Through The Eyes Of A Local : The Hidden Secrets Tour Melbourne

Melbourne is an interesting city, full of things to see and do at every corner. While it’s great to explore and discover hidden gems on your own, some travellers might prefer having a guide to show them secret spots that only the locals would know. Enter Hidden Secrets Tour Melbourne, a walking tour established in 2004 that aims to uncover a side of the city … Continue reading Through The Eyes Of A Local : The Hidden Secrets Tour Melbourne

Street Art in a Rural City: Benalla Wall to Wall Art Festival @ Benalla, Victoria Australia

Benalla, some 200km northeast of Melbourne, has all the makings of a well-equipped rural city. Founded in the early 19th century, it may be small by big city standards (population 10,000) but it has a rich history, thanks to its connections to Australia’s most notorious bushranger/outlaw, Ned Kelly. Kelly’s gang operated in and around the area before it culminated in a shootout with the local … Continue reading Street Art in a Rural City: Benalla Wall to Wall Art Festival @ Benalla, Victoria Australia

Travelogue Penang: More Sightseeing in Georgetown – Murals

Graffiti or ‘street art’ used to be looked down upon as mere vandalism in Malaysia, but in recent years, thanks to talented street artists and good promotion, street art has become a strong tourist attraction. Penang, in particular, has embraced this and made it a big selling point. Tourist maps pinpoint the locations of all the murals you can find around Georgetown. Although it’s a … Continue reading Travelogue Penang: More Sightseeing in Georgetown – Murals