Melbourne Fun-Time Activities

Melbourne Fun-Time Activities

As Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne is a buzzing metropolis packed with attractions, shops and clubs. There is plenty to see and also a lot to do in this modern city in southern Australia. As an ex-host of the Olympic Games, Melbourne excels in sports facilities. Recreational areas and theme parks are located all over the city. As for its thriving nightlife and entertainment scene, Melbourne is hard to compete with, even in the case of Sydney. With the hope that you’ll enjoy yo... [ read more ]

Sydney for Art-Lovers

Sydney for Art-Lovers

Those ready to explore the artistic side of Sydney should be aware that this Australian city is a true patron of the arts. It might take you several days just to stroll the city’s art galleries and visit the main museums. Sydney is an artists’ hub so arts schools are quite well-represented, also. Sydney art museums host a variety of exhibits, from aboriginal art to contemporary Australian and international art – so get ready for a full immersion in the country’s artistic life. My 'Sy... [ read more ]

Top Attractions in Queensland

Top Attractions in Queensland

Its tropical forests and sunny beaches make Queensland a favorite destination with both nature-lovers looking for adventure and the comfort-lovers looking for luxury and pampering. The Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Grand Barrier Reef and Brisbane are the main areas of interest for Queensland tourists, but the 'Sunshine State' is also home to an impressive number of theme parks, nature reserves, fine restaurants and hotels. During my research of the top attractions in Queensland I decided to se... [ read more ]

Tips for Koala Watching

Tips for Koala Watching

Next to panda bears and puppies, koalas are some of the cutest animals on the planet. And since this fascinating species is endemic to Australia (meaning it can only be found there), this is the only place on earth where you can watch a koala in its natural habitat. But where and when is the best time to watch a koala? One of the most important tips for koala watching is knowing the koala habitat. The koala lives solely on eucalyptus leaves, so the only place to spot it is an eucalyptus ... [ read more ]

Coolest Crocodile Parks in Australia

Coolest Crocodile Parks in Australia

Crocodiles and crocodile farms play a major role in Australian tourism. While the aboriginal folklore accounts for numerous representations of this feared predator, today’s crocs find themselves on a thin line between protected species, tourist attraction and farming animal. Before starting to present you my selection of the coolest crocodile parks in Australia, we should learn some essential facts about these interesting reptiles. First and most important, there are two types of crocod... [ read more ]

Ecotourism in Australia

Ecotourism in Australia

Australia offers a lot of choices for the eco-friendly tourist. The country has an impressive number of national parks and protected areas, and the preservation of nature is strongly enforced by Australian laws. But in addition to following the general regulations and taking some common sense precautions, there are various ways to minimize your impact on Australia’s stunning nature. Some of the most common choices include organized tours, booking eco-friendly accommodation or active vacati... [ read more ]

Best Hikes in Australia

Best Hikes in Australia

Australia has always seemed to me like more of a hiker’s paradise than a couple’s retreat. And considering the country’s various climate zones, vast wilderness areas and numerous national parks, no wonder that most of the tourists are looking for adventure rather than spas and five star hotels. And with its thousands of miles of scenic, well-maintained  trails, Australia won’t disappoint them. Actually, Aussies have such a love for hiking that they have adopted it under the more pop... [ read more ]

Scenic Drives in Australia

Scenic Drives in Australia

When it comes to such vast countries like Australia, driving is your best choice for a comfortable, rewarding travel experience. Despite the country’s low population density rate, Australia benefits from numerous attractions and good, accessible roads. It’s a road trip friendly country with lots of natural beauties and unique ecosystems – a vast playground for adventurers and outgoing people world-wide. Now that I’m dome with the praising, I’ll try to present you some of the best, ... [ read more ]