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Melbourne is a haven for culinary travellers

Melbourne is a destination full of international chefs providing authentic Australian dishes alongside some of the best European delicacies. For culinary travellers Melbourne offers one of the most unique dining experiences in the world. If you are visiting Melbourne for the first time, make sure to visit some fabulous restaurants and experience the unforgettable culinary delights that this city h..

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4 beautiful buildings to visit in Melbourne

One of the many reasons that tours in Melbourne are so popular is because of the splendour of its buildings, many of which tell a story about the heritage of one of Victoria’s largest cities. When heading to Australia, this excellent tour will give you plenty of time to explore all that the city has to offer, including Melbourne’s iconic buildings.  With so many fantastic things to do in Melbourne..

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Melbourne’s Coffee culture – Tips on finding a great cup!

Voted as one of the top coffee cities in the world, Melbourne has taken the morning caffeine booster and made it an all-day drink for everyone to enjoy. Now considered the coffee capital of Australia, plenty of people are visiting this wonderful city simply to have a taste and experience what Melbourne does best. When visiting melbourne for the first time, having a taste of the Aussie’s favourite..

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5 of the best places to shop in Melbourne

Whether you’re looking for the perfect outfit or souvenirs to take home to your family and friends, a shopping day can be a perfect addition to a trip. As one of Australia’s largest cities, Melbourne is full of shopping quarters, each with something different to offer. If it’s your first time in Melbourne then exploring the markets, shopping centres and bustling streets can be excellent way to get..

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Gardens in Melbourne – a hidden paradise of tranquility!

An Australia tour wouldn't be complete without visiting Melbourne. This magnificent, vibrant city offers so much more than your standard city break. There are many amazing things to visit in Melbourne, but the exquisite garden greenery hidden amongst the city’s busy streets and towering buildings make for a delightful sight, giving you the tranquility and peace rarely found within a city. To make..

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Top things to do your first time in Melbourne

Visiting Melbourne for the first time? Then we’re here to help you make the most of your stay! We’re often asked about what to do in Melbourne, and the good news is, no matter what your interests, there really is something for everyone in this great city. (more…)..

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Meet the little penguins on Distant Journeys’ tours of Australia

Wildlife Profiles: the Little Penguin

Native only to the southern coast of Australia and New Zealand, little penguins, also known as fairy penguins in Australia, are just one of the many fascinating creatures you can get up close to as part of Distant Journeys’ tours of Australia. Before you meet these cuddly and adorable birds in person, we’ve put together a short fact file to help you get to know and learn more about the little peng..

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Explore Captain Cook’s Cottage in Melbourne on our Australia holiday tours

The history of Captain Cook’s Cottage

Today, Captain Cook’s Cottage is one of the most famous attractions in Melbourne, a slice of history situated in the scenic Fitzroy Gardens, and just one of the great landmarks you’ll get to learn more about on our Australia holiday tours, which include a guided tour showing you the very best of Melbourne. (more…)..

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4 of Melbourne’s biggest events

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most thriving and lively cities, bursting with exciting attractions and events with something for everyone to enjoy. Many city-wide, national and international events fill the calendar, meaning that during your time in the city with our Melbourne escorted tours, you’ll definitely be able to join in with something going on. (more…)..

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Food and Wine Festival arrives in Melbourne in February

The Melbourne Food and Wine Festival once again returns for 2015, taking place in Queensbridge Square and other areas of Melbourne between February 27th and March 15th. This is one event we would love to visit on our holidays to Australia! (more…)..

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