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Lord Howe Island: A Timeless Paradise

Lord Howe Island: A Timeless Paradise

Lord Howe Island holds the distinction of being the most beautiful island in the Pacific. Less than two hours by plane from Sydney or Brisbane, it is an island of pristine sand beaches, crystal clear water, and the southernmost coral reef in the world. It also boasts natural forests that are home to a variety of animals, some of them listed as endangered species. Here are some of the many activities you must do in the island. Surfing, swimming, and scuba divingThe pace in Lord Howe Island is rel…

Waiheke Island: The Little-Known Getaway

Waiheke Island: The Little-Known Getaway

People visiting New Zealand’s capital city of Auckland becomes instantly enamored with its contrast of magnificent dormant volcanoes, a bustling urbanity, and the warm nature of its people. However, they do not realize that this marvelous city hides a secret. Whenever Aucklanders want to getaway from the urban chaos, they simply take a 35-minute ferry ride to a piece of island bliss.Measuring just 93 square kilometers, Waiheke Island has a mixture of rolling hills, a warm and dry microclimate, a…

Discover the Island of Tasmania

Discover the Island of Tasmania

The island of Tasmania, just south east of Australia, still prides itself of its unspoiled natural beauty from its abundant national parks to reservation areas, both forest and marine.  It is even considered among Australians as their “Island of Inspiration,” which has also captured the inspiration of travelers from far and wide.Recently, the Lonely Planet has released a special list containing the Best Travel Destinations for 2009 and it included Tasmania’s Bay of Fires, an extensive natural re…

Things to Do in Melbourne

Things to Do in Melbourne

Melbourne has a lot of exciting activities in store for its visitors. The city has a little of just about everything for the expecting traveler. Whether it’s night or day, there are many things to do all around Melbourne. Here are just some of the many adventures that tourists can add up to their own itinerary when visiting this wonderful and exciting city. For those animal loving tourists, there’s the beautiful Melbourne Zoo. It is considered as Australia’s oldest zoo that showcases over 350 an…

Things to Do in Sydney

Things to Do in Sydney

Visiting Sydney for the first time? Or have you visited Australia’s biggest city but felt a bit lost? Don’t worry; here are our suggestions on where are the hottest places to visit in Sydney and see that there is more to the city than just the Opera House and Harbor Bridge. Swim at its famous beaches The city is a playground for sunbathing individuals, where a lot of young people as well as families gather. Dip your feet into the sands of Bondi, Manly, Coogee, Cronulla, and Wattamulla Beaches.B…

Getting Around Sydney

Getting Around Sydney

Australia’s largest city has a reputation of being one of the most beautiful of all cities, brimming with historical associations yet remaining vastly globally influential in culture, art, fashion, cuisine, and design. Don’t forget its famous Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, two of the world’s iconic structures. If you are about to traveling around in Australia’s version of New York and you are not planning to get around by car, these are some pointers that you would consider.Public trans…