Oceania

Humpback whale breaching the water on the Gold Coast, Australia

A Whale Breaching the Water on the Gold Coast, Australia

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Today’s travel photo is of a Southern Humpback Whale breaching the water on the Gold Coast, Australia. I snapped this shot during my recent whale watching cruise with Sea World on the Gold Coast. I was happy just to have spotted some whales, but when they started putting on a show for us, I was… Read More

View of Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge, Australia

Things to do during a short stay in Sydney, Australia

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Sydney is the most well known city in Australia for a reason – it’s just a wonderful place to visit! I’ve been to Sydney a few times now and it is one of those places that I never seem to get sick of. There is always something to do and it never fails to impress… Read More

Kakadu escarpment in Australia

Dreaming of Kakadu

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I consider myself lucky for the fact that I live in one of the greatest travel destinations in the world – Australia. It has to be one of the most diverse countries to visit, and over the years I have seen quite a lot of it. Even though I have crossed the country and travelled… Read More

Reef and wreck at Henrietta Rocks on Rottnest Island, Western Australia

Rottnest Island: White Sand, Turquoise Water and Quokkas

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Imagine yourself on an island, standing in warm crystal clear water, your feet sinking into the almost perfect white sand, the warm sun beating down on you from cloudless skies, and almost no one else around. That is what you can find on Rottnest Island for three seasons of the year. Located just off the… Read More

Mount Cordeaux in Main Range National Park, Queensland, Australia

Mount Cordeaux in Main Range National Park, Australia

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Today’s travel photo is of the summit of Mount Cordeaux in Main Range National Park, Australia. Main Range National Park makes up a spectacular part of the Great Dividing Range in Southeast Queensland and is perfect for some day hikes if you’re in Brisbane or surrounding areas. I took this photo while hiking past Mount… Read More

The road to the South Flinders Ranges in South Australia

Budget Tips for a Road Trip Around Australia

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Australia is without a doubt one of the most diverse and interesting countries to visit in the world. There is a lot to see, from interesting cities to amazing natural wonders, but it is also an expensive place to travel. One of the best ways to see it (and one of the cheapest) is to… Read More

An old house at sunset in Yunta, South Australia

An Old House at Sunset in Yunta, South Australia

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Today’s travel photo is of an old house and water tank at sunset in the small town of Yunta in outback South Australia. We stopped here for the night during the long drive from Perth to Brisbane last year, camping out next to the railway line in the town’s recreation area which allows over night… Read More

Vineyard at Jacob's Creek in the Barossa Valley, South Australia

Vineyard in the Barossa Valley, South Australia

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Today’s travel photo is of a vineyard at Jacobs Creek Winery in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. I really wish we could have spent more time in the Barossa Valley; not only is it Australia’s premier wine region, it is also an absolutely beautiful place to visit. As we were short on time and we… Read More

Sunset View in Eucla, Western Australia

Sunset View in Eucla, Western Australia

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Today’s travel photo is of the view from Eucla in Western Australia at sunset. Eucla is about as far east as you can go in Western Australia, located only 12 kilometres from the border with South Australia. In fact, it isn’t even on the same timezone as Perth. When driving along the Eyre Highway before… Read More

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