Calling all foodies: Milawa

If you are an Aussie foodie who hasn't been to Milawa, then get out the bucket list and put it on the top. Then pack the car, because anytime from now onwards is an excellent time to visit Australia's Very First Gourmet Region. At 31km by car from Beechworth, Milawa's cooler climate flatlands ringed by hinterland lends itself to in... Continue Reading →

Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail

In terms of rail trails, Victoria has it all over the rest of the country. My personal fave is the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail. Why? It's easy! And has wonderful alpine scenery. Plus there's wineries on the way. At 116km it runs from Bright in the Victorian Alps to Wangaratta. This sealed track... Continue Reading →

Bright puts on colourful autumn

Bright in northern Victoria's alpine area (around a 3-4 hour drive from Melbourne) puts on a great autumn spectacular show. Best of all it's free. (Well - you just have to add accommodation, food, a beer at the new microbrewery, coffee, providore produce and petrol). Aside from those pesky details - gratis! Take a walk... Continue Reading →

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