When you’re on holiday in Australia, Queensland is really the place to visit. There are many Australian beach resorts and some are perfect for all of the family. This as a guide for five of the best family-friendly beaches to visit. Queensland has long been a beach destination, with easy and cheap ways for the […]
Australia is more than just a country. And it is more than just a landmass. It is a wholly unique land of ancient artifacts, the blending of cultures from across every other continent, and of natural wonders unlike anything on the planet. It is a place that can feel as much a part of the nearby islands of Oceania as the western cultures that have been so influential there the last two centuries. It is a nation in which you can spend weeks wondering at the sprawling metropolises in the southeast or exploring the outback at the center of the vast continent. And just when you think you understand what it can offer, it will surprise you further.
Australia is home to two of the world's great cities in Sydney and Melbourne. The former sits on the coast of the Tasman Sea, and is home to the iconic Sydney Harbour - where you'll find the world-famous opera house, countless museums and some of the world's most eclectic and exciting cuisine. Sydney may be on the postcards, but don't discount Melbourne in the south. One of the world's most livable cities, Melbourne is cool and temperate for much of the year, and is equal distance from Sydney, Adelaide and much of the sweeping outdoor destination of New South Wales.
And then there's the continent. Australia is a land of adventure and excitement - of the Great Barrier Reef, the extensive wildlife parks that dot the coasts, and countless opportunities to explore and engage with the world beyond. There are few places on earth as diverse as Australia - you owe it to yourself to visit at least once.
The Kakadu National Park is Australia’s biggest national park. You do know how vast the land of Australia is, so imagine a national park covering a really big area! Located in the Northern Territory of Australia, the Kakadu National Park is a great place for families to visit on a holiday or extended weekend. The […]
The outback is a barren desert where you won’t run into too many people. If you plan on driving through it you must be very careful otherwise you might not make it out the other side. We’re going to look at some things you must be aware of because you jump into your vehicle and […]
It doesn’t matter if you’re a native resident of Sydney, Australia – or if you’ve only seen it in pictures. Two things likely stand out in your mind: the Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. These two icons are known around the world, and they’re easy to see together, since they’re both in […]
Moving to a new country can be a daunting prospect. Nevertheless, thousands of people decide to take the plunge and move to Australia every year. With its picture perfect beaches, glorious climate and laid back way of life, it’s no wonder that so many foreigners make the move. But before you book that flight to […]
One of the most interesting journeys one can make in Australia is going from Adelaide to Perth by car. This particular journey can take from a days to a week or more, depending on how often you want to stop off to sightsee along the trip. This trip should not be undertaken without some pre-planning. […]
Sydney Harbour is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The beauty of Sydney Harbour lies in the fact it is completely natural, and is consequently ideal for both commercial shipping and also recreational enjoyment. Waterside features include the Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. North and South heads bound the water […]
There is something timeless about lighthouses, something enchanting, beautiful and mysterious. Is it their remote location overlooking a wild, wild sea? Or their strange, solitary forms against the backdrop of a vast sky? Perhaps it is the history of maritime adventures that inspire us? Whatever the reason, lighthouses have long been a symbol of fascination […]
The rainforests in Australia cover various parts of the country and a number of different climates. Below are the various states and some of their beautiful rainforests. Queensland Within Queensland there are several types of rainforest you can visit, including Springbrook and Lamington National Parks within the hinterland of the Gold Coast. These have cool […]
Seeking out the most brilliantly alluring urban and natural landscapes to photograph? Head “down under” to Australia’s most populated and diverse city; Sydney lies on a coastal basin in between the Pacific Ocean and the Blue Mountains, making it a photographer’s dream. Surrounded by so much culture and variety makes choosing the perfect photo attractions […]