A Visitors Guide to One Day in Melbourne, Australia | A Happy Passport
Melbourne has consistently won the world’s most liveable city and for good reason. It is also a favorite for many travelers to Australia (us included). Not only is it close to the water, but a trip to Melbourne offers access to world-renown restaurants, cultural events, stunning architecture, a la
When Southbank was just South Melbourne
I've been looking for these old prints for years and finally stumbled across them. They were taken in 1986 a few days after the announcement of plans for...
Things To Do In Melbourne - Travel Advice from the Pros
Melbourne is filled with splendid views of the beaches and the rugged coastline. You can admire unique landscapes and have unexpected glimpses behind every
Australian Art Deco - treasures in Melbourne's suburbs
Melbourne has a huge collection of stunning art deco and modernist buildings. Some of the best can be found in the city's suburbs and on my recent visit, I was able to see several of them thanks to Robin Grow and Robyn Saalfeld of the Australian Art Deco and Modernism Society. Many of the art deco and modernist buildings state from the latter half of the 1930's and a period when Melbourne was beginning to recover from economic depression. The extent of residential development during this…
New app allows users to see Melbourne's city streets in the 1800s
Over 300 photographs have been digitised by the State Library of Victoria for the Street History: Hoddle's Grid app which uses your location to show nearby buildings, street views and aerial photographs from as early as 1840.