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Pop Up Globe at the Bowl

A full-­scale temporary working replica of one of the greatest theatres in history, the second Shakespeare’s Globe, will soon pop-­up near the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne.

Image Courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, photographer Adrian Vittorio

Free time: 8 cost-free things to do in Melbourne

From listening to live music to viewing rare artefacts and getting involved in literary debates, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Melbourne without spending a penny.

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Meet, eat & sleep: Melbourne’s best hotel restaurants

From slick, modern dining rooms with city views to eclectic spaces built for fun, Melbourne’s hotels excel at delivering high quality epicurean experiences infused with creative flair.

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Melbourne goes glam to celebrate all things Dior

The NGV’s forthcoming gala event is the perfect excuse to splash out on an all-new look at one of Melbourne’s fashion hotspots.

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Beechworth Honey sets Block Arcade abuzz

A sweet addition to Melbourne’s retail scene

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Postcode 3057: Brunswick East

New openings in Brunswick East make a compelling reason for a tram ride north.

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Top 6 burger joints

With Shannon Bennett of Vue de monde opening Benny Burger this week, the burger trend shows no signs of waning in bun hungry Melbourne.

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Top 5 arts experiences for kids in Melbourne

Kids are well-looked after at all the major arts institutions in the city with exhibitions targeted at young culture vultures.

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Raise a glass at Melbourne’s heritage-filled pubs

A central figure in most Australian cities and towns, the local pub is a place to celebrate.

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A 24-hour date in Melbourne

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

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

Melbourne entertains Latin America style

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.

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Saying ‘Salut’ to Bastille Day in Melbourne

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.

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Day out with mum in Melbourne

Whether it’s Mother’s Day (May 14th Australia) or not, Melbourne provides every reason to extend celebrations of the mother to a full and memorable day out for the whole family.

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New tour at Queen Victoria Market

Launching in June, the Queen Victoria Market Ultimate Foodie Tour will be just that – the ultimate foodie tour.

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YIRRAMBOI Festival

A ground-breaking celebration of Aboriginal culture and indigenous arts.

Cutler&Co., photo credit: Earl Carter

Restaurant Renovations

Two of Melbourne’s dining institutions have recently gone under the knife, and not in the way one might expect. Both Cutler & Co., and Attica have had their interiors stripped back, re-designed, and are now re-defining dining room aesthetic.