Local Melbourne Guide to The Best Croissants

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Local Melbourne Guide to The Best Croissants

The eastern end of tree lined Collins Street has been known colloquially as the ‘Paris End’ with its heritage buildings and high-end boutiques but Melbourne’s best buttery flaky baked good can be found beyond the inner-city precinct.

This Hot Chocolate Festival Sets to Warm You Up When You Visit Victoria, Australia, This Winter

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This Hot Chocolate Festival Sets to Warm You Up When You Visit Victoria, Australia, This Winter

Victoria’s most decadent food event returns this August with a month-long Hot Chocolate Festival set to warm up visitors to the Surf Coast, Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula from 1 st – 31 st August 2019.

Australia Warmly Welcomes Harry Potter And The Cursed Child To Its New Home

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Australia Warmly Welcomes Harry Potter And The Cursed Child To Its New Home

The Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child officially opened at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Darren Sylvester: Carve A Future, Devour Everything, Become Something

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Darren Sylvester: Carve A Future, Devour Everything, Become Something

Darren Sylvester’s works – known for their pop culture and multinational brand references – will be on display at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia

An Enchantingly Merry Season!

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An Enchantingly Merry Season!

Christmas is more than just a lovely dinner spread with succulent turkey, building a snowman with a cute button nose, skiing in the snowy mountains, and catching snowflakes on your tongue. In the City of Melbourne, the festive season calls for a rich cultural experience of the celebration.

Iconic Hiking Experience in Grampians National Park

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Iconic Hiking Experience in Grampians National Park

Parks Victoria has completed a significant milestone towards opening the Grampians Peaks Trail a world-class walking experience, one of the largest ever investment for any hiking experience in Australia, showcasing the beauty of the Grampians National Park’s natural and cultural landscapes, completing upgrades to 60 kilometers of track.

PS Emmylou – Australia’s Most Luxurious Boutique Inland Cruise Launched

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PS Emmylou – Australia’s Most Luxurious Boutique Inland Cruise Launched

The spectacular paddle steamer, the PS Emmylou, the world’s only wood-fired cruising paddle steamer, is being relaunched. Following a specially designed luxury upgrade and fit out, the Emmylou will launch with an extended 3 to 4-night program.

Of Coffee, Selfies and Coastal Scenery

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Of Coffee, Selfies and Coastal Scenery

Visit Victoria brought the sights, smell and taste of Great Ocean Road and Melbourne’s café culture to IN Festival 2018, the first influencer festival of its kind in Malaysia! The two-day event saw influencers from Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand and more present.

More Than 200 Works From The Museum Of Modern Art, New York Come to Melbourne This Winter

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More Than 200 Works From The Museum Of Modern Art, New York Come to Melbourne This Winter

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) presents a major exhibition of modern and contemporary masterworks from New York’s iconic Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in the world-premiere exhibition MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, at NGV International in Melbourne.

First Malaysian Runner Wins 60km Run at Great Ocean Road Running Festival 2018

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First Malaysian Runner Wins 60km Run at Great Ocean Road Running Festival 2018

Edan Syah completes his first 60km marathon in 4 hours 29 minutes Malaysia’s citizen runner, Edan Syah, sets a record at his first 60km ultra marathon in the recent Great Ocean Road Running Festival (GORRF) in 4:29:00 time, making him the best performer by an Asian in this event’s ultra marathon distance. Having trained for five months towards this big day, his efforts has certainly paid off. Edan ran full marathon distance every month as part of his training and while the training took a toll on him as he experienced some injuries a few weeks prior to the race day, he was still determined and committed to recover promptly with the help of professional advice. “In the days leading up to […]

More Than Just Art, Coffee and Fashion

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More Than Just Art, Coffee and Fashion

