Miss Fisher's Murder Mystery Tour with MELTours

EricaL

Uncover Melbourne's opulent history seen in ABC's TV series Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Melbourne Walking Tours MELTours takes Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries' fans to the streets of Melbourne this winter, on a strictly limited edition tour to uncover the opulent world of the 1920s seen in Australia's popular ABC TV series.In conjunction with the Festival of Phryne, an exclusive walking tour cel ...

Melbourne's Baddest Burger (& Why It's Actually Amazingly Good)

CHUG | Melbourne

Back in high school it was always a wonder what made the bad boys so popular; how was it that they slacked off in class and still managed to get the girls? And how on earth did they ever manage to make sweatbands look fashionable?While these are mysteries of the universe that may never be answered, but we are able to tell you what makes Badboys in Melbourne so dam sexy. Badboys is a teeny-ti ...

Unique Vintage Warehouse Sales

EricaL

Vintage fashion lovers that do not mind crowds and a good old fashioned rummage might like to hear about Unique Vintage Warehouse Sales that take place in Cheltenham, Melbourne's South East. Unique Vintage offer genuine vintage clothing (from 1950s - 1990s) at bargain prices, opening their warehouse to the public every few months, usually on a Saturday.  Items you will expect to find include t-sh ...

Circus Oz

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Roll up, roll up, the circus is in town!  Birrarung Marr once again plays host to Australia's very own international big-top smash Circus Oz, returning to Melbourne after a successful tour across America to Montreal.  But Wait.. There's More, a brand new world premier show for Circus Oz opened on 18 June and continues to run until 13 July, performing under a heated big top to escape Melbourne's ...

Picknics Cafe

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If you are after a casual bite in Rye, not far from the beach, then Picknics Cafe is a suitable spot. Being around the Mornington Peninsula, I've always enjoyed the Rye beach and walking along the pier. Before this though, we had to find somewhere to accomplish the job of filling up our empty bellies. There are plenty of shops and cafes along the Nepean Highway strip in Rye, so it's always a hard ...

Win tickets to The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier at NGV

EricaL

Prepare to immerse yourselves into a world of unconventional fashion and haute couture at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) this summer, as the first international exhibition dedicated to Jean Paul Gaultier opened amidst a media frenzy last weekend. The NGV in Melbourne is the only Australian venue to host The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From Sidewalk to Catwalk, celebrating 40 year ...

Northern Regards Artisan Market

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If you are looking for handcrafted gifts for your loved ones, with the added feel good factor knowing your choices are better for the environment, then look no further than Northern Regards Artisan Market.  Held at the Northcote Social Club from 11am - 4pm on the first Saturday of every month, Northern Regards Artisan Market only accepts stallholders selling locally made, sustainable wares with a ...

10 Reasons to visit Melbourne Museum

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Melbourne Museum attracts thousands of visitors to explore its vast gallery space filled with Australian social history, culture, science, natural environment and pre-history. There are many reasons why locals and visitors to Victoria's capital city need to visit Melbourne Museum, here are 10 to get you started: 10 Reasons to visit Melbourne Museum Location Positioned in Carlton Gardens adjacent ...

Melbourne Street Art Tours

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City based Hosier Lane, opposite Federation Square is one of the most visited laneways in the city, attracting tourists, school groups, photographers, documentary makers and music video directors to its rapidly changing street art coating the area. Nevertheless, Hosier Lane merely scratches the surface of Melbourne's street art movement, as the city boasts some of the largest, most prolific street ...

Thaiger

Vi

Dreary, cloudy days can dampen spirits so easily. Sometimes the best cure comes in the form of quality company over quality burgers. While I can't guarantee the chances of making a new friend while you're both in line, I can suggest trying the great burgers at Thaiger. Located towards the Little Collins edge of Causeway lane, their burgers are immensely popular with the 9-to-5 crowd who ...

The Little French Deli

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The Little French Deli sits on the Nepean Highway, nestled in-between a small strip of stores in Melbourne's tiny beachside suburb, Bonbeach.  Filled with European character and flavour that you might expect to find in a city location, this quaint little eatery opened as a casual take-away deli in 2012 serving a fine collection of cheeses, cold meats, croissants, quiches, smoked salmon, croque-mo ...

Ziggy's Eatery

KirtanaB

  Probably one of my favourite burger joints in Melbourne, specialising in gourmet burgers and dude food. Only about 3 minutes from Balaclava station, the famous Carlisle St greets you as walk past the graffiti clad walls in a somewhat residential/city hybrid of a suburb. In typical Melburnian style, Carlisle Street is narrow in infrastructure packed with little independent boutiques, cafes, orga ...

Round She Goes Fashion Market

EricaL

We all know that secondhand and vintage fashion is an ethical and budget friendly way to fill our wardrobe, and Melburnians are certainly spoilt for choice when it comes to preloved shopping.  With its plethora of trendy vintage stores as well as top notch opportunity shops, there is no shortage of recycled fashion for shoppers in Melbourne.  On the other hand, for those that prefer to shop unde ...

The Best Christmas Events in Melbourne 2014

EricaL

Santa has entered the building of almost every shopping mall, the streets are sprinkled with fairy lights, pine trees are about to be decorated and Melbourne is ♫"beginning to look at lot like Christmas"♫.With so many festive related activities to see and do this year, it is time to start embracing the Silly Season in Victoria's capital city, but if you are not quite yet sure where to start, h ...

Eureka 89

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Eureka 89 offers the most magnificent 360-degree dining experience in the city, with breathtaking floor to ceiling panoramic views across Metropolitan Melbourne. Towering high above the city on the 89th floor of Eureka Tower, Eureka 89 provides an impressive degustation menu to match Melbourne’s prestigious sky high dining destination. Eureka 89 In a recent collaboration with Eureka 89, hig ...

Lake Wendouree

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In the midst of the cute, rural town of Ballarat, you'll find a peaceful lake known as Lake Wendouree. The town really has that small town, country feel, but away from the historic buildings lies a more active side of town. Around the lake, you'll find families out for walks and many cyclists out and about. There are several cafes around the area, capitalising on the views of the lake. It was es ...

Coburg Drive-In Food Truck Festival

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On Wednesday 30th July, the popular Coburg Drive-in cinema will be holding their first food truck festival. The inner northern suburbs are quite food-truck friendly, so what better way to bring their unique features together than at the lively drive-in cinema? Usually you can get some munchies and food from their retro diner, but this time you will have a wide variety of options. This ranges from ...

ACMI Family Day: Vikings and Dragons

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Entertainment hubs in Victoria's capital city provide a wealth of activities to keep children busy over each school holiday period, and the forthcoming winter break holds no exception.  Youngsters prepare to re-embrace the enchanting mythical world of Berk, the Viking township seen in widely acclaimed fantasy film blockbuster How to Train Your Dragon produced by DreamWorks Animation, as the much ...

The School of Life

Vi

Originating in London, The School of Life focuses on cultivating your emotional intelligence in a social environment. Predominately this is facilitated through workshops and seminars that considers principles from both the arts & sciences, such as philosophy and psychiatry.  Classes such as 'How to Face Death' and 'How to Find a Job You Love' encourage productive  ...

Miss Chu's Tuckshop

A-manda mingy

As Melbourne weather starts heading towards the chilly zone; our bodies tend to crave for warm, hearty food and if you’re like me a big fan of “pho” (Traditional Vietnamese beef noodle soup. Then Miss Chu’s is a must go for your all time Vietnamese fix. The Sydney based Vietnamese fusion tuck-shop have two branches one in the CBD on Exhibition Street and the other in the hip and trendy si ...