Yarra Valley, Winery in Melbourne

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The Chandon Winery, Yarra Valley

The Chandon Winery, Yarra Valley

Winery, Yarra Valley

The Chandon Winery, Yarra Valley

St Huberts Winery, Yarra Valley

St Huberts Winery, Yarra Valley

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People watching inside the Higher Ground

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The view from level 2

The Higher Ground - 650 Little Bourke Street, VIC 3000

The Higher Ground – 650 Little Bourke Street, VIC 3000

Happy New Year!! Hope you all kicked off 2017 on a good start.

During the New Year period I explored Yarra Valley, a different kind of exploration I usually opt for, it was nice taste testing different types of wines from different wineries and enjoying the landscapes. Here are some images I snapped of Yarra Valley and of course, no adventure is without breakfast first and coffee. This delicious breakfast dish consists of kale and cauliflower salad, almond hummus, avocado, poached eggs and salted seeds. Yum!

Hope you enjoyed this edition and have a lovely week lovelies 🙂

 

The Grampians, Melbourne

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The Grampians

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Overlooking the Grampians on a rainy day

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Caught my sister ‘gramming’

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Chasing Waterfalls


Collect moments. Not things.

Thats exactly what we did as we chased waterfalls and walked around, and the day began to clear on a wet weather day over the rugged mountain ranges of the Grampians, a National Park in Victoria filled with unspoilt beauty and breathtaking landscapes.

Never stop exploring.

Here are some images I snapped, hope you enjoy them.

Have a great week lovelies x

The Great Ocean Road, Melbourne

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Its a great big world out there. Go explore.

Go see Australia with different tones of blue, the natural beauty of the Great Ocean Road needs to be on your bucket list, the 12 Apostles (there’s 8 remaining) is one of the world’s scenic coastal routes and is an Australian National Heritage listed site.

Here are some images I snapped back earlier in January 2016 this year in hot 40 degree weather!

Hope you enjoyed this my lovelies and have an adventurous week!

x

 

Melbourne… But first coffee…

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Brother Baba Budan – 359 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Brother Baba Budan – 359 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Degraves Espresso – 23 Degraves St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Sensory Lab – 297 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Sensory Lab – 297 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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The League of Honest Coffee – 8 Exploration Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

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The League of Honest Coffee – 8 Exploration Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Manchester Coffee – 8 Rankins Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Manchester Coffee – 8 Rankins Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

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Padre Coffee – 513 Queen Victoria Square, Melbourne VIC 3000

But first coffee… on the table… anywhere, good coffee always turns me on 😉

I recently travelled to Melbourne and indulge myself into one to two many flatwhites, but with such a strong love affair, how can I resist? And any excuse to hold something warm in my hands with it being so cold. I felt like I was back in the UK, totally unprepared for Melbourne’s 4 seasons in one hour! Here are some favourites around Melbourne’s CBD area.

The first 2 coffee images are from Brother Baba Budan and is one of my top 3 coffee places anywhere in the world so far. It’s a pretty quirky cafe with chairs hanging from the ceiling serving a handful of pastries. Love smelling the coffee aroma as I approach the cafe, there tends to be a queue of people which is no surprise whom mostly get take out, however, there is a one table right at the front and a bench which sits a few. No free wifi. This place will not disappoint.

Degraves Espresso serves breakfast and coffee with vintage seats and a wooden bar. I enjoy people watching here as it is located down a bustling alleyway. No free wifi.

A new one added to my list is Sensory Lab which has not just great coffee but also free wifi (travellers joy)! Downstairs is David Jones, hence, the ‘classy’ but ‘down to earth’ feel the cafe offers. Here I sat at a booth with hanging lamps, which I am inspired by. They serve pastry and food too. Yay!

The League of Honest Coffee is spacious and serves breakfast and coffee as seen in images six and seven. Spend alot of time reading the newspaper and magazines on offer whilst I take my time sipping my lover.

Just around the corner of Brother Baba Budan is Manchester Coffee which serves coffee, breakfast and bagels in a chic cafe. No free wifi.

The last image is Padre Coffee at the Queen Victoria Market which I highly recommend to visit. Lot’s of fresh food, places to eat and of some good coffee choices including this cute cafe. No free wifi.

Apologies for the lack of post lately but sometimes life just throw things at you 😉 I hope you enjoyed this edition and would love to share some other favourites with ya, if you’re all keen. 🙂

Have a good week lovelies! x

 

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Welcome 2016!

Happy New Year, hope you all had a safe and enjoyable one.

I was in Melbourne visiting family and did a last minute trip to the Great Ocean Road in hot 40 degree weather, swarmed by an army of flies but the fact that I got to meet people from all over the world such as America, Korea and China to name a few on tour and getting to see the epic Apostles was all worth it.

The 12 Apostles, theres actually 8! Is absolutely stunning… you can choose to see the Apostles during sunset, however, I opted for a day one. Here are some images I snapped in order; The 12 Apostles, Loch Ard Gorge and again from below where I went swimming in my clothes to cool down…

The next image is part of the beautiful Port Campbell National Park with that blue sky showing off. And lastly, that’s London Bridge. I highly recommend seeing the amazing Apostles if you’re in Melbourne, it usually takes a whole day but a day you won’t forget.

Hope you enjoyed this and have a great week lovelies.