Spotting Wild Koalas (And An Emu!) @ Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Australia

Sitting within the grounds of a 30,000-year-old extinct volcano the Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve is home to some of Australia’s most iconic creatures endemic to the region – namely koalas, emus, kangaroos, echidnas, wallabies and more. It was a shame we had to rush our visit to less than 30 minutes (coz we had to arrive back in Melbourne to send off some members of … Continue reading Spotting Wild Koalas (And An Emu!) @ Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve, Australia

Breakfast @ Alcove Cafe, Port Campbell, Victoria

If you’re spending the night in Port Campbell on your Great Ocean Road journey, The Alcove Cafe is a nice place to grab a quick bite before you leave town. They open from 6AM daily, and the menu has gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan options. Like many of the buildings in this quaint seaside town, it looks and feels rustic and homely. The prices are, however, quite … Continue reading Breakfast @ Alcove Cafe, Port Campbell, Victoria

Food With A View @ Forage On The Foreshore, Port Campbell

Located close to the end of the Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell is a small coastal town popular as a base for tourists visiting the Twelve Apostles limestone stacks, which is just a short drive away. Despite its small population (around 5-600), the town is packed with attractions and things to see, from chic restaurants and cafes to vibrant galleries and shops, and of course, … Continue reading Food With A View @ Forage On The Foreshore, Port Campbell

Food Review: La Bimba @ Apollo Bay, Great Ocean Road

It may not have a large population, but the bustling tourist town of Apollo Bay along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria is home to a good selection of restaurants, cafes and eateries. Among them is La Bimba, which serves up contemporary Australian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh ingredients, sourced from local farmers and fishermen. Going with the sustainable theme, the interior of the … Continue reading Food Review: La Bimba @ Apollo Bay, Great Ocean Road

Driving The Great Ocean Road Of Australia: A 12-Hour Itinerary

Possibly one of the most scenic coastal driving routes on the planet, the Great Ocean Road is a 243-kilometre stretch on the southwest coast of Australia, passing through deserted beaches, craggy cliffs and lush rainforests. Built by Australian and New Zealand World War I soldiers who returned from the war between 1919 and 1932, it is also the world’s largest war memorial. The most well-known attraction along … Continue reading Driving The Great Ocean Road Of Australia: A 12-Hour Itinerary

Mornington Peninsula: Riding The Arthur’s Seat Eagle Cable Car

Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is a popular weekend getaway spot for Melburnians who crave relaxation, nature and a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. One of the must-do activities while in the Mornington Peninsula is a ride on a gondola at Arthur’s Seat Eagle. The cable car takes visitors from the base at Dromona up to … Continue reading Mornington Peninsula: Riding The Arthur’s Seat Eagle Cable Car