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Written by Kyle, USA, November 2012
Though Christmas on New Zealand’s South Island is celebrated in the same form as many other places in the world, two notable exceptions make Christmas in New Zealand
a special and unique ...
Crave Sydney is a highlight on any food lovers calendar. Attracting
famous foodies from around the world, Crave hijacks October with an
entire month of food events across Sydney and regional ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, September 2012
The Gold Coast Sevens, a rugby union sporting event, occurs annually as part of the Australian section of the IRB Sevens World Series . Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
If you’re planning a trip to Queensland’s Hamilton Island in July, you’ll be able to take part in one of Queensland ’s premier gourmet events. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
Written by Viator, April 2011
Each year with the onset of spring, the anticipation builds as an event unique to Alice Springs approaches: the world’s first and only waterless regatta. Held in the sandy bed of the Todd River, ...
Australia Day takes place on January 26th and is a public holiday for all Australians. Various events are scheduled throughout the day in every state and city and Melbourne has an entire program of ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
It’s worth timing your trip to New Zealand’s capital to coincide with the NZ International Arts Festival.Taking place in Wellington from February 24 to March 18, 2012, the festival attracts ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Sydney’s Vivid Festival will once again flood the city with a multicolored canvas of light, music and ideas in late May 2012.
Ranked one of the Top Ten global ideas festivals by the UK’s ...
It’s not an exaggeration to say that the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival is one of Australia’s biggest food and wine events. Visited by more than 300,000 people each year, the festival attracts big ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2012
Each year Melbourne celebrates the return of the warmer weather with a number of local street festivals. Here’s a list of some of our favourites: Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
The Big Day Out (BDO) is one of Australia ’s longest-serving music festivals and the very first show was back in Sydney in 1992 and featured a memorable set by Nirvana. Editor’s Note: This ...
to party and thousands flock to the city every year to join in the fun.
In mid-summer tennis fans descend on the city for the Australian Open.
Fall, between March and May, is ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Mother’s Day in Australia falls on the same day as Mother’s Day in the US
– the second Sunday in May. As we all know, many people mark this day
as a chance to spoil their Mums, who typically ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2012
Are you ready to party? Australia ’s events capital, Melbourne , has a wild ride in store for you! As well as the free firework shows and entertainment at Docklands and along the Yarra River
Written by Kyle, USA, December 2012
Given that New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve, it would only make sense that New Year’s Eve in Christchurch be a festive affair. Though not nearly ...
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