Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:19:03 +0000
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWith Australia in the Southern hemisphere, several things that set it apart from countries in the Northern hemisphere, particularly its seasons.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZDecember is a month of holidays. Not only are there two public holidays - Christmas Day and Boxing Day - but quite a number of businesses close down for the Christmas season, and school terms end before Christmas, so it's holiday time for large numbers of Australians.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Irukandji jellyfish is found in north Australian waters during the jellyfish season from October to May. Here’s what to do if you are stung.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAustralia weather should be a guide to what clothes you wear.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMelbourne's free tourist bus, the City Tourist Shuttle, is a free hop on, hop off service with stops at a number of Melbourne city attractions.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle is a free hop on, hop off bus service with stops at a number of Melbourne attractions.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZPoisonous spiders pose a danger to those visiting Australia so watch out for them.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMelbourne, Australia offers a number of free tourist attractions. Here's a selection that shouldn't cost you any money.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZCasual wear is generally the way to go in Australia. You can go to the opera in jeans and no one will give you a second look.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZVisiting Australia? Check out the months when you plan to travel.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZYou would need to know these basic Australian traffic rules and regulations if you want to go driving in Australia.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZFebruary is the last month of the Australian summer with generally warm weather in most of Australia tapering to cool as autumn approaches.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThongs in Australia are not the skimpy, sexy pieces of underwear some people think of when hearing the term.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Australian Open sees the continuing march of champions, retaining and losing titles as well as coming up through the qualifying rounds.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZIt's summer in Australia when it's winter in the northern hemisphere.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZJune in Australia is the beginning of winter which also sees the start of the ski season during the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZKnowing the Australian language and uniquely Australian words and phrases helps in understanding the Australian idiom.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZJuly is midwinter in Australia, and one of the best months for skiing and other snow activities. There's also Yulefest and the Darwin Regatta.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney is Australia's best known city and one of the most popular destinations Down Under. Here are 10 reasons why.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZA guide to passenger and vehicular ferry transportation to Tasmania, Australia, including schedules, prices, and booking information.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZUnlike countries located in the Northern Hemisphere, the month of March in Australia brings with it the beginnings of the cool and visually stunning season of autumn.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAutumn in Australia begins on March 1. This is actually some 20 days before the March equinox when day and night are finely balanced
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZForeign travellers who would like to drive in Australia need to consider these conventions before they even get in the vehicle.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhile it’s easy to forget that Sydney is not the capital of Australia, here are the capital cities of Australia’s six states and two mainland territories.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZOctober is midspring in Australia, the flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and the sand and surf of Australia's beaches beckon.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Australian winter takes place in the months of June, July and August.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha, is the national flower of Australia.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZTipping is still quite a contentious issue in Australia and New Zealand. As tipping is a custom that has yet to have really taken off within the more rural areas, only select businesses within metropolitan places have started to adopt this process.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Prime Minister of Australia is chosen by members of the winning party or coalition in an Australian Federal election.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZTasmania is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Australia, with everything from bustling towns and cities to untouched natural landscapes...
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSo with this list of spectacular guides, you can rest assured that you’ll never be bored and will always be informed – along with finding tips for adventures and hotels that are off the beaten track – when travelling in Australia.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe wonderful thing about visiting Sydney is that the city shines through any season: there is always something to see, do and explore, regardless of the weather or climate.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMay in Australia is the month before the onset of the southern winter.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe City Circle Tram in Melbourne operates daily along a city circuit passing a number of Melbourne attractions.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZA guide to activities and attractions to consider on your visit to Sydney, Australia, including walking tours, dining, and the Sydney Opera House.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZHere's what to do on arriving in Sydney and how best to get to your hotel.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZJanuary in Australia is a midsummer month of the Sydney Festival, Australian Open, Australia Day, and various other Australian events and attractions.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZVisiting Sydney in the fall will save you money and allow you to enjoy the city at a quieter time of year.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZApril in Australia is mid-autumn with temperatures starting their slide into winter. Anzac Day is celebrated in April and Easter celebrations may occur in April as well.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney is probably one of the world's major cities with the most number of tollways.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMelbourne, capital of Victoria, has a large number of interesting city attractions best visited by tram or on foot.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZEnglish is the principal language spoken in Australia, though there are enough unique words and phrases to sometimes make it seem like we speak a completely different language!
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZA glossary of Strine and Australian slang - words and phrases starting with the letter A
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe best time to visit Sydney could be in the Australian summer.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZQueensland national parks feature spectacular landscapes, offer insights into the Australian natural environment and provide spaces for passive and active recreation.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney in the winter could be the best time to visit Australia's largest city.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhether you arrive in the heat of summer or the doldrums of winter, these Australian coastal getaways get the job done.
2016-12-07T11:19:03Za simple how to on exploring sydney in one day
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWith so much to see and do in Australia, it’s easy to assume that a dream Australian holiday will likely leave you with a much lighter wallet.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZActor, director, producer Mel Gibson spent much of his early years in Australia, studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney, and starred in a number of Australian films at the start of his movie career.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZIf you plan to drive from Sydney to Melbourne, you have a choice of two major road routes to follow. You can follow Princes Highway (Highway 1) all along the coastal route, or take the shorter inland route on the Hume Highway.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSeptember in Australia is the first month of the southern spring and it's a season of regrowth and flowers.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZHere are some Australia facts for a quick overview of this nation continent.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAustralia has a number of public holidays which are normally non-working days resulting in various government and non-government offices being closed.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZIt’s important to have a basic understanding of a country’s money before you get there – if for no other reason than so you don’t accidentally tip the waiter $100 for your meal, when you meant to hand over a crisp $10 note!
