Cruising South America (on the Celebrity Infinity)

We sailed around South America onboard the Infinity with Celebrity Cruises in December. I know it’s now February but hey, better late than never to write about it! December 22, 2017 – New York to Buenos Aires Our red-eye flight from JFK to Buenos Aires, via American Airlines, went without much drama. Due to the cost and unpredictable New York winter weather, we booked our … Continue reading Cruising South America (on the Celebrity Infinity)

TBT: Breakfast at Cafe 63 – New Farm Park, Brisbane

I promise this will be the last Throwback Thursday to Brisbane. I understand not everyone loves Brisbane as much as I do. It’s not hard to guess that I still have a soft spot for my hometown, right? Gambit and I popped into Cafe 63 New Farm Park location for breakfast. I decided to come back to this place not because the coffee is especially … Continue reading TBT: Breakfast at Cafe 63 – New Farm Park, Brisbane

TBT: Lunch at Dandelion & Driftwood, Brisbane

Gambit and I popped into Dandelion & Driftwood for lunch when we were in Brisbane. I found Dandelion & Driftwood online when I searched for places in Brisbane that had excellent coffee. Upon our visit, we were not disappointed. I ordered a mocha and it was the waiter’s suggestion to have the Driftwood Blend. For lunch, Gambit ordered “The Dandy Man – traditional corn & zucchini fritters … Continue reading TBT: Lunch at Dandelion & Driftwood, Brisbane

TBT: That time we went to Yatala Pies, Brisbane

On our last visit to Brisbane in March, Gambit and I stopped off at the famous Yatala Pies. I love a good meat pie and Yatala Pies are great. But for all those that don’t eat meat, Yatala do a great assortment of sweet pies. The menu is quite extensive and feature flavours from the normal plain steak, steak & mushroom, chicken & vegie, vegetable, … Continue reading TBT: That time we went to Yatala Pies, Brisbane

NYC Speakeasy bars

Following my FOMO NYC Bucket List post, this is one of my NYC to-do’s: Find these speakeasy’s What is a speakeasy bar? It is an establishment that sold alcohol during the Prohibition which meant they were out of sight (hidden) from the general public. How did you come to the list above? I collected a list of bars from different sources off the Internet that … Continue reading NYC Speakeasy bars

TBT: Celebrating our 2nd wedding anniversary at Jean George, NYC

Eek, this post is long overdue! Especially since our 3rd wedding anniversary is coming around the corner! I gave Gambit a cotton shirt with a panda on it as his 2nd wedding anniversary gift, because in the US the 2nd year gift is cotton. Gambit’s parents had gifted us a restaurant gift voucher at Christmas time (and part birthday presents) and we decided to use … Continue reading TBT: Celebrating our 2nd wedding anniversary at Jean George, NYC