There are many reasons why Melbourne Australia is a sought after holiday destination. Melbourne boosts one of the most happening affordable dining scenes and offers a wide range of different cuisines that include Asian, Vietnamese, Italian, Greek as well as authentic local cuisine. There is great fashion shopping in the city center and there are wonderful eclectic offerings at the Queen Victoria Market where you can find treasures if you do not want to browse shop windows. For art lovers, there is art to admire and buy all round Melbourne from contemporary to aboriginal art as well as beautiful sculptures. There are art gallery tours as well as street art tours and for those that want to see cutting edge art discover Australia’s up and coming art and artists on the sidewalks.
Melbourne offers beautiful countryside from the Yarra Valley to Vineyards and the Mornington Peninsula beach towns. The hottest drinking and dining destination is now the new south Wharf Promenade and a fantastic area to visit both in the evening and during the day is South Bank. Even though Melbourne is a large city it has a lot to offer including a seaside in the suburb of St Kilda. Not to be missed is Melbourne’s famous caf culture where there are many iconic cafes that offer an extraordinary Italian Australian coffee movement. Melbourne is home to a profusion of Victorian and Edwardian buildings that includes the Gothic Bank as well as magnificent modern art deco buildings such as the Manchester Unity building.
There are several accommodation options to choose from of which the most popular is a Melbourne boutique hotel that offers guests the ultimate luxury and pampering demonstrating memorable dcor and warm personal ambience. The rooms come in various different styles and are fully equipped with complimentary broadband, rooftop pools, flat screen TV’s, mini bars and much more. To find a hotel that suits all your needs, visit the boutique hotel gallery online where you can book directly well in advance to avoid disappointment. For those that love the outdoors a visit to Phillip island is a must where you will see thousands of little penguins as well as many other endemic animals such as the koala, wombats, the amazing duck billed platypus, Tasmanian evils and kangaroos.
For a truly unique experience visit Herring Island’s sculptures, the Science Works Museum and the Royal Botanical Gardens. There are also bike and walking trails along the Yarra River. Attractions such as Federation Square, Melbourne’s cricket ground, the national gallery of Victoria, the US Embassy, the Rod Laver Tennis Center and the Prahran and Victoria Markets are among the most popular.