Healesville Sanctuary Victoria

Healesville Sanctuary Victoria

The Healesville Sanctuary in Victoria is a great place to see a wide array of Australian animals and wildlife. The sanctuary is so big you need a full day there to fully see and enjoy all the sites. You can watch a reptile show and a bird show or view animals out in the open. You can also see nocturnal […]

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July 29, 2012 at 4:55 pm

Art Series Hotels: The Blackman

Art Series Hotels: The Blackman

The Blackman Hotel is very different from the other two Art Series Hotels, The Olsen and The Cullen. It is more dark and melancholy, with many of the paintings by Charles Blackman based on Alice in Wonderland and school kids. The hotel feels mysterious, with black and silver rabbits around the hotel and paintings of people with dark eyes and […]

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June 21, 2012 at 9:47 am

Alumbra Nightclub and Bar

Alumbra Nightclub and Bar

Alumbra is a hot nightclub and bar with an Asian/Middle Eastern feel, located right on Victoria Harbour. There are tasty cocktails and gourmet BBQs on weekends. Adding to the Middle Eastern influence, sheesha pipes are available to enjoy with your friends. Whether you want to chill and lounge around or dance the night away, Alumbra has everything you need. There […]

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June 20, 2012 at 8:25 am

Art Series Hotels: The Cullen

Art Series Hotels: The Cullen

After viewing The Olsen, another Art Series Hotel, we were greeted by a chauffeur outside the hotel, who showed us to a black Mercedes and were driven to our next destination: The Cullen Hotel. As soon as we arrived I knew this hotel would be interesting. At the entrance stood a big cement spray can and a cow with words […]

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June 19, 2012 at 9:44 am

Art Series Hotels: The Olsen

Art Series Hotels: The Olsen

The Olsen Hotel is one of three hotels in the Art Series. If you like art, staying at one of these hotels is a must. All located in Melbourne, they are each dedicated to an Australian artist. I was extremely lucky to have a chance to tour all three hotels, not to mention touring with an infamous guest! When I […]

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June 18, 2012 at 9:42 am

Video: The Stunning Twelve Apostles in Australia

Video: The Stunning Twelve Apostles in Australia

The highlight of the Great Ocean Road is the Twelve Apostles, limestone stacks standing 45 meters tall off of the coast. With so many picture perfect views and beautiful beaches in the area, it’s well worth taking your time and making lots of stops.

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April 8, 2012 at 3:42 am

Summer Time In Melbourne’s St Kilda District

Summer Time In Melbourne’s St Kilda District

A walk down Acland street in St Kilda on a sunny weekend afternoon, will quickly have you realizing what makes this place so special .The street is lined with tables full of people sipping cappuccinos and waiters rushing back and forth with their arms full of freshly baked delicacies and breakfast platters. Scattered between the cafes and bakeries are boutique […]

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March 9, 2011 at 2:45 pm

The GREAT Ocean Road Trip

The GREAT Ocean Road Trip

Australia being a country surrounded by water it’s no wonder they have a road called The Great Ocean Road, a drive so beautiful it couldn’t be named anything else. A short drive out of the city of Melbourne will have you on  your way and exploring the famous coastal drive. The first beach town along the drive is Geelong, Victoria’s […]

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March 2, 2011 at 1:21 am