Melbourne: Brother Baba Budan & Manchester Press

Manchester Press-005

  I am obsessed with good coffee that's why when I was in Melbourne I tried to drink at least one a day from a different place.  ... [Read More]

Melbourne – D.O.C. Pizza & Mozzarella Bar

pizza with figs, gorgonzola, D.O.P San Daniele prosciutto & Buffalo mozzarella

One of my most memorable meals in Melbourne was the pizza at D.O.C. Pizza where we celebrated Sam's birthday. It was a double celebration since I also celebrated my love for pizza.  ... [Read More]

Melbourne: Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles

One of the most popular attractions in Victoria, Australia is the Twelve Apostles, a collection of limestone stacks found in Port Campbell National Park. ... [Read More]

Melbourne: Geelong and The Bottle of Milk

Cunningham Pier, Geelong-010

The highlight of my trip to Melbourne last March was going to 12 Apostles which was a four hour trip from Melbourne via the scenic Great Ocean Road. ... [Read More]

Phillip Island: The Noobies Boardwalk and Penguin Parade

Phillip Island Penguin Parade-001

Our main purpose for going to Phillip Island was to see the famous Penguin Parade which happens at sunset everyday. ... [Read More]

Phillip Island: Picnic at the Cowes

picnic at the Cowes, Phillip Island

I'm sure you've heard about Filipino hospitality, a trait known to most foreigners who have met Filipinos. We were the recipient of that during our trip to Melbourne last March. ... [Read More]

Phillip Island: Koala Conservation Centre

the Koala Conservation -019

Last March I went to Melbourne with 6 of my friends. It wasn't until halfway of our stay that we were finally complete. We waited for Elisa to arrive before we went touring. Our first stop was Phillip Island about 2 hours away from Melbourne. ... [Read More]

Melbourne: Lamb Souvlaki

Lambs Restaurant, Melbourne - lamb souvlaki

When I learned I was going to Melbourne I planned on eating a lot of lamb in restaurants serving authentic Aussie fare. It didn't happen. Instead I got to eat lamb souvlaki twice and I was more than satisfied.  ... [Read More]

Melbourne: Library and Bourke Street Malls

State Library of Victoria

 I have a confession. I have never been to the National Library of the Philippines. But I went to the State Library of Victoria because it's smack dab in the middle of the CBD in Melbourne.  ... [Read More]

Melbourne Central: Plantation Specialty Coffee & Cupcake Central

Cupcake Central's berry cupcakes

 You could sum up the reasons I like Melbourne Central mall with these three places - Little Library, Plantation Coffee & Cupcake Central. Of course there's also the nice mix of retail therapy, wood flooring and funky atmosphere.  ... [Read More]