Have an ale of a time in the Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is one of Australia’s most popular wine regions but the area is also ripe for cider and beer-lovers to get their fill of top brews.

Meet the animals at Healesville Sanctuary

Healesville Sanctuary is only an hour from Melbourne’s CBD, but it feels worlds away from urban life as you get up close and personal with Australian animals in their natural habitat. And when I say you can get close to the animals, I mean you can have birds flying centimetres above your head, you canContinue reading “Meet the animals at Healesville Sanctuary”

Garden glory in the Dandenong Ranges

Whether it’s for some history, some entertainment or just some fresh air – the gardens of the Dandenong Ranges will leave you feeling replenished.

A truffle treat at Locavore Studio

Sometimes I forget just how lucky I am to live so close to the Yarra Valley and all the amazing food and wine. So when an invitation came up recently to cook with some of the best, well, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity!