Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne

One of my favorite places in Melbourne is the Queen Victoria Market. These are black oranges by the way. Luckily the apartment we stayed at was less than 5 minutes walk from Queen Vic as the locals call the century old market in the heart of the city. The market occupies two whole blocks. WeContinue reading “Queen Victoria Market, Melbourne”

Where to eat?

Where to eat? That’s the question my friends always ask me. Here are the links to the restaurants I’ve eaten at compiled by location and type. PHILIPPINES Where to eat in San Juan/Greenhills?Amici (various locations)Angel’s Kitchen Annapolis Seafood Palace Arya Persian Restaurant BangusBeijing Hand-Pulled Noodle House Bizu Patisserie C2 Classic Cuisine 2Cafe Ysabel CapricciosaCara MiaChoiContinue reading “Where to eat?”

Perth Day 10 – Bell Tower, Jade Restaurant, Valentino Restaurant

It’s our last day in Perth. We went to the last attraction in our list of place to go in Perth, the Bell Tower. The Bell Tower is like one huge musical instrument. The bells in the tower have a long history from 14th century England up to its final home in Perth. We caughtContinue reading “Perth Day 10 – Bell Tower, Jade Restaurant, Valentino Restaurant”

Perth Day 9 – Kings Park, Perth Mint & David Jones Food Hall

We went to Kings Park which is Perth’s most popular tourist attraction. There are many things to do and places to see in a park 400.6 hectares in size. We missed out on the free walking tour so we just walked around. map of Kings Park Chris took these beautiful pictures of trees and plantsContinue reading “Perth Day 9 – Kings Park, Perth Mint & David Jones Food Hall”

Perth Day 8 – Part 2 Cuddly Farm, McDonalds, Dinner from Coles

P is one lucky kid. He loves animals and there are so many animal farms in Western Australia. We weren’t even looking for one more but stumbled into the last farm this trip, the Cuddly Animal Farm. I pretended to complain but somehow I always end up enjoying these animals. Below are just some kinds ofContinue reading “Perth Day 8 – Part 2 Cuddly Farm, McDonalds, Dinner from Coles”

Perth Day 8 – Part 1 Swan Valley

The Swan Valley is Western Australia’s oldest wine region. It’s just 25 minutes from the city. SwanValley is a one stop area for wine, food, art, scenery and nature. A major attraction is the Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail – a 32 kilometre loop taking in more than 150 attractions including wineries, lively breweries,Continue reading “Perth Day 8 – Part 1 Swan Valley”

Perth Day 7 – Part 2 Caversham Wildlife Park, James St. Kitchen

In the afternoon we went to Caversham Wildlife Park in Swan Valley because P hasn’t had enough of looking at animals. We had more than enough so only Warren went in with him. Admission is A$22 for adults and A$8 for kids (3 to 14). But after seeing these pictures I wonder if we made the rightContinue reading “Perth Day 7 – Part 2 Caversham Wildlife Park, James St. Kitchen”

Perth Day 7 – Part 1 Restaurants in Fremantle

On our second day in Perth we drove our rental car to Fremantle. It’s supposed to be a 20 minute drive but we got confused with some exits in the freeway so it took us a bit longer than that. Fremantle town hall There were so many restaurants and shops in Fremantle. We could spendContinue reading “Perth Day 7 – Part 1 Restaurants in Fremantle”

Perth Day 6 – Part 2 Acacia Apartment & Sorrento restaurant

When we decided to go to Perth we searched the internet for an apartment to stay in. Our requirements were a two bedroom/two bathroom apartment since there were 4 adults and 1 child in our group. We found what we were looking for at City West accomodations. We chose this apartment because of it’s locationContinue reading “Perth Day 6 – Part 2 Acacia Apartment & Sorrento restaurant”

Margaret River to Perth Day 6 – Part 1 Mammoth Cave & Gnarabup Beach

Our last day in Margaret River was spent in Mammoth cave. Yey. Since we paid for a pass for all 3 caves we had to see Mammoth cave before we leave Margaret River. Mammoth cave is the only cave that uses MP3 audio headsets for a self-guided tour. Italicized text is from here. Mammoth isContinue reading “Margaret River to Perth Day 6 – Part 1 Mammoth Cave & Gnarabup Beach”