Best Honeymoon Destinations in Australia – Islands

When it comes to romantic destinations for your honeymoon, the islands of Australia top many of the lists. Whether you are looking for isolation, beautiful beaches, or adventures, the islands of Australia have all this and more. Here are 5 of the most romantic islands that make great honeymoon destinations. The Whitsundays The Whitsundays Photo […]

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August 29th, 2017

Brisbane Water National Park: Walking Trails in the Park

Not too long ago, we featured Brisbane Water National Park in our series on National Parks near Sydney. It is such a big park, we have gone back to feature a two part series on the park including the walking trails and things to do in the park. It is 11,506 hectares and located 27 […]

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August 25th, 2017

Brisbane Water National Park: Things to Do in the Park

We previously told you about all of the walking tracks in Brisbane Water National Park.  Today, we will be highlighting the lookouts, biking trails, picnic spots, and exploring Aboriginal culture and history of the park. It is 11,506 hectares and located 27 km north of Sydney. It takes about 1 ½ hours to drive to […]

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August 1st, 2017
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Brisbane Island Escapes in Moreton Bay

When you are on holiday in Brisbane, or just looking for new things to do for those long weekends and time off, check out these island escapes just off the coast of Brisbane. Moreton Island is a well-known island, and also Brisbane’s largest. Instead of following the more common trail, take the path less travelled […]

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July 23rd, 2016

Best Shopping Spots in Australia

When you are on holiday in Australia, no doubt you will want to get in some shopping. Whether you are looking for an amazing souvenir to remember your time on holiday or if you want to choose fresh produce and delights from the markets each day, there are plenty of places to shop in each […]

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January 20th, 2015

Free Things to Do in Brisbane

Brisbane is the 3rd largest city in Australia in terms of population. Even in a big city like Brisbane, you can find many different free things to do on holiday, or maybe you just want to take a few days off for a mini “staycation” without breaking the bank. Brisbane is the perfect place to do this because there are so many fun things to do that are free or almost free. Brisbane is in between the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast on the east coast of Australia in Queensland. Brisbane is metropolitan with a population over 2.2 million and a humid subtropical climate. The warm weather makes a holiday here good anytime of the year. The summers are hot and winters are warm and mild. The city is known […]

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September 27th, 2014
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Things to do in Brisbane

Brisbane is located on the east coast of Queensland in between the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast sections. It is the 3rd most populous city in Australia with a metropolitan population over 2.2 million. The climate is humid subtropical, with hot summers and mild warm winters; this makes for great warm holidays even in the […]

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September 6th, 2014

10 Best Road Trips in Australia – #8 the Legendary Pacific Coast: Sydney to Brisbane (Part 2)

We are on #8 out of the top 10 best road trips in Australia, as listed by AustralianTraveller.com. We have outlined the details of each road trip with details and highlights of things to do in each road trip destination. Road trip #8 on the list is a drive up the Legendary Pacific Coast of Australia from Sydney in New South Wales to Brisbane in Queensland. In part one of this road trip, we covered the start of the Legendary Pacific Coast road trip starting out in Sydney, then on to Port Stephens, Terrigal, Newcastle, Port Macquarie, South West Rocks, and Coffs Harbour.

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July 14th, 2014

10 Best Road Trips in Australia – #8 the Legendary Pacific Coast: Sydney to Brisbane

We are on #8 out of the top 10 best road trips in Australia, as listed by AustralianTraveller.com. We have outlined the details of each road trip with details and highlights of things to do in each road trip destination. Road trip #8 on the list is a drive up the Legendary Pacific Coast of […]

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July 9th, 2014
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5 Day Trips from Brisbane

Brisbane is the urban and cultural heart of the Gold Coast in Queensland. A colonial settlement that’s grown into the powerhouse metropolis of the northeast, it is the perfect place to arrive on the Gold Coast and an ideal base from which to explore both the coast and the lush green interior of northeastern Australia. […]

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March 3rd, 2014