A Guide to Melbourne #2

Once again I found myself down in Melbourne for a long weekend, a trip now seeming to have become a bi-annual ritual. I can’t place my finger on one exact point as to why I love Melbourne, but I think I can narrow it down to three things: the book shops, the art & craft scene, and the incredible selection of restaurants and cafes in the streets and laneways of the CBD & beyond.
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A Guide to Melbourne

I  managed to get a week off work, and deciding not to venture too far, I headed down to Melbourne again! I just love the city of Melbourne; full of bustling café’s, restaurants and bars, hole-in-the-wall art galleries, little boutiques, an excellent public transport system of historic and modern trams and a population of happy, friendly and sociable people. For me of course, food is of the highest priority and importance, and Melbourne certainly delivers in this department… Continue reading

Weekend in Melbourne

Melbourne is such a wonderful, vibrant and beautiful city that I am very tempted to move to! I was lucky enough to get a couple of days off work to join my fellow-nurse friend from Alice Springs (Ingrid) to head to Melbourne for scoping out the best coffee haunts, taste Melbourne’s delicious food and walk endlessly through the laneways and streets to visit boutiques, op-shops and galleries along the way. Ingrid is a vegan, which did influence a lot of our cafe/restaurant choices, but Melbourne caters so well to vegans and has so many excellent vegan restaurants that it made finding somewhere excellent to eat a simple and never-disappointing task!

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