Most Famous Australian Musicians

Most Famous Australian Musicians

There are lots of Aussies who managed to conquer world fame, as we could see from one of our previous posts. Some of them are sportsmen, other actors or navigators, but there is also a significant number of Australian musicians and bands, some of which I would like to present you today. Of course, when talking about the music of Australia we can understand a lot of different genres, from the traditional music of the aboriginals to the modern house and hip hop. Australia cannot be compared with ... [ read more ]

Australian Spring Travel Ideas

Australian Spring Travel Ideas

While most of the Northern Hemisphere people are slowly adjusting to the inevitable low temperatures which announce winter, places like Australia enjoy the blessing of spring. It’s late spring in the southern part of Australia which means that people are already making plans for the summer vacation and maybe even taking small excursions to the beach. The good news for northerners is that in an age of fast travel, it’s not at all difficult to enjoy a week of spring in the middle of the cold ... [ read more ]

Weirdest Festivals in Australia

Weirdest Festivals in Australia

Aussies have made a reputation for being cheerful and laid back people which pretty much reflects in some of their strange habits. San Francisco, Colorado in USA and some small Spanish villages might be famous for their awkward festivals, but some Australian manifestation might be even hard to digest for conservative natures. Despite their oddity, or maybe just because of that, the following Australian festivals get more and more attention with each year. So here’s a brief inventory of wha... [ read more ]

Melbourne for Art Lovers

Melbourne for Art Lovers

With its huge skyscrapers and dynamic economy, Melbourne is usually associated with business traveling. But this doesn’t mean that Melbourne cannot make an excellent destination for a family vacation or a romantic weekend escape. Actually, there are many interesting sides of Melbourne to explore by those willing to learn more about this cosmopolitan Australian city. For instance, despite the ever growing business sector, the artistic life in Melbourne is quite prolific. What I would like to c... [ read more ]

Short Guide to National Aussie Sports

Short Guide to National Aussie Sports

The amazing nature of Australia and its pleasant climate makes Aussies one of the most outgoing nations. The practice of sports plays a very important role in the Australian society, and international success in spectator sports is a great mean to inspire patriotic pride. But like any other nation of the world, Aussies tend to prefer some sports to others. There are also sports which are specific to this country-continent, like the so-called Aussie rules. If you are interested to find out m... [ read more ]

Tips for Diving in the Great Barrier Reef

Tips for Diving in the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef of the Australian coast is often regarded as the ultimate diver’s paradise. A living coral reef spread over hundreds of square miles with crystal clear waters and the most amazing sea creatures, the Great Barrier Reef seems like every oceanographer’s dream. But you don’t necessarily to be an expert diver or some scientist in order to approach this natural wonder. Actually, most of the people diving into the Great Barrier Reef are tourists attracted by its exotic... [ read more ]

Best Spa Resorts in Australia

Best Spa Resorts in Australia

Australia offers endless possibilities for outdoor lovers and adventurers, but this doesn’t mean that comfort seekers should avoid this vacation destination. Actually, Australia offers surprisingly many options when it comes to pampering and relaxation. It seems that the numerous cultures and ethnicities living under the same flag have somehow managed to reunite the wisdom and rejuvenating techniques of all continents. This is why in terms of spa destinations around the world, Australia ho... [ read more ]

World's Most Famous Aussies

World’s Most Famous Aussies

Aussies represent a young and relatively small nation – especially if we judge by the size of their country. Yet, there have been a lot of Australians who made it to the history books or went straight to worldwide stardom. Some very famous Hollywood actors and popular singers were in fact in Australia, but there are many other Aussies who made important scientific or geographical discoveries. That’s why today’s post will be all about world’s most famous Aussies and their extraordinar... [ read more ]

Must-see Attractions in Cairns

Must-see Attractions in Cairns

Those looking to explore the exotic and tropical side of Australia will sooner or later end up in Cairns. Despite its small size (Cairns cannot be compared with big Australian cities like Melbourne and Sydney), Carins is a prime tourist hub receiving hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. And while many of them head for the pristine tropical oasis on Whitsunday islands or try to uncover natural treasures in the Great Barrier Reef, there aren’t few those who choose to stay in Cairns ... [ read more ]

Where to Find Australia’s Most Popular Animals

Where to Find Australia’s Most Popular Animals

It’s hard to imagine a trip to Australia without getting to see some of its unique animals. While everyone who has at least once been to a zoo has surely seen a kangaroo or at least an emu before, seeing these animals in their natural environment represents a totally different experience. Hence, I thought you might enjoy reading a whole new post on where to find Australia’s most popular animals. I have also added a brief description for each animal, so that, even if your Australian vacation ... [ read more ]