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Chin Chin Burnt Cabbage Dish

Melbourne – Where It’s at and What’s Next

When it was announced that The World’s 50 Best Restaurants roadshow was coming to Melbourne, there were two dominant reactions in the local food and drink world. There was certainly […]

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Melbourne on a plate

Melbourne’s lauded food scene is one of the city’s biggest drawcards. With new restaurants, bars, cafes and late-night cocktail haunts opening each week, locals and visitors always have a long list of new places to sample fresh flavours and find the next, big must-taste drink or dish.

Brae Restaurant with Chef Dan Hunter, and the team.

Regional Victoria’s top restaurants

While the city of Melbourne is known for its wealth of first class dining opportunities, regional Victoria has plenty of restaurants to rival the greats of the city dining scene. In fact, some of Australia’s most awarded and esteemed chefs choose to set up shop in Victoria’s regional towns. No doubt drawn in by the slower pace of life and direct access to the region’s best fresh produce, premium dairy and meat, many well-travelled chefs can be found manning the pans in places like Daylesford, Mildura, Bendigo, Ballarat and beyond.

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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.

TALO retreat

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.

Melb rooftop cookie

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.

Melbourne chefs come together for Cook for Syria

Chefs unite for a cause

Victoria’s top kitchen talent comes together this month to do their bit for children displaced by the conflict in Syria. Following the inspiring success of #CookForSyria in the UK, the Australian […]

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Cruising into Melbourne

Ideas for day-stop cruise passengers – how to capture the essence of Melbourne in just 12 hours.

Purple Rain

A White Night Melbourne weekend

The all-night extravaganza that is White Night Melbourne is the perfect excuse to stay a little longer and experience the best of what Melbourne has to offer.

Rooftop bar, Curtian House

Melbourne leads the way with late night fun

Thanks to late night licences and a local population of 24 hour party people keen on staying up until the early hours of the morning, Melburnians still up past midnight can do everything from slink into a classic cabaret bar or feast on smoky southern barbecue.

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Summer fun for the school holidays

Melbourne is bursting with activities this summer that will keep families occupied throughout the school holidays.

Sea Dragon's Lair

White Night highlights for Melbourne and Ballarat

White Night Melbourne will return to the streets, laneways and gardens of the city centre from dusk till dawn on Saturday 18 February, 2017 and the inaugural White Night Ballarat will follow on Saturday 4 March, 2017 in the regional hub just an hour and a half from Melbourne. Here are some of the highlights.

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The movies are moving outdoors

Victoria is showcasing a fantastic selection of new and old outdoor cinema experiences this summer.

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Victoria’s aviation reaches new heights

Victoria is flying high with international air services and passenger records reaching new heights. A quick in-flight guide to Victoria’s aviation news.

The Blues Train

Victoria’s best live music venues

A round up of some of the best live music venues in Melbourne

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Free barbecue hot-spots around Melbourne

Food trends come and go in the culinary city of Melbourne, but there is one cooking style that is deeply entrenched within the culture of the Australian people and landscape.