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Vernazza | Cinque Terre | Italy | The Macadames - 3
Europe

Cinque Terre: A Beginners Guide {Italy}

By September 23, 2014 0 comments

So Cinque Terre is nothing short of amazing. If you follow me on Instagram – you would have seen many a pic from my 5 day stay there. Although there is lots… Read More

Scudieri | Florene | Italy | The Macadames - 6
Coffee Guides

Aussie Girl’s Guide to Coffee In {Florence}

By September 21, 2014 0 comments

When embarking on my quest to find the best coffee in Florence, I found there wasn’t a whole lot out there. After hours of research I put together a shortlist of 8… Read More

Brolio Castle | Chianti | Italy | The Macadames - 5
Europe

Chianti Classico: A Beginners Guide {Tuscany}

By September 20, 2014 0 comments

It’s been a dream of mine to explore the Chianti region and finally I am here. At this very minute, I’m sitting at a wine bar, mulling over a perfect glass of… Read More

La Prosciutteria | Siena | Italy | The Macadames - 05
Europe

La Prosciutteria {Siena, Italy}

By September 18, 2014 0 comments

Sadly I haven’t really had enough time to do very many restaurant posts on my campervan trip. Aside from the fact that we haven’t really been eating at very many glamorous places,… Read More

Best Australian Wine feature | The Macadames
Kitchen Table

Aussie Wines Of The Month {September}

By September 17, 2014 2 comments

This month we have 2 sparklings from the Margaret River and Canberra Regions – what better way to toast to the start of Spring! Don’t forget to hashtag #winewiththemacadames when you try our wine recommendations.… Read More

Fruit Free Coconut Granola | The Macadames - 07
Breakfast

Fruit-Free Coconut Granola

By September 15, 2014 1 comment

I love breakfast.  You might have noticed that already by my endless Instagram brunch shots.  For me, it really is the most important meal of the day.  Weekend brunches are what I… Read More

Best Gelato In Italy | The Macadames
Europe

Best Gelato In {Italy}

By September 12, 2014 4 comments

I set myself a grand task. To find the best gelato in Italy. A noble mission I know, but somebody has to do it. No one said life as a Macadame is… Read More

The Pact
Read & Listen

Read: The Pact by Jodi Picoult

By September 7, 2014 2 comments

My current book pick is:  The Pact by Jodi Picoult. Follow me on Goodreads to see what i’m reading, more book suggestions and so I can take a sticky beak at what’s on your book… Read More

Tazza D'Oro | Rome | Italy | The Macadames - 4
Coffee Guides

Aussie Girl’s Guide to Coffee In {Rome}

By September 6, 2014 2 comments

I’ve been told Romans like their coffee strong, fast & scalding hot. They throw it down, on the run, without sitting. So it’s no surprise that the Roman coffee culture is set… Read More

Positano | Anisa Sabet | The Macadames - 04
Style

Positano

By September 5, 2014 2 comments

zv7qrnb Pants (similar) | Crop Top (similar) | Watch | Sandals Sorry this isn’t the most inspirational outfit but I found these absolutely gorgeous high waisted, wide leg cotton pants in Sorrento and I… Read More

Gelati | Korcula | Sail Croatia | Busabout | The Macadames
Wellbeing

My Post Europe – Pre-Wedding Diet

By September 3, 2014 1 comment

You may have seen from earlier posts that I enjoyed three weeks in Europe. One in Croatia with Anisa, one in Spain (Barcelona and San Sebastian), and one in France (Bordeaux and… Read More

San Marino | The Macadames - 29
Europe

Bucketlist Destination: San Marino

By September 1, 2014 0 comments

I am a pretty organised person. I love to plan. I love to schedule stuff. I had our 5 month camper van trip pretty much scheduled to the day. Of course I hide my… Read More

Giant Healthy Peanut Butter Cup Cake | The Macadames - 06
Healthy

Giant Healthy Peanut Butter Cup “Cake”

By August 31, 2014 4 comments

I am an ideas person.  I often wake up in the middle of the night with these outrageous concepts floating through my head.  I don’t even know what to do with all… Read More

Sorrentina | Anisa Sabet | The Macadames - 16
Style

Sorrentina

By August 29, 2014 0 comments

  Skirt (option, option, option) | Top (option, option) | Sandals It’s so damn hot in Italy. For over a year i’ve had a mountain of tight tees and shorts crammed into the… Read More

Sail Croatia | Busabout | Island Hopper | The Macadames
Croatia

5 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Booking Your Busabout Croatia Sailing Trip {Dalmatian Coast}

By August 28, 2014 5 comments

Question 1 – Are you over 25? Yes – this tour is not for you, unless you consider yourself young at heart then proceed to question 2. No – proceed to question… Read More

Old Taverna Sorrentina Cooking School | The Macadames - 2
Europe

Old Taverna Sorrentina Cooking School {Sorrento}

By August 27, 2014 2 comments

We’ve been wanting to do a cooking course in Italy but naturally we hadn’t put down our forks for long enough to find options. I actually accidently stumbled across this hidden gem during… Read More

Magna Bevi Tasi | Venice | Italy | The Macadames - 1
Coffee Guides

Aussie Girl’s Guide to Coffee In {Venice}

By August 25, 2014 5 comments

Ahhhh Italy, the land of perfect coffees and creamy gelatis. I am excited to finally be in a country who, like me, take their coffee very seriously. My first stop was in… Read More

Ginger & Coconut Bircher Recipe | The Macadames - 1
Breakfast

Coconut & Ginger Bircher {Vegan}

By August 23, 2014 5 comments

On this trip I think breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. It’s always nice to potter around the van of a morning planning our day, tucking into our brekky and sipping… Read More