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murray darling river
Two small towns nestled on the banks of the mighty Murray River known as Cobram Barooga. These towns are divided by the river, with Cobram located in Victoria, and Barooga in New South Wales. Cobram  Cobram has a permanent population of about 6000 people. It has a Mediterranean climate, with approximately...
things to do in phillip island 3
An island on the doorstep of Melbourne, Phillip Island is a popular destination to visit as a day trip. Famous for its little penguin colony, the island is located 124km south of Melbourne and is connected to the mainland by a bridge. Phillip Island photos We head to The...
bars in melbourne

Best bars in Melbourne

What does Nick Cave, a bar made of ice, and a corset have in common? A hurly burly bar-hop in Melbourne! Melburnians are spoilt for choice when aching for a bevy, and they all have their favourites. Out-of-towners however may find the options overwhelming and it seriously is enough...
backpackers
Backpacking is one way to save money and travel light. United Backpackers Melbourne offers affordable dorm-style accommodation. United Backpackers has friendly staff and provides a comfortable place to bunk down in Melbourne’s city centre. Rates are affordable and it’s a good way to meet other travellers. While in Melbourne, go and see the...
Tune Hotel Melbourne

Tune Hotel Melbourne review

Newsflash: Accor Hotels took over the management of Tune Hotel Melbourne on 1 May 2016 and rebranded the hotel, which is no known as Ibis Melbourne Swanston Street.  The review below was published in 2015 when the hotel was Tune Hotel Melbourne. Looking for a day trip from Melbourne? Check out: Things...
things to do in melbourne 17
Some people say that Melbourne is Australia’s most European city. Victoria’s capital is sophisticated and stylish. Its hidden laneways and grand arcades are packed with shops, bars, restaurants and plenty on the cultural calendar. There are so many things to do in Melbourne.  Victoria is Australia’s smallest mainland state and...