Things To Do

Balgownie Estate Shines in Yarra Valley


Balgownie Estate is a magnificent property deep in the Yarra Valley with multiple attractions of day spa facilities, great accomodation and alluring Rae's Restaurant with killer views. The World Loves Melbourne was invited along to imbibe the food and wine at Balgownie Estate. Check out our Best Yarra Valley Wineries.

Best Melbourne Bars


Where are the best bars in Melbourne? Here are our best bars in Melbourne (in no particular order)...

Best Melbourne Shopping

The best way to shop is often by precinct rather than by product. Melbourne is full of great precincts, where often great shopping is combined with great cafes and dining…

As well as the summary below, check out our latest retail tour in the Melbourne CBD.

Here are some of the best precincts in Melbourne…

The Emporium - CBD


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Emporium Melbourne is arguably the hottest place to shop in Australia with a unique shopping experience and the opening of several firsts in terms of retailers. This is premium shopping at its best with super impressive transformation of the Myer Emporium building into a stunning retail offering.

Cats The Musical Loves Melbourne


Following its triumphant season in London’s West End, the acclaimed revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical CATS comes to Australia for a strictly limited season, starring DELTA GOODREM in the prized role of Grizabella. Opening in Melbourne at The Regent Theatre then touring to Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, CATS is set to have audiences purring with pleasure. The World Loves Melbourne walked the red carpet and had an amazing night at CATS in the iconic Regent Theatre. What a performance!


We are excited - for the first time ever in Victoria – the Yarra Valley will play host to the inaugural Victorian “2016 Cider and Pork Festival”– celebrating all things pork and apple - by bringing together Melbourne’s best chefs, the finest pork producers, trending food trucks and pork lovers one and all - over the Australia Day Long Weekend January 23-24, 2016.

Escapism at Strike QV

escapism puzzle room: A real life interactive puzzle game where you and your team mates have 50 minutes to unravel the clues and figure your way out of a locked room. The World Loves Melbourne was invited to the new Strike QV 2.0 check out this phenomenon launching in QV Melbourne.




A celebration of New Orleans food, booze, music and culture. Melbourne’s own slice of Mardi Gras returns this February bigger and better than ever. WE ARE GIVING AWAY A DOUBLE PASS WHICH INCLUDES ENTRY INTO THE VIP AREA.

Po' Boy Quarter joins forces with Ding Dong Lounge to present the most colourful food & music event of the season, Fat Tuesday, on Tuesday, 9 February at Piazza Italia, Argyle Street in Carlton.

Jump Factory Loads of Fun!

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JumpFactory is Melbourne's newest and most exciting indoor trampoline park, with 8 different trampoline zones for kids (and kids at heart!) to jumparound. JumpFactory also hosts groups, birthday parties, and corporate events.

MCG Open Air Cinema Loves Melbourne


The hallowed MCG turf will be transformed from a playing surface to a viewing surface this summer, with the launch of a public open air cinema.

Melbourne's Most Picturesque Destinations

Melbourne is never short of things to do and places to see, but sometimes the rugged, natural beauty of Victoria gets overlooked by tourists and locals alike – all in favour of wonderful cafes, exhibitions, shows, and the bustling atmosphere of the city.

Merricks Creek Winery Loves Melbourne

A new hot destination on Mornington Peninsula is family run Merricks Creek Winery Cellar Door. Peter Parker is a Clinical Psychologist in South Yarra who has also been making some of the best Pinot Noir around for the last couple of decades. James Halliday gives this winery gem on Merricks Rd Merricks a 5 star rating. Check out our Best Mornington Peninsula Wineries. Image credit photo above: Jamie Durrant. 

National Sports Museum Loves Melbourne


The World Loves Melbourne visited the National Sports Museum at the MCG for family holiday fun. Spend a few hours on a fascinating MCG tour with a guide then check out the fascinating National Sports Museum; a great place for families as there's plenty of interactive highlights to enjoy. One of the best things to do in Melbourne is to visit the National Sports Museum.

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