Experts share insights on Melbourne trends
Tourism Victoria recently brought together a panel of Melbourne's creative opinion leaders to share their insights on Melbourne's event calendar; arts, culture and creativity; culinary trends; bars, nightlife and music; fashion and retail.
Brit brands hit Melbourne
Melbourne has long been regarded as Australia's most fashionable city and it appears this reputation has stretched to a global scale, with a series of cult British brands selecting the southern city to debut their first Australian stores.
New culinary offerings in the Goldfields
With a rich history and vibrant arts and culture scene, Victoria's Goldfields is also now attracting high-class chefs with its wealth of local produce resulting in an array of aspiring culinary destinations.
Accommodation with nautical romance
Lighthouses, located along Victoria's coastal cliff tops, were built as beacons to warn ships of treacherous coastlines. Some now offer romantic accommodation in the lighthouse keepers' cottages.
New Health & Wellbeing category hits the awards
The National Tourism Alliance has agreed to expand the health and wellbeing category to become a National Tourism Award in 2013. Victoria has supported this category for seven years at its annual RACV Victorian Tourism Awards.
Melbourne wining and dining hotspots
Uncovering Melbourne's latest wining and dining hotspots - Bayte, Chingón Cantina y Taqueria, House of Maximón and The Builders Arms.
Under the radar
Our monthly round-up of 'hidden gems' - New whale alert system, new Indigo Gold Trail, Ghost the musical, The Cheese Cave, Le Peche Gourmand and Melbourne shopping tours.
Brunching with kids - our top five pick to Melbourne’s best child-friendly spots
Brunch is the new dinner and coffee-loving parents are always on the look out for venues that warmly welcome them and their tots in tow. Here’s our top five child-friendly café list.
Villages of Victoria - Sassafras
Sassafras is a charming village set in the Dandenong Ranges, just an hour's drive east of Melbourne along the scenic Mount Dandenong Tourist Road. Set next to the Dandenong Ranges National Park, the village is a fern-lined haven for travellers wanting a peaceful escape from city life.
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