Melbourne

Visiting Australia

General Tips: Australia is a very expensive country. Be prepared to pay more for just about everything. Tipping – most Australians don’t tip. I felt very awkward about this, given that everyone expects a tip in the US, and I…


Summer In Melbourne Australia

I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Melbourne Australia on a few occasions.  This trip, however, has been the longest trip to date.  I’m spending 25 nights here in Melbourne and so I’ve had the opportunity to explore the city more…


White Night Melbourne Australia

White Night Melbourne was held this past weekend (February 22nd) from 7pm to 7am. Yes, you read that right, 7pm to 7am. I had been forewarned that the streets would be closed and the city would be crazy, but I…


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Longrain Melbourne – Restaurant Review

Back in December one of my bosses recommended I try a Thai restaurant in Melbourne called Longrain. I work for a tech firm, so it’s pretty rare that I get phenomenal restaurant recommendations from people at work – I’m more…


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Maze Melbourne – formerly by Gordon Ramsay – Restaurant Review

Google Maze Melbourne and you’ll find many references to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. But click on the links and all signs of Ramsay’s affiliation with Maze Melbourne have been removed. December 9th was the last night Maze Melbourne operated under…