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Top 10 things to do with kids in Lorne

Lorne with Kids – Top 10 Things to See + Do

Whether you are heading down Great Ocean Road for a day trip, a weekend escape or a longer adventure, spending some time in Lorne is always a great idea. It’s an amazingly family friendly destination with things to see and do for kids (and grownups) of all ages. I’ve rounded up our Top 10 recommendations for activities in Lorne with…

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Summer Holiday - Lorne - Great Ocean Road mypoppet.com.au

First Taste of Summer – Lorne

It’s been a long and wet winter down here in Melbourne. Underneath all the layers of coats and scarves and hats, one almost forgets that yes, the sun will eventually come out for longer than a day at a time. (Then we will all complain about how hot it is and start longing for the cooler weather again.) But not…

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port fairy light house - Weekend travel guide

Escape to Port Fairy – A Weekend Travel Guide

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most scenic coastal drives in the world, it’s really a must do experience if you are visiting Victoria. With beautiful beaches, spectacular vistas, lush forests and wild life encounters, it’s really a journey you will never forget. But there is a little hidden gem waiting for you at the end of the…

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Melbournes best local beaches

Best Melbourne Beaches – Where you’ll find the Locals this Summer

Melbourne may be best known for it’s laneways, street art and coffee culture, but on hot days you’ll find most Melbournians hanging out at the beach. Melbourne has hundreds of kilometers of suburban bayside beaches starting in the west at Point Cook, and extending all the way round Port Phillip Bay to Frankston in the south. Sure, you won’t find…

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Happy Birthday Luna Park! 103 Years Young

Do you share your birthday with a famous celebrity? I do, turns out Taylor Swift was born on the same day I was! But as fun as that little bit of trivia is, I doubt I’ll ever get to share a Birthday party with ‘Tay Tay’. Taylor Swift is ok I guess, but I was so much more delighted to…

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spice temple sydney

Spice Temple, Sydney CBD

On my recent visit to Sydney I had the pleasure of dinning at Neil Perry’s spectacular Asian offering, Spice Temple. Is there anything that Neil Perry doesn’t do well? It’s basement location feels like you are descending into a mysterious red lantern lit world reminiscent of a Shanghai club in the 1930’s, but with a modern twist. The entrance, a…

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Winter Weekend Away in Sydney – A Mini Travel Guide

When it comes to weekend winter escapes, Sydney should be on your radar. There is something for everyone, whether you are looking to spend some fun family time with the kids, or enjoy it with a group of friends and leave the kids at home. “Thanks to Nuffnang, Destination NSW, Qantas and Rydges” I was lucky to be invited up…

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burger project sydney

Burger Project by Neil Perry, Sydney CBD

Put your hand up if you like a good burger? Well of course you do, who doesn’t? If you happen to find yourself in central Sydney like I did this past weekend, and are craving a good burger, you are in luck because Neil Perry’s Burger Project will quell your hunger pangs with their tasty offerings. Located in World Square…

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Glamping on Melbourne Central rooftop at St Jerome's Hotel

Melbourne’s New ‘Glamping’ Rooftop Hotel

When it comes to rooftop experiences, Melbourne has got it covered, you’ll find trendy types hanging out at rooftop bars, restaurants and cinemas around town. And now the rooftop scene is complete with the opening of a brand new accommodation concept – St Jerome’s The Hotel. From May 20, you can sleep under the stars in luxury camp style digs…

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