Australian Winter Holiday Ideas

Australian Winter Holiday Ideas

Should you be confused by the title of this post, I’ll try to explain the twisted (supposedly) logic behind it: if there are millions of people who want to escape winter and spend their Christmas holiday in some tropical island, why shouldn’t the opposite be true as well? Why turning your air conditioner to a maximum during a heat wave when you can just fly to Australia for a quick sky trip? Even if you find the idea of traveling to a cold place during the much expected summer to be unlikel... [ read more ]

Green Attractions in Brisbane

Green Attractions in Brisbane

As capital of the diverse and beautiful Queensland, Brisbane is a modern city with as much nature to offer as urban delights. There are plenty of green attractions in Brisbane, so if you are traveling in a very tight schedule, Brisbane can still offer you the chance to enjoy Queensland’s amazing nature. There are parks and comforting patches of green all over the city, but once you cross the city borders you’ll find yourself either in the middle of a wild rainforest or wandering through some... [ read more ]

Best of Sydney Gourmet Restaurants

Best of Sydney Gourmet Restaurants

Sydney cuisine is defined by its internationalism. While other major cities like London or New York are comfortable with fusion cuisine and international restaurants, Sydney is the one city where ethnic foods are granted the highest honors. Thus, many of Sydney’s gourmet restaurants are specialized in Asian food such as Thai, Japanese or Chinese. If you are ready to trade the usual Chinese take out for a sumptuous location reviewed by famous food critics, Sydney is the place to do it. So b... [ read more ]

Kangaroo Fun Facts

Kangaroo Fun Facts

Kangaroos are Australia’s cutest and most famous ambassadors. These interesting animals have made quite a reputation around the world. It would be unpardonable to visit Australia without getting a chance to encounter these fascinating marsupials. But first, let’s start with a few kangaroo fun facts: How to call a kangaroo You may be wondering how kangaroos got their name. It seems that the word kangaroo was derived from ‘gangurru’, the aboriginal term for this animal. There are... [ read more ]

Natural Attractions in Tasmania

Natural Attractions in Tasmania

The tiniest Australian state, Tasmania is quite large for an island and extremely rich in natural beauties. Natural parks and reservations cover about a third of the island’s territory, but due to the low urbanization rate, the whole island is practically a wild paradise. Another thing that makes Tasmania a particularly interesting place to visit is represented by the unique species of animals and plants inhabiting the island. The Tasmanian Devil is probably the best known species endemic ... [ read more ]

Coolest Wine Tours in Australia

Coolest Wine Tours in Australia

Due to the outrageous hours of sun it receives, Australia has established itself as one of the top wine producers on the globe. Therefore travelers shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the sunny valleys around Melbourne, Sydney or Perth and get a taste or Australia’s premiere wines. The easiest way to get to the vineyards is by booking a tour (which most likely means that you’ll be accompanied by an expert), but you might also choose to drive yourself (but be sure that the unlucky f... [ read more ]

Backpacking in Australia

Backpacking in Australia

Australia is a very big country for a backpacker to explore. The long distances and relatively high cost (by relatively high I mean similar to USA or Western Europe) make it a little hard for backpackers to get around. But your efforts will be fully rewarded by the country’s terrific scenery and unique attractions. Paces like the Grand Barrier Reef, Tanzania or Uluru Rock are all worthy of the ‘see before you die’ category and just pure delight for any outdoor lover. If the cities of A... [ read more ]

Hottest Clubs in Sydney

Hottest Clubs in Sydney

The biggest city in Australia and a kind of informal capital of the country, Sydney prides on its multicultural heritage, artistic community and buzzing nightlife. Aussies are generally regarded as very laid-back people so they very likely know how to party, as well. This also becomes obvious if we consider Sydney’s numerous bars, clubs, concert venues and lounges. The best way to learn the Aussie way to party is to attend some of the hottest clubs in Sydney and get lost in the crowd. Here... [ read more ]

Exploring Multicultural Perth

Exploring Multicultural Perth

Perth, the lively city on Australia’s Western coast, would better be characterized as a foreigner’s enclave. Australian nationals living in the city are way outnumbered by expats, especially British, Kiwis and Malaysians, which makes Perth one of the most culturally diverse cities in Australia. That means that if you ever decide to visit Perth, you certainly won’t lack the feeling that you are a citizen of the world visiting a cosmopolitan, 21st century city. The shortest way to explor... [ read more ]