Collected by Celeste Quinones
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...
247 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Melbourne knows no bounds for its love of coffee, so it can be hard to choose where to get your caffeine fix. Dukes is one of the best, roasting their own ethically sourced beans, and its expert baristas will brew any style coffee you'd like, from...
187 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Behind Melbourne’s grid of city streets is a world of backstreets and alleyways where quirky venues are tucked behind unassuming doors and in secret alcoves. Try Centre Place for excellent hole-in-the-wall cafés; the popular Shanghai-style Chinese...
27-29 Tattersalls Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Melbourne is leading the way in Australia with a host of pop-up or themed small bars. Summer favourite, Ponyfish Island, is a quirky little bar found under the Southgate Pedestrian Bridge in the middle of the Yarra River. Located on one of the...
Union Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
Encouraged - nay, endorsed - by the city council, Melbourne has some of the coolest street art you'll see around and definitely the best in Australia. Grab a copy of the free laneways map and if you're lucky you'll get to see some street artists...
St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia
Come the first hints of warm weather and locals descend on St Kilda to enjoy the beach, hip restaurants or the outdoors at one of the local gardens. The laughing face welcoming people to Luna Park is an icon of the area since opening in 1912 and...
Hosier Ln, Melbourne VIC 3004, 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...
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...