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4 tips for planning the perfect holiday

4 tips for planning the perfect holiday

If you’re a gal like me and being good with money isn’t your strong point (hey, it’s one of my New Year’s resolutions), there is a lot at stake when going on holiday… You’ve likely eaten tuna & rice for the last three months and […]

Shop, wine, dine & be pampered on Chapel Street

Shop, wine, dine & be pampered on Chapel Street

I am a Chapel Street girl through and through. I live just off it and barely go anywhere else to eat or shop. Call me sheltered, but Chapel Street is constantly changing; there’s always new places and things to discover. Looooong gone are the days […]

Best Byron Bay Restaurants

Best Byron Bay Restaurants

Byron Bay is one of those places where an immediate sense of calm washes over you, as soon you enter that main drag into town (even if there is Blues Fest traffic). It’s probably one of my top 5 holiday spots in Australia with its beautiful […]

A beginner’s guide to camping

A beginner’s guide to camping

My partner, Andrew, and I have just returned home from a three-week camping adventure, where we are road-tripping up the east coast of Australia. It was our first time camping and, embarking on the journey, I was definitely aware we could have come out at the […]

Guest Post: A survival guide to travelling with your partner

Guest Post: A survival guide to travelling with your partner

By Skye Gilkeson (www.thefittraveller.com.au) Packing up and leaving the comforts of home behind with the one you love can be an exciting and sometimes daunting prospect, especially for the first time. Often trips grow in length in proportion to the relationship. It might begin with […]

Breakfast in Melbourne: Einstein’s Relative

Breakfast in Melbourne: Einstein’s Relative

One Saturday in Melbourne at 11.30am, nursing a horrendous hangover, we went in search of bacon. And, boy, did the new-ish South Yarra cafe, Einstein’s Relative, not disappoint for breakfast. When we moved to South Yarra a little under a year ago, the area was kind […]

Melbourne: Where to Have Drinks in the Sun

Melbourne: Where to Have Drinks in the Sun

Sun. Glorious sun. We have just had the most gorgeous weekend weather here in Melbourne; 20 degrees and clear, blue skies. It really does put a spring in your step! It also made me really want to go and sit somewhere in the sun and have […]

How To Pack for A Chilly Getaway

How To Pack for A Chilly Getaway

It might be spring already in Australia, but it’s certainly still feeling a lot like winter in Melbourne.. If you’re anything like me, no matter where I’m going for a holiday, whatever my baggage limit is, my bag will ALWAYS just scrape through on the scales, […]