Cruising to and around Australia shows no sign of decreasing in popularity. With beautiful ports and harbors, and spectacular weather and natural attractions, exploring the country of Australia by way of water seems like the perfect route.
Category: Uniquely Australia
May 3, 2013
Twelve years have passed since the last visit of the British & Irish Lions to Australia, and 2013 is shaping up to be the follow-up to top all previous rugby meetups of this kind. This year will see 9 official games between the British & Irish Lions and the mix of Australian Super Rugby teams with expected attendance of nearly 400,000 people.
April 19, 2013
Sun-seekers and sun worshippers tend to migrate to the Australian state of Queensland which fittingly possesses the slogan of The Sunshine State. Known for an overall sunnier and warmer climate than the southern states of New South Wales and Victoria, people visiting Queensland provides for a very large portion of the economy as tourism is the leading service industry.
April 18, 2013
If you’re visiting Australia between March and September and have an interest in sports, you may want to consider taking in an Australian Football match.
March 29, 2013
Combined with the romantic depiction of said lifestyle thanks to the 2008 movie Australia, the Australian Outback is almost synonymous with cattle ranches, as well as a tourism destination for some of the more adventurous travelers down under.
March 15, 2013
A trip to Perth, or Western Australia for that matter, is bound to be a largely outdoors affair. And where there’s nature, there is sure to be enticing experiences for kids. Animals, parks and sports are just a few of the reasons Perth makes a family-friendly getaway, and for those considering this destination for an upcoming itinerary, we’ve listed some more of the activities that make it special.
March 8, 2013
Rugged and rustic outdoors, pristine and tropical beaches, and quaint and cozy wine countries – Australia has all the romance one could dream for. A trip down under provides countless options for destination weddings, surprise proposals and unforgettable honeymoons – let alone much simpler long romantic weekends away and special Valentine’s Day activities. The country charms travelers and entices lovers, and if the latter is what you’re after, then we’ve put together some great romantic destinations in Australia just for you!
February 5, 2013
Ayers Rock, or Uluru, is considered the spiritual center of Australia, and is, coincidentally, located at just about the center of the country as well.
January 25, 2013
The act of driving a car is much like riding a bike: Once you learn, you never forget. Yet, that doesn’t mean that driving in new places isn’t an adventure. That brings you to driving in Australia. Few countries of the world drive on the left side of the road, but Australia happens to be one of them.
January 18, 2013
To say that beer in Australia is kind of a big deal might be considered an understatement. If there is anything I’ve learned in my nearly 4 years of living in Sydney, it is that the drink of choice by many young Aussies is a good, cold beer. While the wine industry and consumption of wine ranks high with the same crowd, the climate and the laid-back lifestyle of Australia generally calls for a beer, usually paired with some of that famous Australian food.