Published: Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:23:51 +0000
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZDecember 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWith Australia in the Southern hemisphere, several things that set it apart from countries in the Northern hemisphere, particularly its seasons.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZMelbourne'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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZJuly is midwinter in Australia, and one of the best months for skiing and other snow activities. There's also Yulefest and the Darwin Regatta.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle is a free hop on, hop off bus service with stops at a number of Melbourne attractions.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZMelbourne, Australia offers a number of free tourist attractions. Here's a selection that shouldn't cost you any money.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThongs in Australia are not the skimpy, sexy pieces of underwear some people think of when hearing the term.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZVisiting Australia? Check out the months when you plan to travel.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZOctober is midspring in Australia, the flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and the sand and surf of Australia's beaches beckon.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Australian Open sees the continuing march of champions, retaining and losing titles as well as coming up through the qualifying rounds.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZA guide to passenger and vehicular ferry transportation to Tasmania, Australia, including schedules, prices, and booking information.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZJune in Australia is the beginning of winter which also sees the start of the ski season during the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSydney is Australia's best known city and one of the most popular destinations Down Under. Here are 10 reasons why.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZPoisonous spiders pose a danger to those visiting Australia so watch out for them.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZKnowing the Australian language and uniquely Australian words and phrases helps in understanding the Australian idiom.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZYou would need to know these basic Australian traffic rules and regulations if you want to go driving in Australia.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZFebruary is the last month of the Australian summer with generally warm weather in most of Australia tapering to cool as autumn approaches.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSo 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZActor, 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe City Circle Tram in Melbourne operates daily along a city circuit passing a number of Melbourne attractions.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZForeign travellers who would like to drive in Australia need to consider these conventions before they even get in the vehicle.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZIt's no secret that Australia offers up some pretty spectacular beaches in every state, with the obvious exception of the land-locked Australian Capital Territory!
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZUnlike 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZIf 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZJanuary in Australia is a midsummer month of the Sydney Festival, Australian Open, Australia Day, and various other Australian events and attractions.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Australian winter takes place in the months of June, July and August.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZIt's summer in Australia when it's winter in the northern hemisphere.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZVisiting Sydney in the fall will save you money and allow you to enjoy the city at a quieter time of year.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha, is the national flower of Australia.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAutumn in Australia begins on March 1. This is actually some 20 days before the March equinox when day and night are finely balanced
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWhether 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe best time to visit Sydney could be in the Australian summer.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZTipping 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZEnglish 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!
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZMay in Australia is the month before the onset of the southern winter.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZQueensland national parks feature spectacular landscapes, offer insights into the Australian natural environment and provide spaces for passive and active recreation.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZHere's what to do on arriving in Sydney and how best to get to your hotel.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWhile 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZA glossary of Strine and Australian slang - words and phrases starting with the letter A
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSydney in the winter could be the best time to visit Australia's largest city.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZApril 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZYou’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...
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZMelbourne 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWho 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZHere are some fast facts and other information about New Zealand.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Great Barrier Reef along the Queensand coast of Australia is a popular destination for Australian and overseas visitors.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe danger-fraught Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race starts at Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day, December 26, and finishes in Hobart, Tasmania.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZIt’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!
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWhether you arrive in the heat of summer or the doldrums of winter, these Australian coastal getaways get the job done.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe NSW South Coast extends from the southern edge of Royal National Park to the NSW-Victoria border.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWhat you need to know to see the Phillip Island penguin parade, including access, viewing areas, and travel information.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSeptember in Australia is the first month of the southern spring and it's a season of regrowth and flowers.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAustralia has a number of public holidays which are normally non-working days resulting in various government and non-government offices being closed.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSydney 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!
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZYou can take the Sydney Harbour Bridge walk from The Rocks to Milsons Point, and it's free.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZHere are some Australia facts for a quick overview of this nation continent.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Prime Minister of Australia is chosen by members of the winning party or coalition in an Australian Federal election.
2017-01-21T11:23:51Za simple how to on exploring melbourne in one day
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAustralia and New Zealand Map. Australia Travel.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZTo 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...
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAustralia 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...
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWith more than 10,000 beaches all around Australia, there's no problem finding one along the coast, with some more popular with beachgoers than others.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSydney Australia - what to do and where to go on visiting Sydney Australia for the first time - three practical steps to Sydney Australia sightseeing.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAustralia 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
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Grounds of Alexandria is so much more than just a place to eat. Blending a rustic café with an iconic coffee-roasting facility and a sustainable produce garden, The Grounds keeps the crowds lining up for more
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZDo you need an Australian visa? Here's what you need to know.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWet '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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAmerican 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZEvery colour of the rainbow is represented in our great land down under. Which shade will you land on during your next Aussie vacation?
2017-01-21T11:23:51Za simple how to on exploring sydney in one day
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZMt Augustus in Western Australia is the world's biggest rock, about two and a half times the size of Uluru in the Northern Territory.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWhere is the Sydney Opera House located?
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZJervis Bay beaches are Some of the most stunningly white - and uncrowded - beaches in New South Wales.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZMelbourne beaches can be found close to Melbourne city centre.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZIf you plan to drive in Melbourne, watch out for the
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZFrom 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZStrine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with H
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSo before you settle down, settle in to our list of the four best reasons to visit Australia before you turn 30!
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZAustralian 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZUsing public transport for getting around in Sydney is not as daunting as it seems to first-time visitors to Sydney.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWhen 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZWith 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Australia highway around the Australian continent is Highway 1.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZCircular Quay in Sydney is an ideal place to start your Sydney discovery tour.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThough some people might be under the impression that driving is the same no matter where you are, each country has its own traffic rules that need to be observed.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZYum 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.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZChristmas in Australia is celebrated in the first month of the southern summer, so forget the snow and forget the sleighs.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZThe Canberra City Explorer takes in Canberra's major attractions on a hop on, hop off tour.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZPerth may be 3,500km away from the funky laneways of Melbourne, but the capital city of Western Australia also boasts an eclectic collection of hip cafes.
2017-01-21T11:23:51ZSydney has two major metropolitan horse racing venues at Royal Randwick and Rosehill Gardens with two other sites at Canterbury Park and Warwick Farm.