5 Fantastic Free Tours in Melbourne, Australia by JetSettingFools.com

5 Fantastic Free Tours in Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia is one of the best places to visit and one of our favorite cities…but a holiday here can be expensive (especially for budget travelers, like us!). The high cost of accommodations, pricey meals and big-ticket attractions add up quickly.… Read the rest


Laneways in Melbourne, Australia: Alleys, Arcades and Street Art by JetSettingFools.com

Laneways in Melbourne, Australia: Alleys, Arcades and Street Art

Laneways in Melbourne, Australia are local hangouts and tourist hot spots. The unique Melbourne alleys are a fascinating side to the city – and proof that the fashionable metropolis is constantly reinventing itself. From the hip Melbourne graffiti alleys to the posh shopping arcades to Melbourne laneway restaurants that offer atmospheric alfresco dining, the Laneways of Melbourne are must-see!… Read the rest


We saw pumpkin dishes on nearly ever restaurant menu in Australia and, at first, didn't understand the pumpkin craze.

Pumpkin Soup in Australia: It’s what’s for dinner

Pumpkin is something I associate with Halloween, but in Australia, it’s what they make for dinner. Some variation of pumpkin, often a pumpkin soup, can be found on just about every restaurant menu in Melbourne. We are always eager to try local dishes, but we were hesitant to indulge in the pumpkin craze.… Read the rest