Month: April 2014

Healthy living when travelling + best of London

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Be happy / Get Outside / Health & Fitness / Reviews / Travel

Every heard of the ‘Heathrow Injection?’ Some of you will know it all too well… it’s the 5-10kgs all Aussie backpackers and gap year kids seem to whack on simply by arriving in London. BAM. I’ve personally been there and done that. Living and eating at a UK boarding school, becoming a Malibu and Coke connoisseur and consuming my fair share of tea and biscuits really was not a great idea in hindsight. Who’d have […]

Foodie crush: Maria Laitinen from Scandi Foodie

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Food & Recipes / Foodie Crush

If there was ever a match made in heaven I say it would be Scandinavian design with, well, pretty much anything. I adore the pine furniture, the fashion, practically everything about Ikea… so when I came across Maria from the healthy blog Scandi Foodie  – the epitome of scando cool – I was hooked straight away. A prop stylist and photographer from Sydney, Finnish born Maria also uses her talents to run the whimsical Scandi […]

Food traditions + a very famous chocolate cake

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Be happy / Dessert / Food & Recipes

One thing that has stuck with me since my travels through Europe is the sense of tradition up there. In particular when it comes to food and family. Singing Swedish Snapsvisor (drinking songs) before Christmas lunch while sipping glögg (hot mulled wine), dunking bread in a sizzling pot of melting cheese in Switzerland and chatting to an Italian café owner about how he makes his buffalo mozzarella are some of my favourite travel memories. Aussies […]