Interesting Facts about the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Interesting Facts about the Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is far more than a world-renowned landmark that is instantly recognized by people all over the globe. It is the living symbol of Sydney, Australia's most famous city. It comes without saying that the Sydney Harbour Bridge is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting the city. In addition to offering the perfect background for your holiday pictures, the Bridge itself is a fascinating attraction. Read on to learn some amazing facts about this top attraction and see... [ read more ]

Unusual Australian Foods

Unusual Australian Foods

With its large deserts and unique flora and fauna, Australia offers an unusual travel experience. And, like every country, Australia can also offer some less ordinary foods, which are specific to this country. Although the Australian cuisine follows the Anglo-Saxon tradition, the multicultural nature of the country also reflects in its cuisine. But there are also foods that are typically Australian, and which give the Australian cuisine a distinct flavor. In this post we present some of t... [ read more ]

Best Australian destinations for watching kangaroos

Best Australian destinations for watching kangaroos

Kangaroos are a universally recognized symbol of Australia. The world's smallest continent, Australia is also quite isolated, which is why its flora and fauna are so unique. And no other Australian animal is more famous than the kangaroo. While it is true that you can see kangaroos in almost every major zoo around the world, it is only in Australia when you can see them in the wild. So if you want to make sure that you can take a good look at these fascinating animals, try any of the next... [ read more ]

Australia's Best Sailing Destinations

Australia’s Best Sailing Destinations

Australia is best-known as an outdoors and beach destination, but it also happens to be a fabulous sailing destination for anyone interested in this exciting sport. The scenic coasts of mainland Australia, Tasmania and the islands in the Great Barrier Reef can all make a great destination for a yacht owner or maybe a cruise holiday. Also, Australia is the site of numerous sailing competitions and races. Around the big coastal cities or up in the picturesque Queensland you can find luxurio... [ read more ]

Budget Accomodation in Cairns

Budget Accomodation in Cairns

As Queensland's northernmost big city, situated between the rainforests of tropical Australia and the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is a veritable tourism hub. Most of the tourists who want to explore the natural beauties of Queensland will have to make their way through Cairns sooner of later. Even though Cairns itself is a fabulous destination with plenty of attractions, it is often the case that people spend here no more than a night. And whether you are a backpacker, a student during a g... [ read more ]

Most Spectacular Australian Waterfalls

Most Spectacular Australian Waterfalls

Its spectacular waterfalls are some of Australia's hidden gemsĀ  in terms of natural attractions. You might not expect a country that has more than a half of its surface covered by deserts to have some many beautiful waterfalls. But, believe it or not, this is exactly the case with Australia, where waterfalls can be found right in the middle of the desert. Form the tropical Queensland to the untamed Tasmania, Australia's woods and mountains are hiding truly amazing waterfalls. Here's a br... [ read more ]

Australia's Biggest Annual Sports Events

Australia’s Biggest Annual Sports Events

Aussies are well-known for their outdoorsy lifestyle and their passion for sports. You can blame it on the warm Australian climate, which makes a nature walk look appealing and bearable even in mid January. But no matter what the reason, the truth is that Australia has often proved to be a brilliant sports events host, which might explain the high number of international sports events that take place here every year. Some of Australia's biggest annual sports events, which I present in today'... [ read more ]

Best 2013 Fall Destinatioins in Australia

Best 2013 Fall Destinatioins in Australia

While most Europeans, North Americans and Asians celebrate the arrival of spring, in the country Down Under the 1st of March marks the arrival of autumn. Autumn takes many shapes in Australia: in the tropical regions and deep into Australia's outback, autumn is a warm season, and an ideal time for walking and trekking. In the temperate zones, September and October are the harvest months, ideal for taking wine tours and contemplating the fall foliage. Whereas in the urban areas, autumn is jus... [ read more ]

Tips for Traveling Cheap around Sydney

Tips for Traveling Cheap around Sydney

Sydney is a great city to visit under many aspects, but, as any major city, it is not exactly cheap. This is partially due to the high living standards and to Sydney being such an important tourist destination - these make accommodation and food to be more expensive than in other parts of Australia. Also, because traveling from one attraction to the other will require, in most cases, the use of some means of transportation, transport costs also add up to the total price if your Sydney holida... [ read more ]

The best aquariums in Australia

The best aquariums in Australia

Australia was blessed with many natural beauties, among which the Great Barrier Reef, which is not only the biggest coral reef in the world, but also the biggest natural aquarium in the world. The shallow, clean waters and the rich flora and fauna make the Great Barrier Reef an ideal spot for divers and snorkelers. But if you don't want to get wet and travel all the way to Queensland, then all you have to do is visit one of the numerous aquariums in Australia. A visit to the aquarium is not ... [ read more ]