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Australia is where my husband (we call him Chef) was born. The rest of the family have spent around a decade living in Australia too.

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Australia travel. Travel in, around, and to Australia, lots of useful Australia blogs and information for you here!

We have a lot of content on this site about Far North Queensland, because our house is there, but we've been all over Australia too, both as young backpackers with a tent, and on family road trips.

We're passionate about the ocean so you'll find a fair amount of content about snorkelling and scuba diving on the reef. We also have city and state information for Sydney, Canbera, WA, the NT, and more. Please browse our content below and you should find what you're looking for.

Our Australia content was originally created for international travellers but the domestic market are using it too. Keep Australian tourism afloat, I know we need tourists up here in FNQ!

Souvenirs from Australia. Best Gifts and Souvenirs to Buy in Australia!

Souvenirs from Australia are many and varied but what can you buy to remember your Australian trip? This post covers the best Australian souvenirs and gifts. What’s on sale Downunder to remind you of your great Australian adventure or to gift to a loved one? We give you some ideas and tips and even Australian …

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Australian Food (What’s Popular?)

What are popular Australian foods? Modern Australia exhibits a diverse blend of global cultures and histories in its modern cuisines. Many popular Australian dishes are synonymous with Australia, verging on the unique yet they tend towards Australian variations on international dishes. Other dishes that are most certainly popular Australian food can be found in many …

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Things To Do in Port Douglas

There are many things to do in and around Port Douglas Australia. There are trips to the Great Barrier Reef and Low Isles for snorkelling and scuba diving. There is the Daintree rainforest and Mossman Gorge to explore. We have some great dining and a family-pleasing beach with miles of sand. Enjoy our tropical environment, …

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Port Douglas With Kids (What’s There To Do?)

Port Douglas Queensland Australia is a beautiful, up-market resort town with easy access to the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest. It’s a dream destination for families with kids with many safe, beautiful, outdoor things to do. We’ve called it home since our kids were toddlers, babies really. If you’ve not had a chance to …

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Can You Swim in Port Douglas?

Yes, absolutely, you can swim in Port Douglas Australia unless the lifeguards close the beach due to various unusual dangers. Beach closures aren’t common. Should you swim? There are a few things you need to know about safety, crocodiles, deadly jellyfish, nets (swimming enclosures), and lifeguards. This post is all about swimming in Port Douglas …

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Daintree Village (How To Get There, What To Do, Food, etc.)

Daintree Village lies on the south side of the Daintree River in Far North Queensland. To reach the village when driving north from Port Douglas and Cairns you will need to take a left and not take the turning towards the Daintree Ferry, stay on the Mossman Daintree Road. Daintree Village is about 110 Km …

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Places To Visit in Queensland

Queensland Australia in a vast state to the northeast of Australia. It has mile after mile of beaches, surf, perfect island destinations, coral reefs, heritage rainforests, wildlife and a diverse array of lesser-known attractions. We give you our Queensland Australia bucket list, stuffed full of places to visit in Queensland. These towns and destinations are …

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