Category: Australia

That mysterious island at the bottom of the world has been where I’ve spent most of my travel time over the last few years. Australia’s a special place, and I’d recommend anyone travel there. Thecountry’s got it all; rainforest, desert, ancient Aboriginal sites, modern cities, beaches, scorching heat and even ski slopes. And I haven’t even started on the laid-back lifestyle, the coffee, and the road trips. There’s so many incredible reasons to visit Australia. Shall we begin?

Places to Learn About Aboriginal Culture and History in Australia

Did you know: Australian Aboriginal culture is the oldest on this planet. There is rock art dating back to over 60,000 years throughout the country, which depicts how the Aboriginal people lived and survived in the harshest of climates for way longer than any other society. Europeans only came to…

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Why You Should Take a Solo Road Trip At Least Once In Your Life

“There’s heavy rain forecasted, right?” I asked the woman in the Hebel general store, a tiny village just over the Queensland border. “Will the road from here be alright?”. “It’s a highway”, she stressed. “Floodwater doesn’t go over the highway. Who are you travelling with?” “Myself” I replied. “I’m travelling…

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Magnetic Island Day trip From Townsville: All You Need to Know

Tropical weather, beautiful beaches, interesting history, and breathtaking viewpoints all characterize this island that is really not to be missed when travelling down the east coast of Australia. A Magnetic Island day trip from Townsville will be a highlight of your time in Queensland. The island is only half an…

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The Best Place to Dive the Great Barrier Reef for All Diving Abilities

Fancy visiting the Great Barrier Reef? You should do – it’s the largest living thing in the world, an underwater playground full of fish, turtles, sharks, coral and the occasional shipwreck. Stretching from the tip of Cape York to Bundaberg on the east coast of Australia, it mirrors the Queensland traveller…

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5 Amazing Weekend Trips from Darwin: See the Top End of Australia

What springs to your mind when you think of Australia? If it is crocs aplenty, inhospitable climates and staggeringly beautiful nature, then the Top End is definitely the most ‘Australian’ part of the country. Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory, is where most people begin their explorations of this…

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Travelling Australia? Check Out These Amazing Australian Hippie Towns

Welcome to Australia, where there’s a whole heap of towns that are a little bit different, in their own special way. Many of these towns say no to conformity, hate to be what society expects them to be and enjoy living life a little more colourfully. If towns were school…

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Melbourne Itinerary: 7 Days in the City

Voted ‘most liveable city’ time and time again, it’s no wonder that tourists flock to Melbourne, Australia. Nearly everyone will find their perfect attractions and adventures in this dynamic city that truly keeps on giving; it’s a one-of-a-kind place. If it’s your first time in Melbourne, you might be wondering…

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The Ultimate Australia Bucket List: Top 100 Attractions!

There’s nowhere on earth quite like Australia. I’d argue that no other country has quite the same diversity of terrain – which ranges from tropical rainforest to barren outback, to alpine peaks – and makes for some pretty spectacular hikes, viewpoints and photo opportunities. Australia is renowned for its glorious…

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12 Things to Know Before Going on a Road Trip in Australia

There’s nowhere quite as perfect for road tripping as Australia. Its size means that you really feel like you’ve achieved something by driving from north to south or east to west; but there are enough stops on each road trip route to keep you inspired. It’s a perfect way of…

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Deep Shafts Sign, Coober Pedy

Things to do in Coober Pedy: Australia’s Town Under Ground

Imagine the scene: You’ve been driving along a highway for four hours with nothing but barren outback to gaze at out the window. The last point of interest was the South Australia state border, some four hours to the north – and the last time you went through a town…

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