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Six of Adelaide’s most amazing attractions

Compact in size yet bursting with a variety of attractions to suit all tastes, Adelaide is one of the best Australian cities to visit, offering excellent cultural attractions, shopping, vineyards and natural landscapes in the surrounding area. The coastal and cosmopolitan capital of South Australia, there are a whole host of brilliant things to do in Adelaide. Here are just some of the best Adelai..

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5 of the best places to visit in Australia for nature lovers

Alongside the whole wealth of experiences and things to do, another reason why several people flock down under is to explore its unique natural habitats and take in its incredible natural landscapes. Much of the nature and wildlife in Australia cannot be seen anywhere else, which makes it a must-visit for lovers of the natural world.   If you’re a nature lover, take a look at just a few of th..

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5 breathtaking panoramic sceneries to enjoy by train in New Zealand

Covering hundreds of miles of beautiful rolling scenery and offering relaxing comfort as you gently cruise along, New Zealand rail journeys are one of the best ways to see the country and enjoy the variety of stunning landscapes in a short period of time.   New Zealand train trips range from rides aboard heritage steam trains to coastal railways and scenic train rides past mountains, lakes an..

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Rotorua: one of the most romantic places in New Zealand

The beautiful area of Rotorua, incorporating lakes, pools, hot springs and traditional towns, is one of New Zealand’s most romantic destinations, and should be on everyone’s list when exploring North Island. Hundreds of sulphurous pools, a trademark of the area, decorate the landscape, although they also play a role in Rotorua’s distinctive smell. The sulphurous smell is a by-product of the area’s..

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What to pack for Australia

Packing for your travels is perhaps the most difficult part of any holiday, with packing for Australia being especially difficult due to the varying climates across the country. If you’re travelling around Australia on an extensive Australia tour to see all of the sights, you’ll need to think of everything from swimwear for a sunny beach day to a raincoat for those days out in the rainforest...

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6 great reasons why you should visit Australia

Australia is a must-visit at least once in your lifetime. It’s a bold statement we know, but Australia is a country you can – and will – fall in love with. Here are just some of the many reasons why you should visit Australia:   (more…)..

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Explore the surrounding landscapes of Queenstown aboard the historic steamship TSS Earnslaw

New Zealand is a country of spectacular landscapes, and a prime example of this is Queenstown on South Island. Set against the shores of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by alpine landscapes and isolated rural communities, it’s a place to get out an explore the natural surroundings. The best way to see Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the local area has to be on-board a lake cruise, where you have a full 36..

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Everything you need to know about the Great Ocean Road

The Great Ocean Road drive is among one of the best coastal road trips in the world, spanning over 400 kilometres of Victoria’s coastline west of Nelson. Connecting Allansford near the South Australian border in the west to the surfer’s paradise of Torquay in the east, with some mesmerising sights and landmarks in between, the Great Ocean Road is simply a must-do journey when visiting Australia. I..

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6 great ways to experience Auckland Harbour at its finest

As the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland has plenty on offer for visitors; and thanks to its pretty harbour-side setting, there is just as much adventure to be had on water as on land. If you would like to take in the impressive cityscape from a different perspective, try an Auckland harbour cruise – some of which even venture out to the nearby islands. (more…)..

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Five reasons to visit Adelaide, the lively capital of South Australia

Did you know Adelaide is an Australian state capital? You’d be forgiven if you didn’t, after all it is smaller and not as well-known as the likes of Sydney or Melbourne. Don’t let that fool you, though, as Adelaide is an exciting city, plus an up-and-coming tourist destination on the coast of South Australia. It’s one of Australia’s best cities to visit, offering something for everyone, whether yo..

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