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Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
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 ...
Written by Kyle, USA, November 2012
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 Emma, Australia, October 2012
While Melbourne is a sprawling city, its central business district and main attractions are compact and easily navigable. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Melbourne Things ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, August 2012
A radiocarbon laboratory in New Zealand
recently returned the results from a finding of rock art in an
Australian outback cave just a year prior. Tests of the charcoal used to
make the drawings ...
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 Emma, Australia, August 2011
Now is the time to go!
In February 2011 a massive cyclone hit Queensland’s shores causing widespread damage across the state, including many popular tourism areas along the sunshine coast. After ...
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 Brooke, Australia, June 2012
Tourists, history buffs and television crime drama enthusiasts alike stop at the Queensland
Police Museum. Here you can learn about policing but also to try your
hand at solving the mystery set ...
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
attractions are both must-see sites and huge expenses, especially when
tickets are purchased one by one. Luckily, some companies have bundled
the entrance fees for several of the top ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
The world’s first white kiwi was born at the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre last May and, just before Christmas, she was joined by a sibling! Kiwis are nearly always brown in color, so ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Wandering the cobbled streets and laneways of The Rocks in Sydney and poking your head into specialty stores, boutiques and galleries is a relaxing way to enjoy a day’s shopping. Editor’s ...
Written by Kyle, USA, June 2012
Besides being one of the world’s best-named mountain complexes The Remarkables
also offers some of the best skiing found anywhere in the Southern
Hemisphere. With a season that kicks off in June ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2013
Melbourne’s fortunes were made in the Victorian goldfields in the 1850s, when thousands of migrants descended upon the area after the discovery of gold. The town of Ballarat was at the epicentre of ...
The holiday season is fast approaching, so the time of less work and more celebration is soon to take over Brisbane . Travelers wishing to while away their time in the coming weeks in the capital ...
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