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Rotorua and the sacred waters of the Bay of Plenty lie just 230km (140 miles) southeast of Auckland in New Zealand’s North Island. This famously lively geothermal hot spot abounds with spurting ...
For a complete change of pace from Australia’s largest city, head out on a day trip which will take you south through small towns, farmland and rugged forests before arriving in the nation’s capital: ...
An annual public exhibition of sculptures (late October - early November) along the coastal walk between Bondi Beach and Tamarama. And it is FREE!
Written by Emma, Australia, August 2011
Yes, it does occasionally rain in Sydney . Particularly in the winter months of June, July and August. My favorite ways to spend a rainy day in Sydney are as follows:
1. Art ...
Fall is a great time to visit Sydney .
The extreme heat of summer is gone but the days are still sunny and
warm enough for light clothes or a day at the beach. And the soft light
of the cool, ...
Written by Viator, August 2011
Explore Hidden Laneways : Experience
what beautiful Melbourne has to offer on a small group guided walking
tour to quaint shops, cozy cafes, and down wondrous lanes and arcades. A
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
There are plenty of reasons to visit Sydney in winter. Along with the two most obvious reasons: less crowds and cheaper accommodations, we’ve put together a whole list of reasons to head out to ...
Written by Kyle, USA, July 2012
Trying to choose between adventure activities in Queenstown is like trying to choose a show on Broadway ; with so many options it can be difficult to know where to begin. Editor’s Note: This ...
Written by Viator, May 2013
Tropical North Queensland proves itself as a thrill-seeker’s hotspot with this list of adrenaline-pumping activities. The adventure activities near Cairns include skydiving and jungle surfing among ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, March 2013
Put your walking shoes on, travelers! Visitors to Brisbane with an extra hour to spare should find themselves at Central Station. From here, the Albert Street Literary Walk can be accessed, taking ...
The country of Australia wasn’t exactly founded by convicts, but it may be more practical to say that it was built by them. Initially, Australia was used primarily as a convict settlement. The ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, September 2012
Long-distance train travel may be a novelty and tourist attraction today in Australia ,
but those same train lines were a huge innovation in the history of
transport across this massive country. ...
There’s no denying it – Melbourne
is a car-loving city. A past penchant for bungalows and outer suburban
living means the city’s fringes sprawl for miles. Most visitors base
themselves in the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, June 2012
Sydney is good looking – and knows it. Its natural harbour, golden beaches, iconic Sydney Opera House
and Harbour Bridge are sights that never loose their charm. But in a
city this size you ...
To get a better grasp on the layout of the expansive Sydney city and its over 600 suburbs, a trip up to some of its heights would be in order. As a person who took this approach on her first visit to ...
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