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First day in Singapore

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We arrived at the Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel at about 2pm in the afternoon. Our room was upgraded to an executive suite…which includes breakfast, free happy hour drinks and food to go with… Continue reading

Birthday lunch with the 4J’s

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We had a lovely pre birthday lunch on Easter Monday at the 4 J’s. “Pre” because we would be away for a month in Europe and we will be in Singapore for my… Continue reading

Garagistes in Hobart

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Sally and Martin recommended we try Garagistes. They did not seem to like it but they said it may appeal to us. We went and checked out the eatry. Garagistes–as the name suggests… Continue reading

Salamanca Hobart

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No visit to Hobart is complete without a stop at the Salamanca markets. On Saturdays, Salamanca Place comes alive with the famous Salamanca Markets. Stallholders sell fresh and gourmet produce, arts, crafts and handiwork… Continue reading

Museum of Old Art and New Art –MONA in Hobart

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I had to visit Mona as I heard so much about it. The museum houses  artistic works from David Walsh’s private collection. Notable works in  include Sidney Nolan‘s Snake, displayed publicly for the… Continue reading

Mount Wellington in Hobart

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We have been to Tassie many times as Kevin is a “Tasmanian native” We have been to the top of Wellington and many occasions it is either blowy and cold and cloudy. But… Continue reading

Lunch at the MILL on Morrision in Hobart

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We happen to see this cute restaurant while hunting for a place to rest and have something light for lunch. snap shot of their menu    A historic Mill  converted into a tapas… Continue reading

Dinner at Smolt in Hobart

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We met up with Sally and Martin for dinner. Kevin had booked a restaurant which he thought served Spanish food. It turned out to be Modern Australian. The place was busy and noisy.… Continue reading

Breakfast in Hobart Tasmania

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A few weeks  ago we spent a few days in Tasmania. In Hobart we stayed at Zero Davis. The location of the hotel is  excellent as it is close by to restaurants  and… Continue reading

Salads — inspired by garden of edibles

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This year I did not plant any zucchinis  but replaced it with cucumbers. We had an abundant supply  of herbs like coriander, mint, spring onions, sage, thyme, oregano from the garden. I used… Continue reading