Melbourne City is brimming with theatres, cinemas, atmospheric bars and live entertainment venues. Families can stroll through the Royal Botanical Gardens or enjoy the carnival rides at Luna Park....
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See the city over the handlebars
Forget the historic trams that trundle across the capital of the State of Victoria ferrying wide-eyed tourists and irritated commuters. Value your personal space and see the hidden sights of Melbourne the local way, by pedal. Armed with a hired pushbike from one of Melbourne’s busy bike shops,... more »
Marko and Alex rate their top ten attractions...
Melbourne is the cultural capital of Australia and an easy city to fall in love with. While there's plenty enough in town to keep you busy for a week, here's a few tips on how to balance your urban adventures with exploring up the coast and around Port Philip Bay. Get Your Bearings... more »
Four seasons in one day
Victoria, covering roughly 227,600 square kilometres of the south east coast of Australia, is the second-smallest state, but she is big on personality! The song “Four Seasons in One Day” by Crowded House, released in 1992, was written about Melbourne while Neil Finn was living in the city. The... more »
On a Trail to Dreamland from Melbourne
True places are never down on any map, Herman Melville once said, and if you are planning on exploring the Great Ocean Road in all its glory, a bus tour will not suffice. One of the world’s most scenic roads, this 243-km coastal drive delivers mesmerising views of endless natural wonders,... more »
Review by My Destination Melbourne's roving food and venue critic Iain Jenkins. The restaurants featured were unaware the review was taking place.
Like all good menu's, there should be variety and something for everyone. With this in mind then, we're pleased to bring you the restaurant reviews for last month and not only variety but no matter where you are in the South East of Melbourne, you're not far from one of the selected venues... more »
Australian's love their horse racing, no more so than in Victoria and this year the runs from 29th August through to 28th November with the main action coming in around the middle of October. The racing world, literally, focuses on this 86 day carnival, with 50 days of racing action and 80 race... more »
Metanoia - Showing till 1st November 15
Melbourne is blessed with many internationally acclaimed shows and theatre productions at it's iconic venues such as Her Majesty’s Theatre, The Arts Centre and The Regent Theatre, bringing the more recognizable shows such as The Lion King, Wicked, Les Miserables, to name just a few. My... more »
Local Tip Melbourne and Victoria, so much to see and so much you don't want to miss, it makes sense to leave it with a tour operator.
Local Tip We want everyone to enjoy the Moonlit Sanctuary experience so please make sure you have adequate weather protection.
The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) has announced its 2015 program for the Melbourne leg of the national Festival, from 26th November at ACMI Cinemas and 27th November at Hoyts Melbourne Central, bringing the finest of Japanese culture to silver screens across Australia. Carefully curated by The Japan Foundation, Sydney, the Festival’s... more »
Santa’s Christmas Spectacular arrives at Sandown Racecourse with an exciting line-up of holiday festivities for the whole family! See Santa’s Christmas Elves, visit Santa’s Stables and his adorable animals, and don’t forget to post your special letters to the North Pole in Santa’s Mailbox. Watch live stage shows including the... more »
Markit@FedSquare comes but twice a year, showcasing the very best in Australian independent design. Markit will transform Melbourne’s Federation Square into a shopping mecca with 100 of Australia’s most talented creatives selling their own ranges of ceramics, homewares, jewellery, fashion, stationery and prints. Just in time for... more »
Join Impro Melbourne at The Space on Sundays in November for Double Feature, a night of theatre that showcases and celebrates the daring diversity of Impro Melbourne. Each night the show will kick off an Impro Melbourne Jam, where players leap up when inspired and claim the stage in the spirit of play, where anything goes. Following... more »
"Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey" - Fitzhugh Mullan