Movies

Being All French

This past weekend, I spent most of my time indulging in crêpes, going to chocolate museums and viewing the Parisian skyline. Sprinkle in a few picnics and a couple of Brits and you have a recipe for the perfect three days. 120 more words

The Nanny Chronicles

French Onion Soup

When Johnny and I got married (almost 2 years ago!), we were fortunate enough to spend our honeymoon in Paris.

Being a newlywed in Paris is magical. 667 more words

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