"Step by Step Melbourne" reveals this sporty state capital through a selection of clearly laid-out walks and tours, complemented by beautiful colour pictures, an authoritative narrative voice, and a wealth of practical information, all in a compact package. Recommended Tours suggest the book's best tours for foodies, history fans, and those seeking the bohemian subculture, amongst others. The Overview reveals essential background information on Melbourne's inhabitants, geography and architecture, plus the lowdown on food, drink, shopping, entertainment, sporting events and local history. The Walks and Tours section features a selection of irresistible self-guided routes, from the CBD and shabby-chic shopping and entertainment streets of Fitzroy, to the green lungs of the Kings Domain, the upmarket suburbs of South Melbourne and seaside St Kilda, with trips further afield to the Mornington Peninsula and wine- and cheese-producing Yarra Valley. Together they illustrate how to get the most out of Melbourne and the surrounding area, with something for every budget, taste, and trip length. Each of the tours features an easy-to-follow map, hand-picked places to eat and drink en route, and great insider tips. The Directory incorporates a user-friendly, fact-packed A to Z of practical information, plus select hotel, restaurant and nightlife listings, which will lead the reader to the best that Melbourne has to offer.