Description - Melbourne Precincts by Dale Campisi
Melbourne is an eclectic city full of top-quality restaurants, stylish shops and graffiti laneways hiding doors to cocktail bars, galleries and the hippest boutiques. Divided into itineraries by suburbs, Dale Campisi's book picks out the very best of Melbourne's shopping, eating and drinking experiences for locals and tourists alike. Interviews with Melbourne locals that represent the city's creative community also highlight favourite haunts, and the extra touring and accommodation tips thrown in make this a handy guidebook, as well as being a beautiful keepsake.
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(210mm x 170mm x mm)
Publisher: Explore Australia
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Author Biography - Dale Campisi
For the last 15 years or so Dale Campisi has made it his business to get to know Melbourne. At first it was just to find the right bar, cafe or restaurant for this or that occasion, but the city got under his skin. Dale got his first look into the city's past during his Australian history studies at university, and went on to uncover some its lesser-known stories as publisher of Arcade Publications' little books about the city's colourful past. For a time Dale worked at the Public Record Office, and now he blogs about the city and leads regular tours for Melbourne Central and Hidden Secrets Tours. He also produces the annual architecture event Open House Hobart. Over the years, he's written a number of travel guides to Victoria and Tasmania, most recently Hide & Seek Hobart and Melbourne Precincts.