Off the beaten path attractions in Melbourne

Off the beaten path attractions in Melbourne

One of Australia’s prime tourists hubs, Melbourne is blessed with both a pleasant climate, a thriving economy and fabulous sights. Its Business District, its nearby beaches and natural parks make it a fabulous destination all year round. Although, considering the many attractions and activities that are available here, the novelty of Melbourne is not likely to wear off soon, one might still wonder about the less known side of Melbourne. Today’s post will feature some off the beaten path ... [ read more ]

Family Attractions in Cairns

Family Attractions in Cairns

If you are traveling in the exotic Queensland, you will, most likely, have to spend at least a couple of hours in Cairns – the main entrance gate to North Queensland’s beauties. The great thing about Cairns is that it seems to be the perfect combination natural and man-made attractions. Cairns can make an inspired stop in a family trip through Queensland, so it’s essential to know few of the most popular family attractions in Cairns: Great Barrier Reef Its proximity to the Great Barr... [ read more ]

Brisbane in a Day: Travel Guide

Brisbane in a Day: Travel Guide

One of Queensland’s biggest and most prosperous cities, Brisbane makes a great day trip destination for the adventurous tourist who is ready to take a break from Queensland's nature and beaches and indulge on some urban sophistication. Even though the central Brisbane is all about fancy restaurants and shops and glass and metal office buildings, the city has much to offer in terms of attractions. To give you an idea of this, just think about how many cities you know where one can actually ... [ read more ]

Tips for Visiting Sydney in February

Tips for Visiting Sydney in February

Australia’s biggest and most iconic city, Sydney is a fabulous destination for February.  February is the last month in the Australian summer and the month of numerous parties and carnivals in other parts of the world – Sydney makes now exception in what concerns the festive atmosphere. There will be many things to experience in Sydney during this time of the year, from beaches and water sports to concerts and parades. Practically, February is one of the few months when one can enjoy bo... [ read more ]

Extreme Sports in and around Melbourne

Extreme Sports in and around Melbourne

Australia’s prime business hub, Melbourne is also the no. 1 destination in terms of sports. An here I’m not only talking about  the Melbourne Cup or other major annual sports events, but also about the great diversity of sports that can be practised  around this city. You can practically try out almost any sport during your stay in Melbourne, from golf to sky diving. Today however I will focus on the wildest side of Melbourne sports and present you some popular extreme sports in and ar... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Nightlife in Brisbane

Short Guide to Nightlife in Brisbane

Going out in Brisbane might prove to be the most inspired choice you’ll make when it comes to catching the essence of this Australian city. No matter if we’re talking about restaurants, pubs or entertainment, Brisbane can offer you satisfying if not surprising experiences. There are some really good restaurants around town, not to mention the prolific music scene that has given Australia so many stars. Before reading through this short guide to nightlife in Brisbane you should know that ... [ read more ]

Aquarium of Western Australia  - A Visitor's Guide

Aquarium of Western Australia – A Visitor’s Guide

Australia has not only a fabulous nature but also great museums and facilities where one can learn everything about the unique ecosystems in this country. For those who haven’t got the time or possibility to dive in Australia’s waters and explore the Australian outback, the country’s fabulous zoos and aquariums represent a more than decent alternative. This is exactly the kind of situation that inspired today’s post: The Aquarium of Western Australia – A Visitor’s Guide.  Thi... [ read more ]

Budget Accommodation in Sydney

Budget Accommodation in Sydney

Flying to Sydney is certainly not cheap if you happen to leave anywhere except Australia. So any trick that can save you some vacation money is more than welcome, especially a nice hotel rate. Sydney is not a cheap place to travel but the great thing about it is that it can be quite affordable if you are willing to invest some effort. There are less central hotels and inns offering some very good deals, as well as a number of youth hostels, which is quite remarkable considering this is not E... [ read more ]

Guide to Shopping in Brisbane

Guide to Shopping in Brisbane

Brilliantly located on the coast of tropical Queensland, Brisbane has all the advantages of a major, modern city and a perpetual summer. Tourists visiting Brisbane hardly ever have to suffer from hostile weather, which is a great news for both adventurers and shopaholics. In addition to the numerous attractions and various activities one might engage in, Brisbane is also one of the best places to shop in the whole country. One of the biggest and busiest cities in Australia, Brisbane can of... [ read more ]

Guide to Fun and Entertainment in Perth

Guide to Fun and Entertainment in Perth

Those looking for some fun time during their visit in Perth might find themselves in a great dilemma: with so many activities available, even a two week vacation might seem to short! Perth is a modern city with a pleasant climate which invites you to go outside and enjoy the urban landscape and the beautiful surroundings. There are tons of tours, restaurants, events, galleries and sport activities to choose from. Perth is renowned for its watersports and surf perfect beaches, but also for it... [ read more ]