What It’s Like To Live In Melbourne Compared To Sydney

What It’s Like To Live In Melbourne Compared To Sydney

A personal look at what it’s like to live in Melbourne compared to Sydney now that I’ve spent more than a year as a resident in both.* *3 years in Sydney and 1 year in…

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Why You’ll Want To Be Green in Brunswick, Melbourne

Why You’ll Want To Be Green in Brunswick, Melbourne

I’m all for being a tourist in your own town and when I met Claudi, the founder of GreenMe Melbourne, at a Travel Massive event I told her to put me down for her next…

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15 Quirky Things To Do In Brunswick, Melbourne

15 Quirky Things To Do In Brunswick, Melbourne

Known as one of Melbourne’s more eclectic suburbs, Brunswick has personality (and cafes) in spades and since moving here last year I have never been short of things to do or eat. So, for anyone…

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Checking In Week 12: Hooligans Graffiti Our Home

Checking In Week 12: Hooligans Graffiti Our Home

Some might think that because we live in Brunswick our homes are fair game for graffiti artists. I think, however, that if you are a graffiti artist in Brunswick, walls to spray paint are 10…

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5 Reasons To Visit Cremorne – Melbourne’s Little-Known Cultural Suburb

5 Reasons To Visit Cremorne – Melbourne’s Little-Known Cultural Suburb

Nestled between South Yarra and Richmond, Cremorne packs a lot of culture into its 1 square kilometre. Once an industrial area, today the walls of Cremorne’s warehouse conversions house skilled creatives and artists. The streets…

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The Best Brunch Spots In Brunswick, Melbourne

The Best Brunch Spots In Brunswick, Melbourne

I’ve been getting around the brunch block a fair bit in Brunswick since moving to the neighbourhood and wanted to start making a note of all the places I dig. I’ll keep adding to the…

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House-hunting in Australia is eerily similar to online dating – and I hate it!

House-hunting in Australia is eerily similar to online dating – and I hate it!

Now that a million fluffy cushions have been strewn and we’re starting to feel fully settled in our new digs in Melbourne the horror of finding somewhere to live has started to fade. But only…

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And Then We Moved To Melbourne

And Then We Moved To Melbourne

I’m snuggled on the couch, surrounded by all the cushions and art I associate with our home in Sydney and then I look up and, erm, something’s a bit different out the window! Last Thursday…

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8 Things Melbourne Does Better Than Sydney

8 Things Melbourne Does Better Than Sydney

Sydney is the Australian city that is all so pretty but Melbourne gets one over Sydney when it comes to quality of living. (According to the Economist who voted Melbourne the world’s most liveable city…

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Sydney versus Melbourne: The Great Debate

Sydney versus Melbourne: The Great Debate

As the partner of a Melburnian living in Sydney, the Sydney versus Melbourne question is one that comes up often. In truth it took a while to get my loyal Melburnian to even consider living…

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