The Beautiful Beaches of Mornington Peninsula

The Beautiful Beaches of Mornington Peninsula

With the temperature expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on a Sunday in Melbourne, my best options were to either find an air conditioned coffee shop to hide out in for the day, or embrace the scorching heat as many Australians do. I opted for the best of both, and rented an air conditioned car for a day trip to […]

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February 21, 2011 at 1:44 pm

Wine Tourist in Yarra Valley

Wine Tourist in Yarra Valley

“I might have to switch to a liquid diet” I declare to my husband as I take another sip of my pinot gris. This is when I realized it’s happy hour at Veludo and my glass of wine is only $4. My mind is made up, my strategy while visiting Australia is to indulge when it comes to tasting Australia’s […]

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February 5, 2011 at 3:23 am

Bells Beach Rip Curl Surf Competition

Bells Beach Rip Curl Surf Competition

If you are ever in Melbourne, Australia and need an escape from the big city and St. Kilda beach is just not hitting the spot. Head down the Great Ocean Road. You’ll be met by beach after unspoiled beach, many so secluded you’ll be the only one walking along the shell lined shores for miles. There are many great natural […]

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October 3, 2010 at 7:55 am