Australia & the Pacific:
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being home to lands of impeccable beauty, lends itself well to becoming
a backdrop for lucky couples’ special days. Husbands and wives have
the chance to choose from beaches, ...
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, February 2013
Australia is blessed with some beautiful natural surrounds – the kind that make you get out into nature, and away from all the things that remind you of the normal daily grind. While you are able to ...
Written by Emma, Australia, August 2011
Tasmania’s charming waterfront capital, Hobart, is close to many nearby attractions but also ‘harbors’ a few treasures of its own.
Make Salamanca Place the first stop on your Hobart itinerary. ...
may have recently been voted the world’s most livable city, the surging
Australian dollar means that travel here is no longer the bargain it
used to be. Thankfully, many of the ...
New Zealand ’s fashion capital caters to shoppers of every budget. The key is knowing where to look! Here’s our quick guide to shopping in Auckland . Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken ...
The capital city of South Australia may be less traveled in the greater scheme of Australian tourism, but Adelaide
still offers a great Australian experience to the lucky ones that
decide to ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, January 2013
Seeing how Cairns lies in the tropical north of Queensland ,
the terms summer and winter don’t have the same impact as in other
parts of the world. What those terms do indicate, however, is ...
Travelers to Australia often make the mistake of bypassing Canberra
since it is seen more as the nation’s capital and not as much as a
travel destination for exploring. Wise travelers ...
Just like the rest of Australia , the founding of Hobart
was done in 1804 as a penal colony – specifically for the clearing of
Irish and British convicts. That makes it the second oldest ...
Written by Brooke, Australia, November 2012
Newcastle sits north and a little east of Sydney ,
and it makes its mark as the second most populous city in the state of
New South Wales. Depending on traffic, if you jump in a car in Sydney, ...
Written by Kyle, USA, June 2012
Yes, New Zealand
has some of the best skiing and snowboarding opportunities in all of
the Southern Hemisphere, but this doesn’t mean skiing is the only thing
to do in New Zealand in the winter. ...
Noosa , found on the Sunshine Coast just 85 miles (136 km) to the north of Brisbane ,
is known for its beautiful beaches, great surf and low key resorts. The
Noosa region consists of Noosa ...
The stereotypical Australian sunshine and hot, hot weather appear
through December, January and February, but you will be happy to know
that the average high temperature across these months runs ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
If you want to surf in Fiji, go to the Mamanucas. If you want to eat a traditional lovo meal, spend a day in a Fijian village. If you’re idea of perfect Fijian holiday is to lounge poolside with a ...
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