Great Ocean Road: 2 days itinerary

If you’re visiting the State of Victoria, no matter where you’re staying, for how long or what your plans are, make sure to fit a two days road trip to the Great Ocean Road. When we embarked on this trip, summer was finally starting in Melbourne but it wasn’t too hot so we could reallyContinue reading “Great Ocean Road: 2 days itinerary”

The Twig Wagon – One night in a converted horse box

A recurrent dream of mine is to rent a van and make it my home for a few months. A bit unrealistic, if you consider I don’t even own a driving license. The good news is nowadays there are plenty of options for you to live the “van life” without actually having to rent aContinue reading “The Twig Wagon – One night in a converted horse box”

Coffee date with Hemingway

I was born one evening in March 1941 on a bench at the Cafè de Flore. Simone Signoret – Nostalgia Isn’t What It Used To Be Paris is, without a doubt, a city full of history and culture. So much in fact that when you start walking around certain places you will, of necessity, endContinue reading “Coffee date with Hemingway”

Summer in Melbourne: Brighton Beach & St. Kilda

One thing you should know about Australians, is that they couldn’t care less about equinoxes and solstices. The change of seasons for them happens on the 1st day of the month, because it’s just easier to remember. Here’s a brief summary of Australian seasons, if you live on the other side of the world andContinue reading “Summer in Melbourne: Brighton Beach & St. Kilda”

Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria: a visual guide to Melbourne’s flora

One of the most famous characteristics of Australia, to the eyes of who’s never been there, it’s definitely its strange and unique flora & fauna. Truth is, if you don’t go visit the inland and decide to stay in the city, you won’t find it too different to what you’re used to look at. Thankfully,Continue reading “Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria: a visual guide to Melbourne’s flora”