ARAPILES

Location: Arapiles National Park, Victoria With Christmas a faded memory in my mind, and the new year already kicked into full gear, I was lucky to end 2015 and start 2016 with a climbing trip away. Last year Siu On and I spent two unsuccessful weeks in the Grampians National Park, with our hopes and

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GREAD OCEAN OR GRAND PACIFIC?

Location: Sydney, New South Wales After completing the drive along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road a few months back, and recently finishing the Grand Pacific Drive here in New South Wales, I’ve had a lot of people tell me that the Grand Pacific Drive is far better than the Great Ocean Road and vice versa. Usually,

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EXPLORING MELBOURNE’S SUBURBS

Location: Melbourne, Victoria A trip to Melbourne just isn’t complete without escaping the city and exploring its’ unique and interesting neighborhoods. Even though the central business district (CBD) already holds  enough sights, sounds and smells to keep you occupied for a day or more, Melbourne really is more than what’s contained in that tiny grid

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MELBOURNE IN A DAY

Location: Melbourne, victoria Only a day to spare in Melbourne? Are you mad!? A city this hip and happening should only be done justice with at least a stay of a few days if not more! However, if your time is not on your side here and you’re overwhelmed with cramming in the sights then

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A DAY ON THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD

Location: Great Ocean Road, Victoria A visit to Victoria should include two things, one being time spent in metropolitan Melbourne, and the other getting out in a car and doing the Great Ocean Road. The Great Ocean Road (GOR) drive is considered to be one of the most scenic in Victoria and it is possible

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GREAT OCEAN ROAD IN TWO DAYS

Location: Great Ocean Road, Victoria A visit to Victoria isn’t complete with hitting the road on one of the most well known drives in Australia, the Great Ocean Road (GOR). Originally, the GOR started off as a public works project to resettle returned World War I soldiers back into society, and stand as a permanent

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GRAMPIANS

Location: Grampians National Park, Victoria Our first destination in Victoria was the Grampians National Park, and driving up to these big mountains was a bit daunting after cruising through the Western Australian outback and the South Australian coast. Siu On and I are avid rock climbers and hikers and were desperate to get ourselves to

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MELTING POT

Two women sit drinking their coffees by a graffiti covered lane way.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria Melbourne is a melting pot of hidden cool with an old school facade – scratch the surface and you’ll be rewarded with secret bars, cafes, and lane ways that transform at night as well as a rich long history of Australian settlement.

HIP TO BE SQUARE

Silhouettes at sunset in St Kilda

Location: Melbourne, Victoria I’ve been to Melbourne several times before, with the last few as purely shopping trips, so and I wasn’t exactly sure what we were going to do here if we weren’t shopping. This place could keep even the worst shopaholic occupied for a week or more, and besides, Melbourne was the first

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