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Sarawak Kitchen, Melbourne CBD

Sarawak Kitchen, Melbourne CBD

The speciality dish of long-standing Elizabeth Street Sarawak Kitchen is the kampua. It’s a Sarawak (Malaysia) noodle dish which translates to dry noodles on a plate. And according to the first Googled search result, it’s an authentic one here in the busy streets of Melbourne.

Batch Espresso, Balaclava

Batch Espresso, Balaclava

From the Boroughs of London to Balaclava! I’ve finally made my return to Melbourne, and what better way to re-discover a love of food culture than eating at a new neighbourhood eatery. My first new brunch at my first new home is Batch Espresso in […]

Belles Hot Chicken, Richmond, Melbourne

Belles Hot Chicken, Richmond, Melbourne

This was my second experience of Belles Hot Chicken. Even though my first one was meh, I thought it might be worth giving it another go. This was the newer store in Richmond, and it was a more sleek experience. Although I ended up still feeling the same about the chain.

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KooKoo, South Melbourne

KooKoo, South Melbourne

It’s great to be back in Melbourne and funnily enough, also back in my old (work hood) of South Melbourne again too. Over the course of just under two years, not too much has changed in the city. But KooKoo is one of the new […]

Udon Yasan, Melbourne CBD

Udon Yasan, Melbourne CBD

Since last time I existed in Melbourne, Udon Yasan has since opened up a second location in the CBD. My previous visits to the original Udon Yasan had me raving about their convenience concept and fast service. So I’m not too surprised to see it […]

Fight or Flight: Our Record With Baggage Weight Checks

Fight or Flight: Our Record With Baggage Weight Checks

My previous, travel-themed post looked at our tips and strategies for keeping our carry on baggage to airline limits. We weren’t necessarily over by that much, we just didn’t want to get any extra, surprise charges. Here’s a recap of some of the experiences we’ve had checking in with carry on baggage, on various airlines, at various airports.

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8bit., Melbourne CBD

8bit., Melbourne CBD

My first experience of 8bit in the city was terrible, and I vowed never to return. But I was hungry and enticed by the offer of a free burger (via the Liven app) that it made me go in for another go. And I’m glad […]

Not Checking In: Managing With Hand Luggage Only

Not Checking In: Managing With Hand Luggage Only

One major thing that’s changed about me travel-wise is that I almost NEVER check in luggage. With the airlines I’m flying, it’s often an extra charge, with a little more hassle. Here’s how I managed to survive my few years of travelling with carry on […]

Bamboo Elephant Family Care Review

Bamboo Elephant Family Care Review

I spent a chunk of time researching a good elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai as my friend and I wanted to have a once in a lifetime experience with the animals. We ended up choosing Bamboo Elephant Family Care for our day and this is my review.

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