Victoria

The Great Ocean Road Self Drive: The Best Places to Stop

The Great Ocean Road is Australia’s most iconic stretch of road, and together with the Twelve Apostles, it’s one of the most photographed natural attractions in the country. It’s the pride of the state of Victoria and it’s one of the best road trips that you can do in Australia. It’s a bit of an […]

12 Beautiful Beaches in Victoria that You Won’t Want to Miss

Living in Australia, we are really spoilt because we have some amazing beaches. For beach lovers like me, Australia is a fabulous place to live, especially in summer when we often head to the water to escape the heat. While most travellers have seen photos of our world famous Bondi and Whitehaven beaches, not many […]

A Day trip to the Grampians National Park

The Grampians National Park is part of the Great Southern Touring Route, and so for a lot of tourists, a visit there is a one-day affair on the way to or from the Great Ocean Road. Although you can’t possibly see everything in a single day, it is possible to see the main sights and to […]

Our Top 5 Wineries on the Mornington Peninsula

The Australian state of Victoria is heaven for the wine lovers out there. With wine regions scattered all over the state, you could visit a different winery every day and not run out of choices for months. Living in Melbourne, we are lucky to have several wine regions just over an hour’s drive from the […]

Our Complete Guide to Daylesford

Over the years we’ve become frequent visitors to the small town of Daylesford, in the Macedon Ranges of Victoria. Just a short ninety-minute drive from Melbourne, it’s easy enough to get to if you’re after a weekend of quiet relaxation. The area is home to the largest concentration of mineral springs in Australia and is […]

The Pyrenees, Victoria’s Best-Kept Wine Secret

When you hear Pyrenees, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the French Mountain range. But Victoria has its own version of the Pyrenees, and it’s also pretty awesome. Nestled amongst the rolling hills and pretty little country towns, the Pyrenees produces some of the best cool climate wines in the state. However, […]

Top 12 Things to do in Melbourne

Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia, and is often overlooked by international visitors who prefer to head to Sydney for its iconic harbour, or to Queensland for its eternal sunshine. That’s a real shame, because Melbourne has so much to offer, and I’m not saying this just because we live there! Melbourne is […]

Hiking the Cape Woolamai Circuit: Phillip Island

Regular readers of Free Two Roam know that we really enjoy a good hike. Whenever we visit somewhere new, we’ll always check to see if there are any good hikes to tackle. When we recently visited Phillip Island, we managed to finally walk the entire Cape Woolamai Circuit track. We had visited Phillip Island a […]

Phillip Island: A Perfect Getaway from Melbourne

Sometimes when you live in a big city, the time comes when you need a break, to escape from the noise, the crowds, and the madness of everyday life. Everyone needs to get away from time to time. For Melbournians, Phillip Island is one of the best places to flee to when you need a […]

A Fun Afternoon at Artvo: Melbourne’s Immersive and Trick Art Gallery

Artvo is Melbourne’s newest art gallery, but unlike other art galleries, it’s not about looking at beautiful works of art. Instead, you’ll become part of the art! It’s the first gallery of its kind in Australia, and thousands of people have passed through its doors since they opened in August 2016. By making art accessible, […]

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