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A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne
A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne

A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne

It’s no secret Melburnians (yes, I had to Google that), take a certain pride in Melbourne’s cultural offerings. Though I haven’t been yet, I’ve heard many an Australian dismissively refer to Sydney as the Miami of the country, and Melbourne as their New York (or, maybe their Brooklyn). Add on […]

Top 6 Sydney Beaches That Aren’t Named Bondi
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Top 6 Sydney Beaches That Aren’t Named Bondi

Beyond the skin, sex and parking meters of Bondi Beach and the other classic Sydney swimming stops, there are plenty of other beaches, harbors, coves and hideaways to explore. Some are little-known, while others sometimes attract small groups, but you can rest assured that none of them draw the crowds […]

Australia v. New Zealand Skiing: A Rumble On The Slopes
Australia v New Zealand Skiing A Rumble On The Slopes

Australia v. New Zealand Skiing: A Rumble On The Slopes

You might have heard there’s just a bit of rivalry between Australia and New Zealand — a fairly healthy spirit of antagonism and one-upmanship which permeates everything from sports to music. It’s okay. They don’t really hate each other. Well, not that much. Today, we’re going to focus on one […]

Uluru In The Rain: How The Worst Weather Can Make For The Best Vacation
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Uluru In The Rain: How The Worst Weather Can Make For The Best Vacation

As the plane shook and bounced its way through the remnants of Cyclone Yasi, the strongest storm ever to hit Australia, I began to wonder if I was on the right flight. Inside my head were postcard-inspired visions of the Outback: the looming red rock, the dry red desert, the […]

Top 5 Ski Fields In Australia
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Top 5 Ski Fields In Australia

Surprisingly, skiing is a very popular sport Australia, and the country has lots of enjoyable ski fields. Check out these five for ideas next time you’re looking to hit the slopes down under. 1) Mount Hotham Mount Hotham is a very popular ski destination for those who have purchased snowy […]

Top 6 Hipster Neighborhoods Around The World
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Top 6 Hipster Neighborhoods Around The World

Once an evasive creature contained to their natural habitats in Williamsburg, Portland and Austin, hipster culture is now globally ubiquitous. Blame it on cultural imperialism, the undeniable twee delight of appliqué birds, or the sheer convenience of ironic facial hair, just know this: The hipster has reached these international cities, and will no doubt […]

Bargains Down Under At Sydney’s Coolest Markets
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Bargains Down Under At Sydney’s Coolest Markets

  Let’s face it, Australia is hardly a budget travel destination and even cheap flights to Sydney* are likely to be a bit of a stretch, but once you’ve scraped together the cash for flights and accommodation, Sydney’s eclectic market scene makes it easy for your trip “Down Under” to […]

Why You’re More Likely To Encounter A Shark Attack Than Ever Before
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Why You’re More Likely To Encounter A Shark Attack Than Ever Before

No matter how comfortable we are in the water, no matter how many times we have swum at the same beach or surfed the same waves, a flicker of dread runs through our tender minds when we paddle out into open water and wonder: Is there something lurking below? I […]

Oprah To Australia; Australians Leaving In Record Numbers: Coincidence?
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Oprah To Australia; Australians Leaving In Record Numbers: Coincidence?

How many places in the world have you traveled to and not run into an Aussie? That’s what I though, it doesn’t happen. It’s like trying to go on a trip and not see a single McDonald’s: good luck. Well, it turns out, it’s not all in your head, according […]

Exploring Sydney’s Sassy Harbor
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Exploring Sydney’s Sassy Harbor

Sydney, in many ways exudes the vibe that sort of says: “I’m the best city in Australia.” With its almost-perfect weather, sexy beaches, magnificent harbor, and the Opera House that seems to top it all off like a fluffy cloud of whipped cream atop an ice cream sundae — who […]

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