Hobart Botanical Gardens in Spring

A Tasmanian Gem Spring into Springtime at Hobart’s Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens to enjoy the season’s colourful blooms. I recently did just that and spent a glorious half day wandering around this delightful gem, because who doesn’t love gardens and Read More ...

A Visit To Yarra Valley Chocolaterie

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, Read More ...

4 Places To See In Melbourne’s Iconic Carlton

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 Read More ...

Mingle With Australian Wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary

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. Read More ...

A Perfect Melbourne Beach Holiday at Dromana

ON VICTORIA’S MORNINGTON PENINSULA Melbourne, Australia, is fortunate to have many wonderful beaches nearby that provide the perfect beach setting for Summer holidays. The glorious Mornington Peninsula is one of my favourite getaway locations, just a short drive south of Read More ...

12 Must-See Places In Melbourne

A ONE-DAY WALKING TOUR 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 Read More ...

4 Fabulous Melbourne Wineries

 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 Read More ...