Category Archives for "Australia & New Zealand"


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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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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21 New Zealand: North Island in 10 pictures

   New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is known as the city of sails because of the hundreds of yachts that can be spotted near the harbour. This is how to get from the airport to Auckland.    Two things make Rotorua stand out as the second most visited city in New Zealand’s North island: geothermal energy has been […]

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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 flavor, 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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16 Visiting Sydney, Australia

Host of the 2000 Olympic Games Sydney is an always popular city with plenty of free entertainment, and with this in mind we arrived on a day the weather was not at its best but fair enough to do some siteseing and perhaps most important, try to figure out how we were going to get […]

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4 Brisbane, Australia

While in Bali our initial plan was to fly into Cairns and visit the Great Barrier Reef, but the high costs of getting there made us change our plans and fly into Brisbane instead via Darwin with Jetstar. Tourism in Brisbane isn’t as big as it is in other parts of Australia, but there are many […]

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