Australia

Headed to Australia? Whether you want to hit up cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, or iconic natural wonders like Uluru (Ayer’s Rock), the Great Ocean Road and the Great Barrier reef, you’re in the right place.

Three Marvelous Days in Melbourne

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Melbourne should be first on your list of things to do Down Under, even though it’s Australia’s second city.

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Three Stellar Days in Sydney

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Seeing the Sydney Opera House for the first time as my jumbo jet descended out of the clouds was easily in my top 10 travel moments

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What to Do With 48 Hours in Hobart

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If you only have 48 hours in Hobart, you simply won’t be able to fit everything in. But this list will give you the best chance of seeing the best of the best.

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10 Reasons to Choose Western Australia Next

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Winter blues got you down? Let Rachel of the Global Roaming blog transport you to balmy Western Australia in photos and words.

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Sydney’s Iconic Bondi Beach

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Hood fortune afforded me an inordinate amount of time in Bondi, a part of Sydney which ends up being a day-trip for most Australia travelers who aren’t avid surfers.

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The Ugly Side of Farm Work in Australia

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Picking fruit or vegetables in Australia is a good, easy way to make money — or is it? Guest blogger “OzVegPickerGirl” shares her story.

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Kangaroos on the Beach in Australia

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Seeing wild kangaroos when I traveled to Australia wasn’t enough for me — I wanted to see wild kangaroos on the beach! You’ve probably had a similar idea if you own the latest edition of Lonely Planet’s “Australia” guidebook, whose front cover depicts (wait for it) a kangaroo on a beach. Several of my Australian […]

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Australia’s Working Holiday Visa

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If you want to work legally when you travel in Australia, you need to obtain what’s called a “Working Holiday Visa” from the Australian government.

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