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6 fun things to do in Sydney you never thought of

One of the world’s very best city destinations, Sydney is the biggest city in Australia, with an equally large variety of landmarks, places to see and things to do (take a look at these five great attractions in Sydney for starters). Alongside the incredible sightseeing the city has to offer, there are so many fun things to do in Sydney, from adrenaline-fuelled activities to unusual attractions. Take a look at these fun places to go in Sydney for something a little different during your time in.. Read More >


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7 food experiences in China you should try

China is undoubtedly a culinary giant on the world stage, with Chinese food and restaurants enjoyed all over the world, especially here in the United Kingdom. What many people don’t know is that the food in China is quite different to what has become popular over here, with several well-known dishes being quite different to the real deal in China.   Getting a taste of authentic Chinese food is therefore a great reason to visit China, alongside immersing yourself in its incredible scenery, h.. Read More >


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7 of the best up-close wildlife encounters in Australia

With a mixture of landscapes across this vast and diverse land, ranging from arid desert to lush rainforest, its no surprise that Australia is, simply put, one of the best countries in the world to visit for wildlife encounters.   You’ll find a real array of unmissable wildlife in Australia, with your travels throughout this amazing country enabling you to encounter up-close wild animals you thought you’d only see in documentaries. Here are just some of the best ways you can get up close an.. Read More >


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Things to do in the Sydney suburb of Manly and why you should visit

A laid-back suburb of Sydney, a 30-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay, Manly and the nearby North Head seem worlds apart from lively Sydney, the largest city in Australia. If you’re after somewhere with a more relaxed atmosphere as well as plenty of coastal scenery to marvel at, North Head and Manly are both great places to visit on a day out from Sydney.   The ferry ride alone is an adventure in itself, but while you’re there, there are a whole host of things to do in Manly. (more.. Read More >


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10 fascinating Daintree Rainforest facts you should know

A short journey from the coastal city of Cairns on Australia’s north east coast transports you to another world: the lush green paradise of the Daintree Rainforest. One of the best places to visit in Australia for nature lovers, the rainforest is famously known for being rich in flora and fauna. Read on to find out even more about this natural wonder with ten of our favourite Daintree Rainforest facts. (more…).. Read More >


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5 fish you may find in the Great Barrier Reef

One of the many reasons why people visit the Great Barrier Reef in Australia is its vast array of aquatic and marine life, and there is no better example of that diversity than in the many species of Great Barrier Reef fish.   Alongside the animals and sea creatures such as rays and turtles in the Great Barrier Reef, you’ll discover that the colourful coral reefs are home to several different species of fish, each with their own distinctive appearance.   On our Australia tour exploring.. Read More >


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Top 6 things to do in the ancient town of Pingyao

Founded during the Western Zhou dynasty between 1041 BC and 771 BC, Pingyao is one of China’s best-preserved ancient cities. Awarded World Heritage Status in 1997, Pingyao is one of the stand-out highlights of our China tours from the UK.   Although the city’s origins date back almost 3000 years, this exquisite walled town flourished during the Ming dynasty especially (between 1368 and 1644), with many of its imposing watchtowers, stunning temples and elegant courtyards dating from that per.. Read More >


What to see around Melbourne: the attractions you need to visit

With a history that stretches back to the origins of Australia as we know it, a cultural scene drawing influences from all over the world, and natural scenery to rival anywhere else on the planet, Melbourne is definitely on the list of essential places to visit in Australia.   As one of Australia’s largest cities, there is a real variety of things to do in Melbourne. If you’re new to the city, you can check out our guide to what to do during your first time in Melbourne, or read on for our.. Read More >


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Five ways to experience the magic of Lord of the Rings in New Zealand

Over 15 years after the Lord of the Rings film trilogy came to an end, the magic of these much-loved movies is still very much alive today in New Zealand, which doubled up as Middle Earth and its many spectacular settings in the films.   If you still can’t get enough of JRR Tolkien’s fantasy world, you can step into the films and visit the places for yourself, with several Lord of the Rings movie sets and filming locations found across New Zealand. Here are just some of the Lord of the Ring.. Read More >


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Five of the best attractions in Sydney

Sydney is one of the world’s top city destinations, and as the largest city in Australia, has plenty of iconic landmarks and amazing places to visit. A city of exceptional culture, visitors also flock to what’s become known as ‘the Harbour City’ for its unforgettable sights, shopping, excellent restaurants and the stunning natural landscapes that surround the city, ranging from sandy beaches to mountains.   If you’re visiting for the first time, read on for our advice on what to visit in Sy.. Read More >


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