My Perfect Weekend – In Perth

Australia is a big country, and even though I’ve lived here all my life, there are still so many places I have yet to visit. One of these places is Perth :) I’ve visited along the coast such Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Brisbane. But somehow I’ve never made it to Western Australia. But now I may have a chance! I was recently contacted by Digitaslbi to participate in a competition to write my perfect weekend in Perth staying at the Pan Pacific Perth hotel. If my post is interesting enough and I win the competition, I will win a free trip for two to go to Perth!!!

Photo Credit: Colliers

Photo Credit: Colliers

There are no rules or limitations and I can be as extravagant as I want so I’m really trying to make it as interesting as possible! So a weekend isn’t a very long time, so I’m going to pack as much as I can into 2 days! First we would arrive in Perth and because we’re travelling in style, I would love to picked up by a limousine :P

Photo Credit: Limohire

Photo Credit: Limohire

We would then be taken to the Pan Pacific Perth hotel and check into our River Suite with complimentary breakfast, access to the lounge, free WIFI and most importantly a massive room with our own ensuite bathroom and amazing view.

After checking in, I’d like probably to get a drink and just relax in our hotel room for a while. Before we head out to check out what Perth has to offer ~ I would like to pick up a rental car because I like the freedom of being able to drive and explore an area as I please.

Photo Credit: Hertz

Photo Credit: Hertz

 

I’m really into culture and history so I’d like to visit the Pensioner Guard to see the cottages there and be transported back in time to see how people use to live. Next would be to visit the Rail Heritage Museum because Mr Bao likes trains and will appreciate learning about the history of them.

Photo Credit: Railway Heritage

Photo Credit: Railway Heritage

After some sight seeing you know I’ll be hungry so it’s time for dinner and I’d love to visit Restaurant Amuse one of the top fine dining restaurants in Perth. I have done my research and it looks and sounds amazing! All the dishes look so intricate and interesting :) But will need to book in advance because I’ve heard it can get quite busy.

Photo Credit: Amuse

Photo Credit: Restaurant Amuse

I think after a degustation menu at Restaurant Amuse we will be too full to eat anything else. So we will head back to our hotel and relax and have an early night in. And prepare for the next day of more eating :D

Photo Credit: Pan Pacific

Photo Credit: Pan Pacific Perth 

With the River Suite will get complimentary breakfast, so we will head down to the Monterey’s Restaurant for a buffet breakfast. After that I’d like to head over to the Crown Casino in Perth to check it out to see how it differs from the one in Melbourne :)

Photo Credit: Crown Perth

Photo Credit: Crown Perth

I will gamble a little and hopefully win some money and have enough to pay for lunch, next stop will be Jamie’s Italian. I know they’ve opened up in Sydney for a couple of years now, I still haven’t tried so I think it will be a great opportunity to try them out in Perth.

Photo Credit: Jamie's Italian

Photo Credit: Jamie’s Italian

Taking into account that we are only staying for the weekend, we will probably have to leave at around 7pm so after lunch, I will visit Mary Street Bakery and get a range of cakes and pastries to try. It all looks so delicious but I particularly want to try the lemon merengue tart!

We would then head back to the hotel, pick up our luggage and be sent to the airport and make our way back home to Melbourne. That will concludes my perfect weekend to Perth! I have really enjoyed writing this post, because it feels like I have already gone to these places hahaha This is only a rough itinerary because I’m sure when I get there or have more time to plan, I will be able to squeeze a few catch up with friends in Perth and also find more DESSERT cafes :)

Photo Credit: Visit Perth City

Photo Credit: Visit Perth City

I hope my perfect weekend is interesting enough to win the competition and we will have the chance to visit Perth sometime this year!

Daisy@Nevertoosweet was not sponsored to write this post, however, is part of a competition run by Digitaslbi and Pan Pacific Perth Hotel. 

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13 thoughts on “My Perfect Weekend – In Perth

  1. hotlyspiced March 28, 2014 at 11:02 am Reply

    I’m ashamed to say I haven’t been to Perth either! I really must get there. I think you’ve chosen a fantastic hotel – I love the look of the pool. And I would love to go to Jamie’s Italian as well. Good luck with the competition, Daisy xx

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet March 30, 2014 at 8:39 pm Reply

      Thanks Charlie :) If i win and get to go, I will definitely let you know if I make it to Jamie’s Italian hehe xx

  2. I have been to Perth but it was so long ago that I’m sure it looks quite different now. Love the suggestions you’ve made – good luck!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet March 30, 2014 at 8:40 pm Reply

      Thank you so much :) I have never been so for me to create an itinerary was quite hard but hopefully I’ll win and get to visit all these places and more!

  3. Bam's Kitchen March 28, 2014 at 8:35 pm Reply

    This is on my destination wish list. Good luck!

  4. Sarah March 28, 2014 at 8:41 pm Reply

    What a cute post, I love it! I really hope you win the weekend!!!

    I haven’t been to Perth yet either, but like you I’ve been to lots of the cities on the east coast! :)

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet March 30, 2014 at 8:41 pm Reply

      Thanks Sarah! I really hope to win too! Never had the chance to go hehe :) The East coast is so much easier and cheaper for us to visit!

  5. Ali March 29, 2014 at 8:07 am Reply

    Well done! Your weekend in Perth sounds fabulous! Hope you win :)

  6. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella March 31, 2014 at 9:46 am Reply

    Perth and the Margaret River are lovely to visit. Best of luck with the competition Daisy!

    • Daisy@Nevertoosweet April 5, 2014 at 11:27 am Reply

      Thanks Lorraine :) Unfortunately, I didn’t win the competition but I’d still like to make it Perth! :)

  7. Michael Leung April 1, 2014 at 11:54 pm Reply

    Crown in Perth, I watched a tv show about that one last week.
    That is a very very luxury hotel!

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