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Chef Aaron Turner shares his Geelong Bellarine favourites

Chef Aaron Turner of renowned restaurant Igni takes us on a tour of his favourite Geelong Bellarine producers.

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Royal Mail chef Robin Wickens talks Grampians inspiration

Watch to find out what inspires Robin Wickens of Royal Mail Hotel, and why he loves The Grampians so much.

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Chef Matt Stone’s guide to the Yarra Valley

Chef Matt Stone of Oakridge shares his passion for Yarra Valley produce – all less than an hour from Melbourne.

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Culinary projections to light up Hamer Hall

Arts Centre Melbourne will be the canvas for culinary projections when Hamer Hall lights up this April, in a program designed by White Night Artistic Director, David Atkins.

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10 reasons to visit Bright

For adventure sports enthusiasts and foodies, wine lovers and craft beer aficionados, Bright offers a slice of paradise in the foothills of Victoria’s alps.

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Victoria’s out-of-the-ordinary food festivals

From hedonistic celebrations of gin to country fanfare around the humble potato, these festivals will excite foodies from near and far.

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Dunkeld’s Royal Mail Hotel to open a new restaurant

The Grampians is set to welcome a hotly anticipated new restaurant when Wickens opens at Dunkeld’s much-loved Royal Mail Hotel in October.

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Melbourne’s top 50 Food Map

This Melbourne Food Map is a curated guide to the city’s top 50 food and drink experiences.

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Regional Victoria’s top food and wine trails

Throughout Victoria, visitors will find food and wine trails mapped out guiding the way to some of the state’s best producers. 

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Vegetarian and vegan hotspots in regional Victoria

The days of not being able to find restaurants, bars and cafes that serve plant-based fare are well and truly over, with many regional restaurants specialising in meat-free cuisine.

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Melbourne – what’s next in food

Four local experts explain what makes Melbourne’s dining scene so great and forecast what’s next for this food-loving city.

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New places to dine and drink in Melbourne

New restaurants, bars, cafes and late-night cocktail haunts open up each week in Melbourne. Here are some of the latest. 

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Regional Victoria’s top restaurants

Regional Victoria has plenty of restaurants to rival the greats of the city dining scene, with some of Australia’s most esteemed chefs setting up shop in unexpected places. 

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Melbourne’s top 10 yoga studios

Here are some of the city’s newest and most inviting studios along with the top spots to refuel with a healthy snack after class.

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Victoria’s best bush stays

Nature lovers are well catered for in Victoria, where accommodation options include rustic rainforest retreats, modernist eco-homes set in bushland, and beachside cottages with killer ocean views.

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Australian travellers choose Melbourne

Melbourne maintains its position as the most desirable city for Australian travellers, with just over 4.2 million people saying they’d like to visit in the next two years.