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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.

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!

Popular Australian Food

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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Port Douglas With Kids

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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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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19 Hidden Gems of Canberra

Visiting Canberra used to be rather humdrum and uninspiring.  But, Australia’s capital city is finally shaking off its boring reputation to become a destination in itself.  Canberra is a bustling cultural wonderland first and foremost.  Also, with a range of world-renowned exhibitions at Australia’s National Gallery, the fascinating and somber Australian War Memorial, and the …

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