Libby de Souza | My Favourite Things

My Favourite Things: Melbourne VS Sydney by Libby de Souza So over the past two years I have had the opportunity to live to two great Australian cites: Sydney and Melbourne, the traditional powerhouses of the colony! I have lived in both cities for a year each, and wanted to share where you can find some of my favourite things from each one. THE BEST MILKSHAKES Sydney: The Peanut Butter and Jelly shake from Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, 105...

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The G

Is there a stadium like it anywhere in the world? Is there a cauldron of fire that is the M.C.G.? The mighty Melbourne Cricket Ground, known locally as the G. Memories I was lucky enough to grow up living a short distance from the G, with the footy crowd easily heard on a Saturday afternoon. Ron lighting the flame for the start of the 1956 Olympics. Betty Cuthbert lunging for the finish line. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth twice.. in...

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Love Melbourne?

What is it about Melbourne? Yes, Melbourne, capital of Victoria, Australia.  What makes everyone love Melbourne? Ask yourself.. What is it about Melbourne?

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Tickets Please

Conductors once cried “Tickets Please” in Melbourne, home of the tram! Back in 1855 there were horse-drawn trams, followed by cable-driven trams [1885], then electrified tram network [1906] not forgetting the world’s first Tramcar Restaurant [1983]. Could something about Melbourne be the form of transport synonymous with Melbourne, the humble TRAM. Melbourne’s light rail system is one of the largest networks in...

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Wander Victoria

Welcome dawdlers, explorers and weekend travellers, here is your place. Fill up, slow down, uncoil or recharge. #wandervictoria wandervictoria.com Wander Victoria Wander Victoria | See All

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