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How to fly to Sydney Australia – and still keep it green!
March 26, 2012
How to fly to Sydney Australia – and still keep it green!

We look at ways to reduce your carbon footprint whilst on holiday, and great green activities for tourists in Australia For those of us trying to do a bit for the environment and cut down the old carbon footprint, a long-haul flight to Australia doesn’t immediately strike one as a good idea. However, I found [...]

Glimmering Pearl Shells in Beagle Bay, Australia
March 10, 2012
Glimmering Pearl Shells in Beagle Bay, Australia

Traveling north from Broome in Western Australia, you’ll find the Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, one of three Aboriginal communities on the Dampier Peninsula. Beagle Bay is home to the Sacred Heart Church and its glimmering pearl shell altar. The interior of the well known church in Beagle Bay is decorated with mother of pearl, cowries [...]

The Kimberley – Hidden Treasure in Remote Australia
February 5, 2012
The Kimberley – Hidden Treasure in Remote Australia

From the saltwater Bardi culture, pristine beaches, rugged red cliffs of Cape Leveque and the multicultural city of Broome to the surreal rock scape of the Bungle Bungle beehives and the hidden waterfalls and palm oases of Echidna Chasm and Cathedral Gorge, the Kimberley is like no other place on earth. Located in the northern [...]

Take a Ride on the Sydney Ferries
January 27, 2011
Take a Ride on the Sydney Ferries

For over 135 years, the Sydney ferries have been servicing Sydney Harbor from Circular Quay (pronounced Circular Key) located in Sydney Cove between the Harbor Bridge and the Opera House. The Sydney Ferries allow you to explore Sydney’s many hidden treasures scattered along the shores of Sydney Harbor, like Manly Beach, Watsons Bay and Darling Harbor.

3 Not To Be Missed Spots in the Whitsundays
December 22, 2010
3 Not To Be Missed Spots in the Whitsundays

Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the islands of the Whitsundays are a sailor’s paradise. Seventy-four islands make for endless sailing from one picturesque island hideaway to the next amongst crystal blue waters, deep green foliage covered islands, and spectacular crimson sunsets. When booking your Australia holidays, just imagine sailing [...]

NYE in Sydney
December 6, 2010
NYE in Sydney

As the (GMT+ 11hrs) clock ticks over from 11:59 to 12:00, Sydney will be one of the first capital cities to welcome in the 2011 New Year. And, with its beautiful Harbor fireworks and 30 degree temperatures, this event is set to be one of the most spectacular celebrations across the globe.

Best Beaches in Brisbane, Australia
November 17, 2010
Best Beaches in Brisbane, Australia

From its white sandy sheaths to crystal blue waters, Brisbane is a paradise for beach-lovers across the globe. So, whether your preference is for surfing, sunbathing or binging on seafood, this favorite sunny city offers a perfect shore for all. Having booked your cheap Brisbane hotel, why not check out a few of our perennial [...]

Lake McKenzie – Fraser Island, Australia
February 2, 2010
Lake McKenzie – Fraser Island, Australia

Located on Fraser Island in Queensland, the world’s largest sand island, Lake McKenzie is one of the most beautiful fresh water lakes I’ve seen. Its crystal-clear, turquoise blue waters are stunning and serene. It is a perched lake sitting atop hardened organic matter preventing the waters from seeping through the sand. The lake’s beaches are [...]

Tucked in a Wave in Byron Bay, Australia
August 18, 2009
Tucked in a Wave in Byron Bay, Australia

I’ve been told that “You don’t just arrive in Byron Bay. Byron Bay ‘happens’ to you.” For some, there is no place like it on earth and for others it’s an over-priced coastal town where it can take hours to find a parking spot. Regardless of popular opinion, it’s a spot where there are good times to be had.

Kangaroo Island – Scenery That Will Blow You Away
July 19, 2009
Kangaroo Island – Scenery That Will Blow You Away

If Aussie wildlife and wilderness are your thing, then Kangaroo Island is definitely for you. Located southwest of Adelaide, the island is Australia’s third largest (after Tasmania and Melville Island).  It is a great spot not only to experience Australia’s remarkable wildlife in its natural environment, but also to hike through untouched bush land. Once [...]

Great Flashpacking Hostels in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji
July 3, 2009
Great Flashpacking Hostels in Australia, New Zealand & Fiji

Flashpacking is as popular as ever this summer and for good reason. Traveling with gadgets has become a part of life. Why wouldn’t you stay in one of the nice, higher end hostels around the world that allow you to enjoy not only the atmosphere of a hostel, but also some of the comforts more [...]

Sailing in the Whitsunday Islands
April 2, 2009
Sailing in the Whitsunday Islands

Located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Whitsunday Islands region is a sailor’s paradise. Seventy four islands make for endless sailing from one picturesque island hideaway to the next amongst crystal blue waters, deep green foliage covered islands, and spectacular crimson sunsets. A very unique way to sail the Whitsundays [...]