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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 ...
Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach is commonly associated with bronzed Aussie lifesavers, shaggy-haired surfers and overcooked backpackers soaking up the rays of Australia’s
seemingly endless ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, November 2012
The Taste of Tasmania Festival, called The Taste Festival these days, features Tasmania’s best food and wine for 7 days across Australia ‘s summer holiday season. Located on Hobart ‘s
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 Emma, Australia, December 2011
Key events in New Zealand this summer that you won’t want to miss! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our New Zealand Things To Do blog . Visit the original post to continue ...
Written by Kyle, USA, August 2012
Relaxing in the sand and watching a volcano erupt is just one of the many things to do on Ohope Beach on the North Island of New Zealand .
Situated in the eastern Bay of Plenty the volcanic White ...
Written by Kyle, USA, October 2012
Just because the Wairarapa region only produces 1% of New Zealand ’s
wine harvest doesn’t mean it can’t throw one of the country’s largest
festivals. Held on the third Sunday of November ...
Written by Emma, Australia, July 2012
Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t eat well in Sydney . If you love Asian food then there are plenty of great value Japanese , Chinese , Thai and Malaysian restaurants ...
The only limit to shopping in Melbourne is the one on your credit card! Read on for our list of the best places in the city and the inner suburbs to shop. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, August 2012
One might consider Australia to be the land of adventure activities – well, if New Zealand
hadn’t already beat them to that title. Just about anywhere in this
country, a visitor can throw ...
Written by Emma, Australia, February 2012
is the place to be in March as music, food & wine, sport, comedy
and gardening are all represented in a range of fantastic festivals
throughout the city. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by koalakiss86, Australia, November 2010
We discovered this place while taking a leisurely drive along The Strand in Townsville one afternoon, one word.....AWESOME!!!!!! Located right over from the walking track and with a little pull in ...
Written by Kyle, USA, December 2012
The Wellington Cup Carnival
is a three-day celebration held each January which centers around the
Wellington Cup horse race, one of the premiere racing events for Kiwi
jockeys, gamblers and ...
The Crown Entertainment Complex offers a whole variety of experiences under one roof. Overlooking the city on the Yarra River at Southbank, the complex means different things to different people ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
One of the beautiful features of Sydney, besides its laid-back attitude, huge selection of trendy restaurants and bars, and shopping, would have to be its close proximity to the water. Sydney not ...
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