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Melbourne’s Coffee culture – Tips on finding a great cup!

Voted as one of the top coffee cities in the world, Melbourne has taken the morning caffeine booster and made it an all-day drink for everyone to enjoy. Now considered the coffee capital of Australia, plenty of people are visiting this wonderful city simply to have a taste and experience what Melbourne does best. When visiting melbourne for the first time, having a taste of the Aussie’s favourite..

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What makes the outback the outback?

When heading on a trip down under, it’s highly likely that a stop in the Australian outback will be top of your to do list. One of the main reasons that people decide to travel to Australia is to see for themselves the diverse landscapes and stunning nature found across this vast continent, including that of the outback. But do you actually know what makes a place part of the incredible Australian..

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5 of the best places to shop in Melbourne

Whether you’re looking for the perfect outfit or souvenirs to take home to your family and friends, a shopping day can be a perfect addition to a trip. As one of Australia’s largest cities, Melbourne is full of shopping quarters, each with something different to offer. If it’s your first time in Melbourne then exploring the markets, shopping centres and bustling streets can be excellent way to get..

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5 must-see stops on the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most incredible highways, winding for hundreds of kilometres along the coast of Victoria next to the breath-taking Southern Ocean. Taking a drive with views of magnificent cliffs, rolling national parks, historic ports, spectacular mountains, and beautiful beaches is must-do for all visitors down under. With so many spectacular sights to see, take a look..

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The best Great Barrier Reef activities you can enjoy in just a day

One of the world’s most popular attractions is Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. All year round, tourists flock to the city of Cairns to experience this magical wonder. However, many often ask if it’s possible to enjoy most of the Great Barrier Reef in a day. So, let us reassure you by saying you can – some Great Barrier Reef day tours give you the option to do it all, so there’s no need to worry ab..

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8 experiences not to be missed in Uluru (Ayers Rock)

A trip to Australia isn’t complete without a visit to Uluru and its surrounding area. This incredible location gives you the ultimate outback experience with its unique wildlife and red rock landscapes creating a mysterious and intriguing backdrop. Ayers Rock is brimming with authentic attractions, allowing visitors to really immerse themselves in the beauty of the Australian outback, and we have..

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10 fascinating facts about the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney is undeniably the best known and most popular of Australia’s cities, packed full of landmarks and world famous attractions. Connecting the northern and southern shores of Sydney’s harbour, the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an instantly recognisable symbol of Australia, affectionately known as the ‘Coathanger’ by locals. Here’s our list of interesting facts about Sydney Harbour Bridge – some you..

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Australian inventions we couldn’t imagine life without

When you think of Australia, chances are you think of the gorgeous climate, the iconic landmarks and the unique wildlife. What you may not immediately be aware of is that Australians have a proud history of invention and innovation. Here’s our list of just a few world-changing Australian inventions that affect and improve the quality of our lives today. (more…)..

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Discover Barossa Valley – a Wine Lover’s Paradise

The Australians undoubtedly excel in the production of fine wine. So if you’re a true wine connoisseur, a visit to Barossa Valley (Australia’s Wine Country) could be the perfect way to spend a day on your amazing trip down under. (more…)..

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5 powerful reasons to choose a combined tour to Australia and New Zealand

If you want to experience the very best of Australia and New Zealand but just don’t know which country to visit first, we have the perfect solution….   It’s no surprise to us that you’re finding it hard to pick between Australia and New Zealand, many do. Which is why we’d always recommend a touring holiday that combines the best of both of these fantastic countries. And here are five powerful..

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  • We both enjoyed the Magnificent New Zealand holiday immensely. The Coach Driver/Tour Guide was excellent and the hotels were really comfortable. The holiday was extremely good value and I would recommend it to anyone waning to taste the Antipodean holiday experience.

    Mr & Mrs Kell, Magnificent New Zealand
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