Penne 4 Your Thoughts

Penne Cole's thoughts on food, travel and more

Sydney sightings: Out of this world!

In my traipses and travels across Sydney and surrounds, I have come across some truly weird and wonderful, out of this world sights. Take this picture, for example. After an … Continue reading

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Happy lunar new year!

Last Friday marked the start of the Lunar New Year. Usually, I would be at home celebrating it with my family but this year, the Happy Gwailo and I had … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge: tour guide

One of the things I love about Sydney, my adopted home town, is the beautiful surrounds and the fact that there are more than 50 national parks, conservation areas or … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · 1 Comment

Dining in the Dark

I’d heard of the concept of dining in the dark before, but had never experienced it. So when we found one in Phnom Penh, discovered that the menu was designed … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · 2 Comments

Best cheap eats in Cambodia

Cambodia is relatively cheap – you can get a really good meal for a few dollars. Pay more than $10 a meal and you’re starting to treat yourself; if you’re … Continue reading

February 8, 2018 · 2 Comments

Beloved

Kinte, my beloved childhood friend, lived to the ripe old age of 16. The year he passed away was a particularly tough one. My grandfather had passed away a month … Continue reading

February 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

A foodie’s guide to Cambodia (Part 2)

This post is a continuation of my previous post, A foodie’s guide to Cambodia. Before going to Cambodia, I asked my family where to get the best food in Cambodia. … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · 8 Comments

A foodie’s guide to Cambodia

The Happy Gwailo usually has to work over the Christmas / New Year period so we are typically stuck at home for the holidays. However, this year, he managed to … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · 4 Comments

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Last year, inspired by countless photos of beautiful sunrises at Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the Happy Gwailo and I decided to spend our year end break in Cambodia, with Angkor … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · 12 Comments

Flemington cheap eats: Happy Snack Cafe House

There’s very little that captures my attention as much as the prospect of discovering a new hole in the wall, cheap eats joint with amazing food. So when the Happy … Continue reading

August 20, 2017 · 4 Comments

Weekend getaway to Noosa, QLD

The Happy Gwailo and I recently managed to squeeze in a quick weekend getaway to Noosa in Queensland. Noosa is a beautiful beach town, half an hour’s drive north of … Continue reading

August 13, 2017 · 8 Comments

Flashback Friday: A picnic in the Royal National Park

One of the things I love the most about Sydney is its proximity to a plethora of state and national parks. Knowing this, the Happy Gwailo planned a picnic in … Continue reading

August 4, 2017 · 5 Comments

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