The Olsen's John Olsen Penthouse
The Olsen's John Olsen Penthouse
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howling huskys at mt baw baw

New report shows Melbourne as top cultural destination

White Night Melbourne 2014, Monuments

Melbourne’s reputation as Australia’s cultural capital has been reinforced with a new report ranking the city the top cultural destination in the country, third in the Asia Pacific and twelfth in the world for arts and culture.

Experience Victoria like a Master.. Chef

MasterChef judges Gary Mehigan George Calombaris Matt Preston and guest Heston Blumenthal on the banks of the river in Swan Hill - embargoed until 12 June 2017

Heston Blumenthal is hot on the menu in Victoria.

Brazil Vs Argentina live site in Federation Square

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While tickets to the first match of the Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour have sold out, fans can still get in on all the action at a live-streaming of the match at Federation Square.

Dialogue in the Dark opens in Melbourne

dialogue in the dark

This month, Dialogue in the Dark, an immersive experience that has made its way around the world, will open in Melbourne.

Eat, Stay, Play: Rutherglen

rutherglen winery walkabout - photo by georgie james

Located between Yarrawonga and Wodonga, just 10 kilometres from the Murray River and the small state border town of Wahgunyah, Rutherglen combines historical charm with a burgeoning food and wine scene.

A 24-hour date in Melbourne

Siglo Rooftop Bar

How to take a date from ‘drinks and nibbles’ to ’24 hours of romance’ in one impressive swoop.

The Suite Life: Melbourne’s best luxury suites and penthouses

The Olsen's John Olsen Penthouse

From edgy penthouses filled with one-of-a-kind pieces of contemporary art, to presidential-style suites ideal for well-heeled business travellers, and private villas big enough to accommodate the whole family, Melbourne’s hoteliers roll out the red carpet to welcome guests to these lavish luxury suites and world-class penthouses.  

There’s no business like snow business in Victoria

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Victoria’s snow season is fast approaching and 2017 promises to be another bumper year with a range of activities, events and amenities just waiting to be experienced.

Ballarat becomes a winter wonderland

Ballarat Winter Festival

Ballarat turns into a winter wonderland this July when the Ballarat Winter Festival returns for another year.

Melbourne entertains Latin America style

El Atino, Latino Food, at 366 Bridge Road
Picture: Eugene Hyland

As Melbourne gears up for the blockbuster South American Derby between Brazil and Argentina, it’s not only Neymar vs Messi that will entertain soccer fans in Melbourne, the city’s South American inspired entertainments provide muchos frivolity for visitors and locals alike.

Geelong’s Scarf Festival

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More than 300 unique, masterful, weird and wonderful scarves will be on display at the National Wool Museum, Geelong during the annual Scarf Festival.

Victoria’s truffle territory


One of the world’s most illusive and sought after ingredients can now be found in most parts of Australia, and the country has become one of the top five truffle growing countries in the world.

Saying ‘Salut’ to Bastille Day in Melbourne

L'Hotel Gitan credit: Sharyn Cairns

Melbourne maintains a long-standing love affair with all things French, and Bastille Day (July 14) provides the perfect opportunity for Francophiles to say ‘Bonjour!’ to all things French.

Regional Victoria’s most romantic getaways

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Bypass the florist stores and send away the violins – recent research shows that a short break in regional Victoria is one of the most romantic things that partners can do for each other.

Bar hopping in regional Victoria


No longer just the domain of bustling cities, hip wine and cocktail bars are dotting their way around regional Victoria, giving visitors to the regions another reason to stay that extra day in their favourite regional location.

Craft beer boom in Geelong


As Melburnians get their hops on for the annual and growing Good Beer Week, (12 – 21 May) showcasing local, Australian and international brews with hundreds of event around town, craft breweries in Geelong and surrounds continue to make their mark in this burgeoning industry.