Melbourne and Sydney are fierce rivals, with each city having its charms and advantages over the other. But it’s easy to like Melbourne, according to A Luxury Travel Blog.
Melbourne’s specialities include coffee, food, football and trams. The latter will get you around the city more quickly than walking and there’s also the bonus of informative commentary as you ride. Jump off at Federation Square, a focal point for all sorts of events and performances in the city. Other notable sights include the Old Melbourne Gaol, the Queen Victoria Market and the National Gallery of Victoria.
Melbourne is an easy city to find your way around due to its grid system, with streets running either left to right or top to bottom in the central business district (CBD). Take advantage of the simple navigation to do a bit of walking, along to the main shopping areas: Melbourne Central Shopping Centre, Chapel St precinct, South Yarra, Collins St, Brunswick St, Southgate and the Docklands.
Finally, when it’s time to eat and drink, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Good coffee spots can be found throughout the city, whilst Greek, Italian, Vietnamese and Indian are just some of the cuisines on offer for hungry visitors.