Sandy Guy discovers nuggets of history as she covers just a small portion of the 210-kilometre Goldfields Track.
A drive around this river-bound region reveals tasty pockets of produce and history, writes Sandy Guy.
Plagued with doubts, first-time caravanner David Reyne buckles up and hits the highway.
Surely they mean Beech Cafe, we thought as we made our way to lunch in country Cobram, which is hundreds of kilometres from any coastal sand.
IT'S an easy 90-minute drive from Melbourne to Nagambie along the Hume Highway where a few kilometres' drive through an avenue of mulberry trees leads to historic Tahbilk winery.
ARRIVING at Bress Winery, you might well wonder about the chook connection. They're everywhere: on rustic signs, grazing in the grounds (there's even a Henndorf — or "chicken Hilton") and, of course, on labels.
From windswept coastline to lush forests and languid rivers, Kristin Lee discovers the great outdoors.
Sick of the city and the suburbs? Craig Mathieson suggests 10 day trips from Melbourne to put the spring back in your step.