Yes. You should do a cooking class abroad.

Yes. You should do a cooking class abroad.

Jambangan Cooking class ubud

You may be someone who burns water or a seasoned home cook, ready to take your knife skills to MasterChef. Either way, there are plenty of reasons to do a cooking class when you’re on holiday.

Here are some of the justifications you may not have thought of… other than it’s great for Instagram.

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Naughty Nuri’s – It’s About The Ribs.

Naughty Nuri’s – It’s About The Ribs.

Naughty Nuri's Warung Ubud
The worst photo ever of a sign

A couple of km outside of the relative hustle and bustle of Ubud’s centre is a side of the road shack or “warung” with a flaming grill front and centre.

This grill emanates smells so mouth-watering, it attracts locals, tourists, dogs and the occasional celebrity to sample the BBQ, charcoal coated meaty fare, every night until they are sold out.

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Why I Quit My “Real Job”

Why I Quit My “Real Job”

Buckle up kids it’s story time

This is the first blog I’ve written since the jailbreak. This is the first time I’m able to write completely for myself. You see… I quit my job. To pursue more writing, travel, creativity and happiness.

The Hungry Ginger
“I couldn’t help but wonder”. Totally “candid” picture of me writing this very blog.

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The Night Noodle Markets: 5 better ways to spend your time.

The Night Noodle Markets: 5 better ways to spend your time.

Night noodle market queue
Actual footage of the Noodle Market queue ;P

People in Melbourne get pretty excited about food.

Situated along the conveniently located and picturesque Birrarung Marr, the Melbourne Night Noodle Markets is an event that evokes excitement in even the non-self proclaimed foodies of Melbourne. The 2-week long (free) event offers a chance for friends and family to meet, eat and be merry by the river.

In theory. 

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The Seaweed Sheet Challenge

The Seaweed Sheet Challenge

How many seaweed sheets can you fit in your mouth?

How many sheets of Sushi Seaweed (nori) can you fit in your mouth?

That’s probably not a question you ask yourself on a regular basis, but to save scratching your head for weeks about it, my pal Lorrae and I decided to answer it for you.

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The Egg-Cellent Egg-Venture: Part 2

The Egg-Cellent Egg-Venture: Part 2

Scotch Emu Egg

The “Coat of Arms” Scotch Egg

This is a tale of making a scotch Emu egg… but not just ANY scotch Emu egg, the most Australian Scotch Egg you’ve ever seen.

After procuring an Emu egg, laid by Esmerelda from the Somerville Egg Farm, we asked the question. What would make this the most “Aussie” Scotch Egg ever cooked?

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The Egg-Cellent Egg-Venture: Part 1

The Egg-Cellent Egg-Venture: Part 1

Edit: Head here to watch the Emu Egg-Venture video 🥚


This is a tale of why you should never give up on your dreams. If you want something badly enough, you should be doggedly and stubbornly persistent, cos boy can it pay off!

6 years ago, my pal Lorrae commented to a mate that she’d love to give an Ostrich egg a crack (pun totally intended).

Ostrich egg hunt

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