These Instagram accounts will mentally transport you to Melbourne

Aug 7 2019, 3:58 pm

One visit to Melbourne, and it quickly becomes evident why the Australian city is among the most liveable in the world.

Known for its cultural diversity, thriving arts scene, and world-class coffee, the hip metropolis is always abuzz with activity. From the laneways and rooftop bars of the CBD to the bohemian streets of Fitzroy, Melbourne truly has a little something for everyone.

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In case you need a little more convincing, take a mental holiday down under with these top Melbourne-based Instagram accounts as your guides — flat white optional.

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Photographer Connor Vaughan started documenting the city of Melbourne at a young age and has kept his DSLR busy ever since. From the skyline to the nearby coastline, his feed will give you a real sense of how beautiful Melbourne and its surrounding regions are.

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Founded by legendary Melbourne-based photographer Chris Cincotta, melbourneiloveyou captures the essence of the city in a colorful collection of striking snaps. A mix of shots by Cincotta himself as well as other photographers, the account serves as the ultimate love letter to the city of street art and laneways.

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Sister account to melbourneiloveyou, Humans in Melbourne is Cincotta’s side project that tells the stories of Melburnians through intimate snaps and interviews. “I want the page to represent Melbourne and the people that are in it,” explained Cincotta. “I want the page to become a place where WE can show the best of our city, the best city.”

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Melbourne’s seemingly infinite number of cafes and restaurants can make dining an overwhelming task — that is unless you follow melbournetodo. Head here for a mouth-watering glimpse into the best of the city’s cuisine, cocktail bars and cafes.

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One peek at rayofmelbourne‘s Instagram account, and you’ll be dreaming of patio-hopping along the Yarra River, strolling the streets of St Kilda and people-watching in Hosier lane.

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Consider Emily Collie your local BFF/travel guide, giving you the insider scoop on “what to do, where to stay, what to wear, top events, and the best eats.”

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If you’re like us and tend to eat your way through each new city, following foodiemelbourne is probably a good idea. And since Melbourne is a magical place where things like a latte in a doughnut and gourmet waffle-pavlovas exist, you’re going to want to pack your stretchy pants.

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Broadsheet is Melbourne’s leading online magazine covering food and drink, nightlife, fashion, art, design, and entertainment. Finding something cool to do in the city has never been easier.

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Curious about what to pack for a trip to the Victorian capital? Look no further than duo Rebecca and Marissa of twiceblessed, whose outfits are perfect for Melbourne’s four-seasons-in-one-day weather. The identical twins have killer style, which they showcase in and around the city’s most photogenic locales.

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If you’re still hungry for some of the city’s best dining, maybe a visit to Mandy’s feed will satiate your appetite. The Melbourne local’s flat lays of brunches around the city prove that there is truly is no shortage of Instagram-worthy meals in this city.

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Of course, this list wouldn’t be complete without a mention of Melbourne’s official tourism page, visitmelbourne. The account’s diverse collection of photos pair with informative captions that give readers insight into Melbourne’s many amazing spots.

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Smashed avo on sourdough with grilled halloumi, red velvet waffles or peanut-butter açai with coconut yogurt? All of these and more await at breakfastinmelbourne — we told you this city was a foodie’s heaven.

Are you heading to Melbourne? Share your snaps with us using the hashtag #dailyhivemapped for a chance to be featured!

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