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Extended Stays in Australia – Important Things To Know

Extended Stays in Australia – Important Things To Know

Seasons, Places and Adventures: Important Things to Know When Moving to Australia

No matter how interesting and accommodating a place might be, it can sometimes seem fairly tedious as a new visitor settling in. Learning to adapt to a whole new culture can be challenging to new extended stay visitors to Australia. With its intense climate and unusual humour, Australia is unique and requires time to understand the basics you’ll need to know before an extended stay here.

December 7, 2018 | By More
Why Choose Ballina Australia For A Fun Family Holiday

Why Choose Ballina Australia For A Fun Family Holiday

Best Australian Family Holiday: Why Ballina is the Place to Go with Kids

In eastern Australia, at the spot where Richmond River meets the ocean, lies Ballina, a picturesque little town blessed with white sand beaches, blue water and warm, sunny days. Once a lumber town, Ballina today is one of the top Aussie holiday destinations beloved by kids and parents alike! It provides plenty of great hiking, swimming, snorkeling, fishing and extreme sports opportunities, plus great food and drinks. In short, it offers all the best from Australia! Aside from it being a perfect vacation spot, Ballina is very easy to reach: it’s home to the region’s airport, plus it’s a great road trip destination. It’s only 100 km away from the Gold Coast and a bit over 150 km from Brisbane!

October 12, 2018 | By More
Top Tips for Winter Camping in Australia

Top Tips for Winter Camping in Australia

Whether you’re an Aussie local or planning a visit down under, winter can be the best time to go camping. Australia is known for its long, hot summers, which means that winter can often be mild and sunny – making for the perfect camping weather.

Camping in winter does come with its own set of challenge however. Cold nights, rainy weather and wildlife trying to share your bed are just a few things to be prepared for. But with some planning and preparation, you’ll be able enjoy the beauty of the Australian outback without facing any setbacks.

September 6, 2018 | By More
Melbourne Trip Planning  in 7 Easy Steps

Melbourne Trip Planning in 7 Easy Steps

How to Plan Your Trip to Melbourne – 7 Tips for First-time Travellers

If you’re planning a trip to Melbourne, Australia in the near future, the first thing to say is congratulations! Melbourne is a fantastic place to visit and relax. At the same time, there are a few things that you might want to look into before you go. Here are some valuable tips for first-time travelers headed to Melbourne Australia.

August 14, 2018 | By More
Exploring Tyagarah Nature Reserve on Australia’s Gold Coast

Exploring Tyagarah Nature Reserve on Australia’s Gold Coast

Located on a beautiful coastline that runs between the Byron Bay and Brunswick Heads, the Tyagarah Nature Reserve is the perfect place for a wandering spirit to come and take a rest.

Far from a simple beach for the kids to play, the reserve is a very unique spot that offers both fun activities such as fishing, and gives a more cultural experience through its perfect preservation of ecology and wildlife. Indeed, Tyagarah is not to be taken as a light family vacation

August 7, 2018 | By More
Top Scenic Skydiving Locations Around The World

Top Scenic Skydiving Locations Around The World

Top Scenic Skydiving Locations Worldwide

Do you enjoy the thrill of adrenaline and want to enjoy some amazing views? There are few ways to get a more authentic, meaningful, and memorable experience than skydiving at the places you travel to. If you love to travel, (and who doesn’t?) skydiving could be the catalyst for extraordinary trips abroad. One of the amazing benefits of skydiving is that you get a bird’s eye view of each location—taking in more of the sights at one time than you could possibly get on the ground.

July 20, 2018 | By More
Luxury Private Island Vacations For Every Budget

Luxury Private Island Vacations For Every Budget

Ever wondered what private islands have to offer compared to the usual, ‘popular’ tourist-going islands? The whole ‘private island’ thing sounds rather grand, and let’s face it, we picture a multi-billionaire soaking up the sun on his private beach, with butlers on standby, when we hear these words. Never do we think a private island is a possible vacation destination for us, but in fact, private islands come in all sizes, shapes and prices. We’ll take a look at some of the world’s most inviting private islands in all price categories.

July 12, 2018 | By More
Discover Lord Howe Island, Australia’s Secret Hideaway

Discover Lord Howe Island, Australia’s Secret Hideaway

Lord Howe Island-All About Australia’s Secret Hideaway

If you’re looking for the perfect getaway that’s truly away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Lord Howe Island is the perfect choice for your vacation. A true paradise, this island off Australia’s coastline offers spectacular surroundings and complete relaxation with volcanic terrain, sweeping vistas, sandy beaches, subtropical rainforests, and, of course, crystal clear waters.

July 3, 2018 | By More
Mindful Travel Destinations That Will Help You Reconnect with Your True Self

Mindful Travel Destinations That Will Help You Reconnect with Your True Self

Mindful Travelling: 4 Destinations To Reconnect with Your True Self

Would you agree that there’s a difference between tourism and travelling? It’s a common topic nowadays, and travelling (especially travelling solo) is becoming synonymous with personal growth. Whereas a tourist might check into a resort and stay on the beach sipping cocktails until the flight back home, the traveller is looking for more depth of experiences on their journey. Here are some favourite destinations that inspire and entice – places where luxury means contemplation, gratefulness, and a higher sense of self.

June 5, 2018 | By More
Travel Australia for a Year – How Much Does It Cost?

Travel Australia for a Year – How Much Does It Cost?

How much money would I need to travel Australia for a year?

