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Menorca Retreat

Local Tip 'Spain without the jetlag' As seen on Tv"s Channel 9 'Postcards' programme...a short walk to the beach with the Esplanade and Mornington a short drive away, this is a perfect getaway vacation.

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Global Ballooning Australia

Local Tip 'If you're celebrating a special occasion, such as a birthday or anniversary; balloon trips include an optional champagne breakfast and exclusive voucher for a tasting at a local winery; making it a truly...

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Choco-Licious Junior Chocolatier Classes

Choco-Licious Junior Chocolatier Classes

31 Jan - 21 Mar

Join the European Chocolatiers at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery on Saturday mornings for their latest Junior Chocolatier Class series. Kids aged six to twelve can join us for a 45 minute hands on class in the parent free zone, learning to make their very own chocolate creations with our European Chocolatiers. The $30... more »

Old Melbourne Ghost Tour

Old Melbourne Ghost Tour

7 Feb - 5 Feb

Be transported back to 19th century Melbourne. A time when the sound of horses' hooves resonated on back alleyways, decadent gentlemen's clubs concealed lavish opium dens and the local lamp lighter was all that stood between you and the body snatchers. Duration: 1.5 hours Venue: Street tour Terrain: Leisurely 2 km of walking, flat paths... more »

Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) 2015

Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) 2015

21 Feb

Returning For An Experience You Won't Forget Great Australian Beer Festival (GABF) is returning bigger and better in 2015. Keep this date free! Saturday 21st February. More brewers and brews from all around Australia, loads more space and heaps more of the region’s best gourmet food offerings. Meander through Australia’s biggest... more »

Western Port Festival Classic Car Show

Western Port Festival Classic Car Show

21 Feb

In 2015, the Western Port Festival Classic Car Show will be taking over High Street (Hastings) on the Saturday afternoon (February 21st) after our annual Street Parade. This is your invitation to come and join us, as we fill a 600 metre section of High Street with some of the best classic and vintage cars, motorbikes, trucks and buses (and... more »

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LA NOTTE Restaurant

Benvenuto La Notte. Southern Italian traditional cuisine and the freshest Australian produce makes us arguably the best Italian restaurant on Lygon Street. Come and see the difference. Buon appetito. more »

Virtual Tours

Queen Victoria Market

The vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere of this historic site has endeared the Market to Melburnians for 130 years. The Market is probably best known for its huge variety of fresh produce. more »

Melbourne Photos

Melbourne Night Scene: Thanks to  Stacey

Melbourne Night Scene: Thanks to Stacey

Flinders Bridge toward Crown Casino - Leanne Freel

Flinders Bridge toward Crown Casino - Leanne Freel

Royal Exhibition Building: Photo by Sara Boyd

Royal Exhibition Building: Photo by Sara Boyd

Werribee Mansion : Photograph by Danni Peirce

Werribee Mansion : Photograph by Danni Peirce

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