Rare, playful and curious treasures like fossils and procrastination pencils await in stores that are often as unusual as their wares.
Need to get cashed up again after summer’s excess? Have fun while you’re at it with these free events, from Moomba to the Fashion Festival.
Don’t fight over the last droopy bunch of supermarket flowers. Get your order in now at one of the city’s top florists.
You don’t need to get out of town for a relaxing nature walk, because the city centre’s blessed with beautiful parks.
Blown the budget on presents and partying? You can still have fun this holiday season, because there are loads of free events happening in Melbourne.
It’s an expensive time of year, but never fear. There’s plenty of free festive fun in the Melbourne city centre.
Looking for a thoughtful gift? Need some me time? Check out these workshops, from making sausages to a signature perfume.
Check off your gift-shopping list with help from Melbourne’s finest designers and makers.
Photographer Chris Cincotta tells the story behind his five favourite photogenic places in Melbourne.
Humans of Melbourne and @melbourneiloveyou photographer Chris Cincotta celebrates the city with a second beautiful book.
Presents don’t have to cost the Earth. We’ve found some of Melbourne’s best Christmas gifts that are good for the planet, and people too.
Have fun on the cheap this December, with everything from exhibitions to festive lights.
Support local craftspeople, artisans and businesses by buying Melbourne-made this Christmas.
Where you need to shop in Melbourne for gifts under $50