Tag Archives: Drink

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I love this photo of my fella and I. I can remember the night and exactly what I was saying…

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Do your fave cool and refreshing green smoothies of summer seem pretty unappealing now that the temperature has dropped? Well before you pack away your blender, check out my tips for sticking with green smoothies when the going gets cold!

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Nothing gets a party started quite like Tequila! But rather than the usual lemon and salt lick-sip-suck routine, let me show you something different!

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Here’s a little of what I’ve been doing, loving and discovering lately..

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Cocktails

Even if you live in an apartment that’s the size of a shoebox, you can still throw a damn good party! Here’s my seven tips for entertaining in a small space.

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Here’s a little of what I’ve been doing, loving and discovering lately…

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Drink your way to good health with my top ten green smoothie tips!

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Here’s a little of what I’ve been doing, loving and discovering lately…

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Here’s a little of what I’ve been doing, loving and discovering lately.

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While you weren’t looking, the husband and I snuck off to Bali for a sweet moment together. The shopping and eating destinations that I’ve written about previously are still firing. But this trip I found a few more gems to add to the list…



Sip

Cocoon Beach Club is a relative newcomer that is already making ripples. Chic. Sophisticated. Exotic. Cocoon is everything it’s iconically seedy neighbour – Double Six – is not! It’s also the perfect spot to relax on one of the lounges, lychee martini in hand, and watch the lapping Indian Ocean. Heaven! (No. 66, Jl Double Six, Seminyak. Tel: +62 361 731 266)


Nosh

While it’s a high-class problem to have, one frustrating part of our trip was not having enough time to eat at all the spots we wanted to! Here are two new, and very worthwhile, places that we did visit:

Sea Circus – With one of the quirkiest and original fit-outs I’ve seen in a long time, Sea Circus has casual fine dining nailed. In fact, with Chef, Stuart Marsden (ex Cecconi’s and Longrain, Melbourne) as your ringmaster, you know you’re in good hands. (22 Jl Laksmana, Seminyak. Tel: +62 361 738 667 )

The Beach House – If you’re in Bali for a Sunday night, you’d be mad not to make the effort to head down to The Beach House at Echo Beach (Canggu). It’s a 30 minute cab ride from Seminyak, but once you get there you’ll feel like you’ve walked into this ad. Make sure you get there for sunset and then stick around for live music and a hot coal barbecue. The best spot to sit is outside, looking out to the ocean, so make sure you arrive early to grab a spot – or better yet, call ahead and book a table. (Jalan Pura Batu Mejan, Canggu . Tel: +62 361 7474 604)


Shopping

This trip I didn’t spend much time shopping. Instead I hit up a few choice spots for multiple purchases:

I went a little bit crazy in Lulu Yasmine and picked up quite a few pretty, floaty frocks for the coming season of weddings, parties…anything! (No. 100x Jl. Laksmana, Seminyak. Tel: +62 361 736 763)

Biasa Bali is a mecca of colour blocking that stays just the right side of edgy yet relaxed ‘holiday wear’. I bought some great basics here and also a few bags for good measure! (No. 36 Jl Raya, Seminyak. Te: +62 361 730 308)

Known for its simple yet impeccably embellished pieces, Magali Pascal, is as iconic in Bali as it is in Paris. While it isn’t all that cheap compared to other shops in Bali, I did pick up one item that I never thought I’d own – a jumpsuit! (No. 65B Jl. Raya, Seminyak. Tel: +62 361 732 132)