Melbourne is an amazing city in Australia and is known as the creative and cultural capital of Australia. There are so many little Melbourne secrets, that you should experience the city as the locals would. You can discover the ‘real’ Melbourne in laneways, amazing rooftop bars and in former industrial buildings. If you’re planning a visit to Melbourne, here are 15 things I think you should add to your travel itinerary.
There is a tangible energy in Melbourne’s central business district, where historic pubs and modern skyscrapers coexist and a steady stream of trams transport people down the main thoroughfares. We learned early on to explore beyond the major streets in order to get a good look at the culture that lies in the laneways in Melbourne. The alleys, arcades and street art we found were fascinating.