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Top 10 Autumn School Holiday Activities in Melbourne

School holidays have already started here in Victoria, and Easter falls nicely within them this year. Term 1 has just flown by, and the Autumn school holidays are a well-earned breather before the hard work of term 2 sets in. Autumn is a fab time of year to enjoy the Autumn colour in Melbourne, as the mild weather is a…

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Where to see the best Autumn Colours in Melbourne

Ask any Melbournian what their favourite season is, and I can guarantee most will say Autumn. We love our distinctive seasons down here in Melbourne, and as the shadows get longer and the air gets crisper, it’s the perfect opportunity to layer up, get outdoors, and enjoy the stunning displays of turning leaves in March, April and May. A Melbourne…

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Alice in Wonderland LIVE on Stage – Review

As I headed into the city with Emma and her cousin to see the latest production at the Athenaeum Theatre , Alice in Wonderland Live, the chatter amongst the girls was just how Lewis Carroll’s magical tale would actually be translated on stage. This timeless story of a girl who falls down a rabbit hole into a topsy-turvy world where…

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PAX Melbourne 2018 – Highlights & Expo Survival Guide

PAX Melbourne, otherwise known as Penny Arcade Expo, is a three-day gaming festival that celebrates video games, arcade games and tabletop games. It is an opportunity for indie developers and large publishers to share their upcoming games with the media and gamers alike. The only event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, gaming fans travel from all over Australia,…

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Top 5 Free Things to do in Melbourne

Sometimes it’s fun to be a tourist in your own city, so every once in a while, Emma and I head into town and have a little adventure. It’s easy to take the place where you live for granted, so when you need a holiday (and can’t get out of town) why not try looking at your city, or town…

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Top 10 Spring School Holiday Activities in Melbourne

School holidays start next week here in Victoria, and it’s about time too. Term 3 feels like it’s dragged on forever! The Spring school holidays are always our favourite because the weather is getting nicer, and there is just so much good stuff going on in and around Melbourne. To help us plan out our 2 weeks, I printed out…

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Drumplings – A most unusual Dumpling Experience!

We’re huge fans of dumplings here at My Poppet. In fact, the kiddo is crazy for them! Luckily for us, there’s a multitude of fantastic dumpling joints in Melbourne that can satisfy our cravings when we get a hankering, but none quite like Drumplings. Drumplings is no ordinary dumpling shop, its offerings are slightly wacky, like if Willy Wonka got…

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Sugar Republic – A Very Sweet Melbourne Experience

Always dreamt of jumping out of a giant birthday cake? Fancied swimming in a pool full of pink bubbles? Maybe even having a confetti shower? Well your wildest dreams can finally become a reality at Melbourne’s newest immersive experience with a very sweet twist – Sugar Republic. Aptly housed in a historic building that was once home to MacRobertson Steam…

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