Melbourne is a diverse and cosmopolitan city .The town is home to some of Australia's biggest shopping complexes and sophisticated boutiques, glorious food halls and elegant restaurants, with a wide range of ethnic foods being readily available.
It is regarded as one of the cultural, culinary, sporting and shopping capitals of Australia with a great selection of events and festivals to entertain locals and visitors.
A short drive out of the city is the Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne's summer playground and the Dandenongs,which locals claim has "the very best nature has to offer".