Tag Archives: Australia

Today the Travellers’ Eye is Nicole Blaess-Smith in Alice Springs, Australia

November 15, 2012

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Today’s beautiful picture comes from Nicole Blaess-Smith in Alice Springs. Everybody loves a good sunset, and there can’t be many that look as peaceful as this. Nicole was Bitten by the Travel Bug at a young age and now spends much of her time heading from one place to the next. There are more people [...]

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The Strangest Hotels in Australia

March 21, 2012

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Are you bored of the same old ordinary type of hotel? Why not stay in one of these quirky accommodations? When you have flown out to Australia before, you have likely stayed in a conventional hotel in an ordinary building. These hotels can be nice, but there comes a point when they all start to [...]

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Australian Open of Surfing 2012

February 9, 2012

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Australian Open of Surfing

UPDATE: Keep up to date with the latest news here. Think of Australia; if the beach isn’t one of the first things you think about its surely second – right? Well, for nine days in February, Sydney’s iconic Manly Beach will play host to the first ever Australian Open of Surfing – this will be [...]

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The World’s best places to be an Expat

January 27, 2012

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Netherlands by Moyan_Brenn via Flickr

Jobs? Where are they? The economy has definitely seen better days and the job market is about as buoyant as the Titanic. Not that long ago I was on the job hunt. Initially I was looking for jobs within 10 miles of my home, but as time went on the radius of acceptable commuting distance [...]

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Epic Train Journeys

December 21, 2011

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Taking the train can be a great way of seeing the world rather than flying around it. So here is our collection of some epic, must do, train journeys. The Eastern & Orient-Express A wonderfully luxurious train that gives you a tour of George Town with an observation car which makes you feel like you [...]

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Take a trip to Melbourne

November 3, 2011

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Flinders Street Station

Today we are going down-under for a look at a city I was lucky enough to live in for a year, the cosmopolitan city of Melbourne. Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and is situated next to the large bay known as Port Philip; it is considered to be the capital of culture for Australia [...]

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Visit the world’s biggest sand island: Fraser Island

July 16, 2011

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Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island which stretches over 120 kilometres along the Southern Coast of Queensland, and is 22 kilometres at its widest point. If you are travelling around Australian then you must definitely add visiting this beautiful island to your itinerary. Fraser Island is a unique natural environment and one of [...]

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Make your holiday special with a diving experience!

July 14, 2011

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Diving is a great sport that you can combine with your holiday. While there are many dive sites surrounding the UK, the crystal clear and warmer waters of tropical locations make diving slightly more appealing! If you are a bit unsure or nervous about diving straight away then you could always try snorkelling. Although you [...]

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Tiger airways set to stay grounded

July 8, 2011

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Budget air travel has been one of the great transport revolutions. Flights are no longer viewed as a luxury but a convenient and cost effective way to travel great distances. Following the grounding of Tiger Airways’ fleet in Australia some have called for a major review of safety standards. The Singapore based carrier has had [...]

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The Theme Parks of Australia’s Gold Coast

June 28, 2011

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When you think of theme parks holiday destinations then perhaps you think of Florida with it’s acres of Disney. Maybe your mind goes to California with its movie based attractions and the extreme coasters of Six Flags Magic Mountain. You may not think of the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia which has a fantastic mix [...]

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