Tag: Australia

Shop and Drink Coffee at Hipster Fitzroy

Updated 5 July 2016 Finally Fitzroy! People don’t normally go to Fitzroy on their first Melbourne visit (Here are 11 places for first timers to explore in Melbourne (Part1), (Part 2)). However, I wanted to go to the Haji Lane of Melbourne, except Fitzroy was much bigger than expected.…

4 Places to Eat and Drink Coffee in Melbourne City

Updated 5 July 2016 Here are some of the places we went to eat and drink in Melbourne! Just before I begin, I like to mention Melbourne’s independent coffee culture. It’s so entrenched that Starbucks was forced to close 16 outlets in Melbourne. This city is practically the coffee…

Melbourne City Attractions for First Timers (Part 2)

Updated 29 June 2016 In Melbourne City Attractions for First Timers (Part 1), there are five attractions you can visit while taking the free City Circle Tram. There are many more places worth going that I will mention over here. You can take the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle…

Melbourne City Attractions for First Timers (Part 1)

Updated 29 June 2016 Melbourne is a stylish capital with beautiful architecture and a distinct cosmopolitan. The city has a rich combination of arts, culture, good restaurants and shopping. I don’t know how many times I have heard about how Melbourne City is one of the most…

Review of Grampians Eco YHA (Halls Gap)

We arrived at Halls Gap (Grampians) after our Great Ocean Road drive and stayed for a night. Our accommodation is Grampians Eco YHA, an eco-certified youth hostel that has been designed with the environment in mind. Price? ~A$27 to A$30 per person per night Accommodation Type: Hostel, 3 Share Mixed Room When? 1…

Halls Gap at Grampians

After our Great Ocean Road drive, making Warrnambool and Port Fairy our last two stops, we headed north to the mountains– Halls Gap at Grampians National Park! After a long drive from Port Fairy, we were happy to see a sign welcoming us to “Grampians National Park”. Finally we’re…

Review of Airbnb in Warrnambool

If you have been following our Great Ocean Road self drive itinerary, you will know we made a stop at Warrnambool. So if you are staying for a night like us, read on for our review of an airbnb in Warrnambool. And find out more about…

Warrnambool and Port Fairy of Great Ocean Road

We drove from Melbourne through Great Ocean Road in 2.5 days. I’ve written about Day 1 and Day 2 of the trip in Great Ocean Road Self-Drive Itinerary (1/2) and Drive to 12 Apostles from Melbourne (2/2) respectively. After the famous 12 apostles, people will usually turn back and return to…

BEST OF BEST, GREAT OCEAN ROAD

▲ Self-drive itinerary | ▲ Useful Tourist Information | ▲ Great Ocean Road Got the following information from our stay at Pebble Point (www.pebblepoint.com.au). See my review of and experience at Pebble Point. The information given is useful, but too bad we have already done up our itinerary when we saw…

Review of Pebble Point (Great Ocean Road)

If you’ve been following our Great Ocean Road Itinerary, you will see that we had purposely stopped over at Princetown and not the popular towns like Apollo Bay and Port Campbell. That’s because we wanted to try Glamping at Pebble Point! It was our first…

Drive to 12 Apostles from Melbourne (2/2)

The Great Ocean Road (“GOR”), near to Melbourne City, is one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives. The route starts from the surf capital Torquay to the famous 12 Apostles, and ends at historic fishing village Port Fairy. This post continues from the previous post, ‘Great Ocean…

Great Ocean Road Self Drive Itinerary (1/2)

The Great Ocean Road, near to Melbourne City, is one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives. The route starts from the surf capital Torquay to the famous 12 Apostles, and ends at historic fishing village Port Fairy. You can do a day trip to the 12…