There were many people who travel to Australia every year and the percentage of travelers are increasing day by day. There were many famous wonders that attract travelers to Australia such as the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru and Opera House in Sydney. But remember, Australia is not a cheap country for travelers or for people who live there, so advance planning is crucial. The estimated budget for the people who want to travel in Australia is varied from AU$1,600-AU$2,300 per month depending what type of hotel you select, number of place, food requirements, flights and other activities you do.

May 24, 2018 | By More
Taste Sydney’s Thriving Japanese Food Scene

Taste Sydney’s Thriving Japanese Food Scene

Experience authentic Japanese cuisine with a twist in the heart of Sydney

Sydney is not only famous for its fantastic views, towering architectures, and naturescape but also its Asian food scene – particularly Japanese. If you’re looking for a modern twist on Japanese classics, then head to Sokyo, Sydney’s top Japanese restaurant, which is strategically located in Level G, The Darling, The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street.

April 29, 2018 | By More
Top Coffee Hangouts in Sydney Australia

Top Coffee Hangouts in Sydney Australia

Coffee Shop Hangouts You’ll Love In Sydney

Sydney is quite serious when it comes to their coffee. The city serves it caffeine in various different styles right from the calming flat whites and the lattes to the very strong double espresso. Whatever be your choice, you will never be disappointed when you are in Sydney. There is a score of cafes you can choose from, each with their own unique ambiance and style of serving. Here is a list of the top 10 coffee hangouts you should definitely try out when you are in Sydney.

April 11, 2018 | By More
How To Vacation in Polynesia For Less

How To Vacation in Polynesia For Less

Smart Tips To Save Money When Visiting Polynesia – Visit Tahiti on a Budget

You know about scoring discount airfare, and you know how to comparison shop to figure out the most affordable locations. To that end, you’re already prepared to plan a Polynesian vacation for a fraction of the cost. But once you’ve arrived, there are other smart ways to cut back on costs and thus ensure that you can go on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Don’t let something as inconsequential as money keep you from enjoying yourself on a relaxing holiday.

February 21, 2018 | By More
Australia in A Nutshell – Top Sites to Visit

Australia in A Nutshell – Top Sites to Visit

Best of Australia – Top Sites To See

Australia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With its beautiful coastlines, vibrant culture, amazing architecture and passion for food, it tops the bucket list of many international vagabonds. The problem is, there is so much to see and do in Australia that it is difficult to know where to begin. If you are part of the working masses that only get a few weeks of vacation at a time, then packing in as much Australian awesomeness should be your first priority. If you haven’t already made a checklist, we have come up with a few suggestions of things you simply have to do on your next visit.

November 6, 2017 | By More
Fiji’s Most Romantic Honeymoon Islands

Fiji’s Most Romantic Honeymoon Islands

Top 5 Must Visit Destinations for Newly Wed Couples in Fiji

Honeymoons are a time that enables every newly wed couple escape from all the stresses of life and enjoy their time in seclusion. There are quite a few destinations around the world that are perfect romantic gateways for the newlyweds. Out of these destinations, Fiji stands out as one of the hottest choices for many reasons. Be it the scenic beauty of the islands, the white sand of the beaches and its remoteness, Fiji as a country is unique in its own way and should not be missed.

August 11, 2017 | By More
48 Hours of Fun in Christchurch New Zealand

48 Hours of Fun in Christchurch New Zealand

Christchurch, the most populous city in New Zealand’s South Island, has emerged from a series of devastating earthquakes as a vibrant regional hub full of unforgettable activities.

Christchurch attractions range from adventure activities, gardens to galleries; there’s something for everyone in the city centre and its surrounding suburbs. For visitors to the ‘Garden City’ who only have a couple of days to explore, we’ve compiled a short list of great things to see and do.

July 21, 2017 | By More
Exploring Auckland’s Contemporary Art Galleries

Exploring Auckland’s Contemporary Art Galleries

Exploring Auckland’s World-Class Contemporary Art Galleries

Though the city itself might be geographically situated at the edge of the globe, there’s no denying that Auckland’s contemporary art galleries are world-class in quality. Given that cutting-edge curators are constantly setting up shop across the city, even a walking search for an Auckland art gallery will reveal multiple gems. To help structure your schedule, we’ve done the hard work for you, compiling an exciting list of the art spaces that deserve a look-through.

June 28, 2017 | By More
48 Hours of Fun in Wellington New Zealand

48 Hours of Fun in Wellington New Zealand

48-Hours of Fun in Wellington, New Zealand – How To See The Best in Two Days

New Zealand’s vibrant capital Wellington, has earned a reputation as the country’s cultural centre, bustling with cafes, restaurants, art spaces and theatres. Nestled between green hills in a stunning harbour setting, Wellington is an unforgettable destination for a weekend getaway

June 8, 2017 | By More
48 Hours in Sydney – How To See It All!

48 Hours in Sydney – How To See It All!

Sydney Australia in 48 Hours – How To See It All!

Australia’s largest city, Sydney is known for its iconic cityscape, bustling attractions and natural beauty. With so much to do and see, it’s the perfect destination for an action-packed getaway or a romantic weekend escape. Here are some of the best Sydney attractions to visit while you’re there.

May 26, 2017 | By More
Think You’ve Been Everywhere?  Discover Apia, Samoa

Think You’ve Been Everywhere? Discover Apia, Samoa

5 Incredible Things to Do Around Apia, Samoa

Located to the north-west of American Samoa are the islands of the Independent State of Samoa, formally known as Western Samoa. Comprised of two main islands, Savai’i and Upolu, and four smaller islands, Samoa is renowned for its tropical climate, white sand beaches and its friendly culture.

May 3, 2017 | By More