RUBICON CANBERRA – FOOD AND BEER DEGUSTATION REVIEW

RUBICON CANBERRA – FOOD AND BEER DEGUSTATION REVIEW

Rubicon Canberra is a fine dining restaurant located at Griffith shops. Rubicon serves contemporary Australian cuisine and great wines. Canberra recently celebrated beer week and local businesses jumped on board to offer up beer based goodness to beer lovers. I got pretty excited when I found out my favourite restaurant in Canberra, Rubicon, was doing a seven course degustation with each course paired with beer. Yes, you heard that right – seven course fine dining menu matched with BEER! I’ll admit that I had my doubts. For me, beer has always been consumed…Read more …
MOVING TO CANBERRA – WHERE TO MEET PEOPLE IN A NEW CITY

MOVING TO CANBERRA – WHERE TO MEET PEOPLE IN A NEW CITY

Moving to Canberra, or any new city, IS a big deal. It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve done it before, leaving your comfort zone for something new will always be a unique experience. When I moved to Canberra I thought I knew it all. I had just spent the last few months living in England and just before then, in Dubai. I was seasoned, so how hard could Canberra be? It was hard! There were highs and lows and everything in between. But eventually, things settled down. So take it all in…Read more …
MOVING TO CANBERRA – FINDING THE BEST SUBURB FOR YOU

MOVING TO CANBERRA – FINDING THE BEST SUBURB FOR YOU

Maybe you've decided you're moving to Canberra. Or perhaps you’re toying with the idea of doing so. Picking the right suburb to live in can make a world of difference when you get here. When I first moved to Canberra, I found a place out in the burbs and remained there for much of the time. I didn't particularly love it, but it was convenient and cheap so I stayed in the same house for a good few years. However, when the lease came up for renewal this year, we decided the time…Read more …
MOVING TO CANBERRA – WHAT’S IT LIKE LIVING IN CANBERRA

MOVING TO CANBERRA – WHAT’S IT LIKE LIVING IN CANBERRA

So little is known about Australia's national capital that I decided to put together a short post on what it's like living in Canberra. I've been living in Canberra for six years now. I moved to the city on a whim and a prayer, and having done little preparation. Luckily, I found myself in a share house that was close to work, public transport and the main shopping area.  Put simply, fortune favoured this fool. Looking back, I certainly wouldn't recommend  this method to anyone moving to a new city - you could…Read more …