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HOT: High Coffee, Market Lane Bar, InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto, 495 Collins St, Melbourne

In a coffee-mad city, it’s surprising that until the indulgence of high tea hasn’t extended to the celebrating the coffee culture in Melbourne…until now. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the InterContinental Melbourne hotel, located in the heritage listed Rialto on Collins Street, has just launched High Coffee, available every afternoon from 2-5pm for $55 […]

HOT: The Hatton Hotel, 65 Park St, South Yarra

Sometimes a break from the routine is a good thing for the soul. So even though I live, work and play in Melbourne I relished the opportunity to take a weekend break at The Hatton Hotel thanks to my friend K. The Hatton is a 20-room boutique hotel located near the Botanical Gardens in South Yarra, which […]

HOT: Long Weekend in Bendigo (Part 1) – What to do

Hope you all had a fun and restful long weekend! Did you go anywhere interesting? I was drawn by the rare opportunity to visit the Grace Kelly: Style Icon Exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery so we headed to Bendigo for a short break. I’ve only been to Bendigo once before  (in fact, for last year’s […]

HOT: High Tea at Lobby Lounge, The Westin, 205 Collins St, Melbourne

I can think of no better way to spend a cold, rainy afternoon than in front of an open fireplace drinking tea. Better still, drinking tea, eating cakes and lounging around reading an Evelyn Waugh novel. I recently indulged in my perfect rainy-day afternoon scenario with High Tea at the Lobby Lounge of The Westin […]

HOT: Lost & Found Hotel Room, Level 2 at Captains of Industry, 2 Somerset Place, Melbourne

The most coveted hotel room in Melbourne is back for its second season. The Lost & Found Hotel Room is a pop-up hotel room which is open for 3 months from 1 May to 31 July. It’s in the heart of Melbourne, upstairs from gentlemen’s outfitters and cafe Captains of Industry (who also provided the […]

HOT Chat: Markus Bohm of The Langham

You may remember a couple of weeks ago I was invited to The Langham to enjoy their chocolate indulgence high tea. Today’s your opportunity to find out more about the man behind the magic, Head Pastry Chef at The Langham, Markus Bohm. Thanks Markus! Markus, tell me a bit more about your background and how […]

HOT: Lost & Found Hotel Room, Little Collins Hotel, 27 Lt Collins St, Melbourne – Part 2

I like myself the most when I’m on holiday. I’m positive and energised, I’m endlessly curious about places and people, I’m intensely mindful of my surroundings and I take the time to enjoy small moments. So when the temporary Lost & Found Hotel Room told me that they had room at the inn for two […]

NOT: Crown Metropol, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank

Today we have a guest post from Foo of the Melbourne-based blog Frugal Foo, which is all about finding great value in food, travel, shopping or anything. Really quite invaluable information, and my favourite posts are Melbourne’s Food Court Underbelly and Where to eat in Melbourne for under $30 a day. Foo has written up […]

NOT: Terrace Bar & Bistro, Art Series The Cullen, 161 Commercial Road, Prahran

The Cullen is a glamorous boutique hotel in Prahran which has been inspired by artist Adam Cullen, and it’s one of the series of Art Hotel popping up in Melbourne. While a hotel is not an obvious location for dining out, a high-end boutique hotel does have a certain reputation for quality to uphold, and […]

HOT: Chocolate Indulgence Afternoon Tea, Aria Bar and Lounge, The Langham Melbourne, 1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank

Afternoon tea is my all time favourite meal. In fact, I could happily eat afternoon tea at any time of day, every day. I love the elegant atmosphere, the dainty food and best of all the decadent sweets and pastries. So you can imagine my delight when Nuffnang invited a group of Melbourne food and […]

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