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If you're not a morning person, the thought of getting up at 3:45am to jump into a wicker basket and take off into the air might be the stuff of nightmares. But if you steel yourself for the early ...
Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of Milford Sound on our full-day trips from Queenstown. Carved by a massive glacier in the last ice age, Milford Sound is one of the most treasured ...
Explore 30 million year old limestone formations and a cave full of glowworms in Waitamo Caves . Those who fancy something a little more thrilling don’t have to go too far. Like black water ...
Dining or drinking out in Queenstown, you'll be spoiled for choice with a fantastic mix of modern Pacific cuisine, seafood and local delicacies in sumptuous waterside settings. The adrenaline keeps ...
New Zealand is simply gorgeous. Lush rainforest, coastal walks, island cruises, snowfields, glowworm caves and bubbling mud – there's plenty to enjoy on a short trip from Auckland! Drive to the ...
Middle Earth, dreamed up by J.R.R Tolkien, is the hometown of the characters in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Thanks to New Zealand film-maker Peter Jackson, Middle Earth came alive with ...
The Australian Outback – it's one of those mystical, legendary places, heavy with folklore and otherworldly sights. The most famous of them all would have to be Ayers Rock (Uluru). It is truly ...
Fall is a great time to visit Sydney .
The extreme heat of summer is gone but the days are still sunny and
warm enough for light clothes or a day at the beach. And the soft light
of the cool, ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
The country of Australia wasn’t exactly founded by convicts, but it may be more practical to say that it was built by them. Initially, Australia was used primarily as a convict settlement. The ...
For five days every autumn the Hamilton and Waikato region gears up for its annual Balloons over Waikato festival. Attracting balloonists from all over the world, the festival features dozens of hot ...
has so much to offer visitors that one may never tire of visiting this
beautiful place! So if you feel like you’ve seen it all, then these
unique tours and activities may be just ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, December 2011
Australia’s Tropical North is home to one of the natural wonders of the world – the Great Barrier Reef – but a trip to Cairns offers a multitude of adventure that doesn’t all involve donning ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, March 2012
Danger, adventure, and raw beauty abound in the great Down Under and
naturally, no visit is complete without experiencing first hand one of
the greatest wonders of the world – the Great Barrier ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
Set at the end of a 5-mile long peninsula, Cape Kidnappers is arguably one of the most scenic points found along the North Island’s rugged east coast. Despite being only 12 miles from the city of ...
It’s hard to miss Sydney’s biggest attractions – just head to the harbour and there they are! But once you’ve seen the Opera House , Sydney Harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge ,
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