Lawn Bowling

A few weeks ago I made friends with some local Melbourne boys. This week, they were nice enough to invite me over for a BBQ and to join them in a game of lawn bowling. I was so grateful for the BBQ as this was the first time since I left home that I haveContinue reading “Lawn Bowling”

Crown Entertainment Complex

Near our last hostel, we were lucky enough to be right beside the huge Crown Entertainment Complex.This place has everything! A casino, trendy bars and restaurants (home to Maze by Gordon Ramsey), a shopping mall, a movie theatre, and three nightclubs. I can proudly say that I checked off everything on the Crown Complex toContinue reading “Crown Entertainment Complex”

Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne is home to the famous Queen Victoria Market. The market is situated at the top of town and draws in hundreds of tourists and locals each day.It takes up two whole blocks! At the Vic Market (as the locals call it), you can find anything from fresh fruits, veggies, flowers, meats, fresh seafood, shoes,Continue reading “Queen Victoria Market”

Peter Pans

I am so happy to say that I finally got a JOB! After about 2 weeks of looking, I landed a gem that is perfect for me! I now work at Peter Pans Adventure Travel, a student and backpacker’s travel agency. This company is located throughout Australia, and gives backpackers and students amazing deals whenContinue reading “Peter Pans”

Scenic in the City

Melbourne is filled with many gardens and parks surrounding the city’s edge. The other day I went for a walk through Melbourne’s Fitzroy and Treasury Gardens, which we absolutely stunning. They are located at the edge of the city, and both are filled with acres of trees, plants, and gardens. In the middle of TreasuryContinue reading “Scenic in the City”