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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 ...
I spent a week here last year and still can't get it out of my mind. Besides the heat (it's HOT) and the distances (it's Australia, everything is far away!) you will love seeing the birds and other ...
There are no good nightclubs or even vaguely trendy bars here. Too bad, because there isn't much to do at night time, though I didn't find that a problem! This place has the greatest concentration of ...
Just a two-hour scenic drive south of Sydney will
bring you to a historic little township nestled between
rainforest-strewn mountains. A National Trust-listed village, Kangaroo
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
Travelers in Brisbane with an overwhelming urge to cuddle a koala only need to venture to the nearby Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary . Opened way back in 1927, this koala sanctuary happens to be the ...
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, 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 ...
Sydney’s New Year fireworks display might be one of the most talked about in the world, but Brisbane
also offers its locals quite the show when the big ball drops. In fact,
nearly 50,000 ...
New Year’s Eve in Sydney
is the event of the year, and one that is known for going out with a
bang by people all over the globe. Perhaps it has something to do with
the fact that Sydney is one ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
Puffing Billy is an old restored steam engine that runs on its original mountain track in Melbourne ’s Dandenong Ranges .
Built to transport the area’s first settlers around the mountains, ...
Written by Jane Ormond, Australia, September 2011
Vast, lush Queensland
took quite a hit in January of 2011 when Cyclone Yasi descended and
floods turned streets into rivers. But they don’t call Queensland ‘the
Sunshine State’ for nothing. ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
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, April 2012
Take an old-fashioned train journey through some of the South Island’s most spectacular scenery.
Based in the heritage town of Dunedin on the Otago Peninsula , the Taieri Gorge Railway
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, May 2012
One of the great rides of Cairns, Australia the Kuranda Scenic Railway is a relaxing and most impressive way to experience the history and beauty of the area. In just two hours, the famous railway ...
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