Published: Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:21:19 +0000
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZFrom one end of Queensland to the other, when comparing the Gold Coast and Cairns you’re comparing great waves to flat tropical water, endless high rises to stacks of backpacker hostels and theme parks to the Great Barrier Reef.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWith Australia in the Southern hemisphere, several things that set it apart from countries in the Northern hemisphere, particularly its seasons.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZOctober is midspring in Australia, the flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and the sand and surf of Australia's beaches beckon.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Bowral Tulip Time Festival is held each spring in the New South Wales Southern Highlands southwest of Sydney.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSeptember in Australia is the first month of the southern spring and it's a season of regrowth and flowers.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZKnowing the Australian language and uniquely Australian words and phrases helps in understanding the Australian idiom.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Australian language includes some unique idioms, terms, words, phrases
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMelbourne, Australia offers a number of free tourist attractions. Here's a selection that shouldn't cost you any money.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralia weather should be a guide to what clothes you wear.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZFrom Sydney to Melbourne the major inland route is through the Hume Highway.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMelbourne'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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWhether you arrive in the heat of summer or the doldrums of winter, these Australian coastal getaways get the job done.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle is a free hop on, hop off bus service with stops at a number of Melbourne attractions.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZCasual 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZDecember 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha, is the national flower of Australia.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThongs in Australia are not the skimpy, sexy pieces of underwear some people think of when hearing the term.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZYou would need to know these basic Australian traffic rules and regulations if you want to go driving in Australia.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSpring in Australia begins on the first day of September and ends on the last day of November.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZA glossary of Strine and Australian slang - words and phrases starting with the letter A
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZVisiting Australia? Check out the months when you plan to travel.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Floriade flower festival is an annual spring festival redolent with the scents, sounds and sights of the Canberra spring held from around the middle of September to around the middle of October.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralia has a number of public holidays which are normally non-working days resulting in various government and non-government offices being closed.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralia celebrates the return of spring with a number of Australian flower festivals held in various cities, towns and states.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZVisiting Sydney in the fall will save you money and allow you to enjoy the city at a quieter time of year.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSydney is Australia's best known city and one of the most popular destinations Down Under. Here are 10 reasons why.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMt Augustus in Western Australia is the world's biggest rock, about two and a half times the size of Uluru in the Northern Territory.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZA guide to passenger and vehicular ferry transportation to Tasmania, Australia, including schedules, prices, and booking information.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZBoxing Day, December 26, is a national public holiday in Australia.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAutumn in Australia begins on March 1 and ends on May 31.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe City Circle Tram in Melbourne operates daily along a city circuit passing a number of Melbourne attractions.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Australian Open sees the continuing march of champions, retaining and losing titles as well as coming up through the qualifying rounds.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZTasmania is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in Australia, with everything from bustling towns and cities to untouched natural landscapes...
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Australian winter takes place in the months of June, July and August.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZJune in Australia is the beginning of winter which also sees the start of the ski season during the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZA guide to activities and attractions to consider on your visit to Sydney, Australia, including walking tours, dining, and the Sydney Opera House.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMelbourne 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWhile 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralia is a beautiful country year round, so no matter when you visit, you’re sure to enjoy some great weather. But there are certain times of the year that Aussie cities show off their best side...
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZApril 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZYou can take the Sydney Harbour Bridge walk from The Rocks to Milsons Point, and it's free.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMelbourne, capital of Victoria, has a large number of interesting city attractions best visited by tram or on foot.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZTo 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...
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWho 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZFebruary is the last month of the Australian summer with generally warm weather in most of Australia tapering to cool as autumn approaches.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZDriving in Australia means having to know Australian traffic rules and regulations.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZTips on tipping in Australia and New Zealand shed light on tipping customs.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZCelebrated in Australian folklore, poetry, and song, the Dog on the Tuckerbox, a monument to the pioneers of the Riverina region, has become an icon of Australia's past.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZQueensland national parks feature spectacular landscapes, offer insights into the Australian natural environment and provide spaces for passive and active recreation.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZIt's summer in Australia when it's winter in the northern hemisphere.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZHere's what to do on arriving in Sydney and how best to get to your hotel.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Canberra City Explorer takes in Canberra's major attractions on a hop on, hop off tour.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSydney is probably one of the world's major cities with the most number of tollways.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe first month of the Australian autumn, March is a month of various festivals and holidays.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZPoisonous spiders pose a danger to those visiting Australia so watch out for them.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZJuly is midwinter in Australia, and one of the best months for skiing and other snow activities. There's also Yulefest and the Darwin Regatta.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe best time to visit Sydney could be in the Australian summer.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWith 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZStrine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with H
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZYou’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...
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZCircular Quay in Sydney is an ideal place to start your Sydney discovery tour.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZIt’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!
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Melbourne theatre guide is a regularly updated listing of theatre productions in Melbourne, when and where they are playing, and how to book tickets.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZHere are some fast facts and other information about New Zealand.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZNovember in Australia is best known as the month of the Melbourne Cup. It is, too, the last month of spring.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralians have adopted a global reputation for being fit, fun and friendly – and for the most part, that’s true! However, there is plenty of misinformation out there...
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZDo you need an Australian visa? Here's what you need to know.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAfter days, weeks or months of the daily grind, there’s not much better than sitting back on a white sandy beach on your very own island getaway.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZJanuary in Australia is a midsummer month of the Sydney Festival, Australian Open, Australia Day, and various other Australian events and attractions.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSydney in the winter could be the best time to visit Australia's largest city.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZCanberra in the winter is cool to cold but there are a number of activities suitable for the season.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWith dozens of museums, art galleries, marketplaces and other creative hubs, Melbourne is renowned as the unofficial cultural capital of Australia!
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe NSW South Coast extends from the southern edge of Royal National Park to the NSW-Victoria border.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSydney 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!
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSydney Australia - what to do and where to go on visiting Sydney Australia for the first time - three practical steps to Sydney Australia sightseeing.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWet 'n' Wild Water World describes itself as Australia's largest Australian water theme park. It features water slides, pools and other attractions and is very much activity-oriented.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZIf you plan to drive in Melbourne, watch out for the
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZTropical 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZYum 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralia and New Zealand Map. Australia Travel.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMay in Australia is the month before the onset of the southern winter.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Prime Minister of Australia is chosen by members of the winning party or coalition in an Australian Federal election.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZA variety of daytrip options from Newcastle is available to the traveler.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZActor, 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.
2016-10-01T11:21:19Za simple how to on exploring sydney in one day
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZHere are some Australia facts for a quick overview of this nation continent.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZHere are suggested northern NSW destinations when driving north from Sydney.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSydney attractions are easily found and reached within Sydney city itself.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZThe Great Barrier Reef along the Queensand coast of Australia is a popular destination for Australian and overseas visitors.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZSouth Bank in Brisbane provides an attractive dining venue and shopping area across the Brisbane River from the city central business district.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZLabor Day is celebrated on different dates in Australia.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZUluru-Kata Tjuta National Park with its iconic rock monolith and natural and cultural values is an inscribed World Heritage site.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAussiespeak needs an understanding of the Australian language, its idioms, terms, words, phrases
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZMelbourne, Australia's second largest city and the capital of the state of Victoria, is a fascinating blend of old and new in its buildings and their architecture.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZAustralian theme parks are popular attractions for the young and the young at heart. Here are some of Australia’s major and more popular theme parks.
2016-10-01T11:21:19Za simple how to on exploring melbourne in one day
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWhen renting or hiring a car in Australia and New Zealand, watch out for possible problems in order to have hassle-free travel.
2016-10-01T11:21:19ZWhere is the Sydney Opera House located?