Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Fires Down Under

Photo Credit: CSIRO   A bushfire in the beautiful land of Australia is not an uncommon sight. In fact, it is a natural occurrence that has helped shape the biodiversity of the nation’s ecosystem. However since it began, the most recent “bushfire season” has caused a surge of fear and…

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Travel News (Issue 90)

Lord Howe Island announced in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Lonely Planet has announced Lord Howe Island as one of the world’s Top 10 regions in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2020. The crescent-shaped island promises an array of activities from snorkelling on the coral reef, hand-feeding fish on Ned’s beach…

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Snapshot: Malaysia, Sabah

Mount Kinabalu & Kinabalu Park Home to hundreds of animals and an array of flora and fauna, it’s no question why Kinabalu Park was designated as Malaysia’s first Heritage Site. Stretching over 75,000 hectares, there are countless activities to enjoy such as splashing around Langanan Waterfall or embarking on a…

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5 Amazing Places to see Lavender Fields

We all know the famed lavender fields of Provence, France! Rows upon rows of burgeoning flowers make up acres, releasing the most calming scent. A paradise for flower lovers, these fields are always filled with tourists hoping to get the perfect shot or simply enjoy a picnic, surrounded by beauty.…

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Snapshots: National Parks

Whether it is for the protection of forests, national treasures or wildlife, national parks around the world are as varied as the countries they belong to. From ancient civilizations to geological wonderlands, we visit some of the lesser-known parks around the world. ICELAND Vatnajokull National Park Vatnajokull National Park is…

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Northern Exposure: Exploring Darwin

IMAGES BY: Tourism NT Most people planning a trip to Australia will disregard Darwin altogether, focusing on cities such as Gold Coast, Melbourne and Sydney as their travel destinations. In reality, Darwin is a much more unique and authentic experience of Australian culture and landscape. Situated at the northern tip…

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Adventure Marathons

With a proliferation of marathons and themed runs worldwide, there seems to be a trend that combines scenic travel with a love of the race. These are just a small selection of adventure marathons around the world that combine cultural aspects and challenging runs.   COVERED BRIDGES HALF MARATHON, USA…

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Snapshot: Australia

Photos by: Tourism Australia On top of Down Under: Australia’s Mountains  While Australia’s mountains aren’t towering by world standards, a hike to their peaks provides sublime views of surrounding landscapes, which range from verdant rainforests to red deserts and fertile plains. Mt. Gillen, NT Situated within the Alice Springs Desert…

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Pacific Coast Tours

One of the best ways to explore Australia is on a road trip, and since it’s a big country, you can split the regions up into manageable holidays. Most visitors would probably tend to visit the east coast, since it’s home to the biggest cities – like Sydney and Melbourne…

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Geared for Fun

From the iconic Glass House Mountains just north of Brisbane, to Noosa and the coloured sands of Rainbow Beach, the Sunshine Coast covers over 100kms of pristine sandy beaches surrounded by coastal and hinterland villages. The Sunshine Coast offers a unique blend of relaxed beach lifestyle alongside its reputation as…

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