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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. ...
Written by Emma, Australia, October 2011
When to visit:
popular over summer, which in the southern hemisphere starts in December
and ends in late February. This is the best time to enjoy the famous
Written by Emma, Australia, March 2012
Nestled snugly around the edges of Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by snow-covered mountains, Queenstown
attracts nearly two million visitors per year. Many come to relax and
rejuvenate and enjoy ...
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2012
New in town? To save you spending a day feeling disorientated and discombobulated in Melbourne , we’ve put together a few tips to ease your way into the city and help you feel like a local in no ...
Written by Kyle, USA, November 2012
Cities, by their very nature, have a reputation for being expensive. Considering that Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand you might expect it requires a small fortune to enjoy yourself in ...
Brisbane , traditionally considered by travelers as not much more than the capital of Queensland
and a stopover on the way to the tropical north, has in recent years
done its part in acquiring ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, February 2013
Cairns benefits from being a quaint beach town that works as a hub for dozens of top Queensland attractions. From Cairns, one can easily take a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, Mossman Gorge, Cape ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, June 2012
The capital city of Western Australia , Perth , is considered one of the most isolated capital cities in the world given its location on the lesser populated side of Australia .
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 ...
Melbourne is one of Australia’s
most visitor-friendly cities and it boasts two ‘hop-on hop-off’ shuttle
services for tourists to enjoy: the City Tourist Shuttle Bus and the
City Circle Tram. ...
Getting to know Brisbane
city can be done from the woven, oversized basket of a hot air balloon
hundreds of feet in the air. Imagine waking up with the city, watching
the sun rise over the ...
A well-rounded visit to the tropical Cairns
region is not complete without experiencing it at morning, day and
night. Beach excursions and visits to local animal parks cover daytime
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 ...
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