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Where to eat, drink and soak up some culture in Melbourne

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August 21 1000 pound bend melbourne australia

The capital of Victoria – Australia’s most densely populated state – Melbourne has its share of big cultural institutions, from big-deal museums to long-standing markets. But it’s also rife with new trends in food and drink, as well as a vibrant artisanal scene. Here are some of the coolest places to grab delicious coffee, quirky cocktails, a decadent brunch and more. Shortstop Coffee & Donuts. The National Gallery of Victoria....

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Best Things to do in Sydney over Easter

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March 23 Sydney Opera House at dusk

With warm autumn days, comfortable evenings and an abundance of Easter activities for all the family, now is the perfect time to make the most of Sydney. Get out and about in Australia’s biggest city with our what’s-on guide to Easter in Sydney. Featured image by Robert Wallace; courtesy of Destination NSW Royal Easter Show 26 March to 8 April 2015 Running for two weeks over Easter, the Sydney Royal...

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Visit the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

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February 15 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival - Diners seated on the riverbank for the Worlds Longest Lunch

Prepare your palate – the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is about to arrive once again to dazzle and delight your dining experience. Renowned chefs, food experts and lovers of good taste from all over the world will unite from 27 February to 15 March to partake in all manners of innovative cooking, tasting, teaching and eating. Sample the best of the fest with the PARKROYAL guide to the highlights....

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A Day in Darling Harbour

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February 4 View of Sydney CBD from Darling Harbour

With famous attractions such as the Sydney Aquarium and Powerhouse Museum and some of the city’s finest restaurants and bars, Darling Harbour is one of Sydney’s most significant cultural precincts. Spend a day by the water with our guide to Darling Harbour’s best bits. Featured image: Copyright Phillip Minnis Powerhouse Museum Just a stone’s throw away from Darling Harbour, Ultimo’s Powerhouse Museum is a cultural icon. With an estimated 500,000...

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The Top Five Australia Day Events

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January 15 Australia Day swimmers pass the Sydney Opera House

Australia Day is a time to reflect and rejoice what it means to be Australian. Whether you’re a True Blue Australian or a visitor exploring the Lucky Country for the first time, enjoy the celebrations with our guide to some of the best events taking place across the nation this Australia Day. Featured image: Great Australian Swim Series, Australia Day in Sydney, courtesy of NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet...

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