Victoria is known for its vibrant cafe culture in the capital of Melbourne as well as notable wine producing areas of the Yarra Valley, the penguin parade on Phillip Island, the high country and ski centres. There are also many major towns some built from the gold rush such as Bendigo. Maybe you would like to learn about the bushrangers, notably Ned Kelly that roamed the Victorian countryside.
Glenrowan is a small town 236 kilometres north-east of Melbourne. It is a popular rest point for those doing a Road Trip along the Hume Freeway and is best known for being the site of the final siege and capture of the Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and...read more
The bridge from mainland Victoria to Phillip Island Phillip Island is a popular destination in Victoria not only for visiting tourists but many Australians who take weekends away or longer holidays there. And they all come to spend time on the beaches, get...read more
Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria and is well known for its sporting events, street art and cafe culture. It is well worth a few days' visit - even longer. Brief history of Melbourne Port Phillip Bay was discovered in 1802. It is shaped like a...read more
A brief history of the Hume Highway In 1824 the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane, commissioned Hamilton Hume and William Hovell to lead an expedition to discover new grazing land and to resolve the mystery of where New South Wales' western...read more
When you think Australia you think of beautiful beaches, barbecues, local flora and fauna and the never-ending outback. Now add great Australian ski resorts to the equation - yes ski resorts. The mountains may be small compared to overseas and the season...read more
One of the great drives in Australia The Great Ocean Road is one of the best known stretches of road in Australia. It is 243 km (151 miles) long and winds along some of the most rugged and picturesque coastline of Victoria. Starting at Torquay you pass...read more