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My Top Bars and Cafés in Melbourne, Australia

My Top Bars and Cafés in Melbourne, Australia | Linda Xu via Unsplash.com
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Looking for somewhere to grab a drink or a bite in Melbourne? Well, let’s be real: you probably won’t be looking for long.

This Australian city is packed to the gills with cafés, bars, restaurants, dives, markets, stalls, food trucks, and hole-in-the-walls (holes-in-the-wall?) that cater to nearly every budget, style, and preference. Finding a great bar or café in Melbourne is kind of like finding hay in a haystack. CONTINUE READING

Great Ocean Road Trip in Victoria, Australia

Great Ocean Road

Like any traveler worth her salt, I enjoy a good road trip (and pretend to when I don’t). You may have noticed; I’ve talked about them once or twice before.

But we haven’t talked about this yet. This, maybe not the mother, but at least the bossy oldest sister of all road trips. This, something that requires little fanfare and little introduction — both of which I’m going to give you, anyway. CONTINUE READING