From Bastille Day to the 2022 Indian Festival

Words by Ben Lamb From French festivals to comedy repeats, we’ve collated seven fantastic Melbourne festivals to check out in July. Bastille Day French Festival Want to head to France but still not keen to jump on a plane? Then check out the amazing Bastille Day French Festival. It’s jam packed with heaps of cool …

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Why this Qantas flight took a 870km detour from Wellington to Melbourne

TravelUpdated 22 Jun, 2022 08:48 PM2 minutes to read On a good day, a flight from Wellington to Melbourne takes three and a half hours. Unfortunately for passengers aboard QF172 on Tuesday, it was closer to five hours thanks to a 870-kilometre detour. The 737 Quantas aircraft performed a large arc detour up towards Norfolk …

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9 Fantastic Day Trips From Melbourne

Tourists often feel they have to take day tours or hire a car to visit tourist attractions outside Melbourne. Not so. Most of the best attractions are accessible by using trains and buses — if you know how. Here are DIY trips using public transport in my home city. Fares start at under $5 (U.S.). …

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How to enjoy Melbourne in a day

If you can’t wait to be back to your nomadic lifestyle, you’re probably looking to visit Australia for your next adventure. With the ongoing pandemic under control, many countries have lifted their travel bans, welcoming local and international tourists.  If you can’t wait to be back to your nomadic lifestyle, you’re probably looking to visit …

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Three places to holiday by train from Melbourne

If you’re planning a weekend getaway near Melbourne soon, why not leave the car at home? For starters, you can enjoy a more relaxed journey without having to be behind the wheel — and with fuel prices the way they are, you might end up saving money, too. Whether you’re looking for a day trip, …

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Where To Eat Mother’s Day 2022

Somehow it’s already May…which means it’s time to celebrate the wonderful mothers in your life. Whether it’s your mum, grandma, or simply someone special, we’ve compiled everything you need to know to treat them like the queens that they are. Kisumé  You can’t go wrong with any of Chris Lucas’ venues in Melbourne this Mother’s …

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11 Day Trips From Melbourne For A Countryside Escape

Day trips from Melbourne It’s been more than 2 years since we’ve picked up our passports, puzzled over exchange rates and inhaled the sweet air of faraway lands. And if you’re anything like me, the resurgence of travel demands a trip peppered with vast landscapes, outdoor adventures and long and winding road trips. Needless to …

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The Best Things to Do This ANZAC Day in Melbourne

ANZAC Day in Australia is a time of reflection, two-up and a few icy pints of Carlton Draught. Whether you’re inhaling ANZAC biscuits or learning the rules of the national sport for the first time, be mindful of the historic significance and commemorative nature of the day between schooners. Here’s our round-up of the best things to …

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