Why this boozy tour is the best introduction to Melbourne

Why this boozy tour is the best introduction to Melbourne

After living in Australia for a year, I’ve learned there are few things Aussies love more than an ice cold beer. Well, maybe a cocktail or two followed by a nice bottle of wine. It’s no secret that Australians love to drink, so the Melbourne Booze Makes History Tour was...

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The complete guide to: Melbourne travel

The complete guide to: Melbourne travel

Melbourne is one of those cities that you have to love (even if you’re from Sydney!). Fantastic coffee, cool street art, lively bars and clubs, bohemian districts and tucked-away laneways hiding epic finds all make it a city worth exploring for several days. To help you make the most of...

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24 hours in: Melbourne

24 hours in: Melbourne

Headed to Melbourne, but with a time-strapped schedule? Of course, we recommend you spend your vacay hanging out with us, but if you’re still looking for something to do after your food tour or cocktail adventure, we also have a few suggestions (courtesy of our expert local Melbourne tour guides,...

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The multicultural magic of Melbourne’s markets

The multicultural magic of Melbourne’s markets

Mix together a Brasilian tour guide working at a nut shop, Greek ladies selling Australian Cranberries, Melburnians who can talk about eggs as if they are the best-kept secret ever, and dim sim that people travel for from across the state, and you’ve got your perfect playground for a Multicultural...

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Spotted in Melbourne: Things that go bump in the street

Spotted in Melbourne: Things that go bump in the street

Melburnians love to dress up. And here in my eclectic hometown of Fitzroy, one home has gone a step further, in true Halloween style, and temporarily converted their front garden into a spooky graveyard of death complete with spiders, creepy dolls and the body of a woman levitating in the...

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A local’s guide to Brunswick, Melbourne

A local’s guide to Brunswick, Melbourne

No one knows local life like our guides! That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. Local guide Ellen designed our Made In Melbourne tour of her favourite hometown ‘hood, Brunswick. If Brunswick sounds...

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Traveller stories: Sunset sail on the Yarra

Traveller stories: Sunset sail on the Yarra

“You must be Mackenzie!” The man who shouted my name was still too far down the docks for me to see him clearly. The first thing I saw was his big, easy smile, white against his brown skin. He was tall and athletic, a regular Adonis, and introduced himself as...

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Exploring Melbourne’s coffee culture

Exploring Melbourne’s coffee culture

I already knew of plenty of things to do in Melbourne, but this time I was scouring the city with a purpose: to find some of the best coffee in a city known for getting its buzz on. I’d already consumed a large amount of coffee by that point while...

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Photo of the week: Yarn bombing in Melbourne

Photo of the week: Yarn bombing in Melbourne

Two words – yarn. bomb. Street art isn’t just what’s painted on a wall, it’s anything that plays with the urban landscape. And honestly, we love it even more when it’s responsible! From moss graffiti to yarn bombing, we love these unique projects that make everyday life a little more fun!...

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Photo of the week: Life on the Yarra River

Photo of the week: Life on the Yarra River

When it comes to exploring a city, we often talk about perspective. Whether you’re discovering a new city or re-appreciating your own, there are infinite ways to see the urban landscape. Familiar views take on new wonder when appreciated from a different angle. A city you’ve researched and seen represented...

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