Melbourne is my favorite city in Australia. While we were visiting, the city was arriving late to the summer temperatures and it was quite colder than I was used to for the past year. Melbourne actually has closer to all four seasons of weather which also made me feel a little bit more at home.

January 25, 2015

We landed in Melbourne from Sydney on a quick one hour flight. We explored around the city after checking into our apartment. We also had to go shopping for pants because I hadn’t brought any with me! I found some great last minute ones from Jay Jay’s.

January 26, 2015

Happy Australia Day! While most of my friends in Australia were celebrating a little differently, my family and I had an all day tour that ended with watching penguins on Phillips Island come in from the ocean and find their families for the night. We booked a Go West tours through flight centre (my second go west tour and I would highly recommend them, free wifi on the bus) that picked us up from our apartment around 11 am and included a bush walk, a winery tour, a stop at a koala conservation, lunch, penguins during the day, dinner, some beautiful views and finally a little stop at the beach to see the penguins come home.
In Melbourne we stayed in the Adina Apt Hotel North bank. Melbourne has a free tram that travels in a square around the outside of the city, but it is also a very pedestrian friendly city, so you can walk to most places.


From Sydney to Melbourne we flew Jetstar.
Our entire trip was planned with the help of Flight Centre Australia.

For more follow me on
@Samanthavisone on Instagram
@TheForeignLocalTraveler on Facebook
@TheForeignLocalTraveler on YouTube

Save for later!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.