Outings

Lady Melbourne taking tea at Grace Cafe, Fitzroy

Take an Alternative Walking Tour of Melbourne!

How well do you know your home city? Ever considered taking a walking tour?

I like to think I know all there is to know about shopping in Melbourne, but it was with great delight that I discovered a few gems on a recent Alternative Walking Tour of Melbourne.

DFO Shopper Of The Year 2014

DFO Shopper Of The Year is on!

What a busy day I had yesterday at DFO Essendon. Aside from my usual bargain hunting (more on that later) I was there to check out the finalists for the DFO Shopper of The Year.

Lady Melbourne in New Caledonia

Why You Should Go To New Caledonia

Speaking about New Caledonia, the most common response has been, ‘I had no idea…it was so close/it was so affordable.’

It seems that despite it being just hours from our shores, New Caledonia isn’t necessarily on our radars as a holiday destination. That’s not to say it’s some sort of undiscovered paradise – it’s not undiscovered, rather, I’d say, overlooked.

It seems that despite it being just hours from our shores, New Caledonia isn’t necessarily on our radars as a holiday destination. That’s not to say it’s some sort of undiscovered paradise – it’s not undiscovered, rather, I’d say, overlooked.

Lady Melbourne discovers New Caledonia

What to do in New Caledonia

So your flights are booked, fake tan has been sprayed and you have an overflowing suitcase full of kaftans. Aside from the obvious cocktails-at-sunset-by-the-pool, there is a lot to see and do in New Caledonia that might not seem evident from tourist paraphernalia.

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New Caledonia: 5 Things That Might Surprise You

New Caledonia is an island paradise and one of Australia’s closet neighbours. You can be in France in four hours experiencing pristine beaches, speaking French and eating French food in a multicultural environment.

Lady Melbourne's flower crown

Learn How To Make a Flower Crown

The Style.Co in Melbourne run classes with their very talented in house florist Vivien, where you learn step by step wiring techniques, wrapping, how to cluster certain flowers together and ultimately create a flower crown of your very own design.