Check out the Melbourne Tram Museum – Most Melburnians would be lost without their trams and this museum pays homage to the transport system that has been in place since 1885.
Open Saturdays, the museum is located at Hawthorn’s original tram depot and features 20 vintage tramcars, alongside other historic memorabilia.
Pick up a book at Readings – In 2016, Melbourne based Readings was awarded the London Book Fair’s Bookstore of the Year award, beating out bookshops in Estonia, Italy and China.
Its flagship store in located in Carlton, just north of the CBD, but the Hawthorn branch is also worth a visit.
Grab yourself a novel and then wander round to any nearby cafe to spend an afternoon reading some quality literature, drinking some of Melbourne’s internationally renowned coffee and indulging in the greatest pleasure of any traveler – people watching.
Immerse yourself in Australia’s brunch scene – Brunch in Australia isn’t just a meal, it’s an institution.
Most Aussie’s love nothing more than parking themselves at their favourites cafes, ordering a plate of smashed avocado and whiling the hours away with their nearest and dearest – whether that be friends, family or just their dogs.
Most suburbs in Melbourne are home to some truly excellent cafes, so take your pick. Be sure to arrive early, so you can get a seat as once most patrons park themselves down, it’ll be awhile before they get moving again!
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