EPIC ROAD TRIPS FROM MELBOURNE Looking to go on a road trip and get away from the stresses of city life in Melbourne? Check out these fabulous locations, perfect for a weekend, or a few days if you can swing
Want to take a short drive and get out of Melbourne for a change of scenery? Let me give you some suggestions from a long-time resident here. These are 6 of the best day trips from Melbourne, which are perfect
14 AWESOME THINGS TO DO When visiting Melbourne you should spend some time in the outer areas to explore the picturesque countryside and the many attractions on offer. Victoria’s beautiful Yarra Valley Region is a short drive from the city
I love putting together lists of fun facts about places I’ve been to, so of course I had to do one about my home town Melbourne, Australia. Check out my 16 fun facts about Melbourne and discover new reasons to
IMPORTANT ADVICE FROM A LOCAL If you haven’t been to Victoria’s capital city before, here are the most important tourist mistakes to avoid in Melbourne. Just follow these 10 recommendations, from a local, and you’ll blend in like a local
Are you coming to Melbourne and would like to dine at some classy establishments? Are you sick of the run-of-the-mill burger/fast-food joints when travelling? I totally understand, so let me help you. There are many, many fabulous places in which
Chocolate Heaven Attention all chocolate lovers! Recently, I went to chocolate heaven. About an hour’s drive from Melbourne in the middle of wine country there is the divine Yarra Valley Chocolaterie. Why in the middle of vineyards? I don’t know,
a pink lake. Not hot pink, or baby pink, but more of a raspberry pink. If you want to go and see the lake, you’ll find out why it’s pink here.
REALLY COOL SITES TO VISIT Walking distance from the city centre of Melbourne is the iconic suburb of Carlton. This historic area is one of the oldest parts of the city, dating from the beginning of the Victorian gold rush
Get up close and personal with the Animals When you travel to the wonderful country of Australia, you have to see the local wildlife. Yes, you can go to pubs and clubs, but I’m talking about the ‘native’ animals, silly.
The Ideal Country Retreat Daylesford has been fortunate to be the location of two major mineral discoveries in the past – natural mineral spring waters and gold minerals. Both of these huge findings in the 1800’s have made this Victorian
A PERFECT HOLIDAY AT THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA This Summer I decided not to go overseas for my end of year vacation, as I often do. Instead I decided to holiday closer to home. The perfect getaway location was only an
A ONE DAY GUIDE I love Melbourne. It’s my birthplace and my hometown. So I’m a bit biased when I say it’s a marvellous city. There are so many beautiful, fun and interesting aspects of the city. Here I’m going
The Yarra Valley Wine Region Melbourne, Australia, is renowned for many things – Australian Tennis Open, Formula 1 Grand Prix, Motorcycle Grand Prix, AFL Football, Melbourne Cup Racing Carnival, beaches, the list goes on … And it has been voted