Melbourne: Weekend Getaway

 

It has certainly been awhile ( 2 years almost!) since my last visit to Melbourne, so I was feeling super eager to head back down to this gorgeous city I fell in love with a few years ago! Everything from the food, quaint alleyway cafes, shopping boutiques and unique art culture are just a few reasons why I love it so much here.

 
 

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It’s hard to predict what the weather will be like in Melbourne, but we arrived on a beautiful day to spent it exploring the CBD and surrounding suburbs.

 

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There is definitely no shortage of coffee shops to check out throughout the CBD. This was at Brother Baba Budan…a small cafĂ© that is almost always bustling with customers – I don’t think there is even a time they aren’t! I discovered the cafe from my precious trip to Melbourne and loved it so much I returned again. Even if you don’t drink coffee, they do have a small tea list and array of cakes on display.

 

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Hosier Lane is absolutely amazing, with artwork all through the laneways! I could have wandered aimlessly through the area all day and mesmerised over the displays of art!

 

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By recommendation of a friend, we found The Croft Institute, a mental institution/science lab themed bar down an alleyway in Chinatown. They are known for their unique syringe drinks and epic vibe. I definitely wouldn’t have known this bar even existed if it weren’t from recommendation!

 

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Couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw Babushka Dolls while we were walking to Brunswick Street!
 

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Got up early to see the city sunrise…

 

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There are so many rooftop bars in Melbourne, you gotta try at least one! This was Bomba Bar. I also recommend Madame Brussels and Goldilocks which are equally great also.

 

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ByeBye for now Melbourne! #untilnexttime 

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