Tag Archive: Melbourne

May 30, 2017   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

24 Hours in the Yarra Valley

24 Hours in the Yarra Valley

While visiting my sister in Melbourne, I was excited to head out of town for a night and explore the famous Yarra Valley. As I’m sure you’re aware, I’m very interested in drinking wine, and I’m always keen to try new varietals and regions. If you’ve never heard of the Yarra Valley before, it’s a […]

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May 26, 2017   /   by natalie   /   ,

The Burrow At Wombat Bend

The Burrow At Wombat Bend

Melbourne is undeniably one of my favourite cities in the world. Maybe that’s because it actually reminds me of Cape Town in a lot of ways. It’s culturally diverse, has a great coffee culture, is close to the water, a hipster’s dream and one of the most delicious cities in the world. Another similarity is that […]

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February 12, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Delicious Melbourne: Eating & Drinking A City

Delicious Melbourne: Eating & Drinking A City

If you’re planning a trip to Melbourne at any stage during your lifetime, my advice would be: Go hungry. There are just too many delicious choices to worry about being “full” at any time. I recently spent a couple of weeks eating and drinking my way through the city and despite my very best efforts (I’m […]

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February 1, 2016   /   by natalie   /   , , ,

My Melbourne Guide

My Melbourne Guide

I am fascinated by cities. Visiting a new city excites and inspires me and gets all my senses firing. Of course a tropical holiday is *dreamy*, but a holiday spent in a new city has the capacity to get under your skin, to give you new ideas and to get your creativity flowing. I love […]

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December 8, 2015   /   by natalie   /   ,

My Melbourne To-Do List

My Melbourne To-Do List

As of right this very second, I am officially 15 days, 16 hours, 37 minutes and 26 seconds away from my holiday. This Christmas, we’re heading to Melbourne, to visit my sister Jonti and her fiance Nick. It’s going to be my first visit to Australia and I have to admit, although it’s not a […]

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November 11, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , , , ,

Six Tips for Packing for a Summer City Holiday

Six Tips for Packing for a Summer City Holiday

Deciding what to pack when you’ve got a limit of 25kgs for three weeks in a new city can be really tough. I know, because there have been enough 2am arguments between my sweet boyfriend who just wants me to turn the light off, and a frantic me, about how many pairs of shoes are […]

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November 4, 2015   /   by natalie   /   , ,

Packing for a long haul flight

Packing for a long haul flight

Come December 23rd I’ll be strapping in for a 30 hour journey to Melbourne, Australia. No, this is not the direct route flight time, but you try finding an affordable direct flight to expat country over the Christmas season. We’ll be visiting my sister Jonti and her fiancé Nick over the festive season, and they […]

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