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Swan Valley Wine is Calling Me …

Swan Valley Wine is Calling Me … September 26, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
If you’re visiting Perth and have a craving for some good wine, then the Swan Valley is definitely the place to head. It’s on the eastern fringes of Perth – we still consider it part of the city, just! – and there are countless vineyards there. You may well wonder what this picture...

Perth Zoo Concerts at Night Not Just For Animals

Perth Zoo Concerts at Night Not Just For Animals September 4, 2010 | Events, Kid Friendly, Nightlife | Read More
What happens at the Perth Zoo when the sun goes down? Well, the animals listen to live music, of course! Not every night, but when the Nocturnal Concerts series is running, then the animals get treated to a heap of great Australian singers and groups. Of course if you’re visiting Perth at the right...

WA Symphony Orchestra Cheap Seats Perfect for a Perth Night Out

WA Symphony Orchestra Cheap Seats Perfect for a Perth Night Out August 14, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
Classical music fans, make sure you spend a Friday or Saturday evening in Perth enjoying the sounds of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. And if you think Bach or Beethoven aren’t quite your thing, I still encourage you to try out an evening at the orchestra – and here’s how. For...

Perth’s Top Five Hidden Gems, As Recommended By Locals

Perth’s Top Five Hidden Gems, As Recommended By Locals August 5, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Visitors to Perth often ask me where they can go which isn’t “too touristy”, and in the past I’ve pointed them to my guide to a Weekend Off the Beaten Path in Perth. But instead of always sending tourists to my personal favourite places, I decided to survey a bunch of my Perth...

Getting off the beaten path in Perth

Getting off the beaten path in Perth July 1, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Are you a traveler who prefers to get off the beaten path and avoid the major tourist sightseeing spots when you travel? Personally, I still wanted to see the Eiffel Tower in Paris but am also not averse to just wandering the streets to find out more about how the locals see their city, and Perth is...

Perth Winter Arts Season is on (yes it’s winter down here!)

Perth Winter Arts Season is on (yes it’s winter down here!) June 20, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
While Perth is more famous for arts and culture in the summer when the Perth International Arts Festival hits town, you don’t need to despair if you’re heading here in winter because we have the City of Perth-sponsored Perth Winter Arts Season as well. Yep, it’s winter down here in...

WA Beer Week comes to Perth

WA Beer Week comes to Perth June 8, 2010 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
One thing that is pretty important to all Australians – not just us here in Perth – is beer. It’s definitely a part of our culture that we’re not giving away, and not only do we drink a reasonable amount of it, but we also brew some great Aussie beers. To get to know some tasty...

Perth pubs get special World Cup opening times

Perth pubs get special World Cup opening times May 30, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The World Cup is getting closer and closer, and the newspapers and TV this week in Perth have been full of news of the Aussie team, the Socceroos, jetting over to South Africa to get ready for their first game. Although soccer/football is not the most popular football code in Australia – Australian...

Watching World Cup games outdoors in Perth

Watching World Cup games outdoors in Perth April 25, 2010 | Events, Nightlife | Read More
Despite being a real latecomer to the world of soccer (or football), I have to admit I’m a huge fan of the FIFA World Cup – I was lucky enough to be living in Japan when it was held there in 2002, and again to be living in Germany when World Cup fever hit that country in 2006. This year,...

Website recommendation: Enjoy Perth

Website recommendation: Enjoy Perth April 1, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Heading along to local concerts or theatre events is a great way to mix with the locals as well as experience some entertainment that could be the highlight of your trip to Perth. What’s more, gone are the “olden days” when no international entertainer would make the trip across the...