Subscribe      List an Event or Business      Invite a Writer      Write for WN      Writers      Other Locations

Monique Thorpe Profile

Home > Melbourne > Community > Monique Thorpe

Subscribe to Monique Thorpe
email  facebook  twitter
City: Melbourne

Globe-trotting nomad since April 2015. I'm all about travelling on a shoestring budget!

Subscribe to me to keep up to date and feel free to like article so I know what to write more of.
You can also visit our travel blog at

Weekend Notes (61)
Activities (10)
Places (12)
Events (31)
Questions (1)
Lists (7)
Photos (0)
Foods (0)
Quick Events (0)
Sales (4)
Todo List
Done List
Writer Rank: 74
cub writer
Readers: 68905
Subscribers: 40
Articles: 61
Comments: 25
Rank Calculation:
68905 =
[68905] +
[5 x 0] +
[10 x 0]
x 0.5
x 0.5
x 0.5
My WeekendNotes - 61
Mission Beach has it all: heritage listed rainforest, the closest access to the Great Barrier Reef, almost extinct wildl... [more]
If the school holidays and Christmas have left your bank account looking worse for wear, and you feel like you just can'... [more]
Our recent visit to the Sunshine Coast left me with two certainties; 1. that some of the most stunning women on earth li... [more]
Many bucks and milestone birthday (21, 30 etc.) are moving away from nights at the strippers and towards more active wee... [more]
I never knew how unique, original and genuinely open Melbourne's nightlife scene was until I sampled some other major ci... [more]
Never heard to Agnes Water, where have you been? Agnes Water is a great spot for a quiet getaway. The beaches are as pri... [more]
Before leaving Melbourne we did not have any preconceptions of Townsville, I didn't even know where it was! After a quic... [more]
This wonderful event is being hosted by Leaders in Heels, a website and community that is dedicated to growing, nurturin... [more]
Demi Sorono first made an impact on us all through our TV screens as a participant on Australia's So You Think You Can D... [more]
18/09/2015 - 26/09/2015
In celebration of Chile's National Day on the 18th September, the Chilean Latin American September Festival is the large... [more]
19/09/2015 - 20/09/2015
Independent arts can be wonderful, they can bend your mind, take you to new places and reignite your passion with music,... [more]
16/09/2015 - 04/10/2015
Spring is the best time to try something new, to put flowers in your hair and dance in the streets. Start you spring off... [more]
Who doesn't love a free night out? I know we certainly do. As travellers, we are always looking for great entertainment ... [more]
28/08/2015 - 18/09/2015
If you have not yet enjoyed the crystal clear waters, hours and hours of sunshine plus the relaxed vibe of Airlie Beach ... [more]
18/09/2015 - 20/09/2015
Get out your rainbow flags, leather and glitter, it's time for the annual Brisbane Pride Festival! Opening on 28 August ... [more]
28/08/2015 - 27/09/2015
Located a short 30-minute drive north of Mackay, along the unspoilt Southern Great Barrier Reef coastline, lies Seaforth... [more]
We were a little reluctant to believe the hype. A botanical garden in the middle of the self-claimed Beef Capital of Aus... [more]
Winter is no excuse for not getting out to see and explore your natural surroundings, especially if you're a Queenslande... [more]
There is nothing I love more than scones with fresh country jam and cream. I might love a good coffee and a lemon slice ... [more]
The Camden Haven region sits a short 30 minute drive south from Port Macquarie on the NSW central coast. The area featur... [more]
As a city-dweller who grew up beach-side, I feel the longing for that cool, salty water every summer, and am frustrated ... [more]
Ever wondered what happens at Victoria's iconic Mt Hotham in the summer months? Are the winter ski slopes just a summer ... [more]
30/01/2015 - 01/02/2015
The annual Miss Gay and Transsexual Australia pageant is a wonder to behold. Beyond the glamour of the costumes and the ... [more]
Both City of Stonnington and Hobsons Bay City Council have unveiled their live music programs for summer 2015. Both feat... [more]
04/01/2015 - 28/02/2015
The Fitzroy Pool, once known as the Fitzroy Municipal Baths, was opened in 1908 to much fanfare. Today the pool is a muc... [more]
Running from the 20 – 21 February, 2015, the Kyneton Music Festival will no doubt bring a mixed and fun loving crowd to ... [more]
20/02/2015 - 21/02/2015
