You Are Browsing ‘Australia + South Pacific’ Category

Australia’s Best Destinations for Wildlife Enthusiasts

by Hank Wilson - on Mar 1st 2014 - No Comments

In such a large and diverse country as Australia there are host of destinations for visitors interested in discovering its unique inhabitants. Kakadu National Park Kakadu National Park is the largest in Australia, covering over 20,000 km. It is home to 2000 plant species and numerous animals; some of which can only be found at this location....

Free Attractions in Auckland

by Hank Wilson - on Nov 26th 2013 - No Comments

Auckland is the biggest city in New Zealand (but not the capital; that distinction goes to the one and only Wellington), and it is an absolutely fantastic place to visit for a week or three. It’s a beautifully natural area, incorporating everything from beaches and rainforests to volcanoes. Attractions in AucklandFoter.com / CC BY-SA However,...

Top Spots Perfect for the Kids in Melbourne

by Hank Wilson - on Jul 9th 2013 - No Comments

Melbourne may be the second largest city in Australia, but it has more than enough attractions and activities to keep your children entertained on their vacation. Melbourne is not only an amazing place to go on holiday, but the state capital Victoria is one of the country’s culture hubs, a fantastic and diverse location to see some...

G’day Mate – Your Year Abroad Down Under

by Hank Wilson - on Feb 20th 2013 - No Comments

Australia, the home of the very idea of a year abroad and rightly so! The very sight of the white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters really makes you wonder what the British government was thinking using it as a prison during the 1800s – the things you have to do for a holiday, I suppose. Nowadays, however, the country/continent...

How to Plan a Trip to Melbourne

by Hank Wilson - on Nov 23rd 2012 - No Comments

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most popular tourist spots. The beautiful views, amazing works of architecture and various events make Melbourne a great place to visit while traveling or during vacation. However, you should ensure that you are prepared for your trip before heading to Melbourne. There are many sites to see and you only...

Time to Plan a Camping Adventure in Australia

by Hank Wilson - on Nov 14th 2012 - No Comments

Anyone who wants to see the real Australia should consider camping. Pitching a tent and going to those out of the way places will be a great way to get a true glimpse of this amazing country. There are some free places to camp in Australia and they offer good facilities for most campers. Of course camping near a national park is a favorite...

Reef and Relaxation: Cairns

by Hank Wilson - on Oct 22nd 2012 - No Comments

Australia is known worldwide as a rugged and frontier like land and Queensland’s far north is about as rugged and frontier like as it gets. Cape York is home to places still untouched by the feet of western man and features rivers, bays, forests and reefs that are among the most unspoiled in the entire world. The gateway to this region...

Amazing Photography Tourism in Sydney, Australia

by Hank Wilson - on Mar 23rd 2012 - No Comments
Sydney Opera

Australia is a breathtaking venue ripe with opportunities for exceptional photographs. The architecture in the area is astounding. The natural beauty of the island is recognized worldwide. Indigenous wildlife and foliage also make good subjects for photographs. Consider a tour focused on travel photography to take advantage of the beautiful...

Best of Hot Air Balloon Spots In Australia

by Hank Wilson - on Feb 22nd 2012 - No Comments
Hot Air Balloon Spots In Australia

Hot Air Balloon Spots In Australia Australia is very famous for its popular tourist destinations. It offers a scintillating experience to the tourists. It is also home to several rare wildlife and marine species in this world. Tour operators across the globe consider Australia to be one of the best travel destinations owing to its stunning...

3 Unique Australia Eco Lodges

by Hank Wilson - on Feb 6th 2012 - No Comments
Kooljaman

Silky Oaks Lodge: Mossman, Australia Silky Oaks Lodge is ideal for those looking for a relaxing rainforest retreat. Situated in the Daintree rainforest, one of the oldest living rainforest on Earth, the lodge offers a tranquil setting on the crystal clear Mossman River.  There are 50 spacious treehouses and riverhouses, each with a verandah...

Ringing in the New Year Down Under

by Hank Wilson - on Feb 3rd 2012 - 1 Comment
New Year

Whether it’s fireworks for the family or sizzling sparks on the club scene, Australia is the place to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Summer nights and nearly endless variety make New Year’s Eve Down Under special. From the Gala at Sydney’s Opera House to catching first light at Lord Howe Island, there is truly something for everybody...

5 Things to Do in Papua New Guinea

by Hank Wilson - on Jan 30th 2012 - No Comments
Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea offers a wide range of activities for the adventurous traveler. Whether you love water sports, photography, diverse cultures or the natural environment, you’re sure to find something that captures your attention on this South Pacific Island. Attend a Festival You’re likely familiar with the images of tribes dressed in...