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Melbourne VIC, Australia
“Ball!” An exhortation that fans of Australian Rules Football yell when the opposing team is illegally holding the ball. True fans also yell this whenever their rivals are in control. Barrack To cheer for a team or player. (Never say you “root”...
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9 Hosier Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Aerosol-wielding artistsfrom around the world have lefttheir mark on Melbourne. HosierLane, declared a “graffiti tolerancezone” by the city council, containsthe area’s densest collectionof spray-painted masterpieces. —Chris Baty This appeared in...
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Melbourne VIC, Australia
Of all the cities in Australia, Melbourne is the one fussiest with its morning cup of joe. Here are five tried-and-true coffeehouses that have survived the city's critics and can be proudly considered Melbourne’s finest. 1. Brother Baba Budan –...
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Swanston St & Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
No matter the time of day Federation Square buzzes with people enjoying the space, constantly voted one of the ugliest buildings ever. During any typical week you can find festivals, sporting events broadcast on the big screens, people wandering...
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Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Of all the cities in Australia, Melbourne has the biggest diversity in shopping, by far. If you only have time to stay in the city, then Bourke Street has department stores and many big labels, including Spanish fashion-house Zara and Aussie surf...
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Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
"I'll meet you under the clocks." It's a phrase you'll hear thrown around Melbourne by locals all the time, but what does it mean? Flinders Street Station is not only a Australian icon but it's Melbourne's heart. Being the Metropolitan train hub,...
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Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia
If you want to capture beautiful views of Melbourne's South Bank, including Eureka Tower that dominates the skyline, head to Birrarung Marr Park. From Federation Square head towards the Princes Bridge (as if you're walking towards the Art Centre...
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1, Harbour Town, 20 Wharf St, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia
I guess what I love about street art is that it is art of the moment. It isn’t meant to be there forever. You are here . You can find these words on this spot on this wall. The laneways covered in Melbourne street art have become one of the...
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359 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Long renown as Australia’s coffee capital, Melbourne is the place to come if you want the best coffee Australia has to offer. If there is only coffee house you visit make Brother Baba Budan your choice. The warehouse-style café, located near...
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Melbourne VIC, Australia
Known as ‘The Fashion Capital’, Melbourne’s selection of vintage, boutiques and chain stores will appease every fashionistas shopping style. Looking for a bargain? Head to Bridge Street, Richmond or Smith Street, Collingwood to snap up end of...
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Melbourne VIC, Australia
A weekly tradition for many Melburnians is to visit one of the local markets to stock up on fresh produce for the week ahead, but there’s more to the markets than food. The Queen Victoria Market, has retained the art deco features within its still...
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Melbourne VIC, Australia
On the boarder of the CBD are three of the cities most loves and utilised gardens, the Fitzroy Gardens, Carlton Gardens and Royal Botanic Gardens. Elm-lined avenues of Fitzroy Gardens lead visitors to the highlights of the Victorian era styled...
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Melbourne VIC, Australia
As you explore the city you’ll see plenty of sleek modern trams, not at all like the heritage W-Class trams depicted on postcards; but there are a limited number of W-Class trams still running, the most popular being on the free City Circle route....
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Melbourne VIC, Australia
When the sun goes down Melbourne’s quirky themed bars are the place to be. Here are a few of our top suggestions; Section 8 Set in an abandoned car park just off Chinatown the small bar offers a grungy, urban feel with reasonable priced drinks....