After living in many cosmopolitan cities around the globe, including Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, we moved to York in 2014 to get a taste of European life.

Like millions of visitors to York, we were ‘wowed’ from the moment we arrived. When I’m not working at the university, I  love exploring all the streets and laneways, sampling endless cafés, pubs and restaurants, visiting sights, testing tours, as well as exploring Yorkshire with my husband, Matthew and our 10 year-old daughter, Ella.

Earlier in my career, I spent many delicious years working in restaurants and catering in Melbourne, including a “3 Hat” (Michelin equivalent) restaurant called Maria and Walter’s. Living in such diverse and vibrant cities around the world, has been an amazing culinary journey we hope will never end.

Boutique travel and great food are our passions. We love living like locals wherever we visit and we hope you will too!

We’re always on the lookout for hidden gems in York and Yorkshire so do get in touch.


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