A holiday to Oz is the trip of a lifetime and with a few preparations, you’ll have the time of your life. Here are ten things you need to know before visiting Australia.
Christmas is around the corner, it’s time to start playing those Christmas songs and truly get into the Christmas spirit. Have you ever wondered if everyone around the world listens to the same songs? Is a German family singing the same songs than a polish family or someone in Australia? Do the songs sound better in other languages?
Thinking about taking the dive… literally? Go for it. If you haven’t gone diving before, you’re missing out. It’s a unique experience; just you, the water, some great underwater views, and aquatic animals. Imagine swimming through extravagant corals, or moving past ornately coloured fish. Image feeling the cool water engulf your body, as you descend into a world of wonder and mystery. Make no mistake, the world you dive into will be a mystery: a mystery unique to you.
There are a ton of music festivals around the world, from the well-known, cult favourites Coachella and Lollapalooza to the small but pumping Sasquatch and the Vive Latino in Mexico City. This list of festivals is scattered across the globe and year-round, so whether you prefer surfing the crowds in historic Belgium, stomping through the mud in Glastonbury, or salsaing your way across a crowded dance floor in Spain, this list has something for everyone, everywhere. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for cheap travel deals to get you there!
There’s probably a very good reason why Melbourne is nicknamed “the Europe of Australia.” The city is so diverse, bright, and bubbling with a climate that isn’t as unbearably hot as Australia is often infamous for. Make sure you still bring your sunscreen, though! It’s also known as “the garden city” for good reason, and currently, it proudly holds the title of world’s most livable city, but unfortunately it’s also one of the most expensive. This can be a problem if you want to visit Melbourne but you need to do it on a shoestring.
Sydney travel is jam-packed with fun experiences for all ages in a wonderfully vibrant and diverse city, and a great climate means you can be outdoors most of the time!
Are you dreaming of pristine beaches, abundant wildlife and adventure activities? Australia is a bucket list travel destination offering all this and more, but it’s not so friendly on the wallet. As an Australian and a life-long adventurer, I’ve learnt some valuable tips and tricks, to help you stretch the dollar further.
Whether you are searching for a romantic getaway, a family-friendly vacation or a solo trip, rest assured that these up-and-coming destinations are 2017’s hot spots. Most of them are centered around food travel, which is the biggest trend in travel, so expect boutique restaurants with an emphasis on local and organic produce, free-range meats, and carefully curated cocktail and wine lists in every destination.
Year after year Melbourne is being voted high amongst the most liveable cities in the world. This is for a number of reasons that the locals love, but that also benefits visitors and tourists. Melbourne is a unique city in the southern part of Australia. This place is brimming with culture, history, arts, and sports, not to mention the gourmet food and coffee culture. From bars to restaurants and outdoor parks, Melbourne has it all. And best of all, much of the things to do in Melbourne are completely free!
For a country with such a small population, it is surprising just how many Australians venture abroad each year. Just in case the gigantic land mass of the sub-continent they call home isn’t enough to explore, Aussies love getting out and about. In fact, more than 6.8 million of them jump on a plane or boat each year to head somewhere new.