Clancy’s Soap Opera

By Meagan Patroni As soap operas go, there’s love, loss and a rollercoaster of emotions. That’s the case for a fella I met in Victoria’s You Yangs; Clancy. His handsome features, rugged hands, round behind and eyes to-die-for draw the ladies from miles. In fact, I have travelled 45 minutes from Melbourne to see him. […]

Melbourne walking tour

A walking tour of Melbourne’s coolest architecture by Zofia Folkman One of the many things that make Melbourne so engaging to walk around is its blend of modern, contemporary, and heritage architecture. You’ll see the grandeur of neoclassical theatres right next door to bold, fresh designs from some of today’s most talented architects. To enjoy […]

Melbourne double take

Richard Nylon in The Birdcage

It seems Melbourne ain’t so bad after all. In the past I have travelled to Melbourne for work and spent the bulk of my time between the convention centre and the Crowne Plaza hotel opposite. The one time I tried to go for fun, Melbourne experienced the biggest storm in 100 years. It had a somewhat […]

Tipster Tuesday: Collins St, Melbourne

Good News Part A: One of our contributors, the lovely Miss Mel, just became the Managing Editor of the Raising Children Network. Good News Part B: She is in Melbourne for the week, meeting the team and finding her way around the company’s head office. The Tipster Tuesday Part. Let’s call it C: Mel is […]

Melbourne: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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There’s nothing like a 100 year storm to make a trip memorable. The Future Husband and I were just minding our own business when the skies opened up and emptied the freezer section on our heads. We were walking back from the Queen Victoria Markets and the weather was looking a bit shady, but hey, […]

Lisa’s Deal of the Week: Art-tastic

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Lisa’s Deal of the Week We’ve seen a lot of hotel deals here at Travelzoo Towers but never before have we had a deal that includes a miniature paint set – until now. Be among the first to experience Melbourne’s brand spanking new art hotel, The Olsen, which opened its doors last week and is […]