It’s time for a break…

It’s time for a break…

School holidays spent in North East Victoria were a highlight of my childhood and I’d often count down the days until I could return. Life in Melbourne couldn’t beat the rush of being up here, surrounded by my cousins and getting out into that fresh, bracing country...
Gold, Rutherglen style – Tuileries

Gold, Rutherglen style – Tuileries

This article was written by Smudge Eats. Find out more in their coffee-table book, Flavours of Victoria.   In the 1860s, when gold was the metal du jour, a Frenchman named Michele Roux found his way to Rutherglen, hoping to strike it rich. He eventually found wealth –...
Mothers Day 2017

Mothers Day 2017

It’s time to treat mum! We’re betting that you’re on the lookout for that special something, a gift from North East Victoria to make her day worthwhile. We’ve found a couple of suggestions to make sure you’re the favourite when Sunday 14...
A Tale of Two Lakes

A Tale of Two Lakes

Summers spent by the water make for the best of memories: nothing but sky above you, paddling with family and friends until the sun goes down, shrieks of joy that stay with you long into the night… And while we may be hundreds of kilometres from the coast here...
Snow Day in Stanley

Snow Day in Stanley

The picturesque north East Victorian village of Stanley was transformed by a July cold snap, creating the perfect conditions for a mid-week escape to the hills. Only a short 10 kilometre drive from Beechworth, we’d been drawn to this magical location by early...