Many tourists travel all the way to Melbourne to experience the artistic talent that is
Melbourne continues to claim the award of one of the 'World's most livable cities'. This article explains exactly why...
The locals, commonly referred to as the 'Melbournians' are a cultured and hospitable demographic. If you're a lost tourist, locals will be quick to help you with directions and always happy to take your photo.
City 'Grid' Design & Efficient Tram Network
The CBD was designed as a logical system of streets that resemble a grid. All of the main streets provide two-way traffic and some of the main streets have parallel smaller streets which are referred to as 'Little Collins' or 'Little Burke'. These are usually areas which have fantastic hidden restaurants and entertainment.
You will never be disappointed with the food Melbourne offers. Sure, many restaurants are usually not open until very late but if you manage to dine at a district such as 'Lygon Street' (Italian food), then you will have no trouble dining at 9-10pm.
Walk along some of the more populated streets
A City of Entertainment
Years ago, Victoria was referred to as the state which is 'On the Move'. This was a perfect slogan as it illustrated that our city is full of events. Melbourne is often viewed as the sports capital of Australia, offering an impressive list of events such as the Australian Open (tennis), Grand Prix (car racing), AFL (Australian football), Cricket and many others. Here is an overview of the year:
Author: Jono Mac