Tag Archives: Melbourne

Melbourne: Sunny Side Up

The first time I went southbound to Melbourne was in the depths of wintery gloom last July. This year was a completely different story. It seemed a miracle that for two whole days, the city was crisp but radiating sunshine. A week before, I surprised a friend by mentioning an unplanned visit I wanted to […]

Sushi, Burgers, Sushi Burgers!

This year I didn’t make such a huge effort to attend what was once one of my favourite festivals: the annual Night Noodle Markets in the lush grasslands of Sydney’s Hyde Park. I went at 9.30pm on one of its final days and although my chicken bao from Wonderbao was soft, spongy and delicious and […]

Melbourne: The Mirroring City

The day starting with aching feet. Not unusual considering how my genetics ‘blessed’ me with big feet. We were in Richmond – otherwise known as Melbourne’s PaddingtonĀ – and it was our second last day to explore the world through the colder, much cooler side (yes, Melbournites are cooler than Sydneysiders. What was that saying – […]