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 »

Cruise Espresso Cafe

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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    Baby Shower Gift Ideas

    So here I am. 32 years young, surrounded by friends who are having a baby, their second baby or are proudly presenting their bumps. I am the observer in the scenery of evolving motherhood and I quite enjoy it! Having never heard of a baby shower before, I quickly learned not just what it is… Read more »

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    Australia – the world’s greatest surfing nation

    There is no question that Australia is the world’s greatest surfing nation. There is nowhere in the world that has so much surfable coastline, and nowhere that has surfing integrated as a substantial part of the culture. Surfing and Australia’s surfing culture is not just a fad of the 20th century, it is actually a culture that… Read more »

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    Love is so hard to explain

    The thing with love is, it’s unpredictable. And it is out of our control. However much we may want to, we cannot command, demand, or take away love. But love is not only about the warm fuzzy feeling that conquers your whole body when you are falling in love, love can also be very challenging… Read more »

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    Bikram Brookvale – the hottest place on the Northern Beaches

    Two weeks into my Bikram challenge, it is time to recap the first classes and how this incredible hot practice is effecting me. So far, I have completed 630 minutes in a room heated to 40 degrees, sweating like I never sweat before, detoxifying my body and feeling dizzy at times. Yes, it has been a… Read more »

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    5 best yoga poses for surfers

    Stretching and preparing the body before hitting the water is not only good to heat up the muscles, doing a few quick yoga poses before a surf can actually improve your surfing and help focus mentally when in the water. The world’s best surfers are practicing yoga, which probably not only helped them to be successful in the… Read more »