Mark your diaries, Melbourne friends. From world-class LOLs and under-the-sea soirees to Aussie movie royalty and coveted blooms, autumn is an exceptional time to visit Melbourne. Here’s what’s on. BEST MEDICINE Need some LOLs in your life? The world’s top comedians will have you in stitches across our city this month. The Melbourne International Comedy…

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You don’t have to spend a bucketload to make memories in our beautiful Melbourne. Here’s the best free events happening this March. That’s amore Swing over to Italy – in Southbank. You’ll be spoilt for culinary choice at the Gradi Italian Festival. As well as the usual pizza and pasta suspects, we hear there will…

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Pack your swimwear – and your adventurous spirit. Here’s where to eat, play and explore in Melbourne this sunny season. Take flight Fancy a sangria on the beach? How about while floating high above the city? The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel has transformed into the ultimate summer setting with its beach-themed cabins. The colourful beach…

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Have yourself a tech-y little Christmas A clever travel gadget is the gift that keeps on giving all year long. Treat yourself to one of our top technologically-enhanced picks this silly season.   Bose Noise-Masking Sleepbuds Banish your chances of being a grumpy, tired traveler with these smart earplugs. Bose’s new noise-masking Sleepbuds are made…

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Walk this (lane) way. Lace your boots – Melbourne’s best memories are only a walk away. Follow our guide to uncover the wonders of the city’s world-famous Melbourne laneways.   Hosier Lane The perfect place to start. Right across from Federation Square, this bluestone laneway is the epitome of Melbourne Laneway street art, and the…

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Dining Solo in Melbourne

Dining solo in Melbourne It may feel weird at first, but with a little practice you’ll love dining solo in Melbourne. Here’s some clever ways to make it less nerve-racking — and even fun. You’re not alone. Thirty per cent of European diners eat out alone, and almost 50 per cent of meals eaten by…

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You can’t beat a classic.Melbourne’s Fashion History lead the way for Australian fashion for so long, some would say still. From the chic 60s to the effortless 70s, the looks we were wearing 50 years ago are still in vogue. Here’s a round-up of what you’ll be seeing – or flaunting – around the Melbourne…

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WARM THE COCKLES AT MELBOURNE HOT SPOTS THIS WINTER   It’s not just your winter woollies that will keep you cosy in Melbourne this chilly season. Grab your lover or your bestie – or both – and head to one of these Melbourne winter hot spots for a warming night out in our city. Melbourne Winter…

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Ready to bliss out? Ready for Me time in Melbourne. You’ve ventured to the right place – at the right time. Melbourne in autumn is the ideal spot to soak up your slice of spa serenity. From therapeutic massages to full days of utter opulence and pampering, here are our top tranquil picks perfect for…

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When you travel to Melbourne and stay at Docklands Private Collection of Apartments there are so many things to do that people rarely tell you about. It’s the birthplace of Vegemite. The brown spread was invented by food technologist Cyril Callister in Melbourne in 1922. The iconic Aussie staple is still made only in our…

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