What's Happening in Melbourne

April 20, 2018

Dan in front of a brick wall in an industrial part of Abbotsford. 

Meet Dan, a Melbourne local and Localing’s co-founder. He created the idea of offering a boutique touring experience with good friend Dean, in which Localing has become “a labour of love for the two of us”. He says, that “the concept came about from a combination of many years of travelling and generally just loving Melbourne and all of the wonderful things...

April 13, 2018

The Great Ocean Road is spectacular. Whether you are new to Victoria or a savvy tourist, it will captivate and amaze you. These are our Hot Tips for travelling and sightseeing to make the most of your time on this beautiful coastline.

April 6, 2018

 Dean in front of Coffee Supreme, Abbotsford. 

Meet Dean, a Melbourne local and one of Localing’s co-founders. Dean, along with Dan, started Localing around five years ago. They believed that the Melbourne touring scene was lacking luxury, bespoke and private experiences. So they began toying with the concept of creating the perfect tour for a place like Melbourne, because it’s “a city where you really need a local, to und...

March 22, 2018

 Tash in front of street art in Abbotsford. 

Meet Tash, our local guide originally from Colac, just a short drive inland from the Great Ocean Road. Being a local makes her the perfect guide for our coastal tours. Why? “It’s my one true love. It’s just so versatile. There’s everything you want to see along the road, and I also think it’s one of the world’s best sights.” She might “be a little biased”, but along this st...

March 15, 2018

 Luca in front of bushland by the Yarra River. 

Meet Luca, our local guide, who specialises in Italian and Spanish speaking tours. Originally from Italy, Luca made the move to Melbourne seven years ago, where he chose to turn his passion for travel and his love for his new hometown into a full time job. “Being a tour guide is something that takes you out of the office. It’s an amazing opportunity to be around peo...

March 8, 2018

Sophie in front of Moon Dog Craft Brewery, Abbotsford. 

Meet Sophie, a Localing guide and Melbourne local who’s knowledge and passion for the city stands out during her tours. Sophie is the first to admit that there’s always more to learn about our unique city, “that’s something I love about working here - I’m constantly finding out about new restaurants, new places to check out. No matter how long you’ve been in Melbourne...

March 1, 2018

Adam in front of bushland by the Yarra River.  

Meet the newest member of the Localing team, Adam, a Melbourne local who’s thrilled to start exploring his favourite parts of the city with guests.

Having worked in journalism and teaching, he’s excited to use his years of experience and knowledge when he’s on the road with guests. “I think those things really translate well into tour guiding. Interacting with people, spending...

February 22, 2018

Eliot in front of street art by Lushsux. 

Meet Melbourne local Eliot, who has been a tour guide with Localing for over two years. What does he love most about touring? “There’s just so many things to show people in the heart of Melbourne”, with a variety of coffee shops, galleries, 19th century buildings and different ethnic communities. Whether you’re looking for a city tour, or something more specialised such as a Jewish...

February 14, 2018

 Sharon in front of Moon Dog Craft Brewery, Abbotsford. 

Meet Sharon, a teacher-turned-guide who loves using her in-depth knowledge of Melbourne and passion for storytelling, to give her guests the best Localing experience. Her Jewish heritage makes her the perfect guide for those looking to learn more about the incredible history and culture that is prominent in Melbourne’s inner suburbs.

Her expertise extends into other a...

February 8, 2018

Hugo in front of artwork by street artist Lushsux.

Meet Hugo, a born and bred Melbournian who’s been a huge part of the Localing team for over four years. Growing up in this city has led Hugo to discover its many charms and develop a passion for showing off the city to guests. “It’s a city that has so many amazing things to offer, a city that you need to explore and discover – it reveals itself to you over time”.

So who better t...

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