Roller Derby is at its peak right now in Australia. A great sport for girls and women to participate in and support, as ... [more]
It's all too easy to get wrapped up in the December madness and forget about those less fortunate. It's easy to forget t... [more]
We all grew up with images of snow-covered fields and open fires at Christmas. Santa rides a sleigh, and there are not t... [more]
01/12/2014 - 25/12/2014
The Brunswick South Art Show began in 2009 as a small fundraiser for the local Brunswick South Primary School. Today, it... [more]
28/11/2014 - 29/11/2014
El Coco will transform the Exchange Hotel in King Street this December into a Cuban pop-up bar, the ultimate way to star... [more]
28/11/2014 - 20/12/2014
Unique Vintage are a vintage clothing, footwear and accessories wholesaler, who only open their doors to the public once... [more]
Summer in Melbourne is all about enjoying the time after the sun sets. Warm nights, refreshing drinks and great entert... [more]
06/12/2014 - 16/03/2015
Friday night has never been so incredibly hip. Combining this city's love for fixie bikes, outdoor projection and packin... [more]
After eight years on Gertrude Street, Amor y Locura are closing their physical doors and moving online for a while. Howe... [more]
08/11/2014 - 20/12/2014
Melbourne comes alive in summer. I know that the Lord Mayor likes to throw this phrase around a lot, but he's right. The... [more]
It's all too easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of gift giving and forget about the importance of supporting local... [more]
Sick of the same old Christmas lunches with your colleagues? Want to spice things up a little this year? If you're organ... [more]
The Capital City Trail is a full loop of Melbourne that stretches for approximately 30km and displays some of the most s... [more]
The seemingly sleepy western seaside township of Altona has been a large part of two iconic individual's lives. Firstly,... [more]
Not long after Melbourne was coined the world's street art capital, tour operators scrambled to add alleyway art tours t... [more]
This colourful street party is a favorite amongst locals and Latinos alike. Today, a mixture of the traditional and the ... [more]
15/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
Olinda is a popular mountain destination for couples and outdoors-people whom enjoy disconnecting from the city and reco... [more]
The Mornington Peninsula is a favorite with families, young couples and backpacking surfers, due to its variety of beach... [more]
We all get a bounce in our step as the sun comes out and want to make the most of it. However gyms are expensive and mak... [more]
13/10/2014 - 05/12/2014
Melbourne Music Week is easily overlooked as a council initiative to try to engage with the youth of today. Keep them of... [more]
14/11/2014 - 23/11/2014
As a person who has a shellfish allergy, I can tell you first hand that it is difficult to find cafes and restaurants wh... [more]
Be prepared to have your world turned upside down, your instincts challenged and your presumptions rebutted. Melbourne K... [more]
27/10/2014 - 02/11/2014
Located in one of Melbourne's best-kept secrets, the Rathdowne Shopping Village in Carlton North, entering endota day sp... [more]
Imagine a day that everyone across Australia who was planning on hosting a garage sale came together to create one big g... [more]
Easily one of Melbourne's most accessible gardens, this picnic spot is a favorite with students, office workers, writers... [more]
The Three of Us is back by popular demand after a sellout season in the Melbourne Cabaret Festival earlier this year. Th... [more]
14/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
Looking for a great way to kick start 2015? I have the most original, most outside the box, most likely to make all your... [more]
31/01/2015 - 01/02/2015
The eye-catching imagery of an Avant card caught my eye as I waited for a takeaway coffee on Tuesday. The bold typograph... [more]
07/11/2014 - 09/11/2014
Shepparton has been in the news of late, but for all the wrong reasons. With SPC, the region's largest employer, unsure ... [more]
14/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
This is so much fun! Let me lay out the ingredients for you: JOY 94.9 is a gay and lesbian radio station; the only one o... [more]
15/11/2014 - 16/11/2014
Hidden behind the Northcote Plaza lies a hidden gem of the northside, All Nations Park. I'm really not sure why this par... [more]
Prev 1 2 Next