australia Travel Blogs
A Day in Sydney
2014.04.18 — In March 2014, John, Kelly, and I went to New Zealand to see our son, Michael, and his girlfriend, Leah. They were there working with WWOOF, so the three of us planned a trip over Kelly’s Spring Break to spend … Continue reading →
10 Reasons I Hate Living in Australia
2014.04.17 — Preface Before you leap down my throat and accuse me of being un-Australian (the worst of all insults that can be hurled at an Aussie native), I want to preface this by saying one thing: I could think of 10,000 reasons why I love living in Australia. ...
9 Ways We Save on Accommodation in Australia
2014.04.17 — Saving on accommodation in Australia has never been so important. It is an expensive land, but one worth exploring. Don’t think you can’t travel Australia yet? There are many ways you can save on travel costs. Instead of setting a daily b ...
Drink the World: Australia
2014.04.17 — Australia is a hardy, rough and tumble land. A land filled with rugged men in tight shorts that bite into the mid-thigh, where barbecue is king, and even the fluffiest creature comes equipped with enough venom to decimate Canada. A place where they c ...
The Night Some A$$hole Burgled Our Flat in Parramatta, Australia
2014.04.16 — Don't Stop Living - Jonny Blair - a lifestyle of travel Fond memories of my time living in the land down under – Australia. I took advantage of my Australian Working Holiday Visas, using my first and second year options and loved my time living ...
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
2014.04.16 — Our silence for the past couple weeks is because we’ve had little of interest to report. As always is the case, the weeks leading up to our big crossings are consumed by various chores and prep work. This time we’re getting r ...
Australia travel advice
2014.04.15 — If you’re planning a trip down under, check out these helpful Australia travel tips - tailored to the independent traveller - to get an idea of what to expect and make the most of your holiday.If you like this article and want to be updated abo ...
17 Places to Eat in Melbourne + Reader Suggestions
2014.04.15 — There’s not many guarantees in life, but this is one of them – there is no shortage of places to eat in Melbourne, and you could have enough options for all tastes and budgets to last a lifetime. Melbourne is a food lovers paradise and ...
Australian Hotel Stays Fit for Royalty (PHOTOS)
2014.04.15 — By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com All eyes around the world are currently fixated Down Under, where the royal family -- Will, Kate and chubby-cheeked little George -- are currently causing a big stir with their official tour. And after a fun-f ...
The Great Barrier Reef Extravaganza
2014.04.15 — When we saw the breakdown of our day on the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland, we knew it was going to be a day to remember. Just being able to see this World Heritage Site is enough, but to have the opportunity to view it from the air and under the s ...
The cost of travelling Australia
2014.04.14 — Australia is an wonderful country but very expensive to travel around! High internal taxes, import fees, a minimum wage of 20 AUD per hour are the main factors for the high cost of living in Australia. In addition the strong Australian dollars in the ...
Australian night-time spots to check out
2014.04.14 — Travels take note, Australia is a bustling landscape filled with incredible tourist attractions for the your and old. Day and night, you time spent in the “land down under” can be packed with non-stop fun. Now if you are like me and love ...
Melbourne Laneway Eyes
2014.04.12 — She peers out of the bend in Croft Lane, right in the middle of Chinatown. You need to risk the smell and dank of the back alleyway to see her, but there she is! Gorgeous and mesmerising!
Things to Do on the Gold Coast – Sunday Spotlight
2014.04.12 — credit: Erik Veyland We have a soft spot for the Gold Coast. We wrote about it in our post there is just something about it several years ago. There really is something about it. If we are to live in Australia, then the southern part of the Gold Coas ...
The Highs and Lows of a Day at an Australian Protest
2014.04.12 — The first signs seemed promising. The Coburg train station platform was filling with up people. An unusual sight for??11.30 am??on a Sunday. I was with my housemate who had looked up the timetable and we arrived with five minutes to spare before our ...
Sydney Madang, Sydney CBD
2014.04.11 — I’d never eaten Korean BBQ or hot pot before my recent visit to Sydney Madang but my friends raved about it and said it was the best in town, so that’s where we ended up last Friday. Madang is another Sydney restaurant well known for its ...
Five Reasons to Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge
2014.04.11 — Five Reasons to Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge Sydney is the second largest city in the world by land mass after Greenland. Like any other metropolis, bridges are essential to lessen the traffic in the city. Behold the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the largest ...
These Australia Fashion Week 2014 Street Style Photos Are Proof That Things Are Fab Down Under
2014.04.10 — Kate Middleton isn't the only woman turning heads Down Under. In the midst of the royal family's three-week tour, Fashion Week Australia has been happening. While the editors here at HuffPost Style have had our eyes glued on the sporty, yet flirty r ...
5 Movies You Must See Before Going to Australia
2014.04.10 — Get a quintuple dose of the tangled Australian tongue in these five films. The vast openness of the Australian outback leads to a lot of empty guesses about life Down Under. Where do Aussies park their kangaroos? Is boomerang-tossing still part of ...
Long Weekend Travel: 5 Easy Trips from Sydney
2014.04.09 — Sydney is a beautiful city that offers visitors many great things to see and do. But did you know that the city is surrounded by equally beautiful places you can easily visit in a weekend. In under 2.5 hours by car you can be walking along pristine b ...