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    Posted on 9 Sep 2016

    18 Things Tourists Should Actually Know Before Visiting Melbourne

    Don't be scared of the food trucks and make sure you're always wearing layers.

    1. If Airbnb isn't your thing, try a boutique hotel rather than a chain one.

    2. Alternatively, you can camp overnight on a CBD rooftop.

    3. You can also eat burgers on a rooftop, inside a train carriage.

    4. But some of the best food comes from trucks.

    5. Head to Fitzroy to check out some amazing street art.

    6. The best day for shopping is grand final day.

    7. You don’t have to go to Phillip Island to see the penguins.

    8. Brunch in Melbourne is always worth the wait for a table.

    9. And you don’t need to be minted to eat good food.

    10. Choose your side of the river wisely.

    11. It’s actually pretty easy to get around on foot.

    12. Trams are also excellent, as long as you make sure you pay for your trip.

    13. The Kokoda Memorial Walk - also known as 1000 Steps - is great for an al fresco workout.

    14. Always pack an umbrella, sunscreen, and a jumper.

    15. There’s literally a very pretty pink lake.

    16. And a blue algae latte.

    17. Make time to check out the Mornington Peninsula.

    18. And take the time to find the hidden bars, as they're usually the best.

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