Kata Tjuta

Our anticipated sunrise at Kata Tjuta dune viewing area was unfortunately a washout because it rained almost all of today... the best things always come as a surprise in the end! The locals we had met said apparently Kata Tjuta was "even more beautiful" than Uluru in the rain so we were pretty excited. Once … Continue reading Kata Tjuta

Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon is absolutely worth the trip if you're visiting Uluru. It's a 3 hour drive for one main hike a few scenic stops on the way so it can be easily done in a day. Again, plan your hiking times accordingly to avoid being a roast chicken in the Australian dessert. Impressive canyon views … Continue reading Kings Canyon

5-Day Itinerary for Uluru

Day 1: ARRIVAL We arrived on a 10 am morning flight and hopped on the free AAT shuttle bus offered by Ayers Rock Resort that takes you straight to Yulara - just follow the beeline of people! We had a couple of hours to kill so we checked out the free activities offered by the … Continue reading 5-Day Itinerary for Uluru

Tips for Uluru

The great thing about Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park is that there is truly something for EVERYONE'S travelling style. From adventure, to luxury, to budget and it's not hard to get the big bucket items ticked off in a few days! Here are some ESSENTIAL tips and tricks to make your ultimate Uluru trip! Duration … Continue reading Tips for Uluru

A Dozen A Dozen

Japan. The destination on everyone's bucket list "for the food," but with the year that was 2020, who knows how long where we can blissfully indulge on late-night ramen fixes, 100 yen sushi trains, and of course, the all-too famous jiggly Japanese pancakes and cheesecakes. Fortunately for us, we managed to squeeze in a Japan … Continue reading A Dozen A Dozen

Shoya Nouvelle Wafu Cuisine

Our dining experience at Shoya was exquisite from beginning to end. An award-winning Japanese restaurant tucked away in a small lane amidst the bustle of Melbourne's Chinatown, Shoya Nouvelle Wafu Cuisine epitomises everything there is to love about Japanese cuisine - refined simplicity. Seafood, sashimi and wagyu - just to name a few of the … Continue reading Shoya Nouvelle Wafu Cuisine

Dragon Hot Pot

Dragon Hot Pot has been popping up everywhere around Melbourne and it's no surprise to see why! Cherish the opportunities when you can get a seat into this hot pot mega restaurant without having to line up despite there being multiple locations within 5 minutes walk of each other. The concept is fun and exciting … Continue reading Dragon Hot Pot

Louis

Louis Fitzroy is a new kid on the block in the bustling streets of Fitzroy - tucked away in a leafy corner with a newly released menu for 2019 featuring plenty of Asian fusion brunch delights. Louis Fitzroy has already had its claim to fame for being listed as one of Broadsheet's most aesthetic Melbourne … Continue reading Louis

Unabara Lobster and Oyster Bar

Unabara Lobster and Oyster Bar is a Japanese restaurant with 2 outlets in Melbourne Central and Emporium - with a specialty in Japanese seafood ramen (featuring lobsters... no surprises there!) We dined at the Melbourne Central store, and with an incredible seafood broth, a large casual dining area, this Japanese restaurant makes a splurge-worthy option … Continue reading Unabara Lobster and Oyster Bar

Taksim Square

Taksim Square in Moonee Ponds was my first venture into Turkish food - having tried a handful of Middle Eastern restaurants before, but none so specific to Turkey. It was definitely a worthwhile experience, from the moment we stepped into the spacious restaurant, with all its beautiful furnishings and the open plan kitchen, we knew … Continue reading Taksim Square