Restaurant Review – Hell of the North, Fitzroy

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If this is hell, I want to move right in. The distinctive canary coloured door is the gateway to “Hell”, the affectionate nickname of Hell of the North in Fitzroy. Situated just off the main restaurant drag on Smith Street, its Greeves Street location is rather unassuming – unless you’re looking for it you’d never…

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Restaurant Review: Gingerboy, Melbourne

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What happens when hawker style street food meets fine dining? We find out at Teage Ezard’s stylish laneway diner, Gingerboy. Gingerboy is what many call a very modern Australian restaurant. It champions the concept Ezard affectionately calls ‘Australian freestyle food’. With its unapologetic bold flavours, Gingerboy cleverly transforms Asian street food dishes with polish and…

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Hotel Review: Okura Prestige, Bangkok

Hotel Snapshot The Okura Prestige is a contemporary five-star hotel located in the heart of Bangkok. The hotel combines unrivalled levels of comfort and convenience with bundles of warmth and charm. The hotel comprises 240 rooms and suites, all boasting impressive views of the Bangkok skyline. LOCATION Nestled in the heart of Bangkok, The Okura…

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SpiceRoads Cycling Tour – Chinatown, Bangkok

Deep in the underbelly of Bangkok, lies the vibrant Chinatown district. Here alleys disappear into forgotten temples, street food vendors spill from every corner of the crowded streets and the architecture continues to amaze. Settled in the 1780’s by Chinese merchants, Chinatown retains a large ethnic Chinese community who still continue their own traditions and religious…

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