Kid-Friendly Attractions in Melbourne

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Melbourne

A popular business and sports destination in Australia, Melbourne should not be mistaken for an adult-only city. Quite the contrary: there are numerous kid-friendly attractions in Melbourne, suitable for all tastes and ages. An iconic amusement park, a world-famous zoo and aquarium, dozens of urban playgrounds, and a truly remarkable natural setting are some of Melbourne's greatest attributes when it comes to family attractions. If you are looking for places in Melbourne where to spend so... [ read more ]

Short guide to nightlife in Melbourne

Short guide to nightlife in Melbourne

Its prolific music scene and the constant flow of tourists make Melbourne's nightlife a force to reckon with. Once to night falls over this flourishing Australian city, its restaurants, bars, lounges and clubs are filled by an eclectic crowd. There's practically something for every category of tourists, from stag party groups to families and from music lovers to demanding business-type. I hope my short guide to nightlife in Melbourne will give you some ideas about how and where to spend a me... [ read more ]

Shopper's Guide to Melbourne

Shopper’s Guide to Melbourne

Melbourne might not have the international fame or the allure of Sydney, but, in terms of business and shopping, Melbourne is second to none. While tourists flock to Sydney to admire its landmarks and enjoy its sunny beaches, Melbourne makes an ideal destination for a shopping vacation. From high street shopping to the huge factory outlets at the city's outskirts, Melbourne's commercial centers are meant to appeal all categories of buyers. And the more time you spend strolling through its fa... [ read more ]

Top Attractions around Melbourne

Top Attractions around Melbourne

Australia’s second largest city and number one economic hub makes a great destination not only for business persons and urban explorers, but also for the outdoorsy tourists wanting to explore Victoria’s nature and attractions. Melbourne itself has hundreds of sights and attractions – enough to keep you busy for a couple of weeks – but if you ever feel like taking a day trip and escaping the agitation of this big city, here’s a nice list of  top attractions around Melbourne: M... [ read more ]

Off the beaten path attractions in Melbourne

Off the beaten path attractions in Melbourne

One of Australia’s prime tourists hubs, Melbourne is blessed with both a pleasant climate, a thriving economy and fabulous sights. Its Business District, its nearby beaches and natural parks make it a fabulous destination all year round. Although, considering the many attractions and activities that are available here, the novelty of Melbourne is not likely to wear off soon, one might still wonder about the less known side of Melbourne. Today’s post will feature some off the beaten path ... [ read more ]

Extreme Sports in and around Melbourne

Extreme Sports in and around Melbourne

Australia’s prime business hub, Melbourne is also the no. 1 destination in terms of sports. An here I’m not only talking about  the Melbourne Cup or other major annual sports events, but also about the great diversity of sports that can be practised  around this city. You can practically try out almost any sport during your stay in Melbourne, from golf to sky diving. Today however I will focus on the wildest side of Melbourne sports and present you some popular extreme sports in and ar... [ read more ]

Melbourne for Art Lovers

Melbourne for Art Lovers

With its huge skyscrapers and dynamic economy, Melbourne is usually associated with business traveling. But this doesn’t mean that Melbourne cannot make an excellent destination for a family vacation or a romantic weekend escape. Actually, there are many interesting sides of Melbourne to explore by those willing to learn more about this cosmopolitan Australian city. For instance, despite the ever growing business sector, the artistic life in Melbourne is quite prolific. What I would like to c... [ read more ]

 Luxury Travel in Melbourne

Luxury Travel in Melbourne

As a major city and prime business hub in Australia, Melbourne has much to offer in terms of splurge hotels and luxury travel. Those tourists ready to indulge themselves on the best Melbourne hotels, restaurants and spas will be faced with the usual dilemma: choose one of the international hotel chains or opt for the local atmosphere? While the risks are minimum in both cases, your choice is ultimately a matter of taste. The only thing I can tell you so far in terms of luxury travel in Melbourne... [ read more ]

Tips for Business Travel in Melbourne

Tips for Business Travel in Melbourne

The business culture in Melbourne is not very different from that of Western European countries or the United States. So while you shouldn’t worry about business protocol too much (just dress smart, be polite and greet people with a smile and firm handshake), you should know that Melbourne has a thriving economy and countless business opportunities. While banking, IT and logistics are the preferred business sectors, practically every aspect of the economy is open to investments – Melbour... [ read more ]

Melbourne Fun-Time Activities

Melbourne Fun-Time Activities

As Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne is a buzzing metropolis packed with attractions, shops and clubs. There is plenty to see and also a lot to do in this modern city in southern Australia. As an ex-host of the Olympic Games, Melbourne excels in sports facilities. Recreational areas and theme parks are located all over the city. As for its thriving nightlife and entertainment scene, Melbourne is hard to compete with, even in the case of Sydney. With the hope that you’ll enjoy yo... [ read more ]