Top 10 Things Melbourne Has To Offer

Explore the top 10 things Melbourne has to offer to help you plan your trip.

Exploring Melbourne’s laneways is just one aspect of this diverse city. Get a cricket or football fix. Soak up art and culture. Go high-end dining or grab the best pub burger. Shop for local designer fashion or cycle the bayside. Whatever you fancy, Melbourne is a city of choices.

DINE AT MELBOURNE’S BEST RESTAURANTS

Visit Attica, one of the world’s 50 best restaurants and delve into Ben Shewry’s unique menu. In Melbourne you’ll do destination dining in every nook, from the sublime Estelle Bar and Kitchen to Donovan’s for water views. As for the CBD, the original MoVida in graffiti-covered Hosier Lane serves knock-out tapas. Nearby, George Colombaris’s The Press Club produces a clever Greek menu.

Cumulus Inc,
Melbourne, VIC

 

DRINK AT MELBOURNE’S ROOFTOP BARS

Melbourne invented the rooftop bar scene. Join the legendary Emerson Sunday sessions in South Yarra, hunt creative cocktails at its Brunswick Street neighbour, Black Pearl, or sip wines at Bellota in South Melbourne and the CBD’s Cumulus Up in Flinders Lane.

CHEER AT WORLD-FAMOUS SPORTING EVENTS

Melbourne is sport crazy and its venues legendary. Join the fun at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground for the Australian Football League in winter or international cricket in the summer. Go trackside at Flemington for the excitement of the Spring Racing Carnival and Melbourne Cup. Be exhilarated by the Formula 1®  Australian Grand Prix and see international soccer stars at Hisense Arena.

Hansom, Gertrude Street,
Melbourne, VIC

SHOP MELBOURNE’S DESIGNER BOUTIQUES AND COOL LOCAL LABELS

Discover edgy and high-end fashion in Melbourne’s retail scene. Shop Australian designers like Alistair Trung on Little Collins Street and Alpha 60 in Flinders Lane. Find Lupa in Fitzroy before browsing Brunswick Street and Gertrude Street. Go vintage shopping on Chapel Street and get statement pieces on High Street, Armadale. Look for international brands at Emporium.

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Top 10 Things To Do In Perth

Explore Kings Park, Fremantle , Rottnest Island and much more on this list of the top 10 experiences in Perth.

Australia’s only capital city on the Indian Ocean oozes confidence. Explore Perth’s hip wine bars and sunny beaches, spectacular green parks and glittering skyscrapers, funky neighbourhoods and beautiful colonial architecture. Be enthralled by a city on the move that has passion for the past and energy for the future.

Enjoy Spectacular Views in Kings Park

Wander one of the biggest city parks in the world, Kings Park and the Perth Botanic Garden. Take in gorgeous views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the city skyline and Darling Ranges as you walk bushland trails, admire manicured gardens and stop at one of the various cafés in the area.

Jus Burgers, Northbridge, Perth, WA

Explore Perth’s Diverse Precincts

Turn down Hay Street and find funky Wolf Lane for eclectic collections of cafés, bars and boutiques. Chill out in Subiaco, meet office workers in Perth’s city bars, hit up vintage and antique shops along Leederville’s Oxford Street and head to Northbridge for designer fashion, hip cafes and cutting-edge restaurants.

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#32 Life Hacks For Students In Melbourne

It’s probably going to rain. A lot. But it’s OK! We’re about to give you the ultimate list of student life hacks while living in Melbourne.

Student Life Hacks – Food

Melbourne Student Hack #1 Footscray Market is a huge indoor arcade in the west of the city, where you can pick up fresh, good quality produce at seriously low prices. Nothing says student life hacks like #CheapEats.

Melbourne Student Hack #2 Minh Phat Asian Supermarket, between the CBD and East Melbourne, is the best place to pick up Asian food and ingredients in the whole city.

Melbourne Student Hack #3 Go shopping 20 minutes before the market closes, when vendors will be offloading everything for rock-bottom prices. $1 fruit bowl anyone?

Melbourne Student Hack #4 Head to Elizabeth Street in the CBD to find a flurry of fantastic restaurants, selling everything from Thai food to Bubble Tea.

Student food life hacks Melbourne
Keep your student budget in check as you hack your way through Melbourne’s food markets!

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