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Chez Nous & Real Spelling, Cluis, France

A stay at Chez Nous, Cluis, France, is a satisfying adventure – both intellectually and gastronomically! I recently spent a week in Cluis, two hours south of Paris, France, learning about the orthography of the English language. While my expert linguisti…

King’s Park Botanical Cafe

This has to be one of the prettiest places to eat in Perth. I’ve heard mixed reviews about the service and food but the day I went I enjoyed a fabulously fresh and tasty salad, friendly service and stunning views. Coffee is good but not special. http://www.fra…

Flutes Restaurant

Flutes Restaurant is one of the most spectacular places I’ve eaten at in Australia – with prices to match. The tables overlook a peaceful pond with ducks and a lush green backdrop. The interior is tastefully decorated with a decent selection of work f…

Yahava Coffee

This coffee place, a few minutes south of Margaret River town, has some tasty coffee blends. You can taste test a number of varieties and can even make up your own blend. Their Espresso, Outback and X-Rated blends were my favourites. Sporting the Fair Trade label an…

Bushtucker Winery Tour with Lunch

This is a highly recommended way of seeing and tasting the wineries of Margaret River. Strict drink driving laws in Australia prevent you from enjoying and driving yourself around. A small group tour is the way to go. Bushtucker tours were fantastic. The tour was w…

Wise Winery Restaurant

The food and ambience here are spectacular. Menu is pricey but worth it. Everything we had was delicious. The dining area overlooks the vineyard with lovely views to the coast. The wine here is also great. I loved their 2008 Shiraz and it won best wine under $20 in Aus…

Wild Fig Cafe

The Wild Fig has great food and amazing views. Lots of fresh organic options and a good list of local produce used. A wonderful place for breaky on the weekend but also open for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Funky atmosphere and a variety of entertainment on diffe…

The Dunsborough Bakery. Western Australia

If traveling down to Margaret River you must stop at the Dunsborough bakery. I don’t usually eat meat pies but they are delicious here! Made with lean beef and just right pastry. Their bakehouse bread is excellent too (wholemeal, lots of seeds). http://www.dunsb…