Renowned as the art and coffee capital of the world, Melbourne in Australia is flocked by world travelers and it is no surprise why. Awarded as the most livable city for seven years in a row, the city is a wonder to be in – from its abundance of creative art and rich cultural heritage, to the long list of delectable gourmet cuisines at every corner; it is easy to see why people fall in love with Melbourne. This charming city is a paradise for foodies and also fast becoming an international halal food hub. With a fifth of Australia’s Muslim population in Melbourne hailing from more than 60 countries, it has brought about some of the finest halal offerings. Just to […]

A Winter Wonderland in Melbourne

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A Winter Wonderland in Melbourne

Perhaps the most exciting and popular season globally is winter, and Melbourne is one place that offers a plethora of activities and events that promises a great time spent – and especially for visitors looking for somewhere to escape the heat during mid-year. Melbourne’s rich cultural art and heritage has made it a destination choice for many and contrary to belief, winter does not only have to be about snow or skiing. There are more things to do than you can imagine! Starting off the list, here are a couple of things in store: Returning to warm up Wednesday nights in Melbourne, the Winter Night Market at the iconic Queen Victoria Market will take place every Wednesday from 6 June to 29 […]

WHITE NIGHT 2018: Alight, Alive and Shining More Brightly Under the Cover of Dark

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WHITE NIGHT 2018: Alight, Alive and Shining More Brightly Under the Cover of Dark

Alight, alive and shining more brightly under the cover of dark, White Night Melbourne and Ballarat is back and is bigger than ever. Visit Victoria is proud to be delivering Victoria’s flagship overnight event and invites you to enjoy these cities as you’ve never see them before. White Night is a real celebration of Melbourne’s true 24/7 culture, a city known for our exciting live music, food and drink, entertainment and creative cultural experiences that never stop. The programs for White Night Melbourne and Ballarat were today launched with the promise of showcasing the very best on offer at all hours of the night. Melbourne’s theme is designed to make you question, to make you dream and to ask What if? A huge […]

10 Vibrant Melbourne’s Watering Holes

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10 Vibrant Melbourne’s Watering Holes

It’s not just a bar, it’s a destination! Experience Melbourne’s vibrant bar scene. Whether you’re after a colourful cocktail with a million dollar view or a few quiet spots in a student dive, you’re bound to find something that suits your mood and budget. Bar-hop like a local, dance to world class DJs, be baffled by installation art, or chow down on late night snacks. These bars will keep the light on for you – well after the last tram has gone home, of course! 1. Black Pearl The best bars for booze around the world have been named and Melbourne’s Black Pearl remains at the top of its game. As its name suggests, is a rare gem in the Fitzroy bar […]

Victoria in Bloom: Where to See Flowers Blooming This Spring!

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Victoria in Bloom: Where to See Flowers Blooming This Spring!

With the arrival of spring, Victoria’s gardens, parks, paddocks and pastures burst to life with seasonal blooms flowering in the golden sunshine. From visiting botanic gardens within Melbourne to heading further afield on a wildflower viewing road trip, springtime is the right time to visit Victoria. 1. Tesselaar Tulip Festival The Tesselaar Tulip Festival (14 September – 10 October 2017) is a colourful celebration of tulip growing. Visitors can witness the spectacle of almost a million tulips spread out over 25 acres of farmland at this popular event, located 60 minutes from Melbourne. A rotating list of food, wine, entertainment and activities ensures all ages are taken care of, with Over the Rainbow week seeing twice daily performances of the Wizard of Oz and Dutch Weekend celebrating […]

7 Things to do in Grampians

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7 Things to do in Grampians

More than 400 million years ago, in the place we know as Western Victoria, the earth rose up to form the mountains the Kooris called Gariwerd, which we now call the Grampians. Over the years, wind, rain and water have carved fantastic shapes in the Grampians ancient stone, creating the steep craggy slopes and rock formations that thrust majestically upwards. From some of the best rock-climbing in Australia, to walking tracks, wildlife, lookouts, waterfalls set against rugged landscapes as well as gourmet food and wine, there is something for every kind of visitor to the Grampians. There are plenty of attractions and things to do while in Grampians. Just to name a few: 1. Grampians Peaks Trail The Grampians Peak Trail is […]