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Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
Getting around Sydney
on two wheels has never been easier. Cycling is becoming an
increasingly popular way to get around and to see the city for both
locals and tourists alike. Editor’s Note: ...
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 RobC, New Zealand, October 2011
If you like beaches and you like taking photographs, there's something about Bondi Beach that makes it a great destination. First of all there's the amazing mix of people: more than other beach in ...
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 Brooke, Australia, October 2012
A common conception about Australians involves their love of beer, and
this conception rings true in many ways. Australian beer love is
regional with certain beers being preferred in different ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2011
Brisbane is so much more than its city-center. Described as a city of urban villages, Brisbane’s suburbs have taken on their own unique feel that reflects the personalities of the people who live, ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, July 2012
Reminiscent of the Sydney Royal Easter Show, the Brisbane Royal Exhibition , as it was formerly called, brings 10 days of fair rides, animal parades and showbags to the Brisbane Exhibition ...
Not sure where to go in Brisbane ? Read part two of our exploration of the city’s urban centers. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Brisbane Things To Do blog . Visit the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
It’s party time on Brisbane’s
historic Caxton Street. Foodies, wine lovers, music fans and anyone
looking for a fun day out heads to the Caxton Street Seafood and Wine
Festival on May 6. Billed ...
It comes as no surprise to see that the biggest events on Wellington’s calendar are those with an artistic flavour. Having said that, however, you can’t be a true New Zealander if you don’t love ...
Written by Emma, Australia, August 2012
Each year Melbourne celebrates its beginnings on Melbourne Day, an annual celebration that marks the founding of the city on August 30, 1835. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Sydney is renowned for its superb restaurants, fresh local produce and fine dining, and The Rocks is the place to enjoy good food with a view! Here’s a small taste of some of the best ...
Written by Emma, Australia, September 2012
Eating on a budget in Melbourne
doesn’t mean you have to survive on takeaway burgers and fries. If you
know where to look, you can eat a healthy and varied diet from numerous
food outlets, ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, August 2012
Before heading to Australia ,
a person, particularly of the North American persuasion, might think
they have it all figured out. A trip to an English speaking country is
nothing like travel to ...
Today’s most common New Zealand
cuisine owes much to its British heritage. We’re talking stodgy staples
such as fish and chips, meat pies, hamburgers and meals containing meat
with two veg. ...
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