HOT: Melbourne Tours on Trike, 6/198 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands

Melbourne Tours on Trike has been running tours of Melbourne and surrounds on their custom-built motorcycle tricycles for almost 9 years, and today was the first time I got to ride on one, thanks to an invitation from Destination Docklands. Melbourne Tours on Trike  trips are a combination of sightseeing, commentary and what the owner […]

HOT: The Age Lunar Markets, Harbour Esplanade, Docklands

Melbourne loves its summer night markets and the The Age Lunar Markets at Docklands is the newest pop up to come to town. The event has become a big success in Sydney and this year is its first foray south. For 11 days Harbour Esplanade, right on the water at Docklands, has been cordoned off […]

HOT: Good Cycles Mobile Bike Mechanics, corner of Village Street and Fishplate Lane, Docklands

We recently moved house and along with it all our bicycles – a kids balance bike, single speed, ladies step-through, fold up and cargo bike (if that sounds like a lot I got rid of another three before we moved!). So I thought now was an opportune time to get our fleet of bikes serviced. […]

HOT: Finders Keepers, Shed 4, Victoria Harbour, North Wharf Road, Docklands

I thought it was amusing that the Finders Keepers markets were actually quite hard to find in the nether regions of Docklands. Once you did draw up to Shed 4 after a bit of searching, there were lots of treasures to be found at the  handmade, crafty, designer market. Out of the 120+ stallholders in […]

HOT: Yum Cha Dragon, Shop 14, 427 Docklands Drive, Waterfront City, Docklands

Sigh. The eternal conundrum of Docklands. Every time I visit the area I think to myself that on paper, it should work. There are restaurants, shops, markets, free events, lots of space for people to rest, stroll and ride their bikes, public transport access, heaps of parking, pleasant water and city views and close proximity […]

HOT Spots Winter 2010

Once again the City of Melbourne have produced a free pocket-sized booklet full of lots of ideas to inspire you to get out of the house and enjoy winter in Melbourne. This is a post to bookmark! I sat down with a cup of tea and flicked through the booklet, which you can pick up […]

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