Exploring Australia

Carlton Garden and Fitzroy Garden

Cathy / January 5, 2018

Carlton and Fitzroy gardens are the most popular gardens in Melbourne. They are conveniently located in CBD and they provide wide open spaces and relaxing atmospheres within the hustles and bustles of the city life. Visiting these places in the city truly relaxes me, and it’s a perfect spot where toddlers can play around. Fitzroy Gardens In Fitzroy Garden, you can…

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Melbourne SEA Life Aquarium

melbourne sea life aquarium
Cathy / January 5, 2018

Melbourne Sea Life Aquarium Address:  corner of Flinders Street and King Street, Melbourne. It is situated on the Yarra River, opposite Crown Entertainment Complex Opening hours: 9:30am – 6:00pm (last entry 5:00pm) everyday Website: https://www.melbourneaquarium.com.au/ Getting there: Train: a five-minute walk from Flinders or Southern Cross train stations Tram: The SEA LIFE Melbourne tram stop is located on Flinders Street, directly out the…

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Exploring Australia, Travel

Mornington Peninsula day trip

mornington peninsula
Cathy / January 3, 2018

Mornington Peninsula is around 75 km away from Melbourne CBD and at least 70-minute drive. It is most famous in Melbourne (or in the Victoria state) as having the most beautiful beaches perfect for summertime. Sure enough, there were big crowds everywhere when we went as it was summer and the holiday season! Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm Address: 244 Shands Rd,…

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Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2017

tesselaar tulip festival melbourne
Cathy / September 30, 2017

It’s springtime! And one of the best festivals in Melbourne during springtime is the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. This year, the tulips bloomed late. Around mid-September, I followed the farm’s Instagram account to keep updated about the tulips’ progress. Crossing fingers, we hoped more would bloom on the public holiday as we planned to visit on that day. And thankfully, the…

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Our curious case of the Winter Night Market

Cathy / September 28, 2017

The Melbourne Winter Night Market is extended until the 4th of October. Glad we still made it even though it’s now spring 🙂 Going to the night market during the winter would have been very cold. Though it’s no longer winter, the night market is still packed with people eager for a delicious meal. Every food stall seems to have…

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Our curious case of the Fitzroy Gardens

fitzroy gardens
Cathy / September 28, 2017

One of the most recommended garden visits in Melbourne CBD is the Fitzroy Gardens. So off we went given a good weather and a sunny afternoon to satisfy our curiosities. The whole garden is ideal for a relaxing walk. It has plenty of space for the kids to play and stroll around in. They do have a kids’ playground too. You…

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