The best luxury boutique hotels in Melbourne: 2019 edit

Melbourne boutique hotels

An insider’s guide to the best boutique hotels in Melbourne – from the city centre to beach side St Kilda and elegant South Yarra. The hotel scene is booming in Melbourne thanks to high profile art and sporting events. So where should you stay to enjoy the best Melbourne restaurants, nightlife and art scene. If […]

The best hidden bars in Melbourne (and how to find them)

best melbourne bars

One of the best things about Melbourne is its cool bar scene. The laneways and hidden corners are the natural habitat for secret drinking spots and have nurtured many bars that have stood the test of time. Now over the years, I like to think I have built up a decent address book of hidden […]

Local secrets uncovered on a self drive Great Ocean Road tour

View of the stunning coastline along the Great Ocean Road

A self drive tour of the Great Ocean Road is a must do on any Australian itinerary. The Great Ocean Road in Australia’s south is one of the most scenic drives in the world. Winding through lush rainforest and along spectacular coastline, the road runs over 240 kilometres from Torquay to Allansford on the southern coast […]

Enjoy St Kilda like a local – things to do in St Kilda

Things to do in St Kilda - Luna Park

Ahh St Kilda. Much loved Melbourne suburb by the bay. We Melburnians often first venture here as teenagers keen to discover the beach and cool vibes and then form a long running attachment to this quirky part of our city. The area is wonderfully eclectic with a vibrant mix of people and activities. There are […]