Australia & the Pacific:
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Written by Kyle, USA, August 2012
Anyone traveling to New Zealand
must understand that rugby holds a nearly religious importance in the
hearts and the minds of the Kiwi people. The first official match took
place in the town of ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, January 2013
Locals in Sydney know Oxford Street for two main reasons: partying and shopping. We’ve already written about partying on Oxford Street, so this post will cover the shopping aspect. Oxford Street ...
For three months during the Biennale, the city of Sydney presents artist exhibitions, artist talks, forums, performances and tours to the public – all free of charge. Editor’s Note: This ...
Given the diverse cultural backgrounds of those living in the city of Sydney , and an overall love of being creative (or at least trying to be more creative than Melbourne ), the film festival ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
Flea markets are typically known as markets held in the outdoors and that usually involve the resale of old goods, secondhand items and antiques. In Sydney, there might not be many of these ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, October 2012
largest beer festival, the Tasmanian International Beerfest, takes
place during two booze-filled (in moderation, of course) days on Hobart ‘s
Princes Wharf. Although beer lovers ...
Forget the straight-laced, classroom personality of the typical natural
history and culture museum. The land of fossils, dinosaurs, nature
photos and Australian history is normally a daytime world ...
Written by Emma, Australia, August 2012
Don’t be fooled by the name, there’s more to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) than just cricket. In fact, the MCG (or the ‘G as it is colloquially known) is Australia ’s most famous sporting ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, December 2012
Founded, built and curated by a Tasmanian millionaire, David Walsh, the Museum of Old and New Art (the MONA) has made a huge impact on the art scene in Tasmania .
Recently launched in 2011, the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in Melbourne is the oldest and largest public art museum in Australia . Operating across two sites in the city, on St Kilda Road and in Federation ...
Written by Kyle, USA, January 2013
If one thing is certain it’s that everybody loves a good street performer, and in few places in the world do so many of them gather in the same place as at the World Buskers Festival in Christchurch. ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
If you want to surf in Fiji, go to the Mamanucas. If you want to eat a traditional lovo meal, spend a day in a Fijian village. If you’re idea of perfect Fijian holiday is to lounge poolside with a ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
You don’t have to be an opera fan to get inside and enjoy all that the Sydney Opera House has to offer. There are numerous ways to make the most of your visit to this world famous icon. Editor’s ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Melbourne ’s gearing up for some major sporting events over the coming months, including the Australia Open Tennis tournament that takes place in the last two weeks of January 2012. Non-sporty ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
Melbourne swells with visitors during the Australian Grand Prix so it pays to book your accommodations in Australia
and plan ahead of time. That includes figuring out which days you plan
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