Getting crafty at an Aboriginal Basket Weaving Class

“Look at the Aboriginal basket I wove!” How often do you get to say that? If you’re me, you get to say it every time someone comes over, as you proudly show off what you created at the Koorie Heritage…

Nite Art 2014 Guide

On Wednesday night Melbourne is going to put on a show. Nite Art – 40 galleries, 8 precincts, free wine, free music — all happening from 6pm to late. Take-a-half-day-at-work late. Seriously, it is not hyperbole to say that this…

Etsy Pop-Up Shop at West Elm

To say I’m a huge fan of Etsy is an understatement. For years, whenever my family wants to get me a Christmas or birthday present, I archly point them to one of my curated Etsy lists. I can’t think of a time…

Scandinavian Film Festival: What To Watch

For a real dose of Scandinavian culture, there’s no need to visit IKEA yet again. The Scandinavian Film Festival makes its inaugural visit to Melbourne, bringing a dose of cool Scandi culture to Melbourne’s winter. The Plus One’s Top 5…

Old El Paso Mexican Pop-Up – Launch Party

Mexican food has quickly become a staple in Melbourne’s dining scene. Set in the recently renovated Strand Arcade, Old El Paso’s Stand ‘N Stuff pop-up restaurant is the new contender fighting for a spot in your lunch schedule in true…

The Plus Ones’ Guide To Open House Melbourne

Let me put it out there, I LOVE Open House Melbourne weekend. It is one of my favourite weekends of the year as it lets me unleash my inner architect. More than that, as a Melburnian it allows me to explore…

The best events in Melbourne in June

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean Melbourne slows down. The Plus Ones have been darting all over town (and even out to Werribee), seeking out the coolest happenings. From horses to truffle oil, there’s always something new to explore. Pukara Estate…

A Day at the National Celtic Festival

Live music pouring out of multiple tents, a festival set right on the seashore in a historic Bellarine Peninsula town. The National Celtic Festival knows how to inject Scottish and Irish drama into the middle of Victoria. When my +1…

Araliya – Launch Party

On the chilly Thursday night of June 26th The Plus Ones took to the official opening of restaurant Araliya St. Kilda. As the new kid on the block of Fitzroy Street in St. Kilda, this Sri Lankan diner is making…

Nuffnang’s Blogger Drinks at The General Store & Co.

What happens when you put a roomful of bloggers into a hip new CBD bar? A damn good time, that’s what. Ruki and I are part of the Nuffnang blogger network, which makes sure that the people behind the websites/Twitter/Instagrams…