Danielle Phyland

Danielle Phyland - writer - SHE DEFINED

Danielle Phyland is an avid traveller and loves to explore all corners of the globe.

With a professional career in tourism and business development, she loves experiencing the hospitality of local businesses.

A casual crafter and passionate home cook, Danielle is based in the creative northern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. 

Articles by Danielle:

Travel guide to Hobart, Tasmania: things to do, attractions, accommodation

Weekend travel guide to Hobart, Tasmania: where to eat, stay and play

Breathtaking scenery, world-class arts and culture, and a thriving foodie scene positions Hobart as a top travel destination in Australia.

Travel guide to Mount Gambier, SA: things to do, where to eat and stay

Travel guide to Mount Gambier, South Australia

A visit to Mount Gambier beautifully blends nature, arts and culture, and is a fantastic destination for an interstate holiday.

Mocha melting moments for Easter

Mocha melting moments

Combining the winning flavours of chocolate and coffee, these mocha melting moments are a satisfyingly sweet treat. Get the recipe here.

Festive jam drops

Delicious jam drops

With a buttery base and a sugary-sweet filling, these jam drops make a delightful treat when you need a sweet bite. Get the recipe here.

Spicy nut mix

Spicy nut mix

Add this nut mix to your next picnic gathering, pop it on a platter for your summer entertaining, or make it a healthy option for a lunchbox snack.

Recipe: Individual key lime cheesecakes

Individual key lime cheesecakes

With the fresh, zingy flavour of lime and the smooth, creamy texture of cream cheese, nothing beats these individual key lime cheesecakes.

Festive picnic for Christmas celebrations

Delicious and portable: 3-course festive picnic for Christmas celebrations

For those who like to take their Christmas celebrations outdoors, why not try a festive picnic?

Festive baking: Christmas melting moments

Festive baking: Christmas melting moments

With the festive season here, these melting moments make a delicious addition to the Christmas table.

Carrot cake recipe for Easter

Classic carrot cake with cream cheese icing

Deliciously moist and lightly spiced, this carrot cake will become your go-to for afternoon teas, picnics, and lunchbox treats.