Melbourne, my home during my studying days
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Lived here for 2 years from 2000 - 2002
Sights & Attractions
Melbourne library, City Hall
· The glitzy Crown Entertainment Complex
Entertainment, luxury stores, nightclubs, eateries and gaming facilities.
The Fire fountain burns every hour at night time
· Parks and Gardens
My fave lunch spot by fountain at a charismatic small park at corner of Collins & Spring St, opposite the Prince’s Theater
Tallest building in
a more exclusive shopping strip. home to luxury boutiques, prestige offices and hotels.
· Chapel St. South Yarra / Prahan,
This posh part of town abounds with boutiques, cafes, nightclubs and galleries.
· Fave boutiques :
§ Alannah Hill, Little Collins St and
§ Nine West
· Bridge Road and
discount fashion area with factory outlets, an attraction to those seeking bargain buys.
· Markets - Arts & Craft, Souvenirs
Victoria Market, of course; Southbank, The
Restaurants & Cafés
· Les Croissant
The Croissants are bliss - soft, buttery and flaky and the Cherry Danish is divine too..
· Victoria Market • jam donuts and Spanish donuts,
served fresh with melting strawberry jam and icing sugar on the hot donuts..
· Cafés at Little
This hidden place has its charm and allure
· Laurent at Little
If the French pastries don’t impress, the shop does..
famous for the Italian restaurants with al-fresco dining, gelato
· Chapel Street • Chapelli’s, Café Sienna
Have fish and chips by the sea,
or satisfy sweet cravings with tempting cakes and desserts, displayed from top to bottom of the shop’s glass windows
Turkish chicken kebab with garlic sauce
Nightlife and Entertainment