Victoria

Travel ideas for the state of Victoria in Australia

The Grampians Victoria Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Victoria, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Top day and weekend trips from Melbourne, Australia

Having lived in Melbourne for two years I can shout from the roof tops about the fabulous bars, incredible restaurants, culture, street art and nightlife of my favourite Australian city. But one of the best things was exploring the beautiful state of Victoria in day or weekend trips from Melbourne. […]

Views of Squeaky Beach Wilsons Promontory Victoria Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, Family Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, Victoria

Wandering in Wilsons Promontory National Park, Australia

Wilsons Promontory National Park is one of Australia’s natural treasures and a place the locals like to keep to themselves. This pristine wilderness on the southernmost tip of the state of Victoria is affectionately referred to as ‘The Prom’. From floating down the river on an inner tube (or try […]

Dalesford Lake Victoria Australia
Australia, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Victoria, Wine Tasting Travel Ideas

Australia: Weekend breaks in Daylesford, Victoria

When we were living in Melbourne, Australia, one of our favourite weekend escapes was to the tiny town of Daylesford. Along with its sister town of Hepburn Springs, this is a perfect place to take a break if you are in Melbourne. Daylesford is nestled in the foothills of Australia’s […]

Koala, Healesville Sanctuary Australia
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Victoria, Western Australia

The ultimate Australia travel guide

Welcome to my ultimate Australia travel guide! From the baking deserts of the ‘Red Centre’ to the tropical rainforests of Queensland, Australia has something for every traveller. Whether you want to embark on an epic Australia road trip or just enjoy a city break in Sydney, you will find here […]

blue-mountains-three-sisters-viewpoint-australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

4 fantastic Australia travel itineraries

Australia is a bucket list travel destination for many people thanks to its unique wildlife, appealing climate, and the sheer variety of its amazing geography. Below are four Australia travel itineraries I suggest to friends planning their dream Australia trip. This great southern land is made up of vast landscapes, […]

movida-and-hoosier-lane-melbourne-australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Victoria

My 6 Favourite Bars in Melbourne, Australia

The thing about Melbourne is that cool things tend to be hidden. And that is particularly true of the best bars in Melbourne. Maybe the implication is that if you’re not cool enough to know where the trendy stuff, is then you’re not cool enough to go there. Alternatively, maybe […]

Melbourne Colonial Tramcar Restaurant Australia
Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Oceania, Victoria

Australia: Melbourne’s Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

One of the last things I did before leaving Melbourne was to take a ride on the Colonial Tramcar Restaurant. I’m always a sucker for any kind of rail rides and one with an old-time “golden age” theme is bound to be especially appealing. We got a bit lost (conflicting […]

Fraser Island - Lake MacKenzie
Adventure Travel Ideas, Australia, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, Hiking Travel Ideas, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Oceania, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Unesco World Heritage Sites, Victoria, Western Australia

Top 10 things to do in Australia

After two years living and travelling in Australia I thought it was time to bite the bullet and write a top 10 things to do in Australia post. It is time for some reflection on our exploration of this vast continent. I have travelled in Australia by rail, by car […]

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