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Written by Kyle, USA, October 2012
You have never seen grown adults dig in the sand with such vigor and excitement as at the natural hot springs on New Zealand ’s
Hot Water Beach. Set on the eastern coast of the Coromandel ...
Written by Undercover American, Australie, October 2010
Not far from Monkey Mia, Shell Beach is an intriguing place to visit. Instead of sand, the ground is covered with shells. It's not easy on your feet but it's fascinating. The shells are meters ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
Roughly a three hour drive south of Sydney there lies a pristine national park, and according to the Guinness Book of Records, a beach with the world’s whitest sand. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Melbourne's weather is the butt of national jokes - yes, it can get four seasons in one day - but a Melbourne summer can be as sultry as the best of them. Here are the top 10 things to do in ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
For many Melburnians, the New Year means only one thing: summer holidays. From late December onwards you can expect to see a steady stream of cars, many with surfboards, kayaks, bikes or caravans ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
Melbourne ’s bay side suburbs of St Kilda and Brighton have been a playground for Melburnians since the late 1800s. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Melbourne Things to Do ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2011
Messing about on the water is positively encouraged in Sydney and there’s no end of activities on offer to help you do just that. We dipped our toe in to bring you the best of the wet. ...
If you are hanging around the southern Melbourne or Geelong areas on New Years day then don't miss the massive festival that happens with heaps of games and attractions for the singles, couples and ...
The Northland of New Zealand is
a vast expanse of rolling green pastures, windswept sand dunes and
sheltered turquoise coves which all help to create one of the most
scenic regions of the ...
Written by Peter, Australia, September 2010
To get away from the crowds on Sydney's Bondi Beach head north to the picturesque Port Stephens. It's about a 2.5 hour drive from Sydney but the view from the top of Mt Tomaree along the coast with ...
Jamaica Joes Bara and Grill on the strand in Townsville, has the best bbq/grill styll food, with friendly waiters and great views of the ocean across to Magnetic Island.
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
To Queenslanders, summer means the beginning of the ‘wet’. Starting
in December and finishing at the end of February, the wet season brings
increased heat, humidity, rainfall and the occasional ...
There isn’t a surfer on the planet who hasn’t dreamt of surfing in Fiji .
From the mind-bending barrels of Cloudbreak to the legendary waves of
Tavarua or Namotu, Fiji will forever exist as a ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2011
If you’re a Sydney
local, free time is rarely spent indoors. And living in a city so
blessed with natural attractions and year-round sunshine, why wouldn’t
you want to spend your time outdoors? ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
Just across Sydney Harbour
among the leafy green suburbs of Manly, Mosman and Milsons Point lie a
few of the city’s best family-friendly attractions. Here’s our pick of
the bunch. Editor’s ...
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