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.
Tag Archives: Brisbane
March 2, 2012
World Heritage-listed Fraser Island is one of Australia’s most incredible places and stands alongside natural icons such as Uluru, Kakadu National Park and the Great Barrier Reef as a unique and precious part of Australia’s heritage and ecology.
September 9, 2011
Vast, lush Queensland took quite a hit in January of 2011 when Cyclone Yasi descended and floods turned streets into rivers. But they don’t call Queensland ‘the Sunshine State’ for nothing. Weather patterns are back to normal and the clean-up has been well underway for a few months now – it only took the Queensland Art Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane’s fabulous Cultural Centre Precinct a matter of a few weeks before it reopened. The Great Barrier Reef only sustained a small amount of surface damage to one limited area, and considering it’s 2300km long, that’s still a whole lot of seven-wonders-of the-world to soak up!
July 11, 2011
Not content to lap at the heels of Sydney and Melbourne, Brisbane is fast becoming a sophisticated city known for its arts, festivals and food. As with most cities, it can be tricky finding that perfect lunch spot without some local knowledge. Luckily we have the knowledge… Here’s our list of some of the best value and most delicious places around town.