Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens in Autumn

Postcards from Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens (in Autumn)

Melbourne’s enjoying a long, crisp Autumn this year, which is a relief as I’ve been dreading winter since last spring. I’ve been making the most of the milder weather, spending as much time outdoors as possible on the weekends. The Royal Botanic Gardens stretch from Southbank to South Yarra, along the Yarra River. A couple of weekends ago, we went for a big walk through the … Continue reading Postcards from Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens (in Autumn)

Domaine Chandon Yarra Valley

An Autumn Day Trip to the Yarra Valley

One of the best things about moving cities is having new regions to explore on weekends. Autumn is a great time of year in Victoria. Forty-degree heat waves and raging bushfires are a thing of the past but it is still warm enough to enjoy the outdoors. We took advantage of the beautiful weather and made a day trip to the Yarra Valley, one of Australia’s … Continue reading An Autumn Day Trip to the Yarra Valley

Richmond Melbourne

Sunday Stories 17.04.16

This week has been pretty low-key, as I’m still a little bit under the weather, but it still has been dotted with interesting projects and happy moments all the same. Favourite moments include wandering around Richmond with my boyfriend, checking out pretty flowers at the markets and seeing this elephant zipping down Church Street. Pillar of Salt New favourite brunch spot! Pillar of Salt is often … Continue reading Sunday Stories 17.04.16

Sunday Stories 10.04.16

Since my last post, I’ve had my Mum, Dad and one of my best friends visit from Brisbane, I’ve seen three new regions of Victoria, covered the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival for Electrify Mag and most recently, started a new job! I’ve just finished my first week at my new job in digital marketing, which has coincided with being pretty crook – apart from … Continue reading Sunday Stories 10.04.16

Dromana Beach Mornington Peninsula Victoria Australia

Day Trip to Dromana: Mornington Peninsula’s Prettiest Beach

I don’t know where I got the idea that Victoria isn’t much of a beachy state. Since I moved to Melbourne last year, I’m constantly surprised by the number of beautiful beaches and swimming spots surrounding the city. The Mornington Peninsula is one such beach hotspot, with more than thirty villages and stretches of beautiful coastline, providing seemingly endless options for an easy day trip … Continue reading Day Trip to Dromana: Mornington Peninsula’s Prettiest Beach