The Grampians National Park is an area of outstanding natural beauty about four hours drive (235km) west of Melbourne. Featuring a series of magnificent mountain ranges, Aboriginal rock art and sacred sites, the Grampians are popular year-round with walkers, hikers, campers and rock climbers who come to appreciate the area’s lush beauty and remoteness.
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May 2, 2013
Unlike the more tropical cities in Australia’s north, the change of seasons in Melbourne is quite distinct and thanks to its proliferation of urban parks and gardens and nearby countryside, autumn is one of the best seasons in which to appreciate the beauty of its transition.
April 24, 2013
Melbourne prides itself on being Australia’s cultural capital and has a thriving arts scene that is evidenced in galleries, street art and sculpture gardens across the city and beyond.
January 30, 2013
Starting in March and running for 17 days, the festival comprises of hundreds of events throughout Melbourne focusing on artisan producers, masterchefs, and winemakers along with the regions that grow Victoria’s internationally renowned food and wine.
September 28, 2011
Make no mistake about it, Melbournians are mad about coffee. Consuming, on average, a whopping 2.4kgs of coffee per person per year, it’s no surprise that coffee has become a serious business here.
With cafes and coffee carts on every corner and discerning caffeine addicts seeking out the city’s very best latte, competition is high and skilled baristas are in big demand.