Camping in Torquay

KirtanaB

In sought of a getaway, a friend and I decided to venture off to coastal Victoria – the Great Ocean Road. We booked a campsite by Torquay Surf Beach and spent the next 4 days watching the sunrise, surfing and enjoying the crisp air of the pacific waters. It was a cheap, yet invigorating vacation. After a month and a half of back-to-back tests and assignments it was a liberating experience for th ...

Emporium Melbourne makes the “food court” fashionable once again!

@ieatmelbourne

When most people think of a food court, the first thing that comes to mind is crammed, smelly and a little bit greasy. Thankfully, the recently opened Emporium Melbourne in the CBD is redefining these perceptions with class and all-star might.   With more than 30 outlets, ranging from the Gluten-free Paleo-inspired Thrive to George Calombaris’ souvlaki bar, Jimmy Grants, the premium food offer ...

Million Paws Walk

monsadventure

On Sunday 18th May, you and your pup can take a stand against animal cruelty simply by participating in the Million Paws Walk 2014 organised by the RSPCA. The event will be held in multiple locations across Australia. Victorian locations include Albert Park, Mornington Peninsula, Whittlesea and more. For a full list of locations, click here. What better way to show your support than by taking you ...

Queen Victoria Night Market

monsadventure

Knowing Melbourne, there's still some summer weather left to come!It's a perfect opportunity to explore the continuously expanding Wednesday Night Market at Queen Victoria Market. It's on every Wednesday from 5-10pm until March 25th and it gives you the chance to sample a great deal of food from a range of cultures.I hadn't visited for a few years as the crowds really put me off las ...

Eeny Meeny Cafe

EricaL

The Eeny Meeny Cafe in Frankston Eeny Meeny cafe in Frankston is not what you'd expect to find deep in suburbia, oozing friendly retro vibes with wholesome recipes you will be hard pushed to find elsewhere.  Combining a selection of vintage vinyl chairs with small tables, an array of op-shopped treasures, and an in-built cushioned bench nestled underneath a wall of mounted LPs, Eeny Meeny entices ...

Culture Mamas

EricaL

In life before little children, you may have been known to frequent galleries, art exhibitions and live shows or perhaps join tour groups all over Melbourne. If the thought of attempting any sort of cultural activity with pre-schoolers in tow may seem a lonesome and tricky affair, think again. Escaping dulls-ville with your little people need not be as difficult as it first seems thanks to two ar ...

Environmental Film Festival Melbourne

monsadventure

The Environmental Film Festival Melbourne celebrates its fifth year at Kino Cinemas, Collins Place from 4-12th September. This year the festival will have four patrons: lifetime environmentalist Bob Brown, Greens MP Adam Bandt, director of Counteract Nicola Paris and author Julian Cribb. Read more on them here: http://www.effm.org.au/patrons/ The festival aims to showcase international and local ...

Miss Fisher's Murder Mystery Tour with MELTours

EricaL

Uncover Melbourne's opulent history seen in ABC's TV series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Melbourne Walking Tours MELTours takes Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries' fans to the streets of Melbourne this winter, on a strictly limited edition tour to uncover the opulent world of the 1920s seen in Australia's popular ABC TV series.In conjunction with the Festival of Phryne, an exclusive walking tour cel ...

Trees Adventure at Glen Harrow Park

Vi

The estate of Glen Harrow is situated in Belgrave and runs alongside the famed Puffing Billy. In the late 19th century, horticulturalist Thomas Cole purchased the land and established the collection of exotic, floral species. The park is currently under lease to Trees Adventure, an exciting journey where you'll be leaping, swinging and climbing as you advance across sections of the picturesque for ...

Laneway Learning

EricaL

If you are the type of person that likes to expand your knowledge and skill set, yet balks at the idea of enrolling onto a fully fledged course in a formal class setting, you might like to try out city based Laneway Learning instead. Laneway Learning Attending a Laneway Learning class will undoubtedly be like no other you would have been to before.  Classes start from just $12 (some hands-on c ...

The Melbourne Experience

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Walk Melbourne

Experience Melbourne from a local expert on a 3-hour walking tour around Melbourne city's iconic spots.

Melbourne Frock Swap Women's Second Hand Fashion Market

Rachael @ Melb Frock Swap

The Melbourne Frock Swap isn't a swap at all! It's a second hand market with a difference! There's over 70 stalls selling second hand and vintage women's clothing and accessories; and they're complemented with pamper stalls, food vans, coffee and a few other fun things like a nail artists, etc, to make a day at the Melbourne Frock Swap a proper girls day out :) Anyone is welcom ...

Sesame Street Presents Elmo's World Tour

EricaL

Elmo and his crew are set to return to Australia this spring as Sesame Street Presents Elmo's World Tour kicks off at the Alexander Theatre in Clayton on Thursday 2 October. In a performance bought to Australia by Life Like Touring and Sesame Workshop (non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street) the colourful gang will entertain toddlers and pre-schoolers throughout the country in t ...

Very Special Kids - Fashion Sale

EricaL

Non-profit organisation Very Special Kids organise exclusive discount fashion sales each year, raising much needed funds for an important cause.  Taking place at Malvern Town Hall, on the corner of Glenferrie Road and High Street, Malvern, the Very Special Kids Fashion Sale offers huge savings on designer fashion pieces. Each annual event attracts a huge number of shoppers snapping up a fashion ...

Mykids Emporium

Jo Ferguson

Remember how cool the Myer toy department in the city used to be? My kids loved this place when they were little. There was so many fun things for them to interact and play with. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Myer Melbourne used to have an amazing toy department filled with activities such as a giant monopoly board where sounds would play as you stepped onto certain squares, such as train n ...

D.J's Market

EricaL

D.J's Market hits Narre Warren South in Melbourne next month opening for the first time on 9 August 2014, which will then run on the 2nd Saturday of each month thereafter from 11:30am to 4:30pm. Run by Sharyn Holt, D.J's Market is named in memory of her Mother Dawn Jackson who sadly passed away from a Melanoma related Cancer in October 2012.  All proceeds from D.J's Market will be donated to the ...

Scandinavian Film Festival

Vi

Sick of the current blockblusters and after something fresh? The Scandinavian Film Festival in Melbourne is well underway and is showing an exciting range of films from Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Denmark until July 27th. There are over 20 twenty films bringing many characters to focus, from the opinionated Sanna who's doubtful of love (21 Ways To Ruin A Marriage), reformed criminal Teppo ...

Thaiger

Vi

Dreary, cloudy days can dampen spirits so easily. Sometimes the best cure comes in the form of quality company over quality burgers. While I can't guarantee the chances of making a new friend while you're both in line, I can suggest trying the great burgers at Thaiger. Located towards the Little Collins edge of Causeway lane, their burgers are immensely popular with the 9-to-5 crowd who ...

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

Melbourne Sights

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk If you were wondering what all the excitement is about in the City of Melbourne regarding Jean Paul Gaultier here is a sneak peak to answer your questions.The National Gallery of Victoria are currently running his first international exhibition which features more than 140 beautiful garments plus there are some photograp ...

Inside The Brick: Bayside LEGO Fan Expo

EricaL

LEGO fanatics have a lot to be excited about this winter, as Australia's master builders unite to show off their amazing creations at Bayside LEGO® Fan Expo brought to you by Inside the Brick®. Lego creations at Bayside LEGO® Held on the last weekend of the July school holidays at Kingston Town Hall in Cheltenham, Bayside LEGO® Fan Expo invites families to discover the magic of LEGO building, ...