Winter Sydney – Top Things to Do

By | 2017-01-19T12:18:37+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Australia, Getaways|

They might not be the first activities you think of when visiting winter Sydney, but community winter festivals around Sydney and surrounds are terrific, low-cost opportunities to raise the spirits and get your blood pumping while seeing winter Sydney at its finest. So let us help you immerse yourself in the fresh air of these [...]

Australia’s aquatic wonders – narrated by Chris Hemsworth

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:45+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Australia, Australian wildlife, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Sights, Sydney|

We thought you'd like to see a recent Tourism Australia video featuring Australia's aquatic wonders. It's voiced by Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth.

Indulge too much? Then indulge a little more in Daylesford

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:46+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Australia, Getaways, Regional Australia|

Daylesford, a sleepy town in Victoria about two hours north of Melbourne, has over the last few years gained a reputation as one of the most gay-friendly places in Australia. History of Daylesford Daylesford's European history starts in 1848 when the area was settled by an Irish immigrant, and then it really took off a [...]

Five great tourist towns of regional Australia

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Australia, History, Regional Australia, Sights|

REGIONAL AUSTRALIA We talk a lot about what there is to do and see in the main tourist destinations in Australia, such as Sydney, Melbourne and the Great Barrier Reef. If you have time to spare there's plenty of things to do in regional Australia, and here's some you may have never come across. BALLARAT [...]

Party Time! Summer Means It’s Time To Celebrate

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 January 26th, 2015|Australia, Events, Mardi Gras, Melbourne, Sydney|

Party time - Australia Day! It's Australia Day in Australia, when Australians take a holiday and have a party. It's a time to celebrate what a great country we have with all its natural beauty and achievements. It's a time to pay our respects to the original inhabitants of the land that was taken from [...]

Sailing the Whitsundays – A Getaway in Paradise

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 January 19th, 2015|Australia, Australian wildlife, Getaways, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Sights, Travelling|

I have just spent a fabulous week on a catamaran in the Whitsunday Islands. My four fellow travellers and I had a great experience. Let me tell you about it so that firstly I may give you some ideas for your next holiday, and secondly you may learn from what we learnt. Where are the [...]

Myths about Australia: 10 stories – true or false?

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Australia, Australian wildlife, Food, History, Melbourne, Sights, Sydney|

Image: It's probably time to dispel a few myths about Australia, so that you are all prepared when you arrive here. 1. Drop bears don't exist. They are merely a joke at the expense tourists, especially Americans. 2. If you're American, don't be offended by the above. Australians only like to play a [...]

Hollywood Downunder – Australian Film Making

By | 2017-01-19T12:12:47+00:00 August 18th, 2014|Australia, Gold Coast, History, Melbourne, Sydney|

Australia has produced some of your most loved films Did you know that the first feature length film ever was made in Australia? It was called The Story of the Kelly Gang and it was made in 1906, telling the story of the famous Australian bushranger, Ned Kelly. Australia has a rich history [...]

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