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What To Do On The Great Ocean Road

When the after dinner conversation turns to great road trips of the world, Australia’s Great Ocean Road almost always gets a mention. And so it should. It’s not just another road trip, but a full-on sensory experience that embraces stunning ocean scenery, beautiful little towns that have a charm all…

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Things To Do On Your Darwin Layover: One Day in Darwin

Sitting at just over 1000 miles from Bali, it’s no surprise that Darwin is many people’s first point of call in Australia. Some travellers stop there for a while, while others scoot on through to the bigger, livelier cities of Sydney and Melbourne. In fact, many people think that there…

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Ideas for Weekend Trips from Melbourne

Melbourne’s a world-famous city. It’s easy to see why – everyone loves quirky metropolises, with street art, beautiful buildings, a laid-back atmosphere yet still zillions of things to do. You could spend one week in Melbourne and never leave the city. But there’s much more in the state of Victoria…

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Great Ideas for Weekend Trips from Sydney

What with its famous opera house, charismatic neighbourhoods and many beautiful beaches, lots of travellers get stuck in Sydney – many at the end of an east coast road trip. But there are plenty of great opportunities for weekend trips from Sydney that are essential for anyone living in the…

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These Are the Best Byron Bay Beaches That You’ll Love

I seem to start every blog post I write about Byron Bay by mentioning how I lived in a tent there for five months, so if this is your first time here, hi my name’s Claire and I lived in a tent in Byron Bay for five months. Now that’s…

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Fun Things to do in Newcastle, Australia in 2 Days

Newcastle is a regional city in New South Wales, located around two hours north of Sydney. It’s definitely a place worth visiting in its own right. Newy as it is known, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on NSW’s mid-coast, as well as cool little bars, shops…

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The Best Things to do in Bundaberg: Tips from a Local

For backpackers in Australia, Bundaberg is famous for two things – rum and farm work opportunities. But there’s much more to the city of Bundaberg than meets the eye. That’s why I’ve asked Bundaberg locals, Alan and Ros, to share their best tips for visiting Bundaberg. So whether you’re just…

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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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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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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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