Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Four Best Wine Regions To Visit Australia

A glass of wine can help you relax after a long day. There are also a number of health benefits that can be reaped from drinking wine in moderation. Some of those benefits include lower blood pressure as well as a reduced risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and colon cancer. It can also increase lifespan. If you live in Australia, then you will be happy to know that there are a number of great places where you can buy wine. Below are some of the best wine regions in Australia:

Margaret River

The Margaret River is located in the western region of Australia. It is also located south of Perth. Chardonnays and cabernets are two of the most popular wines in this region. The vineyards in the region are cooled by the breezes that come from the Indian Ocean. There are a variety of wines that you can try in this region, but you want to make sure that you try 2008 Cape Mentelle Sauvignon Blanc. It only costs 15 dollars per bottle.

Great Southern

This is a cool, large region that produces a-lot of wine. One of the bottles that you should look for in this region is the 2007 Plantagenet Great Southern Chardonnay. It only costs 19 dollars per bottle.

McLaren Vale

This region is located south of Adelaide. McLaren Vale is known for producing a variety of red wines. Grenache and Shiraz are two of the most well-known wines in the region. This region is also known for producing wines that have a fruity taste. You should try the 2007 Epicurean Bistro Grenache. It only costs 15 dollars per bottle.

Riverland

Not only is this one of the best wine regions in Australia, but it is also one of the largest producers of wine in Australia. Many people refer to this region as ocean land because it has such a wide selection of wine available. One of the many wines that you should consider trying in this region is the 2008 Banrock Station Shiraz. It only costs seven dollars, which is a little bit lower than the average cost for a bottle of wine in Australia. Not only will you be able to find great wine in this region, but you will also be able to find it for a very reasonable price.

There are thousands of places in Australia that produce wine. However, there are some regions that are a-lot better than others. The Margaret River, The Great Southern, Riverland and McLaren Vale are some of the places that you should definitely visit if you are looking for great wine.

Among these regions in Australia, Adelaide is not only famous by its wine in the region, but is also known as the most liveable city in Australia by the Property Council of Australia in 2011 to 2013. Adelaide also offers lots of other tourist-friendly services such as cheap backpacker accommodation, bike hire and foreign exchange in Adelaide city and suburbs.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Full of Interests

Ahhh.. time flies so fast.!!

My lil girl Bianca is now in Year 3 and she's getting beautiful each day. At 8 years old she is very smart and as usual a chatterbox. She loves school and love even loves to join most of the school activities. She is an all around girl for she is into dancing , sport  and now she is showing signs of loving music and wanted to play a musical instrument too. Yay.

I remember my older bro also nags our mom that he wanted to have a guitar and a piano. If the Internet is already used by that time, there's no doubt that he'd also ask for  a piano.

Anyway, I'll support my daughter all the way through and if she wants to sing, dance or play any musical instrument as long as she will do good in school as well. 

Super Busy

Ahhh..... life can be so busy at times...

Life down under is great and I'm so blessed that I'm sharing the good blessings with my family. Right now, I'm busy with my studies and hopefully I'll finish soon so I can apply what I have learned. No time to stay online for long time but I can sneak and read all the updates at my FB account.

Friday, May 10, 2013

A Much Needed Vacation

Taking a vacation is something we all want and need. Working all year long and not having time to relax and unwind can make us feel bored and exhausted. Travelling and taking some time from work can be relaxing and can rejuvenate us. It will take our mind off from stress and worries from work for a time.

Nothing beats the priceless moments that we’ll share with our family and friends. All the experiences will be memorable so take time to take photos or videos for you to take home. I love going out of town with my family; it’s one of the many ways we can bond as a family.

My husband and I would always book in advance to get good rates. Anyone wishing to go to a certain place must need to research about the place and know where is the good place to stay and do fun activities. Since we have kids that love to explore all the time, finding child friendly resorts or place is a must for us.

We can check online and book cheap hotels for we can get good deals by booking ahead of time. Hotels become fully booked most of the times especially if it is holiday, so it’s better to have a reservation. Online travel companies are booming and a lot of them are offering competitive rates and that benefits us travelers for we can avail of their promos and discounts. You don’t need to go to your local travel company for booking and reserving can be done online, a very convenient way for travelers.

I’m wishing that we can travel back home in the Philippines soon for I missed my family back home already. I also wanted my family to experience what’s life in Pinas again. It’s been 4 years already since we went there and I’m sure they wanted to see and ride jeepneys and tricycles one more time. I’m also itching to taste our local foods again even though I can cook some here. Ahhh… I can’t wait.

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