Breathtaking Philip Island, Victoria

Just two hours out of Melbourne you can get back to nature and pack in a lot in a long weekend. Some of the things you can do are visit the Penguin Parades, Philip Island Koala Conservation Centre do Cliff Walks, Boat trips see the Seals,  Highland Cattle, Wallabies, or sample some yummy wine in the Wineries.

Macedon Ranges Wine Tour

Wineries in the Macedon Ranges are an eye opener; many are boutique wineries that sing from the heart. They have passionate wine makers on hand to take you through their tasting menu and if you are like me -- it is impossible to walk away without a mixed case of your favourites! Many of these... Continue Reading →

Young chefs competing in Melbourne

Young Chef Competition 2016 Concours International des Jeunes Commis Rotisseurs In April 2016 La Chaine des Rotisseurs hosted the Young Chef Competition at The Crown Culinarium. The standard being high there was a team of professional judges and amateur judges (of which I was one). The process of judging was extremely interesting --- the chefs... Continue Reading →

Melbourne the destination

Whether you are sporty, arty, a foodie, a wine lover, historian or a traveller -- Melbourne offers something for everyone whatever age you are. Muso's unite -- from free concerts in the Myer Music Bowl to Opera Australia and the Australian Ballet performances at the Arts Centre and the heart of Melbourne's jazz scene at... Continue Reading →

Campervan (RV) deliveries

Superb thing to do if you would like to enjoy pristine vehicles at a nominal price. The fun is in the delivery seeing new places and exploring. Your ferry or a flight one way are often paid for by the company. You pay a nominal daily fee and your fuel (often diesel), you then have the... Continue Reading →

Tasmania in 4 days

Yes you heard right, it is doable or at least half of the East coast of Tassie is. We covered over 800km of insanely beautiful countryside, with beautiful sunsets and beautiful people! We set off from Melbourne in a KEA 6 berth luxury campervan on our day sail to Tassie on the ‘Spirit of Tasmania',... Continue Reading →

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