Ride on into Kawa-Sake!


Melbourne is such a diverse city that it’s almost impossible to take it all in! Many Melburnians don’t always take the opportunity to venture out into neighbouring suburbs for the occasional spontaneous feed. On Saturday, I decided to try something different and headed over the Maribyrnong River and into Yarraville. For those of you who haven't spent a lazy Saturday afternoon strolling aroun ...

Find your best fit in 2015

Billy knows best

If you’re bored with your training schedule, want to start a new fitness kick or need valuable training or diet advice then head to the ultimate workout for fitness, wellness and health– the Fitness & Health Expo, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, April 10-12 – and find the best new fitness solution for you. Try and test the absolute latest fitness equipment, acce ...

DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition


  In a world exclusive, Melbourne's Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) hosts DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition, a visual journey from sketch to screen. This is ACMI's largest ever exhibition and DreamWorks'  first, featuring over 400 items seen in much loved movie animations including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon, The Prince of Egypt, The Croods and Mr ...

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 ...

BOUNCEinc Trampoline Park


Get ready to bounce into Melbourne's latest craze - literally, with BOUNCEinc's two trampoline parks open to the public in Glen Iris and Blackburn North.  Both trampoline parks are relatively new on the scene, although you'd never know it considering the amount of bouncers that spring through the venue each week.  BOUNCEinc trampoline parks feature a free jumping area, a dodge ball area, high p ...

Summer Salad Cooking Demo with Sarah


Healthy Energy

Experience Healthy Energy's Cooksultations with Sarah on Jan 12 6:30-7:30PM.

Celebrate Melbourne Day 2014


Melbourme turns 179 years old on 30 August 2014, and to celebrate the city's coming of age there will be a range of special activities and events to entertain young and old.  Flag-raising ceremony at Enterprize Park  Lord Mayor Robert Doyle will kick off Melbourne Day celebrations on the corner of William and Flinders Street.  The Melbourne flag will be raised at Enterprize Park, the point wher ...

Nanna Cool Markets


Nanna Cool Markets in Melbourne's South East is what a friend describes as "etsy without the postage costs", offering an eclectic mix of vintage and handmade goods for sale. With most similar markets operating in the inner city suburbs, Nanna Cool is one the first of its kind in the area, bringing together some of the coolest stallholders to Melbourne's beautiful beachside suburbs. Describing t ...

Camberwell Sunday Market FREE


A shoppers visit to Melbourne is not complete without a meander through the iconic Camberwell Sunday Market run by the Rotary Club of Balwyn. Camberwell Sunday Market is the biggest and arguably the best trash and treasure market to be found in Victoria's capital city.  The market,  which some might classify as a 'flea market ' and others a 'car boot sale', has been running since 1976 and now bo ...

Spiegelworld Returns to the Crown Rooftop in 2015 with ABSINTHE


After the success of last year's EMPIRE tour, Spiegelworld returns with its newest show ABSINTHE, opening in Melbourne on March 21, 2015.  Inspired by the absinthe-drenched cabaret shows performed in late 19th century Europe, prepare to be dazzled by the amorous Spiegel crew as they are once more let loose on the Crown Rooftop. ABSINTHE introduces a new group of mischievous yet talented ...

Ice Hockey - Canada vs USA


Traditionally a big sport in America, ice hockey is coming on tour to Australia, full of excitement and hype. And why not? After all, they're bringing the best teams with the biggest rivalry, USA and Canada, to showcase one of the most popular sports and provide the full experience. There will even be American commentators, jumbo screens, sound and lighting effects, entertainment and more. Image c ...

Culture Mamas


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 ...

Coffee Lovers Walk


Walk Melbourne

Explore the coffee culture that Melbourne is so famous for!

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


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 ...

Super Zu Playcentre and Cafe


The newest and one of the largest indoor playgrounds opened its doors to excited children and families on Saturday 23 May, 2015, and it is epic.Super Zu Playcentre and Cafe positioned on Boundary Road, Dingley, presents 2270m2 of mega fun with zoo themed play equipment to jump on, climb up, slide down, explore, crawl through, build and drive.SuperZu Playcentre and CafeCentered around a very large ...

Haunted Bookshop Tour


Lately I've been surprised to find out about the many walking tours that Melbourne offers. Even more interesting was the idea of a ghost walking tour.I've experienced other ghost tours but they are usually based in one spot, thus I was interested to experience the Melbourne CBD with a different view and background.As we entered the laneway of our meeting spot at the Haunted Bookshop, we saw quite ...

Santa's Magical Kingdom FAMILY TICKET GIVEAWAY


One family event on the annual calendar you clearly shouldn't miss if you are partial to the festivities of Christmas, is a visit to Santa's Magical Kingdom.  Now in its third year, Santa's Magical Kingdom moves to a fancy new grotto held at Caulfield Racecourse this November and December, introducing the joy of Christmas to Melbourne's South East. Enter a world of festive fun with a wo ...

Cafe Corretto


I entered this restaurant on a whim in sought of a satisfying meal, after a long morning filled with back-to-back lectures and assignments. I was also told that it used to be the place where the Underbelly lads ordered their coffees and pizzas – which made it all the more alluring. Right in the center of Melbourne’s Italian precinct, Café Corrento has been serving authentic Southern Italian c ...

Southgate Moveable Feasts

Billy knows best

Melbourne’s winter dining adventure is back for another season, following a well-received launch last year. Southgate Moveable Feasts offers three courses at three riverside restaurants on Sundays and Mondays from 14 June – 3 August. The program of Sunday lunches and Monday dinners will take food lovers on a meandering journey experiencing each course ...

Coffee Tours Melbourne


With its myriad of Mediterranean style café’s scattered throughout the heart of the city’s windy laneways and well into its leafy suburbs, Melbourne continues to spoil coffee lovers with its choice of quality caffe lattes, espressos, cappuccino’s, mocha’s and more. Melbourne’s historical association with the coffee bean dates back the First Fleet arriving in Australia, when coffee hous ...