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

Caravan parks close to Melbourne

A common question we get asked is where are the nearest caravan parks to the Melbourne city centre? While travellers towing a caravan, those with campervans, motorhomes or tents are well catered for in rural and regional Victoria, choices are limited close to the centre of Melbourne. This is mainly due to the amount of… Continue reading Caravan parks close to Melbourne

6 must see attractions for kids in Melbourne

Melbourne is a magic city for a fun and family friendly holiday. It’s easy to get around, there are loads to see and do and the kids will be delighted by the novelty of travelling around on the vintage trams. There’s also lots of budget accommodation and fantastic cheap eats, so a holiday in Melbourne… Continue reading 6 must see attractions for kids in Melbourne

End of freeway destinations from Melbourne

If you’re in Melbourne, you may decide that for a hassle-free and non-stop drive into regional Victoria for a day out or extended stay, you’d like to travel to the end of one of the city’s several freeways.  Let’s see where you can go. M1 – MONASH FREEWAY / PRINCES FREEWAY – to YARRAGON Follow… Continue reading End of freeway destinations from Melbourne