Mixing Melbourne’s booze with history

Mixing Melbourne’s booze with history

It is easy to lose yourself in a new destination, and in a city like Melbourne, you may never want to be found. This is a place that makes it tough to want to leave the vibrant city centre, with its myriad of intensely hued laneways and kitschy restaurants being...

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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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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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What’s On In… Melbourne: Melbourne Now

What’s On In… Melbourne: Melbourne Now

Anyone who is going to be in Melbourne over the next few months and wants to instantly tap into their inner hipster should head straight for the National Gallery of Victoria. Here you’ll find an exhibition called Melbourne Now, which celebrates all things Melbourne through several forms of art and...

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My Neighbourhood: Kensington in Melbourne

My Neighbourhood: Kensington in Melbourne

Kensington is just two stops away from Melbourne’s CBD but until relatively recently was the kind of place you took a wide berth around or held your nose and raced on through! The reason for this was that it was the home of the city abattoir and stockyards and so...

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