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe beach in Nielsen Park, part of Sydney Harbour National Park, faces Shark Bay in the east Sydney suburb of Vaucluse, and is properly known as Shark Beach but is popularly known simply as Nielsen Park. Page 14.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhether you’re in the suburbs, out in the bush or living in the city, dogs are universally cherished creatures. So it’s little wonder why the true story of hitchhiking, people-loving adventurer Red Dog has caused so generated so much interest.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney landmarks are not only distinctive structures on the Sydney urban landscape but also assist visitors and newcomers to the city to find their bearings.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZYou can take the Sydney Harbour Bridge walk from The Rocks to Milsons Point, and it's free.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMelbourne has a number of major museums and galleries which provide insights into the life and culture not only of Australians but also of other peoples of the world.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney Metroads provide an easy way of navigating through the city's major thoroughfares by simply following the Metroad numbers.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZIf you plan to drive in Melbourne, watch out for the
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWith dozens of museums, art galleries, marketplaces and other creative hubs, Melbourne is renowned as the unofficial cultural capital of Australia!
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhen driving from Sydney to Melbourne you can visit most of Australia's coastal attractions by following Highway 1 which goes all around the continent.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZYou’ve booked your flights, browsed hotel deals and had a look at a few tours. In other words, you’ve done all the fun stuff to prepare for your holiday to Australia...
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Australia highway around the Australian continent is Highway 1.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZNed Kelly made his last stand in a shootout at Glenrowan, Victoria.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZIt’s a season of generally fine weather although late spring could bring cyclones, and wind and rain, to parts of the northern regions of Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZGreyhound Coaches also offer experience packages, with travel and entry fees included to some of Australia’s most popular attractions – perfect if you’re travelling with kids.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe Great Barrier Reef along the Queensand coast of Australia is a popular destination for Australian and overseas visitors.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAn indication of the broad spectrum of Australian attractions, destinations and other information is contained in this alphabetical list.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney Australia - what to do and where to go on visiting Sydney Australia for the first time - three practical steps to Sydney Australia sightseeing.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAustralia and New Zealand Map. Australia Travel.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe danger-fraught Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race starts at Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day, December 26, and finishes in Hobart, Tasmania.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMelbourne beaches can be found close to Melbourne city centre.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZHere are some fast facts and other information about New Zealand.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZMt Augustus in Western Australia is the world's biggest rock, about two and a half times the size of Uluru in the Northern Territory.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAmerican terminology is getting into the Australian and New Zealand hire car industry, so yes, you can rent a car from a car rental or rent-a-car company.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZTwo of Australia's better known children's book writers tell of their Tasmania travels.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSo before you settle down, settle in to our list of the four best reasons to visit Australia before you turn 30!
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhen it comes to ‘Aussie food’, we may not have the distinct cuisine of cultures like Asia, India, Africa or Mexico, but we do boast some tasty dishes you really can’t get anywhere else.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThe NSW South Coast extends from the southern edge of Royal National Park to the NSW-Victoria border.
2016-12-07T11:19:03Za simple how to on exploring melbourne in one day
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZTropical cyclones, also called typhoons or (when extremely strong) hurricanes in other parts of the world, are wind and rain storms in the southern hemisphere characterised by low atmospheric pressure at the centre (the eye of the storm) and by clockwise wind motion. In the northern hemisphere the winds rotate counterclockwise.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSoutheast of Melbourne's Federation Square, along Swan St, Melbourne Park is home to the Australian Open, one of only four Grand Slam tennis tournaments in the world and the first to occur in any calendar year.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhat you need to know to see the Phillip Island penguin parade, including access, viewing areas, and travel information.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney attractions are easily found and reached within Sydney city itself.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSydney is a tourism hot-spot, and one of the most popular and busiest cities in Australia. There are plenty of iconic spots to tick off your bucket list during your stay in the Harbour City – but visiting popular destinations like the Sydney Opera House doesn’t need to be a huge headache!
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSouth Bank in Brisbane provides an attractive dining venue and shopping area across the Brisbane River from the city central business district.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZStrine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with H
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWho thought you’d ever be able to do bushwalking and whale watching from the same picturesque location? At Royal National Park, you’re free to spend as much time as you want getting in touch with the unique Australian ecosystem through a range of fast-paced or relaxing activities.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZDo you need an Australian visa? Here's what you need to know.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAustralia is home to many quirky animals, but there’s something special about penguins: they’re small, have an adorable little waddle and, most importantly, they’re incredibly cute...
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZBoxing Day, December 26, is a national public holiday in Australia.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZWhere is the Sydney Opera House located?
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZAustralia is internationally renowned for its sprawling vineyards scattered across its diverse countryside, so it’s unsurprising that some of our wine regions are amongst the most popular holiday destinations
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZYum cha in Australia, and particularly in Sydney, is a serving of small Chinese dishes of a large variety of mainly steamed items, such as dim sums and barbecued pork buns, served from trolleys that go around among the diners.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZSouth Bank in Brisbane includes a man-made beach and aquatic playground within the city.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZDid you know that Australia is around the same size as all of Europe? This means there is a lot to explore across the country – although a few destinations really shine in the lead up to winter.
2016-12-07T11:19:03ZThere are a number of free Sydney attractions available in Australia's largest city. Here's a selection of free Sydney attractions.