City Life, Creativity

My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Heading back to Dunedin where New Zealand’s first public art gallery just happens to be and it's artistic roots are continuing to expand al fresco. In 2016, the city’s art scene celebrated the fact that they had enticed a well known Belgian artist ROA to paint a tuatara (local reptile) on the side of a building in… Continue reading My Pick of 5 – Dunedin Street Art

Food at the heart of a culture, Life at No.22, New Zealand

The PAVLOVA Palaver

What do you mean its an Aussie Christmas treat? Come on, we all know it originated from New Zealand. Or did it? Our next door neighbour, Australia and us [New Zealanders] have had, shall we say, a tendency to take "the Mikey" out of each other since little Adam was conceived.  Our not so serious… Continue reading The PAVLOVA Palaver

France, Housesitting in France, Life of adventure

The Markets of France

If like us, you enjoy having as many authentic experiences as possible when travelling.  Enjoy the love of cooking, eating and more importantly searching out fresh local ingredients. Then searching for a local market which is not hard to find in France will be on your list of things to do. In many countries, the… Continue reading The Markets of France

Housesitting, Housesitting in Turkey

35 THINGS about the TURKISH Culture

We have just completed a housesit for the second time in Turkey.  The first one was last year for 3 months and the second was this year for a month and a half.  Both times were to housesit for the same couple and their adorable animal family. How did we find Turkey? What did we… Continue reading 35 THINGS about the TURKISH Culture