Cannibal Creek Vineyard (recently featured in Broadsheet) is just an hour East of Melbourne on the fringes of Gippsland and is one of those quiet achievers, in an area (Gippsland) that is on the fringe of emerging "big time" as a food and wine region. The World Loves Melbourne was invited on a famil to experience Cannibal Creek Vineyard and imbibe the delights of Gippsland.
We were delighted to stay at InterContinental Los Angeles Century City on the Avenue of the Stars during our recent stay in Los Angeles California. For a family visiting Los Angeles this was the perfect hotel stay.
Bendigo is one of the fabulous getaway options for Melbournians. Once a gold rush city there's another "gold rush" of sorts going on now with the city attracting the discering with its food and culture attractions. We had such an amazing weekend here that we just wanted to share it.
The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a fabulous getaway in Adelaide with a stay in the ibis Adelaide a highlight. We know Adelaide well and have stayed in many of the hotels. What we enjoyed about the Ibis Adelaide was the modern hotel, it's location in the heart of the action (right near Rundle Mall and the laneways and arcades), friendly service, decent rooms, gym, and the buffet breakfast and restaurant.
The World Loves Melbourne loves a road trip! This time we headed for super popular Daylesford in regional Victoria on a long weekend. Only one and half hours from Melbourne, Daylesford gets about a million day trip visitors a year. The region is full of attractions and experiences. We set out to find the best with some of our team. One of the best things to do in Melbourne is to go on a road trip to a stunning region not far from the city; and Daylesford is the perfect destination.
For stunning Melbourne skyline views, sounds of the bustling city and world class food and entertainment within walking distance, look no further than the newly opened Punthill Northbank Melbourne. Their modern apartment rooms are ideal for business travelers, interstate or international visitors, even leisure seeking locals wanting to spend a weekend exploring the beautiful city. The World Loves Melbourne was recently invited to come and experience all that Punthill Northbank has to offer.
The World Loves Melbourne was invited to an exclusive media event to experience Hop Sing Bar & Food as a destination for football lovers going to the nearby MCG. This restaurant and bar on Spring St is ideally placed for a pre and post game drinks and food experience, and even for a sleepover in one of the attractive rooms.
Adelaide is a great city to visit with emerging cafes and restaurants, amazing beaches, top notch sporting facilities and much more. Here are some of the highlights...
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Etihad Airways today officially opened its spectacular new Premium Lounge at Melbourne Airport, offering guests a stylish, comfortable environment in which they can relax, re-energise, dine, work or be entertained pre-flight. The World Loves Melbourne has enjoyed flying with Etihad Airways in the past and would love to experience this new premium lounge.
Postcards is launching all new one-hour programs each Friday night with the best travel and lifestyle stories from Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and surrounding regions.
Rebecca Judd hosts alongside presenters Livinia Nixon, Lauren Phillips, Brodie Harper, Shane Crawford, Glen Moriarty, Scherri-Lee Biggs, Warren Tredrea and celebrity chef Shane Delia.
The World Loves Melbourne enjoyed a stunning visit to Halls Gap and surrounds over several days thanks to Grampians Tourism with the upcoming Grampians Grape Escape in April with the grand finale weekend 30 April and 1 May 2016. Natural beauty, fine accomodation and top notch food and wine; a winning combination! Here is a look at our Day 2 and Day 3 action in the Grampians.
The Grampians is a desination The World Loves Melbourne has enjoyed as a family favourite over the years. We enjoyed a stunning visit to Halls Gap and surrounds over several days thanks to Grampians Tourism with the upcoming Grampians Grape Escape in April with the grand finale weekend 30 April and 1 May 2016. Natural beauty, fine accomodation and top notch food and wine; a winning combination!
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.
The World Loves Melbourne loves this time of year in Melbourne when the Australian Open dominates the landscape. We are loving attending several events including the tennis itself; such a festive ambience! Apart from the compelling tennis itself, here are places to watch the tennis as well as eateries with specials. One of the best things to do in Melbourne is to visit the Australian Open; a world class event.
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.