Australia


Blue Mountains, New South Wales New South Wales / Travel Blog

Visiting the Blue Mountains is a great day out for anyone planning to visit Sydney and is looking for an experience that takes them away from the hustle and bustle of a busy city. Located an hour and half outside of Sydney, you wouldn’t know it once you got there that you’re so close to Australia’s largest city. Whilst visiting the Blue Mountains you’ll be...

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Cairns Skyrail, Cairns, Queensland Far North Queensland / Travel Blog

Spanning an incredible 7.5 kilometres, the Cairns Skyrail is a unique way to experience the rainforest as you float majestically high above the canopies of the prehistoric World Heritage listed rainforest below. Taking one of the 114 gondolas from Cairns to Kuranda or vice versa, visitors will reach heights of 545 metres above sea level and with the highest tower souring 40.5 metres you gain...

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Granite Gorge Nature Park, Mareeba, Queensland Far North Queensland / Travel Blog

Visiting Far North Queensland doesn’t have to be all about tropical rainforests, once you start to head inland the landscape begins to change dramatically. One of the lesser known gems of the region is called Granite Gorge Nature Park which is located just outside the town of Mareeba and is only an hour and a half drive from Cairns. Granite Gorge Nature Park is the...

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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia Hotel Review / South Australia

Adelaide is a diverse city with its relatively small CDB surrounded by extensive parklands and home to the redeveloped and world renowned Adelaide Oval. Home to the Adelaide Hills and an array of Wineries, Adelaide is the ideal getaway city to experience when you want to take it easy, watch the world go by and winery hop around the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale and Adelaide...

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Glenelg, Adelaide, South Australia South Australia / Travel Blog

As a passionate Victorian it is my responsibility as a dedicated patriot of my fine state, to look down upon South Australia, and as a Melbournian more specifically, to look down upon the capital, Adelaide. While it’s true that most of Australia looks down at Adelaide as being a bit of a backwater city it’s actually a nice place to get away for a long...

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Hotel Review: Peppers Beach Club & Spa Penthouse Suite, Palm Cove, Queensland Far North Queensland / Hotel Review

Travelling to the Cairns region in Far North Queensland, you are presented with a number of options when it comes to selecting somewhere to stay and on my most recent visit I opted to stay at the Peppers Beach Club & Spa. If you’re looking to stay in central Cairns you’ll be right in the thick of it with the laid back hustle of the city...

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Holiday Inn Old Sydney, Sydney, Australia Hotel Review / New South Wales

Choosing accommodation in in Sydney can be a daunting task as you want to stay close to the harbour where all the action is happening. It can cost an arm and leg to stay in some of the world’s best known hotel chains that occupy the best waterfront real estate. However there is a an alternative, the reasonably priced Holiday Inn Old Sydney hotel located in...

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Hotel Review: Booking a Secret Hotel with lastminute.com.au for a White Night out in Melbourne Hotel Review / Victoria

This year Melbourne welcomed the fourth annual White Night festival; a twelve hour event that spans from 7:00pm on a Saturday night in the month of February until the early hours of 7:00am on the following Sunday morning. The event attracts thousands of people into the city centre and it was estimated that the 2016 event attracted more than 580,000 people. The main focal point...

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The MCG turns itself into an open air cinema for Cinema at the G Victoria

The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the most famous sporting arena in Australia. It is one of the most recognised in the world as the home of Australian Rules Football and the birthplace of Test Cricket where “the Ashes” were born. For most of the year the hallowed turf is a no go zone for your average everyday person in order to keep the surface in a pristine...

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Isolation, Dolphins, Hiking and Natural Beauty come together at Wineglass Bay, Tasmania Tasmania

One of the most picturesque locations in the state of Tasmania without a doubt is Wineglass Bay and the wider Freycinet National Park on the east coast of the island state. Close by the township of Coles Bay, Wineglass Bay has it all for keen hikers or for those who are not so keen and want to look at the pristine bay from afar. Gaining...

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The epic hike up Mount Abrupt, Grampians National Park, Victoria Victoria

The Grampians National Park in the Australian state of Victoria is one of the state’s most beautiful natural regions to visit and is a great destination for a long weekend. The main centre for the region is a small town called Halls Gap with many people using this as a base while exploring the greater national park, including myself staying at The Grampians Motel. At...

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Stepping back in time, become a Convict at Port Arthur, Tasmania Tasmania

Port Arthur is one of Tasmania’s, if not Australia’s, best known historical sites to visit in a country where its European history was founded in what some would call exceptional circumstances. The UNESCO World Heritage listed site of the old convict town of Port Arthur was established in the then named colony of Van Diemen’s Land in the early 1830s and quickly gained a reputation...

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