Top 5 most curious Australian landmarks

Top 5 most curious Australian landmarks

There aren't few those who imagine Australia as a land of curiosities: and by many standards, they are perfectly right to do so. Australia has unique flora and fauna, it's a huge continent with a very small population and with more than half of the surface covered by deserts or semi-arid areas. Australia is the only country in the world to have kangaroos, wombats or koalas living in the wilderness, but it is also home to strange and unusual attractions. Check out my top 5 most curious Austra... [ read more ]

Common myths about the Australian desert

Common myths about the Australian desert

The Australian Desert, or, how the Aussies call it, the Outback, makes up for most of the continent territory. Yet, Australians are very outdoorsy, and bush walking is among their favorite activities - and also quite popular with tourists. So what makes so many people be fascinated with a huge piece of arid land? Well, firstly you should know that Australian desert is not at all like the deserts you see in movies - which are all resemble the Sahara, with its endless sand dunes and nothing mo... [ read more ]

Top 5 largest airports in Australia

Top 5 largest airports in Australia

Sydney, Adeleide, Melbourne and other major cities in Australia are constantly on the top of the different 'most livable cities' lists. This and the fact that the country has got breathtaking beaches, wonderful - sometimes unearthly -  landscapes and famously friendly people amount to a lot of people visiting the continent all year long. If you have already been there, you surely want to go back, if you haven't, put it on your must-do list this instant. Find some cheap flights and fl... [ read more ]

Shopper's Guide to Melbourne

Shopper’s Guide to Melbourne

Melbourne might not have the international fame or the allure of Sydney, but, in terms of business and shopping, Melbourne is second to none. While tourists flock to Sydney to admire its landmarks and enjoy its sunny beaches, Melbourne makes an ideal destination for a shopping vacation. From high street shopping to the huge factory outlets at the city's outskirts, Melbourne's commercial centers are meant to appeal all categories of buyers. And the more time you spend strolling through its fa... [ read more ]

Tips for spending Christmas in Australia

Tips for spending Christmas in Australia

Could you imagine Santa showing up in a convertible or riding the waves on a surf boat? Well, if you decide to travel to Australia for Christmas, these wild creations of your imagination might as well become reality. Christmas falls in the middle of summer in Australia, which makes everything a bit different. Those not willing to put up with below zero temperatures and several inches of snow, or those who are just curious to see a different side of this popular holiday will probably enjoy th... [ read more ]