2016 MIFF CENTREPIECE Image Credit Tony Zara & Dean Walliss
2016 MIFF CENTREPIECE Image Credit Tony Zara & Dean Walliss
Image Courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, photographer Adrian Vittorio
Image Courtesy of Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, photographer Adrian Vittorio

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.

Top 5 arts experiences for kids in Melbourne

Young visitor looking at dragonfly exhibit in Bug Lab_credit_Joel Checkley

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

Indian food in Melbourne

Piquancy, in Hawthorn is the sister restaurant to Babu Ji in St Kilda.

The cultural and economic connections between India and Melbourne have deepened with a mutual love of food.

Open House celebrates 10 years

ISEAL Victoria University, Footscray

For 10 years, locals and visitors alike have been taking a behind-the-scenes look at some of Melbourne’s most interesting, iconic and eye-catching buildings, at the annual Open House Melbourne Weekend.

Getting crafty in regional Victoria

the crafty squirrel in ballarat

Regional Victoria is home to a hive of creative makers providing a more authentic retail experience where consumers can meet the maker or learn the narrative behind their product. From collectable pieces at high end retail galleries to more affordable items at markets, there is a work of craft to suit everyone visiting regional Victoria, and an array of places to find them.

Raise a glass at Melbourne’s heritage-filled pubs

young and jackson

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

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

livesite IMAGE

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

howling huskys at mt baw baw

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.