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Yarra River Melbourne

The Yarra River in Melbourne is perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon bike rd and a great way to see some of Melbourne’s best attractions.   For those visting Melbourne, you can hire a gorgeous P…

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Nights at the National Gallery of Victoria

The National Gallery of Victoria, located on St Kilda Rd, Melbourne is open every Thursday night until 9pm.  Come straight from Melbourne city centre after work (just a e few minutes down St Kilda Rd…

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Spring Racing Tip #3

Avoid the massive crowds of Flemington Racetrack and try Caulfield Racetrack – just as much with fun with half the people!  If you don’t want to trek back into the city afterwards why not…

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Spring Racing Tip #2

Girls leaving Flemington racetrack  – avoid the barefoot look! Remember to take a pair of thongs or sandals in your hand bag for when you can simply wear your heels no longer!  Same goes for t…

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Spring Racing 2010

It’s racing time again, avoid the rush back into the city after a big day of racing at Flemington or Moonee Valley and stay at Punthill Essendon – just 1o minutes from either racetracks. Punthil…

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2010 UCI Road World Championships

This weekend you can see some of the world’s best cyclists at the UCI Road World Championships in Geelong.   Let’s hope it doesn’t get totally overshadowed by the replay of the AFL Gr…

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Melbourne Zoo!

Whilst in Melbourne it’s always fun to visit the zoo!  Just outside the Melbourne CBD, the Zoo is located in Flemington.  Our Essendon Accommodation makes a perfect base for a trip to the zoo,…

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Footy Grandfinal accommodation…..again

The MCG and the suburb of Rihcmond will be bustling again this weekend with the replay of the Football Grandfinal, Collingwood vs Sk Kilda.  Melbourne accommodation for next weekend is at a premium…

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Melbourne CBD walking spots

One of our favourite inner Melbourne walking spots is the track around the Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens, known as The Tan.  Start at Domain Rd in South Yarra, or another popular starting point i…

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When to fly

Leisure travellers should avoid  flying into Melbourne in the early morning and late afternoon. These flights are usually heavily booked by business people travelling between the capital cities and t…

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Melbourne CBD Shopping

Are you staying in the Melbourne CBD and hoping to do some credit card damage?  Well here are the hours within which to get the damage done.  Saturday and Monday to Thursday most shops are open 10 a…

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Melbourne Airport to Melbourne CBD

Melbourne Airport is approximately 22 kilometres from the Melbourne city centre.  There are two main ways to get from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine Airport) to Melbourne CBD.  Choose from the 24 ho…

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