Category Archives for "Australia & New Zealand"

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A Quick Guide to Perth, Australia

  The capital of western Australia, Perth has made a name for itself as a land of beautiful stretches of beach, year-round sunshine and an astonishingly diverse culture. Polynesian, Asian and European influences abound, making this one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the region. Despite recent modernizations, it retains its old town, community charm, […]

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8 Touring New Zealand Wineries

We were finally in New Zealand for a trip I had been looking forward to for years. We spent a fantastic 5 days staying in a hotel in Auckland enjoying all the great sights and hospitality of the city but then it was time to really indulge my passion.  We were not only attracted to […]

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16 Planning a Road Trip in Australia

Road trips in Australia are in a league of their own because most people do not realize that Australia is actually a large country. Almost as big as the continental United States, Australia features a variety of different climates and landscapes. One great way to explore the coasts and Outback of Australia is to take […]

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5 Photo of the Week

Cities are made for humans but as we all know there are a few animals that have made them their home as well. In most places around the world these animals are pigeons, mice, rats, plenty of insects, dogs, cats and others of the sort.  But come to Australia and again things are a little […]

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5 Photo of the Week

Australia is a land of spectacular natural wonders, great beaches and exciting people and not surprisingly travelers flock there every year to enjoy this great country. During our trip a few months ago we were driving with our campervan through a small town and reached a small fishing harbour set right besides some rocks when […]

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11 Visiting Melbourne, Australia (again)

Melbourne is the capital city of Victoria state in Australia, and is the second largest of this huge (albeit empty) country. Melbourne is known for its European flavour, changing weather, growing industry and laid back atmosphere despite its economic importance.  It is the city where visiting bars is a must, horse racing is the most […]

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