Everything You Need to Know about the VineHop Festival

Imagine spending a weekend on the stunning Mornington Peninsula with friends, hopping between wineries, cideries and breweries to enjoy live music and a tasting some of the best tipple the Peninsula has to offer. If this sounds like your idea of a good weekend, then the new Peninsula VineHop Festival should be on your Spring festival bucket list. In this fun festival weekend, you will have the opportunity to visit ten of the Peninsula’s finest breweries, wineries and cideries to discover where all the magic happens. To help prepare you for this spectacular weekend, we’ve prepared a handy guide which includes what the festival is all about, what to bring and how to get around.

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The Legacy of Stevie Nicks

“I totally believe in magic. Because my life, I think, has been very magic, and magical things have come true for me time after time after time.” – Stevie Nicks

 

Released in 1976, Fleetwood Mac’s album Rumours took the world by storm. Its interpretation of pop through acoustic and electric instruments paved the way for new ways of thinking and being in the post-free love era marked by the Vietnam War, The Watergate Scandal, and the beginnings of the digital revolution. But for many, what really stood out on this album was Stevie Nicks. Dancing wildly, loosely, and yet entirely harmoniously, Nicks had only just begun blazing a trail across the American music scene. In this article, we’ll be delving deeper into the legacy of Stevie Nicks, and why she is loved by so many people.

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Your Essential Guide to Midnight Oil at Hanging Rock

One of Australia’s most iconic rock bands, Midnight Oil surprised fans in February of this year when they announced their first world tour in over two decades. Since mid-April, the group has been travelling around the globe and playing live gigs at some of the world’s top musical venues. In October, Midnight Oil will return to play the last gigs of their “Great Circle 2017 World Tour” on Australian soil.

On November 4th, Midnight Oil will perform at Victoria’s beautiful Hanging Rock Reserve. To help you prepare for this memorable event, we’ve prepared a helpful guide which includes what to know, what to bring and how to ensure you make the most of this momentous musical experience.

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The Essential Elton John Playlist

Wacky and weirdly wonderful, Elton John remains one of the most well known names in pop music to this day. He emerged as the king of radio in the 1970s, from sensitive ballads to grungy, glam rocker style hits, to everything in between. Elton has spent the past 50 years building one of the most unique repertoires in pop music industry. In this article, we’ve put together a list of some of his most iconic tunes, from Tiny Dancer to Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.

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Why Phillip Island is the Perfect Day Trip Destination for Families

With the school holidays coming up, parents are once again faced with the challenge of keeping the whole family entertained (and sane) for an entire fortnight. If you’re looking for a fun excursion location which both parents and kids can enjoy, Phillip Island is the place to go. This week, we show you why the island is the perfect day trip destination for families.

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4 Pieces of Melbourne Landmark Trivia

 

Melbourne is a beautiful city full of iconic landmarks which embody many of the cultural, social and historical elements that make the city so unique. Whilst you can get plenty of enjoyment wandering around the city and taking in the sights, many of these landmarks have hidden histories which make them even more interesting and speak volumes about the city’s past as well as it’s character. This week, we thought we’d enlighten you with the hidden history of four iconic Melbourne landmarks.

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Walking On Sunshine: The 5 Best Hikes in The Grampians

Famous for its rugged mountain ranges and awe-inspiring scenery, the Grampians is one of the most beautiful areas in Victoria. With Melbourne bus tours running to this region every day, there’s never been a better time to escape to nature. For those looking for some walking trails, we’ve got you covered with some of the best hikes in the Grampians below.

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How to Spend a Day in the Snow without Skiing

Snow season is well and truly here, with many skiers gearing up for their annual trip to Mount Buller, however, if you’re not particularly confident on the slopes, or you simply want to try something different this year, there are plenty of other activities for you to enjoy in the snow. The next time you head to Mount Buller, try some of these activities as an alternative to skiing.

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Melbourne Winter Bucket List

Unlike most cities, Melbourne is at its best during the winter months. The colder weather and darker nights of the Southern Hemisphere provide the perfect backdrop for the city’s colourful festivals, world class cuisine, and European inspired culture. This week, we thought we’d put together a Melbourne winter Bucket list which you and your friends could probably knock off in one or two days with the help of a hire bus from Melbourne on the Move.   Continue reading

4 Unique Ways to Explore Melbourne

If you’ve ever taken a trip to Melbourne, you’re bound to have heard that one of the absolute must do activities to tick off your Melbourne bucket list is to wander its bluestone, graffiti covered laneways. However, there are plenty of other unique attractions in the city and lots of less conventional (and more entertaining) ways to experience them. This week, we look at four of our favourites.

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