Archive for February, 2011

26 Feb 2011

Day 9: Victoria, Australia – Bidding her farewell..

It has been a crazy 9 days of travelling, sight-seeing, eating & exploring of the beautiful region of Victoria, Australia. This has been an amazing trip beyond my own expectations; for though I had the itinerary a week beforehand, it goes without saying that seeing it on the itinerary & actually experiencing it is a […]

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24 Feb 2011

Day 4: Victoria, Australia: Video & pictures of penguins at The Nobbies Centre, Philip Island

On Philip Island, the most famous attraction was naturally the Phillip Island Penguin Parade. Viewing time is only from sunset onwards as that is the time where it is safe (safe for the penguins from the threats of being prey to eagles, etc) for the hundreds to over a thousand wild Little Penguins to emerge […]

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22 Feb 2011

DAY 2 Victoria, Australia: My lunch – Miss Marple’s Tea Room, Dandenong Ranges #BeckyinOzzie

Miss Marple’s Tea Room was touted as the place to be for scones and tea. Perfect for a true blue English meal they have said. The tearoom’s quaint cottage exterior plus the cosy insides excludes old English charm that begs to be experienced at least once at your lifetime. I think this is as close […]

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22 Feb 2011

Day 2 Victoria, Australia – The Dandenong Ranges: I got bullied by the parrots! #BeckyinOzzie

On Day 2 (Itinerary HERE ), we departed from Melbourne CBD in the early morning & headed towards the outskirts, with the 1st stop being the The Dandenong Ranges. The Dandenong Ranges have been a favourite escape for Melburnians since the boom times of the 1880s when members of Melbourne society would board a train […]

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21 Feb 2011

DAY 3 Victoria, Australia: My accommodation – Waves Apartments @The Esplanade, Philip Island #BeckyinOzzie

If you think my accommodation yesterday at the Sebel Lodge rocks (post HERE), then you’re gonna love this one even more! Waves Apartments are self-contained style accommodation offering the luxury of a personal 2-person spa in the bathroom, private balconies or patio with foreshore and bay views and luxury guest amenities. As usual, a quick […]

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19 Feb 2011

DAY 2 Victoria, Australia: My accommodation – Sebel Lodge Yarra Valley, The Heritage Golf & Country Club #beckyinOzzie

For today (Day 2), I’m already out of Melbourne CBD & I’m now in the Yarra Valley area. (Details of my Day 2 itinerary HERE) Just for a quick update, here’s an uploaded video of my accommodation for the night. Sebel Lodge Yarra Valley is an absolutely gorgeous place! I wish I could write about […]

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