5 Must Visit Restaurants in Brisbane
Jun28

5 Must Visit Restaurants in Brisbane

Brisbane is an exciting city, voted as one of the most liveable cities in Australia and known for its beautiful setting on the Brisbane River, leading it to be known as The River City. Over the years Brisbane’s culture has evolved to focus on the river, the arts, festivals and events that define the city, along with amazing dining and bars that seem to reflect the city’s culture. As such, Brisbane has some amazing restaurants to check out, from fine dining to delicious pub grub. If you’re staying in Brisbane, here are five restaurants you must visit. Aria For a fine dining experience in Brisbane, it is hard to go past Aria by award winning celebrity chef Matt Moran. With a beautiful setting at the Eagle Street Pier overlooking the Brisbane River, Aria is all about beautifully presented food in an intimate setting. The menu here is seasonal with different lunch and dinner options, and prices are set depending on how many courses you choose. Interesting dishes on offer include Moreton Bay bugs with shiitake and seaweed butter; and roast duck with red cabbage, rhubarb and pecan. Another option is the seasonal tasting menu, and there is an extensive wine list also on offer. Bavarian Bier Café There are lots of fantastic restaurants at the Eagle Street Pier that overlook the Brisbane River and the Story Bridge, which really captures the essence of Brisbane’s Culture. A big favorite is the Bavarian Bier Café where you can enjoy amazing German food from bratwurst to schnitzels, with big steins of Bavarian beer to drink and pretzels to go with it. Prices are quite reasonable and the views are some of the best you’ll get in Brisbane. E’cco Bistro Set in an old tea warehouse building, E’cco Bistro has been serving up amazing food in Brisbane for over 20 years. The century old historic building sets the mood for your dining experience, with rustic charm meeting contemporary dining. E’cco Bistro is run by chef Philip Johnson who focuses on using the best local produce to create dishes where the ingredients do the talking. The menu has a good variety of dishes at reasonable prices, with dishes such as wagyu rump with sweet and sour onions, turnip, mushroom, horseradish and parsnip cream; or octopus with macadamia muhaummara, green olive and pomegranate. There is also a good tasting menu available for groups, a special three course menu, as well as a vegetarian menu on offer. Jellyfish Restaurant If you love seafood, Jellyfish Restaurant is an excellent choice for exquisite seafood dishes with a beautiful setting on the Brisbane River, right in the heart of...

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9 of the Funnest Activities to During the Winter in Jackson Hole
Apr27

9 of the Funnest Activities to During the Winter in Jackson Hole

Are you the kind of person who gets excited when they see the first snowflake fall signaling the start of winter? If that;s the case it;s a good bet your the kind of person who likes to visit places where they can fully enjoy winter. So while your browsing some Jackson Hole vacation rentals let me tell you why going there would be a great time for any winter enthusiast. 1) Dog Sledding Tours Have you ever seen a dog sledding race on tv? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race along the top of the snow? Well, you don’t have to wonder anymore as Jackson Hole offers a number of dog sledding tours. These tours are a great way to see the beautiful landscape of the area and in an entirely unique way. There are different options when it comes to the tours ranging from an afternoon jaunt around the national park to a full overnight adventure. If you’re a fan of dogs, and winter then this is a no-brainer. 2) Take a National Park Tour If you want to just get out, and experience what natures like in the winter then you might consider taking a national park tour. Staying in Jackson Hole gives you access to Yellowstone, Grand Teton, or the National Elk refuge parks. Each one of these parks offers some amazing landscapes, and chances to interact with wild animals in safe and environmentally friendly manner. 3) Take a Tram Ride Up a Mountain You know sometimes to really appreciate something you need to see it from a different perspective. So why not consider taking a tram ride up to the summit of Rendezvous mountain. The mountain itself is 10,450ft high, and the trip up there offers you a once in a lifetime view of the Teton Mountains, Snake River, and the town of Jackson Hole. There are some wonderful places to eat at the top of the mountain, and you can have dinner while watching the sunset from a once in a lifetime view. 4) Enjoy a Sleigh Ride For those who want a way to enjoy the amazing scenery around Jackson Hole at a slower place, why not take a sleigh ride? A sleigh is pulled by a team of horses across the snowy landscape, and you can sit back with a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy the view. A sleigh ride would also serve as the perfect romantic getaway for you and your partner. 5) Do Some Snowboarding The mountains and hills around Jackson;s Hole offer a number of places to go snowboarding down. It doesn’t matter...

