Robert Burns Hotel


Sometimes the unexpected adventures provide you with gems. I always enjoy that Melbourne offers so many eateries, that if plans fail for some odd reason, there are a million backups surrounding you.This occurred when a downpour of rain interrupted our plans of heading to the Johnston St Latin Fiesta - instead we Urbanspooned surrounding restaurants to satisfy our paella cravings and we found a goo ...

Royal Croquet Club


In true Melbourne style, Broadsheet has set up a bit of a foodie destination along Birrarung Marr.What's a better excuse to hold this event than, "It's summer."The Royal Croquet Club has been attracting Melburnians with popular eateries such as Miss Chu and Gelato Messina.In fact Gelato Messina has been raising eyebrows with their servings of icecream in a can. I didn't try them myself but I've he ...

Notemaker Pop Up Warehouse Sale


Rejoice all lovers of snazzy stationery, for Notemaker are holding their warehouse sale again! The Australian company sell attractive and ergonomical lifestyle products online. Their pop up sales are the only time you get to peruse an amalgamation of global goods from designer brands all under the one roof.I'm sorry if you were eyeing that travel journal because I may have taken the last one. ...

Mother's Day Ideas

Melbourne Sights

Mothers Day is just around the corner! This is a great day to celebrate and honour our Mums. Why not mix things up a bit and take her into the City for the day? There are so many great places and shopping opportunities. Today I will be sharing with you some great places that serve high tea, coffee and cake in Melbourne 1)   The Tea Salon  (Level 2- The Emporium Melbourne: 295 Lonsda ...

Cat Stuff Pop Up Market


It is official; Melbourne has gone a little cat crazy.  First Australia's first Cat Cafe opened to the public in Melbourne CBD last week, and now there is a pop up market heading to Brunswick this August, specialising in all things kitty.    [ Image credit: Alice Oehr ] The Cat Stuff Market will sell cat themed goodies from twenty established Melbourne based artisans including Able and Game, ...

Miss Chu's Tuckshop

A-manda mingy

As Melbourne weather starts heading towards the chilly zone; our bodies tend to crave for warm, hearty food and if you’re like me a big fan of “pho” (Traditional Vietnamese beef noodle soup. Then Miss Chu’s is a must go for your all time Vietnamese fix. The Sydney based Vietnamese fusion tuck-shop have two branches one in the CBD on Exhibition Street and the other in the hip and trendy si ...

Take 2 Markets


Pre-loved women's fashion markets have become a popular way to shop for clothes in Melbourne, and one such market offering second-hand fashion to Melburnian's is Take 2 Markets. Run by business savvy fashionista Rina Chia, Take 2 Markets offer every day folk the opportunity to sell their unwanted wardrobe pieces by holding a stall at prominent Take 2 Market venues in Melbourne and beyond.  Iconi ...

Melbourne Street Art Tours


City based Hosier Lane, opposite Federation Square is one of the most visited laneways in the city, attracting tourists, school groups, photographers, documentary makers and music video directors to its rapidly changing street art coating the area. Nevertheless, Hosier Lane merely scratches the surface of Melbourne's street art movement, as the city boasts some of the largest, most prolific street ...

Find your best fit in 2015

Billy knows best

If you’re bored with your training schedule, want to start a new fitness kick or need valuable training or diet advice then head to the ultimate workout for fitness, wellness and health– the Fitness & Health Expo, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, April 10-12 – and find the best new fitness solution for you. Try and test the absolute latest fitness equipment, acce ...




Qi Gong meditation with movement and stillness with Peter


Healthy Energy

Healthy Energy is celebrating the launch of their Qi Gong practise by offering complimentary meditation classes between Jan 14-21.

The Handmaker's Factory


The make do and mend mentality is a phrase that is no longer reserved for wartime Britain.  Old school handicrafts have made quite the comeback in recent years, as we see households take on new hobbies in sewing, knitting, weaving and crocheting to either make their own clothes and gifts, or repair what they already have. Making and mending requires a certain level of skill, which for some is pa ...

Nobu @ Crown Casino


The Appeal of Nobu is endless. Whether it be a restaurant for that celebratory dinner, a bar and lounge for an intimate drink with friends or a pit-stop for a bento lunch, this venue has it covered. Part of a world-wide chain of high-end restaurants, Nobu claims to be the most recognisable Japanese restaurant in the world. Known by most for its part-ownership by actor Robert De Niro, it has opene ...

Kryal Castle


If you're travelling to Ballarat from Melbourne, Kryal Castle is located just before the lovely country town. Kryal Castle is a medieval themed castle that is particularly popular with children. The castle is also located on top of a hill, creating a stunning first impression as you drive up and feel like you're being transported back in time. The daily schedule involves various shows and activit ...

5 events to celebrate Halloween in Melbourne


In recent times, Halloween is thought of as a 'holiday', celebrated on October 31 across many parts of the world with festive related games and activities such as trick-or-treating, costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns and spooky story telling.   As the popularity of Halloween celebration grows with each new generation, so do the events with which to celebrate October ...



Located on Melrose street, Pocket is a humble cafe, set up in the small space between the metaphorical parallels of your jacket fabric. The otherwise drab strip is livened up by neat arrays of greenery along the concrete wall and numerous plants in coloured, hand-dipped pots that provide scattered points of vibrance to the cozy domain. As expected, seating is limited with the majority extending ...

Learn to Live Comedy Gala


The Melbourne International Comedy Festival may be over, but for many of the comedians, the show goes on. And what better way to continue providing laughs, than for charity. This spectacular line-up of comedians, from Adam Hills to Ronny Chieng, will be performing to raise money for Learn to Live.Learn to Live has a goal to help less fortunate areas gain access to clean water and health care. ...

Miss Muddy in Ballarat


Australia's first and only 4-6km charitable women's only obstacle race heads to Ballarat on Sunday 30 November 2014.  Miss Muddy in Ballarat challenges women age 18+ to gather together the join the ultimate 'Girl's Dirty Day Out' either running, walking or stumbling a messy-but-fun obstacle course of 5km. Miss Muddy in Ballarat The course includes a colour cannon, mud (and lots of it), crawling, ...

The Guilty Moose


The Guilty Moose is a great cafe located in the inner suburbs of Melbourne. Segmented into 3 rooms, it features a semi-exposed brick interior, instilling a warm, homely atmosphere. A painted branch points you in the direction of the back courtyard which must be perfect during the warmer weather. Glass cabinets to the left of the entrance display a range of sweets to tickle your fancy bef ...

White Night Festival 2015

Jo Ferguson

Looking for a memorable, magical night with friends or family? Make sure you check out the annual White Night Festival. White Night is an all night extravaganza that runs from 7pm to 7am on Sat 21st February. It’s a marathon celebration of art, technology and culture. Now in its third year, White Night promises an even bigger number of exhibitions and events, spread across the city from the Nati ...

Super Zu Playcentre and Cafe


The newest and one of the largest indoor playgrounds opened its doors to excited children and families on Saturday 23 May, 2015, and it is epic.Super Zu Playcentre and Cafe positioned on Boundary Road, Dingley, presents 2270m2 of mega fun with zoo themed play equipment to jump on, climb up, slide down, explore, crawl through, build and drive.SuperZu Playcentre and CafeCentered around a very large ...