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Melbourne Private Tours – Yarra Valley and Dandenongs Tour

One of the biggest trends in travel now a days is ‘bespoke travel’, simply put individualised travel and tours custom tailored to your needs.  Melbourne Private Tours is one of the leaders in personalised day touring in and around Melbourne. Like all Melbourne Private Tours our day out was unplanned other than the destination and […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Melbourne

Here are my 10 favourites things to do in Melbourne! Take the tram numbers 12 from Fitzroy Street in St Kilda to the city and tram 11 from the city to Brunswick Street in Fitzroy – Enjoy all of Melbourne’s best neighbourhoods (St Kilda, Albert Park, South Melbourne, the city and Fitzroy) on Melbourne’s favourite […]

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Melbourne’s Best Retailers

Melbourne is renown for the best shopping in Australia, so here is your shopaholic guide to the city. My list is a selection of the best retail experiences Melbourne has to offer.  Shops include local designers and international brands.  Each store provides the best in design, innovative products and service. I hope you have fun […]

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30 Marvelous Melbourne’s Facts and Tips

  1) History of Melbourne   Melbourne was founded on the mouth of the Yarra River in 1835.   In 1851 gold was found in Melbourne’s surrounding regions sparking a massive influx of people.  In the decade that followed gold worth over 100 million British pounds was pulled from the earth making Melbourne the richest city […]

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Children’s Activities in Melbourne

The Collingwood Children’s Farm Situated on 16 acres of land, just 4 kilometres from the centre of Melbourne, the Children’s Farm is a magic place for children and adults alike.  Open every day of the year from 9 to 5 PM with daily activities and lots of animals – horses, cows, ducks, pigs, chickens – just […]

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Hidden Secrets Lanes and Arcades Walking Tour

Fiona Sweetman loves Melbourne.  Several years ago Fiona decided that there might be some interest in a walking tour that focused on what makes Melbourne such a unique and livable city.  Fiona was bang on the money and she’s never looked back. Hidden Secrets now do several dynamic tours including a Cafe Culture Walk, Sommeliers […]

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Insider’s Video Tour of Melbourne

Come along for a tour of my favourite city and check out some of my favourite places with me.

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