Visiting Australia & Oceania
The Best Places to Live If You Move to Australia
Deciding where to live in Australia can be difficult, depending on what you're looking for in a community. For example, consider Sydney, Melbourne, or Cairns if you're looking for a cosmopolitan, young community or a low-key, affordable area.
Nauru, the Least Visited Country in the World
Thanks to its phosphate reserves, the tiny island nation of Nauru rose meteorically to become the richest country in the world in the 1980s. And then the phosphate reserves started depleting, and with it started its equally spectacular downfall.
Step Back in Time at Le Jardin du Roi Spice Garden, Seychelles
Le Jardin du Roi Spice Garden, on Mahé Island, is a popular visitor attraction in Seychelles. Dating back to the 18th century, it enables tourists to take a trip back in time to an era when the islands were at the hub of the world's spice trade.
Mutineers Paradise-Pitcairn Island
Fletcher Christain and his mutineers from the Bounty settled on Pitcairn Island after setting Wm. Bligh and a few loyal followers adrift on the ocean in a small 23' boat. But conflicts would soon arise on the island between Christain and the Polynesians.
Freedom Camping in New Zealand: Advice From a Local
A look at the framework for freedom camping in New Zealand, and some recent issues caused by its increase in popularity.
My Favourite Aussie Places To Remember When I'm Feeling Sad
What are your favourite things? Do you have a special dress, a special song, favourite place to visit, favourite recipe? I think about my favourite things in Australia when I'm down, down under.
Legerwood's Memorial Trees: Tasmania's WW1 Heritage
Discover the history and meaning of Legerwood's Avenue of Remembrance and its now iconic carved trees. A fitting tribute to the fallen men of this small Tasmanian town.
15 Fun Facts about Brisbane, Australia
Brisbane is a city on the Pacific coast of Australia, in the extreme southeast of Queensland. Besides being Queensland's administrative, educational, and cultural capital, the city is also the hub of its transportation and commercial systems.
New Zealand's North Island: Exploring the Back Roads from Auckland to Lake Taupo, Then West Via Logging Route
One of the 'Exploring the Back Roads' series, looking at a choice of places to visit from Auckland to Taupo and Lake Taupo to the West Coast, especially the Logging Route over the mountains.
New Zealand's North Island: Orakei Korako, the Hidden Valley
One of Exploring the Back Roads of.... Series, this explores Orakei Korako in New Zealand's North Island; the Hidden Valley, thermal springs & outstanding scenery.
Free Camping and Budget Holiday in Tasmania, Australia in a Camper
Travelling around Tasmania in a camper on a budget will never be easier now you know where the free campsites are, what to bring and how to do it all on the cheap using a locals insider knowledge.
New Zealand's South Island: Karamea to the Heaphy Track
Explores with me the north end of the West Coast in New Zealand's south island, to the road's end above Karamea, visiting Karamea, the Oparara Basin, Oparara River & the Heaphy Track. It's like stepping back in time in this unspoilt, remote, mystic region.
Surfing Vacations on Tavarua, the Heart-Shaped Fiji Island
Tavarua began gaining attention only recently, but has already become a world class surfing hub. Other water sports are also enjoying the island and adding to the alluring draw of the tropics.
"You Know You're Australian When..." Quotes
You know you're Australian When... You have a spider as big as a dinner plate living in your lounge room and you're not really worried because it's only a Huntsman, Funny “You know you're Australian When" quotes.
Have You Been to Nowhere Else? It's Nowhere Else but Here in Australia!
As real as it is, this place is like nowhere else if you don't know where to find it in Australia.
Direct Flights from the USA to Australia: Qantas Flight 8: Dallas (DFW) to Brisbane (BNE)
Last year Qantas introduced a new direct flight between the USA and Australia - departing Dallas Fort Worth (DFW). This flight is the first direct service between the USA and Australia that does not depart for the West Coast of America.
Can You See The Southern Lights From Australia? Aurora Australis
We look at the question, can you see the Southern Lights from Australia. Plus a little bit more about the Aurora Australis and how exactly to see the Southern Lights.
Poisonous and Venomous Snakes, Spiders, Bugs And Creatures In New Zealand
New Zealand is a country of such diversity that there is no other place like it on this world. The beauty of the country is only marred by the insects and animals which can cause harm and fatalities
Where is Come By Chance - A Village Town in New South Wales, Australia
Come By Chance is a village in the outback with an unusual name that was not named after its founders nor the aboriginal people. It is located in the northern part of regional New South Wales.
Australia: Didgeridoos, Kangaroos, & Shrimp on the Barbie
Want to know more about Australia? Would you like to have fun while learning about the countries of the world? In an effort to make world geography more meaningful and memorable, I have provided everything you need to locate Australia on a map, cook an ethnic meal, watch YouTube clips on Australia, color the flag, create an Australian craft, read a book about Australia, and more!
Poisonous & Venomous Spiders, Snakes & Bugs Encountered Whilst On Vacation In Papua New Guinea & Fiji
Cheap vacations to Fiji or Papua New Guinea may be filled with poisonous snakes and venomous spiders.
Top 15 Places To Go Visit in Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland is located on the North Island of New Zealand. A list of best holiday places to visit and see in Auckland.
Australia, Poisonous and Venomous Spiders, Snakes and Insects
Australia has the lions share of deadly biting insects and reptiles. Amputations, deaths, and cases of blindness are caused annually.
Melbourne Do's and Don'ts - Best Travel Tips
Travelling and living in the exciting and beautiful city of Melbourne is a once in a lifetime experience. Whether you are travelling to Melbourne or going to live in Melbourne for a short while, be armed with these insider tips on what to do and what not to do in Melbourne. Take a print out or save this page on your handheld device because you will not find these travel tips for Melbourne in any brochure or booklet.
Caravan Storage Kununurra - Broome for exploring the Kimberley
Are you looking for caravan storage Broome or Kununurra ? Here is some places for caravan storage.places to store caravans in kununura wa
Travelling The East-Coast in Australia
Australia is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and a paradise for Travellers and especially Backpackers. The most popular destination is the East-Coast and there are good reasons for that. In this article I want to introduce you to...
Australia Sharks, Jellyfish and Dangerous Sea Creatures
Vacations to Australia can turn deadly with sharks, jellyfish and other marine creatures.Venomous jellyfish and shark attacks plague vacations and holidays for tourists.
Puffing Billy train, a blend of history, heritage, wildlife and winery lunch
Puffing Billy is a narrow-gauge railway line built at the turn of the 20th century, and is easily accessible by public transport from Melbourne. Here you can visit gardens, craft and antique shops, excellent restaurants. Train passes through beautiful scenery.
Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, Nowa Nowa - Near Lakes Entrance Vic
The Stony Creek Trestle Bridge at Nowa Nowa near Lakes Entrance is a monument still standing as a testament to Australias engineering nous...