Archive for March, 2015

10 Most Popular Attractions in Perth

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

A perfect sunny weather, stunning blue waters, marvelous beaches, historic buildings and lush greenery; all put together define the picture perfect Australian city, Perth. The exotic locales here are reason enough to behold the sight of tourists from all around the globe.

Although it is not at all easy, but here we have put forth an inventory of the 10 most beautiful attractions in Perth.

The Perth Mint:

If the idea of gold turning into liquid and then being minted into coins excites you then this is the place to be at. Here, you will even get to see the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin.


Perth Zoo:

Located 5 minutes from downtown in beautifully landscaped gardens, the zoo offers multitude of Australian animals such as crocodiles, giant turtles, rhinos, wallabies, kangaroos and reptiles. Perfect place for picnic and barbecue!

Art Gallery of Western Australia:

Located in the city center, the gallery exhibits a collection of Aboriginal art, sculptures, Australian and international paintings and much more to the delight of enthusiastic travelers.

Kings Park:

One of the most beautiful parks and botanic gardens in Perth, the Kings Park with green area and playgrounds is perfect for simply wandering around or even a family picnic.



Perth is certainly the oasis of beaches, with around 19 beaches. While Hillarys Boat Harbour is the safest amongst all, Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach, Pinky Beach and City Beach are the most popular ones.

Bell Tower:

Opened in 2000, it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the city. In the tower, you can see the world’s largest instrument consisting of bells. The bells were donated by parish of St. Martin as a gift to celebrate Australia’s bicentennial.


Aquarium of Western Australia:

It is a huge 98 meters underwater tunnel and one of the most popular tourist attractions for children and families visiting Perth.


If you are on the lookout for the ideal shopping circuit, head straight to Hay Street and Murray Street. In this pedestrian market, you will find numerous shops offering the best of products at the best of bargains.

Bibbulmun Track:

It is one of the most beautiful and the longest walking trail in the world. If traveling entices you, then grab your backpack and or else you may miss out on

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

In March of each year, the Australian city of Melbourne becomes a paradise for food and wine lovers during the renowned Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. The Festival is takes place for 17 days, where more than 300 events are held. The festival uses wide network of streets, basements, rooftops, restaurants, cafe and bars providing everything to enjoy this annual food and wine celebration.

Here are few things, visitors can do in the festival:

The Longest Lunch:

During the festival, the city turns into a big outdoor ground with a friendly atmosphere welcoming visitors around the world. The first event will be sponsored by the Bank of Melbourne, named “World’s Longest Lunch” on February 27, 2015. Last year in 2014, they were able to enter the Guinness Book of World Records with a 530 m long table. It was a 3-course meal for 1,504 guests on the banks of the Yarra River and designed by three leading chefs from Victoria.


Amazing Experience:

The festival is famous for its culinary experience that will not be available for the rest of the year. It gives you a chance to learn some secret recipes and suggestions from some of the best chefs and also lets you eat in streets, on roofs and at some unfamiliar places of the city. It offers gastronomic tour of Melbourne through variety of art and musical events.

Wine Tasting:

In March, throughout Victoria, wine makers start processing the grapes and start making wine. Wine lovers can take a look behind the scenes of some wineries in the tours offered at the festival. Also, special lunches and dinners between the wine barrels are offered. For an amazing experience, you can take a guided tour for wine tasting and also get the chance to meet the leading wine experts.


Learn to Cook:

The festival has something for every food lover, regardless the age. Along tasting the food, you can also learn to make various types of food ranging from pizza to pasta. You can find many free food making classes during the fest.

Taste the Best:

The Melbourne MasterClass, a 2-day event, presents some of the most promising chefs and winemakers around the world. Visitors can learn some valuable tips and tricks from the best chefs in the world and they also get the opportunity to taste their best dishes.

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is an excellent opportunity to make your vacation a special and unforgettable experience. Visit Melbourne during then this superb event and taste the best food and wine from Australia.