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Vive la France: Paris to Provence Festival

Paris. It is the City of Love. It is iconic – a raft of idyllic images spring to mind when little ol’ Paree is mentioned. The Eiffel Tower, croissants, cobblestones, lovers, crepes, the Arc...

Itinerary suggestions for a short trip to Melbourne

Being a tourist is easy. Trying to be a tourist in your own city is not. This is why I've put together some itinerary suggestions for my neighbouring city (Melbourne), instead of my own...
Claypot-King,-Melbourne

Claypot King, Melbourne

After being away from home-cooking for over a week, I found myself hunting down a Chinese restaurant. Claypot King sits on Swanston Street and immediately grabbed my attention because... well, how often would you...
Tia-To-Vietnamese-Restaurant,-Melbourne

Tia To Vietnamese Restaurant, Melbourne

Reminder: my Taste Of Sydney double passes giveaway ends tomorrow! Get your entries in now > Tia To is my favourite oriental herb. Also known as Tiet To, Vietnamese Perilla, shiso or Vietnamese Hojiso, this...
Izakaya-Den,-Melbourne

Izakaya Den, Melbourne

Izakaya Den is probably the best definition I could give, for what I look for in a restaurant. It is a hidden gem in the basement of a busy city corner and unless you...
San-Churro-Chocolateria

San Churro Chocolateria

Shopping in Melbourne is sensational... and every time my energy depleted, a San Churro Chocolateria franchise seemed to come to my saviour. They were seriously everywhere! Brunswick Street Fitzroy, Lygon Street, Harbour Town &...

4 Days in Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula

Melbourne doesn’t have the iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge; it doesn’t have the world famous Bondi Beach and budgie smuggler-wearing lifesavers, so what is it about Melbourne that keeps me coming back over...
Claypots-Seafood-Bar, Melbourne

Claypots Seafood Bar

Here's the first of ten stories about my recent trip to Melbourne. Long time readers will know that this has become a yearly event which of course coincides with the Formula One Grand Prix....
Claypots-Seafood-(Melbourne)-–-revisited

Claypots Seafood (Melbourne) – revisited

So remember how I discovered Claypots Seafood Bar last year? Well, it has become part of my Melbourne eating ritual ever since. I'm back in Melbourne later this week so thought I should post up...

West of Kin, Braybrook

I will put my hand up and admit it right now; I could be described as a little judgemental at times. I mean, I like to think it's in a witty and funny way, but...

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