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Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
It’s hard to believe that what was once Melbourne ’s most controversial public space is now one of it’s most celebrated and enjoyed. Melbourne’s Federation Square celebrates the last decade as ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, September 2012
The Gold Coast Sevens, a rugby union sporting event, occurs annually as part of the Australian section of the IRB Sevens World Series . Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our ...
Written by Kyle, USA, June 2012
In a city with approximately 135,000 boats it’s an understatement to say that Auckland
is a great place to get out on the water. Known to the world as the
“City of Sails,” Auckland’s yachting ...
Written by Viator, April 2011
Each year with the onset of spring, the anticipation builds as an event unique to Alice Springs approaches: the world’s first and only waterless regatta. Held in the sandy bed of the Todd River, ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
Coffs Harbour not only has the BIG BANANA! but it also has a small sea animals wildlife park in the middle of the city. We only found this place because we like to explore (get lost on the roads ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2013
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 ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, July 2012
Like most major cities around the world, Brisbane ‘s
public transportation system includes trains, taxis, rentals cars and
buses. Since it also lies on the Brisbane River, the city offers other ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Sydney’s Vivid Festival will once again flood the city with a multicolored canvas of light, music and ideas in late May 2012.
Ranked one of the Top Ten global ideas festivals by the UK’s ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
Travelers in Brisbane with an overwhelming urge to cuddle a koala only need to venture to the nearby Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary . Opened way back in 1927, this koala sanctuary happens to be the ...
Written by Jeff, Australia, October 2010
If you've ever been to Malaysia you'll have fond memories of the beautiful roti, dips and curries. Mamak has brought these flavours to Sydney and offers an amazingly delicious experience with lunch ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Melbourne’s many bike paths and relatively flat topography make it an easy city to travel around by bike. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Melbourne Things to Do blog. ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Melbourne ’s markets have come into their own in recent years with a resurgence of farmers’ markets and many inner suburbs operating their own markets that reflect their area’s unique character. ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
Shopping in the city used to consist of a few Australian novelty shops, a handful of surf shops and an excellent hatter. These days Melbourne ’s shopping scene has a reputation for being ...
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 Emma, Australia, January 2013
The Big Day Out (BDO) is one of Australia ’s longest-serving music festivals and the very first show was back in Sydney in 1992 and featured a memorable set by Nirvana. Editor’s Note: This ...
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