Wow, I can’t believe two-weeks are up already and so to is the first competition on Bitten by the Travel Bug!
Spending the last few weeks running between states – Northern Territory, Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia – I was so glad to have six-days in one location and what better place than Sydney.
With a weekend packed with everything from seeing a drag show, seeing Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Ovo’, celebrating a Sydney Swans win in the AFL Grand Final over a pub lunch, and finding time to enjoy Sydney’s Highest of Tea’s as part of the Crave Food Festival, it was a fantastically busy weekend with plenty of stories to come… as soon as I write more about the Northern Territory!
Bush Tucker Zumboron?
Last Saturday, October 6th, was Zumboron day. Zumboron, a take on Adriano Zumbo’s name and the humble macaron which he has made famous on the Australian version of Masterchef. With flavours ranging from the safe – chocolate doughnut – to the creative – blue malt milkshake – and sprinkled with a few ‘what the?!’ moments – kimchi was definitely one of them – there as only one Zumboron which I had my heart set on trying – a Vegemite flavoured macaron.
Biting in to the mouth-sized treat I got all the tastes of Vegemite, the bitter taste and the sharp bite the yeast extract leaves in your mouth; but for me it was just all wrong to have those flavours in such a crispy soft bite. Perhaps I just wanted to eat something sweet but from now on I think I’ll just have Vegemite on my toast.
The Winner Is…
Over the last two-weeks, Bitten by the Travel Bug teamed up with the Northern Territory Tourism Board and Plus7 to offer a lucky winner a AU$200 Virgin Australia voucher to put towards their own Northern Territory Checklist experience.
Out of the 292 entries we received only one could be the winner and I’m delighted to announce that Trish W. has won the AU$200 Virgin Australia voucher to put towards making her Northern Territory trip, and trying camel, a reality!
Congratulations Trish! And to everyone else who has entered (or didn’t!) be sure to watch Bitten by the Travel Bug next week when we are set to announce another competition.
Don’t forget to watch The Checklist on Plus7 to see just a few of the adventures you can take in the Northern Territory, as well as the chance to win your own Northern Territory checklist experience!