We were in the city for a week and now it has my heart.
I can’t really say I did a whole lot of things though. We hung around Melbourne from mid to end of November and the city was experiencing what they call “Spring”. It was wet and raining most of the time while we were there and was decently cold, at all times.
However, the Melburnians came around all climatic obstacles and infused it’s cityscape with such character that it managed to give Melbourne a distinct personality of it’s own, unlike any other city in Australia I have been to. Wet and cold or not, the city definitely knows how to warm you from within with it’s culture, art, food and literally, with their amazing coffee blends.
We have family in Melbourne and the priority of our trip was always to spend as much time as possible with them. Given that, with families living in another city one gets an upper hand to discover places otherwise not mentioned within “tripadvisors” search under the “Top Things to do in Melbourne”, experience delicious food and cocktails at restaurants and bars other wise easily ignored on the street with so many to choose from or one that is snuggly sitting in an alley and not to mention getting your morning blends from the tried and tasted ones out of the “n” number of cafes and breakfast places in the city. In the end we all throughly enjoyed our time; bought in my brother’s 23rd birthday, visited more relatives, enjoyed a barbecue picnic on a good day and spent some good time together as a family exploring the city and drowsing ourselves in it’s culture.
After my first experience, I too now believe that Melbourne stands true to it’s title as the cultural capital of Australia. With art inspiring every aspect of the city from the architecture to its narrow alleys hiding away hip cafes and bars to feed its deep rooted coffee and beer culture, the city has a way to keep you entertained.
Thus, there is so much to see and do in this one city today, I want to share some of the things we experienced and loved. This time I will not jot down a detailed list of things we did, as I feel unless we have explored and exploited them all throughly it doesn’t feel right to list them as my favourite and make a suggestions up here as of yet.
Hence, I have tried my best to capture the character of Melbourne in pictures and hopefully this will help you experience the city from my eyes and be inspired to take that trip to Tour Cultural Melbourne. Said that, I can’t wait to go back for more family time and food, learn more about this funky city and share more stories with you all.
THINGS ABOUT MELBOURNE WE LOVED SO FAR
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