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 make your Australia travels any theme you prefer – adventure, foodie, historical – it really has a knack for providing for one theme in particular: relaxing!
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November 2, 2012
The melting pot of Australia has resulted in the local food culture being a distinct mix of various ethnic food types. So, in essence, Australian food is a conglomerate of Thai, Indian, Chinese, Japanese and European food. If you want to get technical and refer to officially Australian iconic food, then the following list of tasty treats are a good place to start.
October 19, 2012
Venice has its canals, Paris has its ‘passages,’ Barcelona has its Ramblas, and Melbourne has its hidden lanes and arcades. Here are 10 secrets we discovered on the city’s popular Lanes and Arcades Tour.
September 21, 2012
Long-distance train travel may be a novelty and tourist attraction today in Australia, but those same train lines were a huge innovation in the history of transport across this massive country. Imagine the arduous journey that once connected the east and west coasts of Australia, through the vast open space and barren land of the Nullarbor Plain, without train. Being both a large chunk of land – much like going from the US state of Georgia to California with far less in between – and an area of harsh weather conditions, the route through central Australia provided numerous perils for travelers in standard vehicles.
August 3, 2012
Even though Cairns is a smaller Australian city (number 14 on the list by population), the tropical climate and access to an outdoors culture year round make it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Many people find the quaint beach vibe of the actual city appealing, but the main draw is the easy access to dozens of unique attractions in the region, most made possible by the nearby Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. Below we’ve listed some of the top things to do in Cairns.
July 13, 2012
Australia, 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, rainforests, mountains and outback for honeymoon retreats. Here we’ve listed some of the best honeymoon spots Down Under.
July 6, 2012
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 should at least consider a stop at Canberra on their Australian adventures as it not only provides the history of the country but also art, wine, food and shopping opportunities galore.