Dig in to the Queen Vic Winter Night Markets

Melbourne’s iconic Queen Victoria Markets is coming to life after dark every Wednesday until August 26 for the Winter Night Markets.  I liked these markets much better than the previous Summer Night Market, because it was a little less crowded – I think the cold keeps more people away! I’m actually yet to visit the Queen Vic Market during it’s regular hours. I will definitely … Continue reading Dig in to the Queen Vic Winter Night Markets

Quick Guide to Eating & Drinking in Hobart

Tasmania has built its reputation as a foodie destination on the back of hardworking salmon & oyster industries, distilleries and wineries. My first trip to the “Apple Isle” was to the capital, for a weekend of eating & drinking in Hobart. Salamanca Market The Salamanca Market is one of the biggest open-air markets in the world. Every Saturday, between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm, more than … Continue reading Quick Guide to Eating & Drinking in Hobart

West End Farmers’ Markets, Brisbane

In every town I visit, markets are always a must-do, and my hometown is no different. Australia is lucky to have a strong agricultural industry, so fresh produce is never far away. My favourite farmers’ markets are the West End markets, held every Saturday morning. We do our weekly fruit & veg shopping here, so we arrive around 6:30 to beat the crowds which come … Continue reading West End Farmers’ Markets, Brisbane

Postcards: The Paris Christmas Markets

Europeans overdose on the Christmas spirit and I love it. The Parisian Christmas markets are delightfully festive all over town. My favourite was the one that saw streets of market stalls lead to the Eiffel Tower. Such a gorgeous sight! We left Australia on Christmas Day but I didn’t miss out on any festivities because Europe clings on to the Christmas season and carries it … Continue reading Postcards: The Paris Christmas Markets