Located in the state of Victoria, this capital city is filled with boutiques, lively entertainment, hidden laneways, sophisticated culture, and plenty of pubs and eateries. You can take in a cricket match in the summer, watch the Australian Football League in the winter, or attend the Spring Racing Carnival and Melbourne Cup. You can visit the Melbourne Museum, discover Victorian land marks like St. Patrick’s or St. Paul’s Cathedrals or take a drive to the Yarra Valley and enjoy world-class wines and artisan cheeses.