Melbourne the city of festivals and exotic events throughout the year is high on the global map of tourist attractions. Melbourne the most populous and capital city of the state of Victoria. The city is a metropolitan hub and leading financial center in Australia,as well as in the Asia-Pacific region. Melbourne is the most livable city in the world and fourth most expensive city in the world.Rated quite highly in the areas of entertainment,education,healthcare,research and development,tourism and sports. The best of Melbourne can be seen in nooks and corner with campervan hire specially to experience the world's unique art expressions, laneways and arcades bustling with cafes and atmospheric bars.
Melbourne's Docklands offer colorful variety of spring events and attractions adhering to your passion and pocket. Melbourne can be explored with a visit to the historic landmark situated in the beautiful heritage listed Fitzroy Gardens-The Cooks' Cottage.Melbourne’s oldest prison - Old Melbourne Gaol Crime & Justice where Australia’s infamous characters such as bushranger Ned Kelly, Squizzy Taylor the gangster were present. The star thrill is the entering of original Gaol to see the execution area and Ned Kelly's mask. From the aquariums to the zoos,museums to ice-skating the kids have a plate full of fun and merry making as well in Melbourne. Melbourne Star is Australia's only giant observation wheel like London Eye enables you to see the city from a different perspective. Melbourne's Institution Queen Victoria Market is not only city’s fresh-food shopping mecca but a historical landmark but a tourist attraction par excellence. Ian Potter Centre which has The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) displays Australian collection of artworks at Federation Square. Melbourne Aquarium with the stunning Croc Lair exhibits Sea Life of Melbourne. Is the world’s only display of Elephant Sharks in Bay of Rays.
Melbourne Zoo has over 250 species from around the world midst beautifully landscaped settings and is just five minutes from the city center. Viewing and visiting the Southern Hemisphere’s highest platform at Eureka Skydeck 88 with 360-degree views is absolutely a visual treat. Fitzroy Gardens one of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens should be in your itinerary. The Royal Botanic Gardens a picturesque haven for recreation and is equally an important resource for education, conservation, science and horticulture. The Federation Bells where a set of 39 computer-controlled bells peal daily allows you to Create your own piece and hear it played. Melbourne is packed with attractions such as laid-back laneways, lush parks, grand libraries, museums wrap to create a very vibrant mood and atmosphere. Melbourne is a city very synonymous with love in every street and laneway,a city which is a shopper's paradise, a city of foodies and food connoisseurs.
In order to enjoy Food and Wine Festival, rent campervan in Melbourne. The festival is a splendid gastronomical journey to new frontiers of flavor with international guests such as Dan Barber,Bill Granger,Ruth Rogers,Janice Wong assembling together for more than 17 days is a memorable experience. Popular dining locations,unexpected venues,rooftop bars,hidden cellars,each year the Festival surprises with some memory-making escapades beyond eating and drinking.
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In its 23rd year of existence the Festival highlights world-class gastronomic cuisines and destination luring and attracting visitors not only across Australia but also around the globe. Pop-up artisan bakery, long lunch for more than 1500, 'low and slow' open barbecue parties, forums and global discussions on future food are some very exciting incidents of exposing Melbourne's culinary spirit to be celebrated in 2015. Relishing the palate to an array of flavors at some food and wine events held in Melbourne throughout the year is an experience every one longs to be part of. Subsequently tasting gourmet delights and fresh local produce at the food and wine festival (award-winning) by some top chefs and restaurateurs are some of the highlights not to be missed. High tea at some of the fine hotels or joining cooking class at the Queens Victoria Market is part and parcel of the event.Melbourne’s labyrinthine network of restaurants, laneways, lights-turned-down basements, dizzying rooftops, spectacular regional victoria creates the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival extremely looked forward event throughout the Globe between 27th February to 15th March every year. Everyone has a Hawk’s Eye on Melbourne during this period.
So all you foodies and food-wine connoisseurs put on your travel sneakers and kits and head for this exciting travel-vaganza of a lifetime! uo-dos-tres....ale...ale......May be we see you as a most celebrated Chef after this Festival next season!