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.
Tag Archives: Australia tours and activities
January 11, 2013
It was only 10:30 in the morning and I was drinking. Again. It had been about 10 minutes since my previous drink and I wasn’t planning to apologise for it. In fact, it was only the beginning. Halleluiah for wine tours!
We were standing in the tasting rooms of Yering Station, one of the oldest wineries in the Yarra Valley, our first stop on a day tour of some of the best wineries in the region.
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.
October 11, 2012
From now until December 15 you can save 60% on a 4-Day Whitsunday Islands Sailing Cruise!
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.
May 4, 2012
Mother’s Day in Australia falls on the same day as Mother’s Day in the US – the second Sunday in May. As we all know, many people mark this day as a chance to spoil their Mums, who typically receive cards, gifts or breakfast in bed as a token of love and appreciation of all the hard work that goes into being a mother!