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Din Tai Fung Sydney

Din Tai Fung & Sydney Days

Din Tai Fung Sydney: Din Tai Fung (DTF) is famous for its soup dumplings.   The little xiao long baos earned DTF a Michelin star in Hong Kong, but is it the same in Sydney? Compare Lonely Planet Sydney (Travel Guide) 3dRose Xiao Long Bao Dumpling, Chenghuang Miao, Shanghai, China Snowflake Ornament, 3" Price $21.31 […]
Things To Do In Sydney Sydney Harbour Bridge

Things To Do in Sydney, Australia

Things To Do in Sydney?  Sydney is a great city.  It’s one of Australia’s major cities and there are plenty of things to do including bars, eating, and sightseeing. Compare Lonely Planet Sydney (Travel Guide) Fodor's Sydney 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide) Price $21.31 $22.99 Free shipping 27 new from $13.78 39 used from $2.49 […]
Ippudo Sydney

Ippudo Sydney & Ramen

Ippudo Sydney is a well-established Japanese ramen chain.  It’s originally from Japan and this is their Sydney location.  Is it the same as other chains? Compare NongShim Shin Ramyun Noodle Soup, Gourmet Spicy, 4.2 Ounce (Pack of 20) Nissin Raoh, Tonkotsu, 3.53 Ounce (Pack of 6) Price $17.34 Free shipping 1 new from $17.34 as […]
Mr Wong Sydney

Mr Wong Sydney: Sydney’s Best Dim Sum?

Mr Wong Sydney: Mr. Wong is an upscale dim sum restaurant tucked away in one of Sydney’s hidden laneways.  The gourmet Chinese restaurant does dim sum very well. Compare Helen Chen's Asian Kitchen Bamboo Steamer, 6-Inch Dim Sum: A Flour-forward approach to Traditional Favorites and Contemporary Creations Price $13.68 $13.80 Free shipping 7 new from […]
Great Ocean Road Australia

Great Ocean Road & Australia’s Coast

Great Ocean Road is pretty much Australia's version of California's Pacific Coast Highway but more majestic and scenic.  It's a 3.5 hour drive from Melbourne to the 12 Apostles.
Loch Ard Gorge

Loch Ard Gorge & Its Glory

Loch Ard Gorge is part of Port Campbell and a must stop on your sightseeing tour.  It's a few stops or approximately 3 minutes from the 12 Apostles.
12 Apostles

12 Apostles & Its Breathtaking Scene

The 12 Apostles is one of the most famous sites in Australia.  It's to Australia as Big Ben is to London. It's to Australia like the Hollywood sign is to Los Angeles.  It's to Australia like Central Park is
Apollo Bay Bakery

Apollo Bay Bakery & Great Ocean Road

Apollo Bay Bakery was fairly packed like Victoria Secret when they're having a sale.  It's right on the Ocean Road and had a bunch of interesting pastries like donuts.  It's known for its Scallop Pies.
Scorched Grill Apollo Bay

Scorched Grill & Australian Wagyu Burgers

Scorched Grill is located in Apollo Bay, Victoria among a number of local eateries.  It seemed be a fairly new establishment cause sign on the store still said "Vittoria".
Hosier Lane Melbourne

The Famous Hosier Lane

Hosier Lane is one of the many lane ways in Melbourne filled with street art.  There are others like Union Lane and AC/DC Lane.  The reason I say it's famous is because I seen Sheppard Fairey's famous Obey
Hutong Dumpling Bar Melbourne

Hutong Dumpling Bar & Xiao Long Bao

Hutong Dumpling Bar was the 2nd stop I made on my first day in Melbourne and I went right over I had Grossi Florentino.   Hutong is literally a hole in the wall, down an alley, and right before Chinatown.  
Cumulus Melbourne

Cumulus & Its Full English Brekkie

First and foremost, Cumulus has many rave reviews from a number of travel sites.  It's considered by many one of the best Melbourne restaurants so I had to try it. We came here for breakfast before we heade
Rosetta Ristorante Melbourne

Melbourne’s Rosetta Ristorante

Rosetta Ristorante is a great restaurant in Melbourne, Australia.  It's consider one of the best restaurants in town.  Is it though?
Cutler & Co Melbourne

Is Cutler & Co Ready To Outdo Attica?

Cutler & Co. It's considered one of the best restaurants in Melbourne and offers a tasting menu. It's in Fitzroy which is two steps and a skip from Brunswick.

Sydney’s Rockpool Bar & Grill

Rockpool Bar & Grill. This is a steakhouse by the Rockpool group. I actually wanted to dine at the Rockpool a couple of blocks down but I accidentally made reservations here. Yes, I know.