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.
Whether you're looking for dumplings, coffee or music, hit up these six laneways for a bit of culture that's unique to Melbourne.
Melbourne's hotel concierges reveal their secrets on the city's bars and restaurants.
The Jazz Corner Hotel, Melbourne.
Loved by locals and tourists, Melbourne's iconic laneways offer myriad surprises.
Set behind the Newquay promenade, the four-star Four Points overlooks the Yarra River and the Bolte Bridge.
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.