Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:05:17 +0000
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWith Australia in the Southern hemisphere, several things that set it apart from countries in the Northern hemisphere, particularly its seasons.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZCasual 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAutumn in Australia begins on March 1. This is actually some 20 days before the March equinox when day and night are finely balanced
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZJune in Australia is the beginning of winter which also sees the start of the ski season during the Queen's Birthday holiday weekend.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZVisiting Australia? Check out the months when you plan to travel.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZOctober is midspring in Australia, the flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and the sand and surf of Australia's beaches beckon.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZMelbourne'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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe Melbourne City Tourist Shuttle is a free hop on, hop off bus service with stops at a number of Melbourne attractions.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZMelbourne, Australia offers a number of free tourist attractions. Here's a selection that shouldn't cost you any money.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney is Australia's best known city and one of the most popular destinations Down Under. Here are 10 reasons why.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZKnowing the Australian language and uniquely Australian words and phrases helps in understanding the Australian idiom.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZMay in Australia is the month before the onset of the southern winter.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSeptember in Australia is the first month of the southern spring and it's a season of regrowth and flowers.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZYou would need to know these basic Australian traffic rules and regulations if you want to go driving in Australia.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe Australian Open sees the continuing march of champions, retaining and losing titles as well as coming up through the qualifying rounds.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThongs in Australia are not the skimpy, sexy pieces of underwear some people think of when hearing the term.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe golden wattle, Acacia pycnantha, is the national flower of Australia.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZVisiting Sydney in the fall will save you money and allow you to enjoy the city at a quieter time of year.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZOne of the best parts of visiting Australia is the chance to snuggle up with some of the unique – and incredibly adorable – wildlife. While you’re here, you’ll want to hand-feed the kangaroos, pet a wombat and, of course, cuddle a koala.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney Australia - what to do and where to go on visiting Sydney Australia for the first time - three practical steps to Sydney Australia sightseeing.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZJuly is midwinter in Australia, and one of the best months for skiing and other snow activities. There's also Yulefest and the Darwin Regatta.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZCertain states and territories of Australia have adopted official animal emblems or state and territory animals symbolic of them.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZUnlike 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZApril 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney in the winter could be the best time to visit Australia's largest city.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe Australian winter takes place in the months of June, July and August.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZForeign travellers who would like to drive in Australia need to consider these conventions before they even get in the vehicle.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZHere are some fast facts and other information about New Zealand.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZDecember 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZTipping 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe Prime Minister of Australia is chosen by members of the winning party or coalition in an Australian Federal election.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZHere's what to do on arriving in Sydney and how best to get to your hotel.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWhile 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe City Circle Tram in Melbourne operates daily along a city circuit passing a number of Melbourne attractions.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZA glossary of Strine and Australian slang - words and phrases starting with the letter A
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZEnglish 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!
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZA guide to passenger and vehicular ferry transportation to Tasmania, Australia, including schedules, prices, and booking information.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZJanuary in Australia is a midsummer month of the Sydney Festival, Australian Open, Australia Day, and various other Australian events and attractions.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZQueensland national parks feature spectacular landscapes, offer insights into the Australian natural environment and provide spaces for passive and active recreation.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZHere are some Australia facts for a quick overview of this nation continent.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZYou’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...
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe best time to visit Sydney could be in the Australian summer.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZActor, 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSo 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney Metroads provide an easy way of navigating through the city's major thoroughfares by simply following the Metroad numbers.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWho 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZCircular Quay in Sydney is an ideal place to start your Sydney discovery tour.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe Great Barrier Reef along the Queensand coast of Australia is a popular destination for Australian and overseas visitors.
2017-03-13T12:05:17Za simple how to on exploring sydney in one day
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWhether you arrive in the heat of summer or the doldrums of winter, these Australian coastal getaways get the job done.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSo before you settle down, settle in to our list of the four best reasons to visit Australia before you turn 30!
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAustralia 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...
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZIt’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
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney 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!
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZJohn Howard was reelected for a fourth term as Prime Minister of Australia in the federal elections held on October 9, 2004. He lost office in the elections of November 24, 2007, when the Australian Labor Party swept into power.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZYou won't find Sydney wildlife hopping around on Sydney streets. Here's where to find Sydney wildlife.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZMelbourne 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZDo you need an Australian visa? Here's what you need to know.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZPoisonous spiders pose a danger to those visiting Australia so watch out for them.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAustralian visa requirements apply to electronic travel documentation.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZDid 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAustralia and New Zealand Map. Australia Travel.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAmerican 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZIt's summer in Australia when it's winter in the northern hemisphere.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZTake a walking tour into history at The Rocks in Sydney for an insight into the beginnings of the city.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAre you planning to take a cruise around Australia on your next vacation down under? Have you got your sights set on a boat ride?
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZYou can take the Sydney Harbour Bridge walk from The Rocks to Milsons Point, and it's free.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe hongi is a traditional Maori greeting expressed by the rubbing or touching of noses.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe 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
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWhat you need to know to see the Phillip Island penguin parade, including access, viewing areas, and travel information.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZFebruary is the last month of the Australian summer with generally warm weather in most of Australia tapering to cool as autumn approaches.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney dining guide: Dining in Sydney gives you a wide choice of restaurants but you must know where to go.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZMt Augustus in Western Australia is the world's biggest rock, about two and a half times the size of Uluru in the Northern Territory.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZHere are suggested northern NSW destinations when driving north from Sydney.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZFor a day surrounded by native Australian animals in a relaxed and picturesque setting, travellers need look no further than Sydney’s Featherdale Wildlife Park.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWhere is the Sydney Opera House located?
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe Royal National Park in Sydney has many walking tracks of varying degrees of difficulty
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZIt'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!
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZTravelling throughout the vast and varied land of Australia is a rite of passage for any explorer, but travelling alone is something that can be described as a spiritual experience.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe southwestern arc of Australia's Southwest includes cities and towns from Fremantle to Albany.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAussies have always been pretty confident that Australia is one of – if not the best – location in the world. But now, it’s official!
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZWith 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZSydney has two major metropolitan horse racing venues at Royal Randwick and Rosehill Gardens with two other sites at Canterbury Park and Warwick Farm.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZIf you plan to drive in Melbourne, watch out for the
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZFrom 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17Za simple how to on exploring melbourne in one day
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZIf 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZStrine and Aussie slang: a glossary of unique Australian words and phrases starting with H
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZThe NSW South Coast extends from the southern edge of Royal National Park to the NSW-Victoria border.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZYum 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZTo 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...
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAustralian opals are a popular and beautiful souvenir, but it's easy to buy the wrong type of gem. Read up on the different types of opals, including black opals, triplets, and boulder opals.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAustralian 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.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZMelbourne beaches can be found close to Melbourne city centre.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZAustralian neighbourhoods are sorted into many postcodes, which help keep everyday life functioning efficiently. So what exactly are postcodes, why do you need to know about them, and how do they work?
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZStart your Sydney walking tour from Circular Quay.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZShark Bay on the western coast of Western Australia, is a World Heritage site and home to dugongs, dolphins and stromatolites: a fascinating aquatic world and a diver's paradise.
2017-03-13T12:05:17ZKnow where to go in Sydney when shopping for items to buy, such as souvenirs and uniquely Australian products.