Afternoon Tea Fit for Royalty at Palm Court in Auckland

Wedgewood china service is standard at Afternoon Tea at Palm Court in the Langham Hotel, Auckland New Zealand

Delicate flavours, elegant ambience, and five-star service define the Afternoon Tea at Palm Court in Auckland’s Langham Hotel. From the moment hubby and I entered, we were treated like royalty. It was a posh Afternoon Tea, and one which we hope to repeat soon. We opted to begin our afternoon tea with a flute of champagne, despite that fact that I am […]

Calling All Foodies: Don’t Miss the Auckland Food Show

Auckland Food Show in New Zealand

Despite my new healthier eating habits, I was excited about heading to the Auckland Food Show.  My expectations were high, after all, I love food. And this is one show that doesn’t disappoint, far exceeding any expectations I had.  From the moment we entered we were bombarded with culinary sensations to tempt the palate. This […]

Wellington’s Best Desserts are at Strawberry Fare

Sticky Date Pudding at, Strawberry Fare, Wellington, New Zealand

Strawberry Fare calls it a Black Forest Tower. I call it chocolate perfection on a plate.  It took only a few bites before I realized: this dessert is exactly how I envision heaven (only heaven has fewer calories). Wellington may be packed with restaurant options, but Strawberry Fare is my clear favorite. We went for […]

Eating Cakes and Viewing Penguins in St Kilda a Melbourne Suburb

Little Blue penguin at St. Kilda pier, Melbourne, Australia

St Kilda is a Melbourne suburb famous for the row of bakeries and cake shops on Acland Steet, Luna Park (an amusement park), and the little blue penguins that nest on the rocks under the main pier. We love penguins and seeing them was our motivation for the visit late one afternoon. We opted to take an easy tram […]