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25
May
2015

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is worth naming as one of the best stadiums in the world. It can house over one hundred thousand spectators for a single event! While it’s mainly used for test cricket and Australian Rules Football, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is a versatile event space. Big international music acts like Madonna, U2, and Michael Jackson have all performed here, making this stadium one of the most popular venues in Australia. Built in 1856, this stadium has made waves in the sporting world as one of the most incredible sport structures ever created. Throughout the years, the stadium […]

   
  
6
May
2015

The Wonder of Victoria, Australia

Victoria is home to some of the best of what Australia has to offer its visitors. The southern state includes the Yarra Valley, which is an increasingly popular wine region. The cosmopolitan city of Melbourne is located in Victoria, bringing in millions of tourists every year, hosting them to spectacular food, entertainment, and events. Natural landscapes like the Grampians and Mornington Peninsular continue to draw followers out to them with their beauty and historical importance of the area. Victoria even has penguins! Out at Phillip Island, you can watch the penguin parade and see the little creatures scurry home after […]

   
  
4
May
2015

The Yarra River – Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan cities. With shopping, dining, buzzing nightlife and entertainment, this city has become an international destination that pleases all senses. It’s continuously on everyone’s list as ‘the best of’ for food, lifestyle, and shopping. It’s rare to hear anyone mention Melbourne without saying they loved it and can’t wait to go back. Of all the great buildings and architecture that makes Melbourne a beautiful and unique destination, the Yarra River is what completes it. The Yarra River has been a main source of food, transportation, water sport, and logging in all the years civilisation […]

   
  
24
April
2015

How to Spend Anzac Day in Melbourne 2015

Anzac Day takes place on the 25th April this year, and is a day for Australians and New Zealanders to commemorate all those who have served and died in conflicts in the past. Originally, and most predominantly, the day was founded to remember the soldiers who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire. Each year on the 25th April, Australians unite to remember those who have served before them; those who have made Australia the country it is today. If you’re visiting at this time of year, expect to see a flurry of parades, marching bands, services, and events to […]

   
  
9
April
2015

Experience One of Melbourne’s Top Sporting Event – the Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix began back in 1928 on Phillip Island and, today, is the country’s longest running motor racing event. Over the years it has hopped around Australia, taking place in numerous locations throughout the country, but in 1985 it became a part of the Formula One World Championship and got its permanent location at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit and Albert Park in 1995. Being a major part of the Formula One World Championship has seen the race snowball in popularity and it is now a staple part of the motor racing year. But despite its solid place […]

   
  
13
March
2015

Exploring the Darker Side of City Life at the Old Melbourne Gaol

Take a look at a different side of Melbourne by exploring the old city Gaol. Built halfway through the 19th Century, it was the city’s bastion of authority, rising high above Melbourne’s skyline and warning residents of their fate if they stepped out of line. These days, prisoners tend to be split up depending on the severity of their crimes, but back in the day all criminals were thrown together in one place. Petty offenders sat shoulder to shoulder with dangerous criminals and homeless residents shared cells with the mentally ill. Throughout its time as a working gaol, it punished […]

   
  
4
March
2015

Moomba Festival – 2015

Melbourne is known to be a city that never sleeps. Whether you enjoy sports, shopping, dining, or culture, this city has something for everyone. But above all, Melbourne is known for its festivals. Each month, thousands of visitors and locals alike come together to celebrate a new or returning festival. Festivals have been a part of Melbourne’s attraction for years, and one of the city’s best is the Moomba Festival. Held every Labour Day weekend, the Moomba Festival is Australia’s biggest free event, set out to celebrate the vibrant city itself. It’s held over four days located down on the […]

   
  
19
February
2015

Top 5 Events in Melbourne

Melbourne is one of the brightest and most dazzling cities in the whole of Australia and constantly boasts an exciting array of festivities and events. From food to fine wine, flowers and horticulture to sport and laughter, you are never short of things to see and do in the city of Melbourne. Take a look at these top 5 events that grace the banks of the Yarra River and put Melbourne on the map. Melbourne Food and Wine Festival Food lovers and connoisseurs of the perfect bottle will fall head over heels with the annual food and wine festival. With […]

   
  
2
February
2015

Myer Christmas Windows Bourke Street Melbourne

Getting into the festive spirit in Melbourne can be tricky when you replace the snowflakes with lashings of sunshine but one trip to the Myer Christmas windows on Bourke Street is sure to get you in the mood. One of the most iconic sights in the whole of Melbourne, every year the bright and sparkly windows brings in millions of visitors wanting to see the seasonal themes come to life. Fairy Tales Can Come True This year the theme of Santa Claus and the Three Bears is bound to delight and inspire the whole family. You can see the Bourke […]

   
  
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