48 hours in Melbourne: what to do, where to go

June 3, 2015

Food in Chinatown, fashion in the arcades and footy at the G are just some of the things which mean a weekend in Melbourne is never long enough

A weekend in Melbourne? It’s never long enough. As with any hometown, it’s a place filled with old friends and heavy with memories and associations. I live in Sydney now – but each time I return to Melbourne I not only get nostalgic for the past, but excited for what the city continues to become.

Melbourne reminds me of a glorious old house with rooms inside rooms inside rooms. Each new visit, a new door is opened – and behind it might be a daring restaurant, a park I hadn’t visited, a bar down a laneway I’d walked past a million times but had never noticed.

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Melbourne reminds me of a glorious old house with rooms inside rooms inside rooms

There’s been a dearth of new hotels in the city for a number of years but now they are springing up all over the place.

Fitzroy’s Brunswick and Gertrude streets have lots of great brunch options.

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