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World Heritage Sites in Australia & New Zealand

Australia is the most biologically distinctive continent in the world; a continent that existed in total isolation for 35 million years following its separation from Antarctica. The first human settlement is thought to have occurred only 40-60,000 years a...Read more

Baggage Allowance Guide for EVERY International Airline

Every airline has their own baggage allowance rules and regulations, and if you’re transferring from one airline to another during your travels it can be hard to keep track of what’s allowed. To help travellers out, Meriton Serviced Apartments...Read more

National Aboriginal and Islander Day (NAIDOC) in Sydney

NAIDOC Week is one of the most important cultural celebrations that is held in Australia, and even if you are just a visitor to the country you are most likely to have heard of it. But what exactly is NAIDOC Week? Firstly, the term NAIDOC stands for Natio...Read more

Moreton Island, an Idyllic Escape From Brisbane City

Do you ever long to take a relaxing break in a tranquil and unspoilt location, but are put off by the many hours you will need to spend travelling there? If so, then Moreton Island off coast of Brisbane is the place for you. This beautiful island and natu...Read more

A Handy Guide to Sea World Australia

The Australian theme park Sea World, which includes a marine mammal park and oceanarium, is located on the Gold Coast in Queensland and is quite unrelated to the U.S. theme park chain SeaWorld. Since it’s opening in October 1971, the theme park, which i...Read more

The Hunter Valley: the Perfect Day Trip From Sydney

The Hunter Valley is the oldest wine region in Australia. It’s been perfecting the art of creating Semillon, Chardonnay and Shiraz since vines were first planted there in the 1820s. However, the appeal of the Hunter Valley doesn’t just lie in its exce...Read more

Get on Board With World Environment Day 2015

World Environment Day (WED) is an annual event held to raise global awareness about the environment. It is run by the United Nations as part of the United Nations Environment Program and is celebrated in more than 100 countries around the world on the 5th...Read more

The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival 2015

The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival carries a rich history and tradition as Queensland’s premier racing event. The history of the carnival dates back 126 years, with the last six being held under operation of the Brisbane Racing Club. This occurred due ...Read more

What to Expect from Vivid Sydney 2015

Vivid Sydney is an event like no other. Each year since 2009 the city has come alive with light, due to incredible immersive light installations and projections that happen right across the CBD. Held over the course of three weeks between May and June, Vi...Read more

Time-lapse photography is a video technique where the frequency at which film frames are captured is much lower than that used to view the sequence. This means that when the video is played at normal speed, the images appear to be on fast-forward. The use...Read more

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