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Sydney Crimes and Passions Walking Tour

The El Alamein Fountain

Walking tours are an ideal way to get the lowdown on a city, and our Crimes and Passions Walking Tour delivered on its promise to expose the underbelly of Sydney’s notorious past. We met our guide, Valentino, under the oversized Coca Cola sign at the famous intersection known as Kings Cross. He explained that in the 1800’s, this area was an exclusive suburb known for its posh Victorian homes.

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January 30, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Top 25 Things to Do in Australia & New Zealand: 2014 Viator Travel Awards

Ayers Rock

You’ll find all kinds of activities listed, including climbing iconic bridges, learning about indigenous culture, tasting the fruits of the area’s vineyards, and getting up close to local wildlife. Join us for this tour of the Top 25 Things to Do in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands!

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January 14, 2014 by | 2 Comments

25 Ways to Celebrate Australia Day

Whether you’re a visitor to the great land Down Under (or an Aussie traveler), there are many ways to celebrate Australia Day besides the typical Aussie barbecue no matter where you might be traveling on the big day. All of these options have been chosen to help people get better acquainted with the country that is being celebrated.

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January 9, 2014 by | 2 Comments

Save 7% on Shore Excursions in Australia and New Zealand

Australia shore excursions

From now until December 19, 2013, save 7% on all Shore Excursions in Australia and New Zealand! Use promo code 701 during checkout, and the discount will be applied.

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December 5, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Australia’s Cricket Season

Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photo Credit: Alan Isherwood via Flickr.

As the weather heats up in the Southern Hemisphere, not all Australians will be hitting the beach – summer also marks the start of the cricket season and the highly anticipated games will be drawing sports fans from all around the world. As one of Australia’s most popular sports, cricket fever sweeps the nation as the series gets underway and whether you manage to score tickets for a test match or join the crowds down the pub to catch the game on TV, you’re sure to get swept up in the action.

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November 13, 2013 by | 0 Comments

The British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour Wrap-Up

Over 35,000 fans came to see the final match in Sydney. Photo courtesy of Tristram Biggs via Flickr.

Well, the dust has settled, the crowds have gone home, and the stadium lights have been turned off. The British and Irish Lions tour wrapped up with a thrilling finale last weekend. Here’s a quick snapshot of the last 5 games on tour….

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July 10, 2013 by | 0 Comments

The British and Irish Lions: The Rugby Tour So Far

Waratahs

Well the British and Irish Lions rugby tour of Australia has reached the halfway mark – 5 games down and 5 to go – and the Lions are tracking nicely in the lead-up to the test matches with the Wallabies. Here’s a quick snapshot of the games they have played so far…

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June 17, 2013 by | 0 Comments

British and Irish Lions in Australia

Lions strectching befoer a game. Photo courtesy of David Jackmanson via Flickr.

The British and Irish Lions Rugby Union team is heading Downunder once again, to take on the mighty Australian Wallabies. It’s been 12 years since they last landed on Australian shores, and they will be back roaring for blood after being narrowly beaten in the test series last time they were in Australia.

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June 3, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Best Children’s Museums Around The World

Toy animals at the Toy Museum in Prague

To help you plan a fun and educational family vacation, here are our top picks for the best children’s museums around the world.

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April 18, 2013 by | 2 Comments

Discover the Best Food and Wine in Melbourne

Yarra Valley to Great Dividing Range. Photo by author.

It’s hard to pin one particular tag on Melbourne’s cuisine; it’s too diverse. From cool coffee shops to classic Italian bistros, authentic Thai street food to and molecular gastronomy inspired eateries, Melbourne is bound to have something to satisfy your tastebuds.

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April 16, 2013 by | 1 Comment

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