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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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Hidden Gems of Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s most famous city.  It contains such exciting and famous landmarks as The Sydney Opera House and The Sydney Harbour Bridge.  But anyone can tell you the regular things to see in this vibrant and spirited capital city.  Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb, Manly, Bondi Beach, Darling Harbour, and Circular Quay are …

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Northern Territory Destinations

The Northern Territory is Australia’s spiritual heart. From the green lush spectacle that is the wet Kakadu wilderness right through the red centre of the country and the enduring Uluru, the Northern Territory covers many types of magnificent landscapes. The pulse of Australian Indigenous culture is palpable in the Northern Territory. You can find the …

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Port Douglas Diving – A Day Scuba Diving with Divers Den

We’re local divers, we’ve lived in Port Douglas for many years so we can tell you a lot of what you need to know about Port Douglas diving. Scuba diving from Port Douglas is good, it’s always a fun day out and you can visit some diverse and beautiful dive sites. This post particularly reviews …

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10 Ways to Save Money on Queensland Holidays

Welcome to Queensland!  This is a land full of pristine white sand beaches, perfect rainforest vistas, island resorts and outback splendour.  We have cosmopolitan cities, and quaint coastal towns all begging to be explored.  But all of this beauty can come at quite a cost if you want to holiday here.  However, we have found …

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Fun Things to Do in Melbourne

Melbourne, Australia is consistently rated high on the list of the most liveable cities in the world.  We visited pre children and caught an overnight bus along the south eastern coast road from Batemans Bay in NSW. A windy road that doesn’t give you a remote chance of sleep. With its incredibly eclectic vibe, vibrant …

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Places to See in Western Australia

Western Australia takes up almost half of the Australian continent.  The richness of the landscape over so huge an area takes in incredible stretches of coastline and pristine beaches along with stunningly beautiful National Park rock formations and gorges. Rainbow sunsets over the Indian Ocean will inspire while turquoise waters contrast beautifully with the red …

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Things to do in Adelaide

The capital of South Australia, Adelaide is a unique city filled with rich culture.  It is brimming with decadent wining and dining, stunning metropolitan beaches and world-class boutique shopping. There are so many things to do in Adelaide!  Likewise, there are many more opportunities for short nearby day trips.  This makes Adelaide a great place to visit …

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A Liveaboard on the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns – What’s it Like ?

What’s it live to live, sleep, eat, scuba and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef? We’ve taken 2 liveaboard scuba diving trips on the reef now in Queensland Australia, both departing from Cairns. But what do divers and snorkellers do out there, what’s it like? It’s the ultimate dive experience and we did it as …

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