Author(s): Lee Mylne
Wine and dine on half the dimein Australia's capital of cool! * Free Music: Classical, rock, jazz and acoustic, and the best outdoor gigs. * Free Speech: Contemporary theatre, quick-witted comedy and literary readings. * Free Food: The best happy hours, plus where to score delicious dirt-cheap eats from Melbourne's best tapas to delectable dumplings. * Free Films: Outdoors and indoors, from indies to cult faves and insightful documentaries. * Free Classes: Learn how to go-go dance, discover the art of photography or take a free lesson with Melbourne's most passionate salsa dancers. "Melbourne Free & Dirt Cheap smashes the myth that you have to empty your pockets to enjoy one of the world's most cutting-edge cities. Overflowing with essential money-saving tips on everything you could imagine doing in Australia'scapital of cool, this book is like being handed a key to the city's secrets. You can practically hear your wallet sigh with relief as you turn the pages." —TNT Magazine
Lee Mylne first lived in Melbourne for a couple of years in the early 1980s and, although a lot of other places got in the way in the intervening years, she found her way back in 2004 and has lived there ever since. She has spent almost all her working life as a journalist and author and has travelled to about 50 countries. She is a co-author of Frommer’s Australia and AustraliaFor Dummies, the author of Frommer’s Portable Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and Frommer’s Melbourne Day by Day, and a contributor to Frommer’sDream Vacations. She is also the co-editor and a contributor to two travel anthologies, Best Foot Forward, 30 Years of Australian Travel Writing and RedDust &Wanderlust, Tales of Travel in Australia, and is a Life Member and pastpresident of the Australian Society of Travel Writers.