Australia: Fantastic Melbourne Destinations You Must Visit

Melbourne is one vibrant place that should be on your bucket list. It is packed with irresistible attractions, from museums and grand libraries to lush parks and laneways, you can’t help but fall love with it. But before you start your trip, plan carefully and make a list of all…

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Australia: The Grampians National Park (Halls Gap), Victoria

With the Great Ocean Road and Warrnambool in our rearview mirror of our trusty Kombi Gracie, Mr ESLT and I hit the road again this time our destination was Halls Gap in the Grampians National Park. The distance between Warrnambool and Halls Gap is 159km and google maps reliably informed me…

Australia: DAY 3/3, Great Ocean Road, Victoria (Port Campbell – Warrnambool)

Previously: Day 2/3 – Great Ocean Road, Victoria (Lorne – Port Campbell DAY 3 Our final day on the Great Ocean Road and what a day it was. The sun was shining, the road was empty and the views were magnificent. We had to be in Warrnambool by lunch time so…

Australia: DAY 2/3, Great Ocean Road, Victoria (Lorne – Port Campbell)

Previously: DAY 1/3 – Great Ocean Road, Victoria, Australia (Torquay – Lorne) DAY 2 The first port of call today was Erskine Falls. Erskine Falls is at the end of Erskine Falls Road 10km north-west of Lorne. There is a viewing point above the falls and a walking track, steep in places…

Australia: DAY 1/3 – Great Ocean Road, Victoria (Torquay – Lorne)

Driving the Great Ocean Road, Australia in a 1970’s VW campervan had always been on my bucket list. Well …..in September 2014 I was lucky enough to be able to cross it off my list! As soon as we had booked the international flights from the UK to Australia I started…

Australia: St. Kilda

Before our trip to Australia, a number of friends had recommended taking a day to visit St Kilda and I’m sure glad we did. St Kilda is a suburb of Melbourne approximately 6km from the City Centre. We took a tram from the Southbank down to St Kilda which only took…

Australia: Little Penguin Parade Evening Tour, Phillip Island

I love animals and I  love animals in the wild even more so when I saw that going to see wild penguins in their natural habitat was an option whilst visiting Melbourne I jumped at the chance. I booked 2 tickets for this attraction through Viator for £95.18 (which included a…

Australia: Eureka Skydeck 88, Melbourne

The Eureka Skydeck 88 is located on the Southbank of Melbourne one block back from the Yarra River. It is located on Riverside Quay next to the Travelodge hotel and a 2-minute walk from the Langham. It is the tallest building in Melbourne (2.97.3 metres) therefore one of the first you will…

Australia: Magnificent Melbourne!

Melbourne, Melbourne, Melbourne – where to start? After travelling for 30 odd hours from Beverley, East Yorkshire to the other side of the world I wanted…… I needed to be greeted by something amazing, bordering on magical and Melbourne did not disappoint. We went mid-September and knew we were taking…