Culture

Melbourne's hidden music hotspots

Melbourne's hidden music hotspots

From cabaret, jazz, folk, rock or anything in between, there’s a place just waiting for you in the laneways of the CBD.

Seven free tours of Melbourne icons

Seven free tours of Melbourne icons

Take a guided tour to fast-track your exploration of Melbourne. Take two, or more, because these walks are among the best things in life – free.

Essential winter events in Melbourne

Essential winter events in Melbourne

Don’t even think about hibernating. Melbourne’s arts scene really buzzes in winter, and the city’s love of good times fires up indoors and out.

What not to miss in Chinatown.

What not to miss in Chinatown.

Roam through Chinatown for all the things to eat, quirky arcades to explore, arts and culture and hidden bars.

Ways to give back in winter

Ways to give back in winter

Make your next trip to the city an occasion to give back. Here’s our list of shops, galleries and diners that do their bit to help others.

Historic buildings to explore

Historic buildings to explore

Melbourne’s a modern city, but pockets of its past are everywhere. Here are some of our favourite grand Victorian buildings and art deco delights.