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Local Guide to the 12 Best Bars Between Highett and Melbourne

The Buckingham is in the small suburb of Highett, about 30 minutes south of Melbourne’s CBD. Between here and that bustling hub there are a lot of fantastic places you can go to become immersed in the culture of Melbourne and the Bayside area. Here are a few of this author’s recommendations: Highett Hot Lips […]

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THINGS TO DO NEAR THE BUCKINGHAM THIS SUMMER: The Rain Room

On the corner of Jackson and Acland Street on a bare and nondescript rooftop, the Jackalope Pavilion houses a once in a lifetime, immersive art experience The Rain Room is now in Australia following roaring success from Los Angeles to the NYC Museum of Modern Art, London’s Barbican and the Yuz Museum of Shanghai The […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Chanel Metiers D’Art Review

Behind the blacked out windows and unassuming façade of Chanel’s Metiers D’Art 2019  Melbourme event venue Zinc transformed into an exclusive enclave of luxury fashion. The Buckingham’s very own Business Development Manager, Jody Costantino, used her private invite to give us the first-hand experience.  A few steps past the plain black screens, (designed to remind […]

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EXCLUSIVE INVITE Life Approach Upcoming Event

Life Approach Seminar 2019
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Colourful Guests Cause A Stir

One delightful perk of the lush and established gardens at the Buckingham are the unexpected guests they attract. Although the resident flowering gum is quite a handsome tree it did strike us as odd that so many guests would pause to take pictures and point and gasp. Upon further investigation we discovered a local flock […]

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Chefs Corner – How to cook the perfect roast chicken?

CHEFS CORNER: HOW TO COOK THE PERFECT ROAST CHICKEN A quick and easy recipe that will be a hit with your friends and family!

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Make the Perfect Avocado Smash

—AVOCADO SMASH— Avocado smash seems to be the go to when ordering out at a cafe during breaky or lunch, it’s also the […]

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The Surprising Secret That Makes Brighton Golf Courses World Class

The Royal Melbourne Golf Course is internationally recognised one of the world’s finest gold courses. Established in 1891 it is the oldest continuing club in Australia, awarded the “Royal” title by Queen Victoria 1895 it is currently ranked 6th in the world (1) In the beginning the club was temporarily based in Caulfield the distinguished […]

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Mother’s Day: Out of the Box Gifts

Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, International Siblings Day, World Poetry Day , International Migratory Bird day… etc  etc etc When does it end? Is this really necessary? Is it really as important to honour the migrating birds of the world as it is to consider the love sacrifice and (let’s face it) sufferance, of every Mother and […]

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Food and Wine Festival

Melbourne is the city is synonymous with food, wine, and niche, ironically themed restaurants. However, the magnitude, sprawl of these establishments can be overwhelming to the outsider. How is one supposed to know which ones have the most legendary pop-culture icons in mural form on their walls? Which ones use quality produce and innovative techniques […]

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