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Fireside dining this winter in the Yarra Valley

Looking for lunch, dinner, or even breakfast by an open fire? When the winter season arrives, the Yarra Valley is ready with roaring fires, warm-you-up wintry walks and delicious food and wine that makes winter days and nights a celebration of cool.

Go to the Snow on Mt Donna Buang this winter

Melbourne’s closest snow experience at Mt Donna Buang is only an hour’s drive away – perfect for a quick day trip and even better if you plan to stay over and really enjoy the wintery escape of the local village Warburton

Master hacks for long weekends and overnight stays with the kids

Getting away for a few days with the kids can sometimes feel like it takes more planning than the actual event – you know – who’s feeding the dog, who’s collecting the mail, who’s packing what? But every step you take towards being organised is a moment you don’t have to worry while you are away!

Easter School Holidays Guide

Yippee! It’s school holidays and two whole weeks of fun stretches out in front of us. There’s no time for sleeps ins (well ok, maybe just one or two!) because there’s so much to do in the Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges and Nillumbik this school holidays.

OPEN FARMS – Farming on the Fringe in Nillumbik 7 April 2019

OPEN FARMS – Farming on the Fringe in Nillumbik – An easy one hour’s drive from Melbourne, the region will open the doors of 16 working farms for one day only on Sunday 7 April from 10am to 4pm, inviting families to step inside the barn and the meet the people who grow the things we love to eat.

Nillumbik Artists Open Studios

Held across a range of locations in Nillumbik, the Artists Open Studios Program offers visitors an opportunity to get a rare glimpse of local artists at work in their own environment. Visitors can meet the makers, view demonstrations and buy original art and handcrafted items directly from the artists

Real Weddings - Tash and Simon get hitched

Simon Cox and Tash Edward-Johnson have been together since early 2014 and were engaged for 18 months. The couple fell in love on the ski slopes at Mt Buller and haven’t looked back, enduring a long distance relationship, starting a new business from scratch, purchasing property, and owner-building a house together. Tash is an Orthotist in a private clinic and hospitals in Melbourne’s east. Simon runs Yarra Linen in the Yarra Valley, a laundry and linen service servicing local wineries and function venues.