Category: Australia

What a Lovely Day! Travel Flick Picks: Australia

Crikey! This edition of cinematic adventures to inspire your wanderlust: Australia. RT = Rotten Tomatoes | IMDb = International Movie Database Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) RT: 97%  |  IMDb: 8.1 Okay, so it’s not technically filmed in Australia, but it does take place in a post-apocalyptic Outback, so I will not apologize for its inclusion. George …

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Our Stories: The “Whoa” Moments

When I travel, I rarely find that visiting specific landmarks are what sink into my memory.  It’s those “woah” moments that really make me pause and think, “Holy s***, I made it.” Usually, these moments happen on the first or second day, still a little hazy and jet-lagged from the flight, when being in a foreign place hasn’t …

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Cities We Love: Melbourne

Melbourne is covered with shrubs and gardens galore. Whether on the shores of Port Phillip or in the shade of Albert Park, there are plenty of trees to hug along the way. Each season goes full force (with the exception of pleasantly mild winters) as the foliage beautifully accents the urban environment in which it grows. …

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Hidden Melbourne: Uncover the City’s Top Street Art

  Melbourne is world-renowned for street art; colorful, beautiful, and intriguing, it pops throughout the city. A working street artist will guide you down hidden laneways and arcades to show you some of the most interesting street art and galleries. It is unconventional, unique, interesting and decidedly Australian. You’ll also get insight into the street art …

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Surfer’s Paradise Rainforest Tour

  Go for a full-day tour of the Lamington and Mount Tamborine National Parks. Out-of-this world vegetation, cascading waterfalls and incredible scenic views make for a truly unforgettable trip into Australia’s largest preserved subtropical rainforest. Feed exotic birds by hand, have some morning tea, and chow down on an Aussie BBQ lunch. You’ll also take …

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Whitsunday Island Cruise

  Hop a catamaran and cruise around the Whitsundays, a group of islands in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Feel your worries trail far behind and your troubles melt like lemon drops in the sunshine—this is the Land of Oz you came over the rainbow to see. Bring a bathing suit, because you’ll be …

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5 Reasons to Love Your Trip: Highlights of Australia

Before you know it, you’ll head to the airport for your adventure! In the meantime, here are five reasons your trip kicks ass… 1. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef in Cairns. 2. Soak up the sun at the beach in Surfer’s Paradise. 3. Pet a koala and hang out with kangaroos. 4. Cruise Sydney Harbor …

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