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5 Reasons As to Why Fast Foods are not Healthy During Traveling
Sep22

5 Reasons As to Why Fast Foods are not Healthy During Traveling

Fast foods are one of the most preferred meals for travelers. This is due to the ease in which they can be obtained conveniently and it is also affordable. However, the clear definition to these foods creates attention on how dangerous these types of foods can be. They are defined as foods that contribute little or no nutrient value to the diet; instead they produce toxins which have harmful effects to the body. It is always recommended by food scientists that travelers or any other users of fast foods should be very careful on what types of foods they are buying and also where they are sold. Generally, any intake of these commodities may lead to heart complications, diabetes or cancer. Being aware of these effects is always essential for travelers to determine whether fast food is safe to include in your diet. Here are some of the effects associated with the use of fast foods. Environment Degradation Before considering some of the medical effects caused by fast foods, the mass production and selling of junk food put a significant negative impact on the environment. The amounts of resources which are used to produce these foods are too large to cause a shortage of resources around the world. Alternatively, after using the polythene papers, yoghurt cans amongst others, there are disposed everywhere hence causing a major disadvantage to the environment.(image by elvisjamesmajani) Obesity It is said that every particle of fast foods hold a relatively high sugar and calories that may lead to increased weight gain. Obesity is attributed to change in the eating habits which are greatly caused by fast foods which replace healthy eating habits. The cooking oils and preservatives used to maintain fast food products make it hard for the body to shed fat and extra calories. Heart Complications For travelers who have problems with their hearts, eating fast foods is not a good idea. They create a much higher risk of heart diseases due to concentration of the high level of saturated Trans- fats which may clog the arteries leading to high blood pressure. Cardiovascular diseases are also caused by the high concentration of sodium and cholesterol, weakening the cardiovascular system hence making it difficult to perform physical activities that will allow you to maintain. Expensive and cause Stress Budgeting in traveling is one of the greatest aspects which should be considered while spending your enjoyable moments abroad. Continuous use of fast foods for low income travelers is hardly affordable as compared to fast foods. Travelers are always advised to carry along simple packed lunch for health safety and also saving money. Food scientists have...

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How to Buy Travel Stuff in Ghana, Africa
Jun30

How to Buy Travel Stuff in Ghana, Africa

West Africa can be a costly region to visit. The costs in Ghana are high by African norms, yet the accommodation there is regularly superior to what you would expect somewhere else in Africa also. Outside of the significant urban cities and traveler destination, they are likewise in short supply. Traveling to Ghana is about encountering the lifestyle and culture. If this is your first time traveling to Ghana, do bear in mind that you can always buy travel gear for hiking and camping in Africa at affordable prices. There are five ways on how you can buy travel stuff in Africa: Check Out the Local Supermarkets Travel gear does not just include shoes for hiking or the tent you will need at the camping site. Travel gear includes, but not limited to mesh bags, sunglasses, umbrellas, toothbrush, rain ponchos and a lot more. You don’t need to find a store specializing in travel gear and accessories to find all of the items because at the local supermarkets, you can always get one at an affordable prices!(Iamge by CGIS Photos) Try free classifieds in Ghana If you are really on a very tight budget but aims to buy used or cheap travel gears for camping and hiking which are still in good condition, you can always try the free classifieds web ads in Ghana by posting ads on the local websites. Most of the times, there are seasoned travelers who are interested in selling or letting go their stuffs at very cheap prices and if you’re lucky enough, you can get them for free! Find Stuffs in Clothing Stores No, you don’t need to find the summer-styled clothing at the specialized store as what most companies are trying to promote. Just because you’re traveling doesn’t mean you need every item with a tag “Just for Travel”. The local clothing stores usually offer more affordable sleeveless shirts or short pants, and even the undergarments, just in case you run out of those. Just live your life like the local and wear what they’re wearing. Visit the Hardware Stores Well, who think you can only find stuffs for home improvement at the hardware stores. Skip the free classifieds in Ghana for now and head to the nearest hardware store you can find in Africa. Among the items you can get at a local hardware store are the S-Hooks, key tags, sink stoppers, door wedges and even ear plugs! And, they can come at cheaper prices too!(Image by Mike Pearson)   Go To Pharmacies For those mini travel toiletry items, go to the local discounted pharmacies across Africa. If you’re a female...

