Name a penguin for the chance to win a special penguin experience on Phillip Island near Melbourne! Read on to find out more…
Barely an hour from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is the perfect city escape. The Mornington Peninsula National Park is nestled between farmland and ocean alike, running along the entire Southern coastline of the peninsula before spreading inland.
Visiting Melbourne but not sure where to base yourself? Or do you want a taste of the city as the locals experience? How’s a visitor to know the ins and outs of Melbourne’s neighbourhoods? By reading our handy guide, that’s how.
One of the best things about visiting a new city are the days spent visiting one attraction after the other – an activity made much easier when you know how to get from A to B. To aid visitors to Victoria’s capital city, we’ve put together a handy guide on how to get around in Melbourne.
Unlike Christmas in the Northern Hemisphere, Christmas in Melbourne is warm, sunny and smack-bang in the middle of summer. Despite this, Melbourne is a hub of festive spirit come Christmastime, and but for the temperature and lack of snow, you wouldn’t know you weren’t in the heart of a European wonderland.
Bendigo was put on the map during the Australian gold rush of the 1850s. Gorgeous Victorian and colonial architecture was designed and constructed with the wealth of gold that were found around the regional city as those who found gold flaunted their newfound funds. Check out the Bendigo Town Hall, Gothic Sacred Heart Cathedral, and the Hotel Shamrock for some of the city’s finest architecture.