Phillip Island

After the Great Ocean Road tour I spent my last day in Melbourne 2 weeks ago exploring Phillip Island. Phillip Island is a beautiful little island at the edge of Victoria which is home to the smallest penguin colony in the world…coincidentally they are called the “Little Penguin”. They are so cute and tiny, andContinue reading “Phillip Island”

The Great Ocean Road & the Grampians

Two weeks ago, I spent 3 days driving the Great Ocean Road and staying at the Grampians National Park. The Great Ocean Road is about 270 km long, it starts in Geelong and ends in a town called Warrnambool. The road was built after the WW1 in honour of all of the fallen soldiers. ItContinue reading “The Great Ocean Road & the Grampians”

Wilson’s Promontory National Park

On Sunday I went to Wilson’s Promontory National Park. This is the Southern most point in Australia (other than Tasmania), and is such a hidden little gem. I initially did not decide to go on this tour, but I was able to get a free day trip through my work. When we first arrived toContinue reading “Wilson’s Promontory National Park”

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”