Monthly Archives: August 2013

Day Trip: Fitzroy and Surrounds

More than anywhere else in Melbourne, Fitzroy is a melting pot of bohemian ideals and hipster identity, a place where you can find great coffee, copious street art and quirky shopping options. This is the first in a series of … Continue reading

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On Coupon Websites

A few years ago, the group-buying revolution hit Australia. Everything from beauty treatments to travel, homewares and more became available on websites such as Groupon, Scoopon and Living Social for far below retail. Currently, we are buying deals from these … Continue reading

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Events: Melbourne Day

Melbourne Day is a yearly event that celebrates the inception and history of one of the world’s most livable cities. Kicking off with a flag-raising ceremony, live entertainment and a journey through history from settlement to the present day, there’s … Continue reading

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Festival Volunteering

Our city is a treasure trove of festivals – from literature, art, music and film, to sport, dance, food and wine, there’s plenty to see. One way to make it to these (often very expensive) festivals is to volunteer. I’m … Continue reading

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The Quest

This blog is dedicated to all the stylish, smart, and budget-conscious folks in Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital; I believe that just because you have to mind the dollars and cents doesn’t preclude you from having a lot of fun along … Continue reading

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