Category Archive: Taking a Tour

These posts will be about the tours we do.

Oct 13

Whale Watching in Sydney

We had brilliant success spotting the Big Five on Kenya safaris, we’ve seen abundant wildlife in Australia’s outback when others claimed to have seen little at all, and we never have a problem attracting primates wherever we go, from Costa Rica to Borneo, but we have the worst luck when it comes to marine life. Regardless, …

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Jul 26

Savour Sublime Sydney Views Before Savouring a Sublime Meal

Many of the world’s great restaurants involve a journey – the Royal Mail Hotel, the Fat Duck, the French Laundry, and El Bulli, before it closed. And so it was with Berowra Waters Inn that it was necessary to go by way of sky, sea and river and get to savour sublime Sydney views before …

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Apr 29

A Local Guide to Vintage Shopping in Melbourne

That we needed to provide you with a local guide to vintage shopping in Melbourne quickly became apparent after spotting some Melbourne locals in beehives, cats eye glasses and bobby socks. After meeting vintage princess Danielle Pumo on our Hidden Secrets tour, it was obvious she should be our vintage expert. GT: Tell us what …

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Apr 29

Discovering Melbourne’s Hidden Secrets on a Lanes and Arcades Tour

Discovering Melbourne’s ‘hidden secrets’ on a Lane and Arcades tour wasn’t high on our list of priorities, I have to admit. But Paris has its boulevards, Venice has its canals, Barcelona has its ramblas, Sydney has its harbour, and, well, Melbourne has its lanes. We half-suspected all the chatter about Melbourne’s famous laneways was simply the result of a successful tourism campaign. And by …

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Apr 28

Meandering the Masala Trail in Dandenong in Melbourne

Today we’re meandering the Masala Trail in Dandenong in Melbourne, to get a taste of ‘Little India’ in Australia, one of the world’s most cosmopolitan countries. Nowhere is Australia’s ethnic diversity felt more than in multicultural Melbourne, the capital of its southern state Victoria, and Melbourne’s outer-suburb Dandenong, where 55% of residents are foreign-born, from 156 different countries. The …

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