Modern Australian Cuisine With a Middle Eastern Twist – COYA in Cromer

Tantalise your taste buds with an epic fusion food experience Located in Cromer, Coya is a local gem offering an epic fusion food experience for everyone who loves a very special and unique dining experience. Hospitality is central to Middle Eastern culture and the love for food is what you can taste in each and… Read more »

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Best Travel Yoga Mat: Review of the Mukti Float Yoga Mat

Sticking to your daily yoga practice can be hard when you’re travelling. But luckily, many yoga brands and yoga mat providers are coming up with great options and props for the nomadic yogis among us. We unusually go camping once or twice a month during the Australian summer. Last weekend, we went on a little… Read more »


Trust Me

I always thought trust was something that you gain, loose, earn or demolished – influenced by behaviours or simply words of other people. My ability to trust someone else was dependent on how others acted or reacted. Wonderful things have happened over the past year. I travelled a lot, I was very successful at work,… Read more »

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Ripple Yoga Pants: Flexible, Functional And Fun

When it comes to yoga pants, I am critical. I like pants that have a mid-to-high-rise waistband that stays in place and does not require me fiddle around and readjust after each and every pose during my practice. I also like pants that are comfortable, I like to think of yoga pants as sort of… Read more »

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Good coffee, sweet vibes and quality tunes – Cruise Espresso in Freshie

Cruise Espresso is a specialty espresso bar located in the heart of Freshwater village. A different blend of coffee is on offer every week besides the “always on” Byron Bay Marvell Street coffee blend. Besides the exquisite coffee taste, Cruise Espresso has a menu of locally produced breakfast options and snacks available. Not only is… Read more »

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Scenic Cycle Manly: Ride some of the most beautiful bike tracks in the world

I am usually not a big fan of indoor cycling. I love the outdoors and love to look around and enjoy the scenery while on my bike. Even though I am an absolute gym-enthusiast, I avoid spinning classes because I find it boring to cycle inside and found that they just last forever, even if… Read more »

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Crepes, Acai & Sea Views – Girdlers in Dee Why

A great spot to refuel after a surf session in Dee Why Located at Dee Why’s beachfront strip, Girdlers is where you can always count on great coffee, a view of the ocean and fresh, healthy food. Owned and run by Ryan Girdler and his wife Katja, Girdlers has got it right. A former juice bar has… Read more »

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Aerial Yoga – Finding My Inner Acrobat

WHAT IS AERIAL YOGA? In short: Aerial yoga is a mix of traditional yoga poses and newer inventions performed with a suspended hammock. The hammock is used to support the weight of the body and also helps working the whole body – with specific benefits for core, posture and stability improvement. Aerial Yoga supports traditional… Read more »


Cakes, chocolates and confectionary may not travel very well

If your mum, best friend or sister wants to send you a parcel to Australia, they should check what they are allowed to send and what not, because with sending parcels to Down Under comes a lot of quarantine implications and rules. has put together a useful info graphic that comes in handy if your grandma… Read more »

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Bring Your Own Bag and Other Things You Can Do to Help Save the Planet

Want to help save the environment? I recently decided to do my own part to help save the environment just by changing some of my daily habits. And you can do it too! Going green is easier than you might think. Here are my top 3 tips that help you to be more environmentally friendly: 1. Plastic free Manly – Bring your… Read more »

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    Please Stop Talking On Your Phone When On The Bus

    I don’t mind people speaking on the phone in public. It’s when they talk really, really loud. That’s when I get really, really annoyed. Because I am forced to listen to a conversation that I don’t want to be part of and also – let’s be honest – it can also be quite frustrating trying… Read more »

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    Tips for sticking with your yoga practice at home

    Practicing yoga when you are travelling or simply at home can be a lot harder than going to your class. No certain time is set, distraction can happen easily and other things might get in your way, such as a ring at the doorbell or receiving a text message (because your phone is not locked… Read more »

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    5 Truths About Manly’s Winter

    Here is what most of my friends from back home think about Australian winter: It’s always warm, there isn’t such a thing as “real winter”, even during the “winter months”, you never need to wear a jacket or warm boots, you never need to clean frost off your car windows, you are basically never cold…. Read more »

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    Not Lost, Just In-Between

    We have all felt lost sometimes, for various reasons. When we can’t figure out why we’re doing what we’re doing, or how we ended up doing it (purpose?), we haven’t found the right hobby or social network yet (passion?), or we simply have too much on our mental plate every day (cognitive overload). At first… Read more »

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    Sydney Harbour Cruise – Floating In Style

    Sydney Harbour is full of opportunities when it comes to sailing and cruising experiences. For water-loving travellers who love a little luxury and spending a special day out on the water with their friends, Ucruise Sydney is the perfect choice. Offering luxury private cruises for small groups of up to 12 people, Ucruise lets you… Read more »