Melbourne 2015

So recently I decided to treat myself and take a whole week of annual leave; the first time I’ve taken so much annual leave since I officially began a full-time adult job June last year. I’ve taken a lazy day off here and there, usually for a foodie event that could not be missed, but…

Mamasita

You know a place has got to be good when you see a line outside before it’s even open. Walking down the high-end shops and offices of Collins Street, it really didn’t look like the right place for a Mexican restaurant and bar. But maybe that was its charm? I had seen numerous blogs by…

Manchester Press

With all this rain that has been happening this week I really don’t know if we will be having a real Sydney summer after all! My ideal climate is about 25-26 degrees Celcius – the perfect temperature for lounging in a beer garden, going for a bushwalk, outdoor cafe dining, or a sunbathe at the…

Ezard

What does one ask for on her birthday? I’ve never had a very clear idea as to what I want each coming year. Anything I desperately need I save the money and purchase myself, and so I always give my friends and family a hard time when it comes to this time of the year….

Sweetwater Inn

For my second day in Melbourne, I had put aside the whole day to go shopping in Chapel Street, around Prahan. I wasn’t expecting too much to be honest, as the last time I had visited Melbourne I had returned home with just a full belly and no shopping. But this morning, as soon as…

The Hardware Societe

I was enjoying the sun at Manly Beach the other weekend with my mate Brother Bear and I remember telling him that “Sydney is my wife. But Melbourne is my mistress”. While this is probably a strange way to describe my love for these two cities, it is ultimately quite accurate. Sydney for me is home, comfort,…

Movida Next Door

Having heard so much about the Movida restaurant in Sydney, I had put down one of Frank Camorra’s Melbourne children – Movida Next Door – as the first restaurant to visit during my brief weekend getaway to my favourite Australian city. Located a short walk from Flinders Street Station, Movida is tucked away in the…