Our guide to spending a lazy Sunday in Kew

  Leafy streets, a quick commute to town, a bevvy of world-class cafes and wine bars and miles of parkland along the Yarra River. What’s not to like about Kew? If we had a Sunday free, here... View more

How to spend the perfect day in Preston

If you’re looking for evidence that Melbourne’s city centre is moving north, simply follow this guide to spending the perfect day in Preston. Situated 10 km north of the CBD, Preston’... View more

Our favourite coffee spots in Brunswick

Melburnians have a love affair with coffee that dates back decades. The first commercial espresso machine is said to have been installed in Café Florentino, Bourke Street, Melbourne in 1928. Over 90 y... View more

Eat, drink, explore: Spending Saturday in Ascot Vale

Ascot Vale is one of Melbourne’s most exciting suburbs. It’s just six kilometres from the city centre, which gives it a buzzing atmosphere and thriving cafe culture. Despite its central lo... View more

How to spend the perfect Saturday in Carlton North

Carlton North has a unique history – one shaped by prisons, cemeteries and even an asylum. Today, this gem located just north of the famous Queen Victoria Market Precinct has come along way. And... View more

Nelson Alexander’s guide to Melbourne winter 2018

Melbourne may have a reputation for its fickle weather – particularly when temperatures plummet and the wind roars. But that doesn’t mean the city can’t be enjoyed year-round! At Nel... View more

How to spend the perfect Saturday in Coburg

Coburg is an amazing suburb that is only getting better. Here, a rich immigrant background has made for a diverse community – and some incredible dining options. With cafes and shopping, excelle... View more

How to spend the perfect day in Ivanhoe

Wander through Ivanhoe and you’d never guess you were just a 20-minute drive from the city centre. Compared to neighbouring suburbs, Ivanhoe is a peaceful paradise, complete with picturesque hil... View more

3 things northsiders need to do before winter begins in Melbourne

‘Four seasons in one day’. The well-known adage – which Melbourne northsiders seem to enjoy as much as their morning latte – is not only fun to say, it’s also remarkably ... View more

Introducing: Thornbury Picture House

Thornbury residents have another reason to smile: a gorgeous new cinema, converted by Melbourne film producer and seasoned cinema genius Gus Berger. Gus’ decision to take on his big project in M... View more

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