Tasting Melbourne – Valentine’s Dinner at Vanilla Lounge

Howdy all! Hope you're well wherever you are and welcome to another week on the old blog! Yes, another Valentine's day has passed us by and the year is moving along quickly. Did you do anything special for Valentine's day? I was working on Friday, the 14th, so we went out for dinner on the …

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Tasting Melbourne – Matsumoto Restaurant, Brunswick

Brunswick is one of Melbourne’s inner-city suburbs to the north of the CBD. It’s known as being pretty hip, and although in places might look a little ‘grungy’ property prices are fairly severe and it’s known for being an area for artists, music, pubs and a great variety of places to eat covering a fair …

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Tasting Melbourne – A La Bouffe, South Yarra

Hi all. Back with another ‘Tasting’ segment today. I wanted to take you all to A La Bouffe, my wife and my favourite little French Restaurant in Melbourne. Not that I frequent a lot of French restaurants, it must be said. Maybe… two French restaurants in the last five years. Notwithstanding the French restaurants I …

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Victoria’s Trio of Wildlife – Zoos & Sanctuaries!

If you are a wildlife lover and you head to Victoria (that’s the state I live in, south-east Australia) you will find yourself in luck with Victoria’s zoos, well three of them, having sort of teamed up. Zoos Victoria run three zoos, Melbourne Zoo in the attractive inner-city suburb of Royal Park, Werribee Zoo which …

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Childhood Memories, Roller Coasters & Melbourne’s Luna Park

A new day, a new week. I’m going to try and publish an Australia-based post each week. And today I am taking you to a place from my childhood – Melbourne’s Luna Park. It’s an amusement park in the area of St Kilda, almost on the beach in one of the most popular parts of …

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