Ranked consistently as one of the world’s most liveable cities, Melbourne is based around lifestyle with its artistic cultural and intellectual heritage, distinguishing itself from other cities. There are a range of galleries and museums, and the city proves a canvas for artistic expression, having the laneways constantly filled with street art. 

The multicultural population in Melbourne contributes to the city’s unique vibe and atmosphere.  The city has one of the most world-renowned universities and research facilities. Melbourne is also home to over 100 distinct cultures and ethnicities including one of the world’s largest Greek communities outside of Greece. Residents include young professionals, international students and senior citizen couples looking to enjoy everything the city has to offer. Melbourne is also known as the world’s most popular tram corridor and has the largest urban tramway network in the world. The city tram network is free within the city grid and for those that would like to know more, the city circle maroon trams over a narrative giving great insight to the history and attractions of the city. 

Melbourne Travel Tips: Melburnians love to party, hence the city is a vibrant one with the year-round calendar events to offer. From hosting the Australian Open in January, Formula 1 in March, Spring Racing Carnival or the AFL Grand Final in September, there’s an iconic event to suit everyone. Melbourne is also renowned for its outdoor bars with spectacular views, rooftop bars overlooking the water and pubs with lively beer gardens. Melbourne’s cityscape is dotted with interesting architecture, neoclassical facades and contemporary towers. 

Being a multicultural city filled with some of the best food in the world, the city has a massive selection of cuisines to choose from. From fresh-food stalls in Queen Victoria market to authentic Vietnamese pho along Swanston street, good dim sum in Chinatown to the best Italian eateries along Lygon street, not to mention the popular fish & chips within the CBD area. 

Discover all that Melbourne has to offer from its creative exciting city centre to buzzing neighbourhood hubs, world-class wineries, natural springs and peninsulas.