Sophisticated and slick, edgy and rough, Melbourne’s physical and cultural landscape is shaped by a dynamic population, ever-ravenous for a bite of global culture. The result is Australia’s most accessible multiculturalism. Ornate Victorian...
Melbourne is food-obsessed, marvellously multicultural and a showpiece for Australian culture. Beyond the city limits, Victoria offers soulful history, stirring wilderness and culinary excellence.
...in cities. In fact, Australia is the 18th-most urbanised country in the world: it follows that cities here are a lot of fun! Sydney is a glamorous collusion of beaches, boutiques and bars. Melbourne is all arts, alleyways and Australian Rules football. Brisbane is a subtropical town on the way up; Adelaide has festive grace and pubby poise. Boomtown Perth breathes west-coast optimism;...
...the same surf and white sand, but it's worlds away from the Cocoa Beach rattle and hum.
On the mainland a few minutes west of the beach town of Indialantic (look for signs on A1A), historic Melbourne offers a small-town feel with several good restaurants, coffee shops and bars.
Welcome to Melbourne – consistently voted one of the world's most liveable cities. Your tour begins at the corner of Swanston and La Trobe Streets. This unofficially marks the northern boundary of the city. All...
Sights, tours and activities in Melbourne.
Melbourne is a city you need to get to know. It won’t take your breath away with overtly seductive geography on fi rst sight. Its many charms aren’t always immediately apparent on fi rst meeting. B...
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