Best day-trip destinations around Brisbane

Best day-trip destinations around Brisbane

The surroundings of Brisbane can be as charming (some might say even more charming) than the city itself. The area of Brisbane is one of the most scenic in Australia, with excellent beaches, endless tropical forests and abundant wildlife. Although Brisbane is one of the biggest cities in Australia, you will never be very far from amazing nature. Brisbane is a great destination for nature lovers, and you might also want to explore its countryside. Here are a few suggestions for a daily exc... [ read more ]

Australia Safest Beaches

Australia Safest Beaches

With its thousands of miles of picturesque strips of sand, isolated coves and ultimate surfing spots, Australia is often regarded as a beachgoers paradise. But its surreal beaches are not always the safest. Crocodile and shark attacks, poisonous fish and other sea creatures, and misleading currents cause numerous injuries and even deaths among Australian tourists every year. The good news is that most of these dangers can be avoided by taking some essential precautions, so that your Australi... [ 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 ]

Australia's most remote beaches

Australia’s most remote beaches

Australia has been long praised for its numerous and beautiful beaches, which in no surprise considering that it is surrounded by two oceans and spreads over several climate zones. Practically, Australia can offer all types of beaches, from the silver sand crescents surrounding the lagoons and atolls in the Great Barrier Reef, to the large sand dune beaches in the South where only surfer groups dear to adventure. Places like Sydney, Cairns or Gold Coast are quite famous for their beaches, bu... [ 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 ]