Sick of the city and the suburbs? Craig Mathieson suggests 10 day trips from Melbourne to put the spring back in your step.
Forget about the cliches: Here's where tourists should really go when visiting the world's most liveable city.
I never knew that much about Melbourne. I’d spent a few weekends there in the past, been to a couple of sporting events, drunk in a few bars, but I’d never had the chance to really get to know the city.
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Australia's second largest capital is dinstinctly European. Known for its obsession with coffee, food and football, you'll also find lush green parks, art galleries, and a huge live music culture in its pubs and bars. Traverse down one of its laneways and be surprised at what you may find; while top restaurants, cafes, bars and unique shopping are certain; its weather is not - be sure to carry a brolly.