Day 363: Taste of Culture

Wine Tasting We made our way to the Phillip Island Winery. We were pleasantly surprised at how good the wine and cheeses were because Phillip Island isn’t known for it’s wine … let alone it’s one and only winery. The ambiance was calm, light filled the winery, and the interesting sculptures inside the winery provided us with […]

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Day 362: Small Island, Lots To Do

Manta Rays up close! Tough Mudders running through fire and smoke I didn’t realize how much there was to do on this little island. We tried to squeeze in a lot today! Watched the Pelican feeding Waited for the manta rays to show up Watched the first Tough Mudder in Victoria (20,000 people participated!) Saw […]

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Day 361: From City to Island

I left work early, grabbed my bags, met up with the good people and we left the city for a local island getaway. Our friend Christina invited us to her house in Phillip Island for the weekend. I was all-in because (1) Christina has been missed ever since she moved and (2) I’ve haven’t been to Phillip […]

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Day 356: Souvenir Shopping!

I jump on any opportunity to go the QV Market. I showed a few co-workers around Melbourne’s “must do” spot. I think it’s interesting that no matter how old, young, cultural background, life experience, etc… ALL of our visitors have loved the QV Market.  Everyone always tells us how they wish there was a market […]

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Day 355: The Last Ride

I went on my last bike ride along the beach today. Actually, it’ll be my last bike ride in Melbourne! I’m so thankful I was able to go back out and take it all in for one last time. I’m going to miss the ride but I’m looking forward to new trails and scenery back […]

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Day 348: Cukoo!

We went to dinner at Cukoo restaurant in Mt. Dandenong. It’s a German buffet “experience”. Honestly, the food wasn’t great but it was a good time. Unfortunately, I wouldn’t go back to the restaurant. After dinner we drove over to the observation point. Even though it was dark, the view was gorgeous. I could only […]

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Day 342: Moomba

The Moomba Festival was this weekend. I met up with a few friends for lunch at the festival and I didn’t bother to get on any rides. Why? I didn’t want to pay $10 for one ride. Damn — I’m sounding cheapo-depot lately but c’mon these prices are ridiculous! lol.

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