If you want to venture out from the central business district, and really take in Melbourne, you’ve got to make time to travel to the western suburbs to see the Maribyrnong River, with its glorious Westgate Bridge.  In west Melbourne, you will find a vast collection of coffee cafes spread out among the surrounding suburbs…

When one thinks of great coffee and coffee houses, a chain like Starbucks automatically comes to mind. However, in major cities throughout the world, there are a vast collection of cafes and coffee houses that have made a name for themselves.  Through hard work and offering superior customer service, these businesses have established a tradition…

If you travel to the eastern parts of Melbourne looking for an active nightlife and places to party, you’ll be disappointed as these are family suburbs, known as the “dry zones”.  What you will find are a number of excellent cafes that churn out great coffee, with great menu items to choose from.  After a…

Melbourne is one of the most diverse cities in the world and their reputation for fine cafes and coffee houses is well deserved.  After a day spent conducting business or sight-seeing in the central business district, tourists will want to spread their travels out a bit to see and experience the city and the surrounding…

There are an endless list of excellent coffee houses in Melbourne, finding a bad cup of coffee would actually be unusual.  Many visitors will want to know where the best cafes are in the central business district (CBD).  In other words, places that are within walking distance of the hotel they’re staying in.  Melbourne has…

Melbourne is known by many world travellers to be a melting pot of transplants from many major world cultures like Spain, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Sri Lanka, and many others. Because of the many different cultures represented here, the food is amazing and you can find any culinary desire you can imagine!   In fact, many…

Lunch brings so many possibilities, doesn’t it? The act of eating lunch is so much more than a midday meal and can be quite the social occasion if eaten with co-workers or friends. We scouted out the best places for a leisurely lunch in Melbourne so whether you enjoy a glass of wine and a…

Melbourne is a beautiful city with a rich culture and amazingly friendly people that are quick to offer a smile. What I loved most about Melbourne was their food! I am an absolute, self-proclaimed “foodie” and will do just about anything for a great breakfast. Give me a great cup of coffee and a jiving…

There is nothing quite like visiting your favorite café and grabbing a cup of hot coffee or tea. You may choose to bring your laptop to work or perhaps you just wish to sit and relax and listen to someone sing acoustic music in the corner. Whatever your style is, there is a café for…