Travel

A Traveller’s Guide to Malaysian Street Food

Overshadowed by the iconic and dizzying heights of the Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur is the heartbeat of Malaysia and its street food culture is legendary. While this type of fare may be a growing trend in other parts of the globe, in KL it is simply a way of life. Take a look at 6 hotspots to get your street food groove on in KL.

Cruising for the Cup

Fast becoming a once-a-year tradition, both P&O and Carnival offer Cup cruise options departing from Brisbane or Sydney for 6-8 nights, arriving at Flemington in time for Tuesday, November 7. On the way guests can socialise, wine, dine and pamper themselves on the short sail to Melbourne for the richest two-mile handicap horse race in the world.

6 Turkish Restaurants You Need in Your Life

From the days of herdsman, the Turkish have been avid consumers of meat and dairy products, seeing yoghurt used in most meals throughout the day. Turkish dishes are usually prepared using simple cooking methods and fresh ingredients with the addition of cinnamon, cumin, coriander, dill, garlic, mint, mustard and onion.

Istanbul Insights: 10 Adventures in Turkey

Capital of the two greatest empires in history – Roman and Ottoman – Istanbul has long been a melting pot of mosques, markets and minarets. A huge city spanning two continents, in recent times Istanbul has cemented itself as a must-see destination for any European adventurer.

8 Discoveries in Sydney’s Inner West for Norton Street Italian Festa-goers

Long the territory of passionate West Tigers fans and the heart of Sydney’s ‘Little Italy,’ the city’s inner western suburbs are a roaring hub of cafes, trattorias, bakeries and shopping destinations. Home to one of Australia’s largest street festivals, Leichhardt lures more than 140,000 visitors each year to the Norton Street Italian Festa on Sunday, October 29.

Grape Olive Pig, the Epitome of Spain

Three words that epitomise Matt Goulding’s submergence in Spain and all that’s associated with it, Grape Olive Pig. Succeeding Goulding’s well received travels through Japan - Rice Noodle Fish, is a thick bound food novel with pictures that’s perfectly placed for the Spain bound food enthusiast. The story driven nature of the book has wine and ragu spilling in equal measures from the page.