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  • Mt Dandenong & Surrounding Areas

    Aug 15, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: cute towns, antique shops, fresh air, forest walks, wildlife
    Cons: lots of young spitting teens

    Summary: Mt Dandenong and the surrounding areas are most vibrant on the weekends when people cruise up into the forest longing for some fresh air and relaxation after a week in the city. Many flock to the Mount Dandenong Observatory for a view of Melbourne City. ... read more

  • For lovers...

    Jun 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Too many to list
    Cons: None at this stage

    Summary: All too often when people think of Australia they immediately think of Sydney with its Harbour Bridge and the Olympics, or Brisbane for its wonderful surf and the Great Barrier Reef, but the real jewel in the Australian crown is Melbourne. I have had ... read more

  • The Culturally Green City

    May 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Green, Culture
    Cons: None

    Summary: Not only is Melbourne the greenest city in Australia, it also is the cultural center of this majestic country. It offers so much to the people that live there and to those who visit. The eleven years I spent in Melbourne are the most memorable and ... read more

  • Lygon Street/Carlton

    May 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great restaurants, relaxed and up market
    Cons: none that I can think of in particular

    Summary: One of my personal favourite areas of Melbourne is Carlton, a couple of minutes walk from Melbourne University. Lygon Street being the main attraction catering to to cafes, restaurants and theatres. It is about 5-10 minutes on the tram from Flinders ... read more

  • Melbourne: Australia's Cultural Capital

    Apr 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A multitude of things to see and do
    Cons: none

    Summary: Sydney may be the bigger city and may be hosting the Olympics this year, but Melbourne possesses far more culture, is much easier to navigate, and has been there and done that as far as the Olympics go (Melbourne hosted the 1956 Olympics). ... read more

  • Visitor-Friendly

    Dec 18, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Friendly, great transportation
    Cons: Be careful crossing streets

    Summary: I visited Melbourne during the first week of September of 1999, after over two weeks of banging around much of the rest of Australia. Melbourne was my favorite. We stayed at the Grand, which is part of the All Seasons group of hotels. This ... read more

  • Creatours

    Sep 10, 1999 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: meet interesting people
    Cons: limited schedule

    Summary: Sick of going to a city and only looking at cathedrals and rarely meeting the locals? Creatours solve this problem for Melbourne. You can find their program at http://www.creatours.com.au/ Creatours take small groups of people to ... read more

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