Tag: Melbourne


Hotel Review: Booking a Secret Hotel with lastminute.com.au for a White Night out in Melbourne Hotel Review / Victoria

This year Melbourne welcomed the fourth annual White Night festival; a twelve hour event that spans from 7:00pm on a Saturday night in the month of February until the early hours of 7:00am on the following Sunday morning. The event attracts thousands of people into the city centre and it was estimated that the 2016 event attracted more than 580,000 people. The main focal point...

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The MCG turns itself into an open air cinema for Cinema at the G Victoria

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the most famous sporting arena in Australia. It is one of the most recognised in the world as the home of Australian Rules Football and the birthplace of Test Cricket where “the Ashes” were born. For most of the year the hallowed turf is a no go zone for your average everyday person in order to keep the surface in a pristine...

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Going for a spin on the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel Victoria

Melbourne’s newest attraction is open for business, the 120 metre high Melbourne Star Observation Wheel which takes inspiration from its bigger cousins in London (London Eye), Singapore (Singapore Flyer) and the Las Vegas Flyer. Offering views of the Melbourne Skyline, Port Philip Bay, the Port of Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs, the controversial Melbourne Star Observation Wheel has now been in full operation for over 6 months, this being...

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Hotel Review: Hilton Melbourne South Wharf, Melbourne, Australia Hotel Review / Victoria

Have you ever wanted to play tourist in your own city? Well that is what I did one weekend by staying two nights in one of Melbourne’s newest hotels. Hilton have moved from there traditional Melbourne home which was once dubbed Hilton on the Park near the Melbourne Cricket ground, this has been transformed into a Pullman Hotel and now you can stay with Hilton at...

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Australia’s Premier Drive: The Great Ocean Road Victoria

It’s one of Australia’s greatest drives, if not one of the greatest in the world and the name says it all; the scenic Great Ocean Road. It begins in the costal own of Torquay, 20km south of the state of Victoria’s second largest city Geelong or about 95km south east from the capital city, Melbourne. The other end of this amazing stretch of road ends in the...

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A Turkish adventure begins, Istanbul – Day 01 Topdeck Turkey Explored Tour Topdeck Turkey Explored / Turkey

For the next two and a half weeks I will be exploring the fascinating country of Turkey with the journey beginning in the largest and most recognised Turkish city of Istanbul. The first two nights will be spent in this bustling tourist city followed by another night included as part of the twelve day Topdeck Turkey Explored tour which will take in many of the sights this country has to offer. This will be my second Topdeck tour.


Auditioning for Who Want’s To Be A Millionaire TV Show Audience / Victoria

This blog post first appeared on my old TV Blog THE TUBE. Today I went along to the second stage of the Who Want’s To Be A Millionaire auditions, which were held at The University of Melbourne’s Hawthorn campus. It started out with everyone lining up to get their name marked off, then everyone was presented with a unique contestant number to be stuck on as...

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A night with Bert Newton in the audience of Bert’s Family Feud TV Show Audience / Victoria

This blog post first appeared on my old TV Blog THE TUBE. Last night (Friday 19th January 2007) I went along with a friend to the recording of three episodes of Bert’s Family Feud, filmed at Channel Nine’s GTV9 studio’s in Richmond, Melbourne. Before we entered the studio, all members of the audience were required to watch a Health and Safety DVD narrated by Pete Smith....

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