Author Archives: Ruki D.

Zoo Twilights 2020

Over several summer months the Melbourne Zoo is throwing open its gates for a twinkling twilight experience. The after dusk nature of the event enables you to enjoy the zoo in a totally different way. Your ticket provides you with…

NGV Friday Nights 2020

The NGV’s Friday Night sessions have been a welcome feature of the Melbourne arts scene for several years now. Each year the team’s curation of exhibition, music, dance, drinks and picnic makes for one of the finest Fridays that a…

Cirque Stratosphere

Cirque Stratosphere is a modern circus spectacular that aims to take you on a journey to the moon. The first thing that hits you as you enter the team’s orbit is the level of effort that has gone into the…

Red Spice Road’s New Digs

Tucked away in a breezy McKillop Street, the old Red Spice Road quickly became synonymous with South East Asian cuisine in Melbourne. Its broad menu caressed you on a journey through the region with specialty dishes and refined technique. After…

Underground Cinema: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Underground Cinema’s (UGC) immersive experiences are the type of event that we live for at The Plus Ones. Alternate worlds and immersive spaces where you are a part of the experience. This iteration of UGC, its final one for the…

Melbourne Music Week: Musical Menagerie

Melbourne Music Week (MMW) is one of Melbourne’s premier music festivals. Featuring a curated line up of musical talent the 10-day event is, this year, having its 10 year anniversary. From 14-23 November Melbourne will be presented with an audible…

Yagiz – Bottomless Wine Lunches

Yagiz is named after founder and chef, Murat Ovaz’s grandfather. Murat’s style and vision were heavily influenced by the authentic hues of his grandfather and for a short time now Yagiz has brought modern Turkish cuisine to South Yarra. Located…

Forest Therapy: Royal Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) is one of Melbourne’s true gems. A free, manicured, palace of serenity just a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of CBD proper. Over the last two years I travelled across 50 countries…

Eggsistentialism at the Melbourne Fringe 2018

If you happen to be a woman in your 30s there is a 99.9% chance that someone has questioned you about your re-productive plans. It is rather astonishing how what we do with our body appears to be everybody’s business…

Electric Castle Festival 2018 – Romania

Personally, I would say Romania is an unknown quantity for most Australians. Beyond Dracula and historical facts garnered via Vlad (What We Do In The Shadows) most Australians wouldn’t have the foggiest about the country, the culture or the people….