Weekend in Bendigo Itinerary – 48 Hours in the Grand Gold Rush Town

2019-01-28T12:32:57+07:00By |

A weekend in Bendigo makes for a great escape from Melbourne to take in the grandeur of the Gold Rush town and good food and wine. Try to time your trip to Victoria's third-largest city to coincide with the monthly Bendigo Farmers Market or a food tour or wine festival. I just spent a weekend in Bendigo …

Vodka and Pickles

2017-10-02T17:42:44+07:00By |

‘Firewater’ was what my family called my Russian grandfather’s homemade vodka. It burnt as it slid down the throat, which is why the best way to drink the stuff was to throw back the whole shot glass rather than sip it. I learnt this from experience in my early teens. The French and Italians let …