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Quirky Queensland Events and Festivals

Quirky Queensland Events and Festivals

A number of quirky annual events and festivals are on the Queensland calendar.......[Read More]
Hobart

Hobart

Hobart, capital of the Australian state of Tasmania, is the country's southernmost capital city.......[Read More]
Hilton Sydney Hotel

Hilton Sydney Hotel

Hilton Sydney is a well-regarded 43-storey hotel with rooms beginning on the 20th floor, affording views of the city. Reopened in July 2005 after extensive renovations.......[Read More]
Your Guidebook to Australian Slang and Phrases

Your Guidebook to Australian Slang and Phrases

To the seasoned traveller, encountering a language barrier is no surprise. When heading down under, you may not think this will be much of an issue – however, Australians frequently use abbreviations or slang.........[Read More]
Walls of China

Walls of China

The 33-kilometre crescent of the Walls of China are to be found in Mungo National Park, part of the World Heritage area of Willandra Lakes in Outback New South Wales.......[Read More]
Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House has joined other famous world structures such as India's Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China when it was inscribed a World Heritage Building by the United Nations World Heritage committee in June 2007.......[Read More]
Christmas Stars

Christmas Stars

Christmas stars decorate Sydney streets during Christmas.......[Read More]
Blenheim Beach

Blenheim Beach

Blenheim Beach at Jervis Bay is one of the New South Wales South Coast's fine beaches.......[Read More]
Judith Wright

Judith Wright

Judith Wright, Sydney Writers Walk, Circular Quay, Sydney......[Read More]
Promenade Art

Promenade Art

Multi-colored sculptural structures dot the riverside promenade close to the Crown Entertainment Complex. Unlabeled by plaque or other inscription, these quite ornamental structures are for the viewer to explain, or just simply to enjoy.......[Read More]
Fraser Island Dangers

Fraser Island Dangers

There are Fraser Island dangers in its shifting sand dunes and foraging dingoes.......[Read More]
It's Always 1770 in This Queensland Town

It's Always 1770 in This Queensland Town

1770 is probably the only place in the world with numerals for a name. It's a town and it's in Queensland along what is known as the Discovery Coast between the cities of Gladstone and Bundaberg north of the state capital of Brisbane.......[Read More]
Melbourne Cup 2010

Melbourne Cup 2010

Americain has won the 2010 Melbourne Cup.......[Read More]
Echoes Boutique Hotel Blue Mountains

Echoes Boutique Hotel Blue Mountains

Echoes Boutique Hotel is a contemporary three-storey hotel in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney with 12 double suites, a guest lounge, open fireplaces and a private spa and sauna. Facilities include a restaurant and the provision of business secretarial services.......[Read More]
Listen to the Bagpipes

Listen to the Bagpipes

Irish Australians (and Aussies of Irish descent a number of generations removed) make up a substantial sector of the Australian population. So it is no surprise that Irish traditions and customs pervade much of Australian life. In Sydney, strong manifestations of this culture are evident in the fest......[Read More]
Manly Beach

Manly Beach

Manly Beach - Sydney......[Read More]
Avalon Beach

Avalon Beach

Avalon Beach lies between two headlands in Sydney's Northern Beaches just east of, and a short walk from, Barrenjoey Rd.......[Read More]
WaveRock

WaveRock

Here's the perfect wave that surfers look for except this one in Western Australia is made of rock.......[Read More]
Submit a Photo

Submit a Photo

Submit a photo. Share your Australia or New Zealand travel picture with us.......[Read More]
Yackandandah, Victoria

Yackandandah, Victoria

The historic town of Yackandandah in Victoria, Australia, main location of the film Strange Bedfellows, is well worth a visit for a taste of small country town life.......[Read More]