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Chasing Freedom and Yarn: Street Art in Melbourne

Melbourne is well known for its magical laneways and street art, though city officials have not always embraced it as such. Various attempts by the authorities to ‘clean it up’ have all but failed and graffiti is now as much … Continue reading

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Crazy for Coffee: Café Culture in Melbourne

Never will you look at a cup of the black stuff in the same way again after sampling Melbourne’s most sacred beverage – for here it has become a form of high art – and not just where taste is … Continue reading

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Finding our feet in Fitzroy

It didn’t take long for us to fall in love with Fitzroy and its surrounds; its streets never failed to entertain, subtly changing overnight, just enough to keep you on your toes. One day a shop-front would be filled with … Continue reading

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Melbourne: From the CBD to Fitzroy

The YHA Central hostel is a relatively new outfit, located on Flinders Street in the building of an ex-city hotel and so it provided an ideal jump-off point to go out and explore the CBD and its surrounds. Our first … Continue reading

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