Carlton for authentic Italian food, Footscray for Ethiopian eateries, the best Greek food outside of Greece and – you get the idea. Set to become Australia’s most populous city in the next few years, Melbourne is a hub of cultures, characters and irrepressible creative energy. It has the country’s most enviable events calendar, with festivals for music, film, design, food, wine and theatre, as well as sports events that stop the nation. If you’re planning a holiday in Victoria’s capital, explore our Melbourne travel guide and find out how to make the most of your time in this dynamic city. We’ve collected the best tips from our travel experts, and have the best advice on things to do, when to travel (including which super busy weekends to avoid), where to stay, getting around and more. There’s also a guide to Melbourne Airport if you’re jetting in from out of town.