Driving from Melbourne to Adelaide

When you fly somewhere, it’s all about getting to your destination as quickly as possible. You step on a plane at one end and leave the plane at the other end. Whereas when you drive to your destination, you get to see and experience what is along the way, and maybe even take a detour… Continue reading Driving from Melbourne to Adelaide

Staying overnight at Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport is Australia’s second busiest airport, transporting over 33 million passengers per year.  It is currently Victoria’s only international airport and is located at Tullamarine – 21 kilometres by road from Melbourne’s CBD. A very convenient advantage of Melbourne Airport is that the international terminal (T2) and all of the domestic terminals (T1, T3… Continue reading Staying overnight at Melbourne Airport

1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne

It has now been 60 years since the Olympic Games were held in Melbourne. The Olympic Games are one of the world’s largest international sporting events, with thousands of athletes representing almost every nation on the planet competing against each other. Australia has hosted the Summer Olympic Games twice. The most recent was Sydney in… Continue reading 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne

2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

It has now been 10 years since the Commonwealth Games were held in Melbourne, so let’s reflect back on one of the city’s greatest sporting events. The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event for athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting mainly of countries who were part of the British Empire. First held in… Continue reading 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

How to get to Melbourne’s city centre from Melbourne Airport

Melbourne Airport, also known as Tullamarine Airport, is located 19 kilometres north-west of Melbourne‘s central business district.  Once your flight lands at the airport, there are a number of transport options for getting to the city centre. By bus: SkyBus operates a fleet of clean and comfortable airport buses which travel express from Melbourne Airport… Continue reading How to get to Melbourne’s city centre from Melbourne Airport