Valentino – Mediterranean Cuisine in the Heart of Northbridge

Valentino – Mediterranean Cuisine in the Heart of Northbridge

Located in the middle of Perth’s entertainment precinct Northbridge, Valentino stands out in its prime location offering Mediterranean cuisine combined with authentic Italian. The menu includes a large variety of seafood, steaks, pizza, pasta and homemade desserts. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, we stopped by for light late night dinner and drinks. With fresh pizzas being pulled from the […]

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January 20, 2013 at 9:49 am

Little Creatures – Fremantle Waterfront Brewery

Little Creatures – Fremantle Waterfront Brewery

Started by 6 friends in Fremantle, the Little Creatures Brewery along Fremantle’s waterfront is a must visit. Stop by to taste exceptional locally brewed beer, that is all brewed on site. The Brewhouse bar is where you can try free samples of their range of beer and pick up a six pack or keg to take home. They even have daily […]

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January 7, 2013 at 1:21 pm

Ohtel-Unique Boutique for Business and Pleasure

Ohtel-Unique Boutique for Business and Pleasure

The Ohtel Hotel This quaint boutique hotel is perfect for those travelers looking for something personal and unique. Designed, owned and run by architect and born Wellingtonion Alan Blundell, he’ll be sure to point you in the right direction for all the best food, activities and nightlife.  A great choice for business travellers looking for somewhere to relax, unwind and […]

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December 9, 2012 at 9:04 am

Te Papa Museum

Te Papa Museum

New Zealand’s National museum has a little something for everyone.  Whether it’s rain or shine Te Papa makes for a great day out that you cannot leave Wellington without experiencing.  Situated right on the waterfront with 5 floors of exhibitions and collections spanning from Art, History, Pacific, Natural environment to kids activity areas there’s enough to keep even the most […]

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November 15, 2012 at 8:59 am

Hippopotamus-Stylish French Cuisine Served with Flare

Hippopotamus-Stylish French Cuisine Served with Flare

Hippopotamus Wellington’s premier French restaurant is located on the 3rd floor of the trendy Museum Art Hotel. Award winning chef Laurent Loudeac will take you on a visual and mouthwatering journey from the moment you walk through the doors ’til the last crumb of your petits fours. With its beautiful arrangement of bright and mismatched decor, hand painted menus, stunning views […]

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November 12, 2012 at 6:03 pm

Museum Art Hotel- Contemporary Art Meets Boutique Chic

Museum Art Hotel- Contemporary Art Meets Boutique Chic

The Hotel This stylish boutique hotel is sure to impress with its funky contemporary decor and award winning restaurant Hippopotamus serving delectable French style cuisine. The paintings, sculptures, and limited edition super bikes adorning the foyer are all by New Zealand artists and are from owner Chris Parkin’s private collection; reflecting his own personal style and taste in art. The […]

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November 11, 2012 at 12:31 pm

Exploring Wellington’s CBD Waterfront

Exploring Wellington’s CBD Waterfront

  The waterfront in the CBD is the best place in all of Wellington to spend a sunny day.  Wellington’s waterfront has activities galore no matter what your outdoor hobby of choice is.  You can find a few playgrounds and open grass areas for the kids to play, bike and quadricycle rental as well as boat and canoe hire.  There’s […]

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October 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm

The Embassy Theatre – Movies Set in a Historic Beauty

Interior of the Embassy Theatre, Wellington, looking towards the stage, ca 1925

If you’re an advent movie goer this is the place to go.  Although there are many movie theatres scattered throughout Wellington this is a cut above the rest.  Built in 1924 originally as a silent film house of the 1920’s and 30’s, it was then refurbished in 2003 for the world premier of Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings- […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:46 am