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5 Things You Must Do In Melbourne

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 Melbourne is a melange of old and new architecture. Photo Everett Potter

By Everett Potter

Melbourne may be Australia’s second city, but it’s charming, with a trove of architectural treasures and deep cultural roots. As one local wag told me, “Sydney’s the movie, Melbourne’s the book.” By all means, hop on and off the free City Circle Tram, and visit the National Gallery of Victoria and the brilliant Australian Centre for the Moving Image. Here are 5 more things you must do in this fantastic metropolis.

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Flat white at Dame in Melbourne. Photo Gayle Conran.

Breakfast at Dame

Melbourne is awash in coffee shops, but there’s nothing quite like Dame. This hyper-elegant café is a modern take on mid-century modern style, filled with well-heeled locals pausing on their way to work or settling in for a gabfest with good friends as a start to their day. It’s buzzing and the ideal place for a … continue reading


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Food truck at Victoria Market. Photo Everett Potter


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