Tips and Articles for Melbourne

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Beyoncé’s influence has already been felt in the music business, and now she’s leaving her mark on…architecture? Yup: the singer was an... Read More

Saturday’s season premiere of travel/cooking show Avec Eric promises, above all else, further proof of the boons gleaned from adventure. The Season... Read More

Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor, Dania Beach, FL: Alongside an endless array of vintage kitsch (turn-of-the-20th-century license plates; displays of retro... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City1. The Peninsula, Hong Kong 98.782. Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 98.673. The Peninsula, Bangkok 98.314. Four... Read More

Top 10 Hotels Overall: City1. Park Hyatt, Milan 98.952. Stafford London by Kempinski 98.403. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest 98.074.... Read More

“It’s all about the hidden and the hip.” That’s how my Australian food critic friend describes Melbourne, and it certainly seems true: in this cultural... Read More

See a Video Slideshow of the Best New RestaurantsAs more and more of you dream and scheme your vacations around unforgettable meals, T+L has searched... Read More

Mexico City: Enrique OlveraFor the scoop on where to eat in the Distrito Federal, T+L caught up with one of the city’s top chefs.Renowned for... Read More

With treatment “journeys” based on healing rituals from around the globe, Hilton’s Eforea spa concept is paving a new path in the world of wellness.... Read More

Travel SecretI subscribe to five travel magazines and often get frustrated with the fluff out there, but yours is all meat and potatoes. The May issue... Read More

“While on holiday in Melbourne with my husband, I often heard Aussies comparing Sydney to Los Angeles and Melbourne to New York City. Sydney has its... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art.For much of 2005, I walked the same five-block stretch of Rivington Street, on New York City ’s... Read More

The trip turned biblical not long after we set out. It started innocently enough: the plan was to trace a path along Australia's two great high-country... Read More

so you want to see The Lion King?Everyone knows that if you're hoping to absorb some culture on a trip, you should buy your tickets ahead of time.... Read More

If you want to surf, go to Sydney. If you want to shop, the answer is Melbourne, where smart Sydneysiders buy fresh wardrobes, find the only decent... Read More

The bartender at the Prince of Wales looks like Ray Davies wrote “Lola” for her: She has clearly not always used the Ladies. At six-feet tall and with... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Top Nighttime Adventures.It’s 10 p.m. on the banks of the Macal River, a whitewater stream in the mountains of Belize,... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Vintage Movie Theaters.In the 1920s—back when people dressed up to see the latest Hollywood feature—movie palaces... Read More

If Australia has anything approximating a European city, then Melbourne is it, with the charm of a small town and the hedonism of a modern metropolis.... Read More

The burgeoning bar scene in Australia's second city has three new additions. Named for one of Melbourne's most illustrious historical figures, Madame... Read More

Eleven years as a sports journalist cushioned me against the hard realities of negotiating tennis's version of the Super Bowl—the four high-powered,... Read More

The Australian snow scene (yes, there really is such a thing) is getting cooler, thanks to Huski, an urbane apartment hotel in the alpine town... Read More

DESTINATION Melbourne STAY AT Lyall Hotel & Spa (14 Murphy St., South Yarra; 61-3/9868-8222; www.thelyall.com; doubles from $300) ESSENTIAL READING The... Read More

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