Sydney Opera Trip II: Our Asian Style

This is how we pack for 4 days trip

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Day 1 – Our Street Style Begins with M.JU

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Day 2 – Morning Run with Nike & New Balance

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Roaming the City with the Basic Grey, Black & White

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Day 3 – High Tea Attire (Refer to Sydney Opera Trip I: Eating Sydney for food post) with M.JU & Georgia C

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 OPERA!!! With my H&M and her you would never guess how much dress!

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Day 4 – Botanical Garden, Contemporary Art Gallery, Tea Cosy & Museum Visits – The Yin & Yang Outfits

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Sydney Opera Trip I: Eating Sydney

Sydney Opera Trip I: Eating Sydney – Starter The Opera House! ;P

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Day 1: Four Course Lunch @ Quay

Highly recommend Quay if you’re looking somewhere fancy with good food and service to dine. The restaurant is situated along the river facing the Sydney Opera House – I would imagine it would be quite romantic for dinner.

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Menu

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Starter

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1st Course

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2nd Course

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3rd Course

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4th Course – THE Cherry SNOW EGG (Right, Must try)!!!!

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  Breakfast @Tea Cosy – Too cute to not visit. As you walk into the café you can smell the hot fresh scones being baked in the kitchen….drool….

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Coffee @ La Renaissance by the Market

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Mad Hatter’s High Tea @ The Westin Hotel – Another place with great service and food!

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Afternoon Drinks @Quay Bar

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Dinner @Circular Quay Restaurant. Loved my Risotto!

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Chinese Cuisine @China Town. Yum Yum

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Breakfast @Restaurant Nearby Nurses Walk

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Hiding from the Rain @Sir Stamford Bar

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Extras: Scenery

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Musical Inspired Melbourne Trip: Food

Last of Musical Inspired Melbourne Trip from last weekend – Of course it’s going to be about food!

From Nov 2014, I decided I must try the Hopetoun Tea Rooms which I missed out last time with the massive line up. This time I did a Cake away – Raspberry & Apple Crumble and Passionfruit Meringue tart pls! On the same day (Friday) I revisited now my absolute favourite macaroon shop @Le Belle Miete , Hardware Lane as well as KoKo Black.

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Cold Summer Morning in Melbourne on Saturday, got my scarf, boot and coat on – ready to take my 1hr 30mins walk to Saint Kilda for Breakfast with Marta!

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Have to say Lunar Park is pretty scary looking when it’s closed~~~

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Had a delicious savory breakfast and hot coffee then off we went for dessert already

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We had vanilla slice and Strawberry tart – all freshly baked everyday and throughout the day, YummoIMG_6582

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Rainy Sunday morning went to ST. ALI for Breakfast with Mich Ael! Coffee Recommend!

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Last day of Melbourne went to Hardware Societe for breakfast and had their special of the day, Fresh mango, cocnut French toast and a cup of latte.  Then, to Chapel Street for Burch and Purchese Melbourne Tennis inspired dessert.

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Burch and Purchese Sweet Studio

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Musical Inspired Melbourne Trip

Flew to Melbourne on the weekend for two musicals: Once and Strictly Ballroom. Both were spectacular and enjoyable to watch – highly recommend Once and Strictly Ballroom for anyone who loves romance, music and a bit of comedy.

Once is a Grammy, Tony and Academy award winning musical – an exhilarating ‘Guy meets Girl’ musical performed by an extraordinary cast of actor-musicians who sing, dance and play their hearts out on stage. Simple staging but brilliant. It is set in modern day Dublin, about a Guy who gave up on his music and his love and the Girl who inspired him to dream again. If you’re there early you could even go onto the stage and check it out! There’s also a movie as well @The Princess Theatre (http://oncemusical.com.au/)

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Strictly Ballroom which some maybe familiar with the film about “championship ballroom dancer who defies all the rules to follow his heart.” It has won and been nominated for countless awards and now this new musical production is playing @ Her Majesty’s Theatre. The extravagant and glamorous costumes and staging, performance by talented dancers/singers – definitely worth seeing! Favourite scene would be them doing the Pasodoble.

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National Gallery of Victoria: Jean Paul Gaultier Exhibition

“The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk” @NGV

Visited the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne last weekend to see Jean Paul Gaultier’s Exhibition.

Jean Paul Gaultier, fashion designer for French Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter. He had designed costumes and haute couture dresses for Kylie Minogue, Madonna, Nicole Kidman and many more. The exhibition was spectacular – featuring more than 140 Gaultier’s unconventional, playful and superbly crafted garments (some takes over 200 working hours to complete) from 1971 to the present.  In addition to photographs, sketches, stage costumes, excerpts from runway shows, film, television, concerts and dance performances. The exhibition is only available @ NGV until 8th Feb 2015- definitely worth going!! AMAZING!

Here’s quick sneak peek

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Brisbane International

Brisbane International – Mens Single Quaterfinal (Federer (win) vs Duckworth) and Females Single Semi-final (Sharapova (win) vs Svitolina) @ Pat Rafter Arena.

The mens game didn’t go for long but oh well we got to see Federer play!!! The female single match was more exciting.

Here’s some action shots from the match using my new 210mm lens:-

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