Snap of the Week : The Melbourne Bumper Edition!

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Last week we made our final pilgrimage to our favourite place in Australia; Melbourne. Not only were we returning to the city we once called home, some of our favourite people were joining us for the week. It was to be a holiday filled with coffee, brunches and catch-ups, what more could we ask for?!

As our friends were relative newbies to the city, we played the role of unconvincing tour-guides showing them our favourite patches of Melbourne.

We’ve already documented a lot of these places in our Insiders Guide to Melbourne so instead of re-hashing them here, we’ve lined up some of our favourite snaps from our week away to show you instead.

And what a week it was…

There was an artist’s apartment we found on Air Bnb nestled in the heart of Fitzroy.

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Which offered an ‘oh so Melbourne’ base for us to rest our heads.

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Or place to hide from the stereotypically erratic weather outside.

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There were delicious meals and plenty of desserts, like these photogenic pastries from Eat a Scroll on Smith Street…

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…and these cream-stuffed eclairs from a bakery on Acland Street, beautifully modelled by Lydia from My Culture Craving.

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The desserts were burnt off with walks around St Kilda, as we basked in the unexpected sunshine.

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There was also plenty of Melbourne street art.

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And detours down dank alleyways to hunt for the best.

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There was even a fresh Banksy which had appeared the night before!

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There were new favourite views of the city to be found from Northcote.

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And, unfortunately, new Australian Rules Football guernseys to show off in…

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But, very best of all, there were reunions. Jam-packed days followed by wine-fuelled nights and late mornings catching up with coffee in bed. All shared with friends we haven’t seen in way too long

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And Melbourne was the perfect backdrop.

Check out all our previous Snaps of the Week here!