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Amazing Honeymoon Destinations in Malaysia
Feb05

Amazing Honeymoon Destinations in Malaysia

Malaysia offers some of the most breathtaking and exotic destinations for honeymooners across the world, it’s dotted with several resorts which are very suitable for people who are just married and looking for a favorable atmosphere to enjoy themselves, you will find such destinations at Malaysia. Langkawi district in Malaysia is very popular as an ideal locality to find the best offers, its classic hotels and resorts are favorably located to offer honeymooners memorable experience they have been looking for. Langkawi Kualar Lampur Malaysia Tioman Island Pangkor Laut Borneo Cameron Highlands Redang Island The Perhentian Islands Langkawi. is one of the most beautiful tropical Island in Malaysia, it has several resort which are tastefully made for the purpose of romantic getaways, it’s pristine beaches are colorful with palm trees swaying all over, among such resorts is Four Seasons Langkawi located in Jalan Teluk, Datai, The Datai all are five stars Resorts with exclusive facilities for accommodations. Penang offers some of the most picturesque features within its beaches with pristine alluring resorts and hotels which are suitable for honeymooners, this Island has many activities for honeymooners like sand bathing, sightseeing some of the old Chinese merchant houses. With moderate budgets.(image by Simon G). Kualar Lampur. It offers very memorable hotels suited for honeymooners since it’s the capital city of Malaysia, it’s very central for people traveling there for honeymoon making it very ideal and easily accessible for honeymooners, there are more than fifty hotels in Kualar Lampur which are well appointed for honeymoon with full facilities of a five stat class, Traders hotel and Seri Pacific hotel are some two hotels with all the luxury and ambiance for honeymoon. Malaysia. Malaysia, is one of the most romantic destinations around here with it’s re known white beaches, it’s tastefully decorated with several beach hotels and even highland resorts clubs, it’s streets are a semblance of of old colonial towns making it breathtaking and adorable place, it’s marketed itself as the preferred honeymoon destination for Asian Honeymoon. Tioman Island Tioman Island is historically known for being a location for fictional movie in 1958 known as Bali Hai, it’s a unique Island with several water sport and several tourism activities, it sports several prestigious hotels and resorts with are magnificently fitted with all facilities a newly wed couple can enjoy, you can choose several spots among the best chalets near the beachfront Champung to luxury resort set of panoramic private beaches like the Berjaya Tioman Beach Resort, the best time for honeymoon is during the dry seasons months of May and September. Pangkor Laut Island Is a pristine idyllic private Island located at...

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5 Best Family Restaurants Appealing Thailand Trip
Jan04

5 Best Family Restaurants Appealing Thailand Trip

Bangkok is a food heaven. It gives one a great experience of taste variety that guarantees to delight their taste buds. Eating options in Thailand are limitless, because Thailand produces a great blend of sweet, sour and spicy taste in uncountable forms. Below are mentioned some of the excellent Thai-style dines for families on holiday trip to Thailand. Whale’s belly Restaurant Whale’s Belly is a lavish luxurious restaurant, exceptionally good regarding environment, cuisine, services and comfort. The kitchen of Whale’s Belly is supervised by a young, trained chef of Bangkok. The food ingredients used are imported to ensure food quality and restaurant’s reputation.(image by business_traveler_1818). Address: 39 Boulevard Tower, 2nd floor, Sukhumvit Soi, 39, Sukhumvit Road. Eat Me-Restaurant and Gallery Eat Me-Restaurant serves the best of mouth watering continental cuisines, drinks and desserts.  This restaurant promises the irresistible taste and excellent upscale dining. The best seating is in the balcony where you’ll find yourself surrounded by bamboos and you will be able to hear soft music floating up from below. Once you spend an evening in the comfortable environment of Eat Me, you’ll definitely love to come back here again and again. Address: half way down Soi Convent, with Sathorn at one end of the road and Silom at the other. Soul Food Restaurant This is one of the best running Thai restaurants and it’s run by an American. Soul Food is a cozy comfy wood lined restaurant. It serves best of the regional foods. The restaurant is arranged and maintained simple-on the ground floor you’ll find a fancy bar, where you can simply drag a stool and grab a beer. Issan chicken wings are grilled and served with a side of sweet chili sauce and syrupy sour naam jim – a blend of chili, fish sauce, vinegar and sugar. For a snack from southern Thailand try the crispy samosas, a jumble of chicken and cumin served with mint and yogurt dip. These are some of the mouth watering items you should try while your trip to Thailand.(image by Sri Panwa Phuket). Address: Thong Lor, 5 minutes walk from BTS. Steve Café and Cuisine Steve cafe and Cuisine is one the best hidden restaurants of Bangkok located by the river side, away from busy city streets. Since it is a new restaurant, people don’t know much about it, but the ones who have experienced it guarantee its irresistible taste and quality cuisine. You will definitely love to discover such secret little areas. Le Du Restaurant and Wine Bar Le Du restaurant is a new emerging restaurant on the culinary scene of Bangkok. It has a calculated sobriety to make...

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