Polo In The City | Albert Park

The Melbourne Cup may be the ‘race that stops the nation’ but horsing about in Melbourne doesn’t stop there. The Spring Racing Carnival gallops on throughout November, EQUITANA Melbourne – the largest equine showcase in the Southern Hemisphere – takes over the Melbourne Showgrounds (17-20 November 2016), and polo prances onto the social calendar. Headlined by the prestigious Portsea Polo …

Eat Drink Hilton | CBD

  I got to take part in a chocolate master class at Hilton South Wharf as part of Hilton’s ‘Eat Drink Hilton’ seasonal flavour series, where chocolate was the flavour of the month. The chocolate tasting, guided by the Master Chocolate-er from Ganache, was of course my favourite part of the evening.  Myself and the other …

Welcome Traveller | Accor Hotels

Last weekend, with the help of Accor Hotels Australia and their #WelcomeTraveller campaign, I was treated to a ‘stay-cation’ for a weekend of eating, tennis and exploring the wonders of downtown Melbourne. The weekend started with a fantastic dinner at No. 35 Restaurant at the Sofitel on the Paris end of Collins Street.  35 floors …

Hightea at Langham

High Tea @ The Langham | Southbank

The ‘Love Peace Scones’ high tea at The Langham is on until Christmas at their Melba Restaurant. The treats include mint mascarpone connoli, cranberry bauble macaron, pavlova christmas wreath, chocolate cherry cream profiteroles, chocolate orange mince pies, christmas tree cupcakes, sandwiches, coffee, tea, glass of sparkling wine and cinnamon scones. No doubt there will be …

Chocolate Walking Tours

Chocolate Walking Tours | CBD

This walking tour of Melbourne is a chocoholic’s dream come true! You’ll get to visit some of Melbourne’s best chocolate retailers from Haigh’s to Chocomama to Koko Black, sampling some of the finest along the way. Besides the chocolate overload, my favourite part was exploring the hidden (and more well known) lane-ways as you walk …