melbourne Archive

  • Fitzrovia.

This all day dining cafe and restaurant takes advantage of the view overlooking Albert Park in St Kilda with its black framed glass frontage. Fitzrovia's unique menu is styled with Italian and English influences, and focuses on creations made from free range and organic ingredients where possible.

    Melbourne: Work lunch at Fitzrovia

    Fitzrovia. This all day dining cafe and restaurant takes advantage of the view overlooking Albert Park in St Kilda with its black framed glass frontage. Fitzrovia's unique menu is styled with Italian and English influences, and focuses on creations made from free range and organic ingredients where possible.

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  • It was a year ago when we first discovered Fukuryu Ramen on a trip to Melbourne. Located just outside the main Chinatown strip, Fukuryu Ramen is a bit of a hideaway, but worth the hunt for its rich broths and al dente noodles.

    Melbourne: Fukuryu Ramen

    It was a year ago when we first discovered Fukuryu Ramen on a trip to Melbourne. Located just outside the main Chinatown strip, Fukuryu Ramen is a bit of a hideaway, but worth the hunt for its rich broths and al dente noodles.

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  • December has always been the busiest time of year for me, and this year is no exception. We'll be in Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore for work and play!

    On the road travelling

    December has always been the busiest time of year for me, and this year is no exception. We'll be in Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore for work and play!

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  • Degraves Street rarely disappoints when one is in need of early morning nourishment and La Citta happened to be one of its earliest operators - a boon when you have a baby who wakes you up at 6am.

    La Citta on Degraves Street, Melbourne

    Degraves Street rarely disappoints when one is in need of early morning nourishment and La Citta happened to be one of its earliest operators - a boon when you have a baby who wakes you up at 6am.

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  • You know there’s some serious shit going down when there is an establishment with a vodka menu that is almost seven pages long on double-sides. Who knew the world of vodka could be that extensive?! If you’re a vodka aficionado, you couldn’t have fallen into a better place than Borsch, Vodka and Tears.

    Borsch, Vodka and Tears, St Kilda

    You know there’s some serious shit going down when there is an establishment with a vodka menu that is almost seven pages long on double-sides. Who knew the world of vodka could be that extensive?! If you’re a vodka aficionado, you couldn’t have fallen into a better place than Borsch, Vodka and Tears.

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  • “I’ve heard a lot about Claypots, but never tried it. I think it’s Asian,” she quipped as we walked through their door. She wasn’t necessarily right on that account, nor was she completely wrong.

    Claypots Seafood Bar, St Kilda

    “I’ve heard a lot about Claypots, but never tried it. I think it’s Asian,” she quipped as we walked through their door. She wasn’t necessarily right on that account, nor was she completely wrong.

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  • When the SO got an announcement that Virgin and Singapore Airlines were strengthening the ties between their respective frequent-flyer programs, Velocity and KrisFlyer, by allowing members to convert miles or points between the two loyalty schemes, he jumped on it.

    Flying business class with Virgin airlines

    When the SO got an announcement that Virgin and Singapore Airlines were strengthening the ties between their respective frequent-flyer programs, Velocity and KrisFlyer, by allowing members to convert miles or points between the two loyalty schemes, he jumped on it.

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  • My tour of duty is now over for another year. This year has lacked much of last year’s chaos, which was a very pleasant welcomed change. Maybe after 6 years, we’re finally getting things right and meeting most of our audiences’ expectations.

    Back to normality

    My tour of duty is now over for another year. This year has lacked much of last year’s chaos, which was a very pleasant welcomed change. Maybe after 6 years, we’re finally getting things right and meeting most of our audiences’ expectations.

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  • It’s that time of year again, when work ramps up and I head to the east coast’s capital cities for […]

    Heading to Melbourne

    It’s that time of year again, when work ramps up and I head to the east coast’s capital cities for […]

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  • It's been another fantastic year for the conference and I've been so lucky to work with a great team of volunteers in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. But the long days and interaction with so many people has taken its toll on this introvert.

    Back to normality

    It's been another fantastic year for the conference and I've been so lucky to work with a great team of volunteers in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. But the long days and interaction with so many people has taken its toll on this introvert.

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