Archive | April, 2012

Photo of the week: Whale watching on the Great Ocean Road

April 27, 2012

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Whales at Warrnambool along the Great Ocean Road

Book ahead: The best time to see whales on the Great Ocean Road  is between June – October. Discover more about wildlife in Victoria. Advertisements

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Backpackers, we need you! Top 3 ideas for voluntary work in Melbourne

April 26, 2012

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Penguins at Phillip Island Nature Park

Volunteering can be a great way to gain skills and meet new people. Whether you’re into music, wine, or wildlife, there are heaps of great voluntary projects in Melbourne and Victoria. Here’s three of the best… Best for… festival lovers and all that jazz  Lovers of smooth jazz should volunteer at the Melbourne International Jazz […]

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Photo of the Week: Koala joey on Phillip Island

April 19, 2012

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Koala and wildlife in Victoria Australia

Did you know there are more koalas in Victoria than anywhere else in Australia? We snapped this little chap on Phillip Island (less than a two hour drive from Melbourne). And if you want to see these cuddly creatures with their young, we can give you a top tip: the best time to see the […]

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Sunday sessions: Top 5 bars to take it easy, Melbourne-style

April 17, 2012

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St Kilda beach in Melbourne Australia

Long, lazy afternoons in the sunshine, bluesy beats and a cold beer with a view of the water. You can’t travel to Australia without joining the crowds for the perfect  Sunday session. It’s what weekends in Melbourne are all about. Here’s our pick of the top 5 Melbourne bars for a chilled out Sunday session… […]

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Dancing terrorists and church chaos: Just another day at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for UK duo

April 11, 2012

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NEW ART CLUB

They’ve given audiences lycra, satirical contemporary dance and the overwhelming urge to clap and bounce along to their parody of dancing terrorists… Now UK comedy duo Tom Roden and Pete Shenton from The New Art Club have hung up their leotards to return to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with their new show. We catch […]

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Photo of the Week: Australia’s most eligible bachelor?

April 9, 2012

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Andrew Dallinger at Phillip Island

It was a tough job choosing this week’s ‘photo of the week’, if you’ll believe the number of women it took to decide whether Andrew Dallinger, the man shortlisted in Cleo’s 50 most eligible bachelors in Australia, was worthy to be included in the blog (what can we say, we’re a very hard working bunch).  […]

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Photo of the week: Opening of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

April 5, 2012

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is on from 28 March 2012 – 22 April 2012. Book tickets at comedyfestival.com.au

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Raindrop showers and saving tiger quolls. Meet Shayne and Lizzie, owners of the Great Ocean Ecolodge

April 3, 2012

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The best way to start the day: The Great Eco Lodge at dawn

Just off one of the most spectacular coastal drives in Australia, the Great Ocean Ecolodge in Cape Otway offers a green retreat to eco-conscious travellers. With unrivalled access to cuddly koalas, wildlife conservation projects and the breathtaking walks around the Great Ocean Road, we chat to owners Shayne and Lizzie about why a visit to […]

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