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In the first half of the twentieth century, an English academic called Tolkien dreamed up a world called Middle Earth, largely based on his childhood in Birmingham, Middle England. The result was ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
Eight lanes wide and 3,300 feet long, the Auckland Harbour Bridge is one of the most iconic symbols of the city’s skyline. Whether viewing it while sailing on Waitemata Harbour, peering up at it ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2013
January in Melbourne is all about lazy summer days, swimming at the beach and watching the Australian Open Tennis Championships. As the mercury begins to soar, so does the action on the courts at Rod ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Popular vacation destination and dolphin watching center Port Stephens is hosting the Blue Water Country Music Festival the weekend of June 10-13. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
To say that beer in Australia is kind of a big deal might be considered an understatement. If there is anything I’ve learned in my nearly 4 years of living in Sydney, it is that the drink of choice ...
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
Having lived in Melbourne for most of my adult life, I didn’t think that a tour of the city’s laneways and arcades
could teach me anything new. I mean, a tour is for tourists, right?
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Australian fans of witchcraft and wizardry are thrilled about the recent opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Sydney ’s Powerhouse Museum that debuted on November 19, 2011. The exhibition ...
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 ...
Fans of The Lord of Rings trilogy are eagerly anticipating filmmaker Peter Jackson’s next movie: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey . Adapted from the classic cult novel The Hobbit , by J.R.R. ...
Visitors to Sydney will soon be able to take advantage of a new attraction in the city – the famous waxwork museum, Madame Tussauds. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Sydney ...
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 Brooke, Australia, September 2012
A real night out on the town in Sydney doesn’t exclude the biggest and the best: Oxford Street .
During the day, this Sydney street near the Central Business District
(CBD) is a relaxing and ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
Melbourne ’s public art displays are part of what makes the city such an exciting and vibrant place. Take a turn down an alleyway and discover a mural worthy of the best art gallery, walk among ...
Written by Kyle, USA, May 2012
There is a certain buzz surrounding ski towns where the first snows of
the year begin to fall, and what better way to harness this excitement
than with a ten-day, city-wide festival dedicated to ...
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