Sydney to Melbourne

Jessica and I will be leaving the confines of Sydney to explore a little more of Australia. We’ll be coming to Melbourne next week.

We’re leaving Sydney on Wednesday at 11am, arriving in Melbourne at 12:30. We’ll stay until Saturday, when we’ll fly out of Melbourne at 11am to arrive back in Sydney at 12:20.

Melbournites, get in touch. I’ve met plenty of you over the last few days, and I figured a quick blog post would be easier than a mass mailout. Sitepoint people, WSG people, general geeks, leave a comment and let me know about places to stay, places to eat, and places to drink. See you all soon in what I’ve heard is the culinary capital of Australia.

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Hi Jeremy, just wanted to let you know that I really enjoyed your presentations at Web Directions this year. I even was able to follow your code examples! (though I can’t say the same for everybody :) Your talks were really entertaining and inspiring. Cheers and happy holidays!

# Posted by Mal on Saturday, September 30th, 2006 at 5:24pm


Here are my favourite spots for dinner:

  • Enris ("on-rees") on Bridge Road in Richmond: Unbelievable steak and 10 different garlic sauces. A cab is only a couple of minutes from the CBD, or if you wanted to be brave you could get a tram along Flinders Street.

  • Gurkha’s, again on Bridge Road in Richmond: Delicious yet inexpensive Nepalese cuisine served with the widest, most genuine smiles you’ve ever seen.

  • Black Cat on Brunswick St on Thursday nights: SitePoint’s Lucas Chan has a regular DJ gig. We might head there after the WSG thingo.

  • Moroccan Soup Bar: Probably one of the most unique dining experiences you’ll get. There is no menu and no advertised prices. Instead the owner — an intense but welcoming lady — sits down and explains the menu to you, and recommends dishes based on how hungry you say you are. All vegetarian. Oh, and there is no soup!

  • Any of the Vietnamese restaurants on Victoria St in Richmond: Cheap and tasty. With the exchange rate you may actually feel like you’re in SE Asia…

# Posted by mattymcg on Monday, October 2nd, 2006 at 1:05am

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