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Dominique Ansel – The Original Sacred Cronut

Many have heard of Dominique Ansel’s famous cronut – a hybrid that is a mix between a croissant and a donut. Flavours have included rose vanilla, lemon maple, blackberry lime, salted dulce de leche, peanut butter rum caramel and raspberry lychee. The pastry boasts the perfect flakey texture of a croissant while shaped, glazed and cream/jam-filled like a donut. Oh yeah, it also boasts lines that stretch around the block. So i’ve heard. Usually sold out before 11am, the quest…

Maui Part 4 – The Road to Hana

The road to Hana, otherwise known as the Hana Highway, is a 64.4 mile stretch of road connecting Kahalui with the small town of Hana. It is a day-trip – the winding road traverses some of Maui’s most gorgeous tropical landscapes, 59 bridges, and consists of approximately 620 curves. It is a difficult drive, hence many prefer to make the trip with a tour bus – however note that not all companies do the entire circuit around the island, some…

Maui Part 1 – Wailea Beach

After 10 months of full-time conservatory theater training in snowy New York and an arduous move from coast to coast, Maui was a welcome getaway. I had gone from a mild Australian winter straight to a freezing northern hemisphere one so a week of lazy beach days in the sun was definitely due. Breakfast overlooking the grounds was such a change from the light-speed of New York life, not having anywhere to rush off to. Wailea beach is lined by…