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Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Wandering the cobbled streets and laneways of The Rocks in Sydney and poking your head into specialty stores, boutiques and galleries is a relaxing way to enjoy a day’s shopping. Editor’s ...
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 ...
Written by Kyle, USA, June 2012
Besides being one of the world’s best-named mountain complexes The Remarkables
also offers some of the best skiing found anywhere in the Southern
Hemisphere. With a season that kicks off in June ...
Written by Emma, Australia, April 2012
Want to go skiing in New Zealand but not sure where to start? Here’s our guide to some of the best powder, scenery and slopes in the country. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from ...
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 ...
Written by Emma, Australia, December 2011
Every January, Sydney celebrates summer in the city with three weeks packed full of performances, exhibitions and events. Attracting over 200,000 people to its first night alone, Sydney Festival is ...
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, December 2012
diverse food culture, ranging from trendy cafes to hatted restaurants,
draws food lovers from around the world to partake in the local fare.
Created from the combination of cultures ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, September 2012
One of the brilliant features of Sydney
city is the integration of a number of parks and gardens within the
city bounds. These sections of green act as mini getaways for those
normally rushing ...
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 ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
It’s Sydney’s turn to host the scrumptious Taste Festival in March 2012. Catch all the action over four days at the beautiful Centennial Parklands near Oxford Street, Paddington. Editor’s Note: ...
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, October 2011
Byron Bay, just south of the Gold Coast on the east coast of Australia ,
has long attracted artists, surfers and hippies seeking a simpler, more
laid-back lifestyle. They couldn’t keep Byron’s ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, June 2012
What started as a ploy to clean up beverage cans that littered the
streets during the Cyclone Tracy rebuild in 1974 has turned into a fun
annual event in Darwin .
The Darwin Beer Can Regatta is ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
If you’ve always wanted to walk through a Willy Wonka-esque landscape then the Hunter Valley Chocolate Festival is as close as it gets! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our ...
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