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10 Things That Should Be On Your Sydney Bucket List

Sydney is one of Australia’s largest cities and is best known for its Opera House and Bondi Beach. It’s easy to visit the essential experiences but …

Five Places to Explore in Sydney, Australia

<i>Photo courtesy Tourism Australia</i><p>Australia’s greatest explorers have crossed the oceans, trekked the jungles, traversed the mountains, braved the …

The Perfect Weekend in Melbourne

When time is short, spend it well in Melbourne—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in Australia's cultural hub.<p>Sophisticated, stylish, free-spirited: Melbourne lucked out and has all of Australia's best personality traits. There's more risk-taking and art-making in Oz's …

The Best Day Trips From Melbourne

We've already mapped out the perfect weekend in Melbourne, Australia's capital of cool. But no trip is complete without ducking out of the city center for a day. Less than two hours away, you’ll find wine country, penguin-packed islands, geothermal hot springs, and Gold Rush-era country towns that …

5 Essential Bucket List Experiences in Australia (The Edit)

Image via Gary Pepper<p>It's no wonder so many bloggers love Australia. What's not to like? With hundreds of beaches, stylish and creative inhabitants, …

My 15 Favorite Things to Do in Sydney

The first time I was in Sydney (all the way back in 2007), I spent most of my days sitting in the botanical gardens, reading a book and looking at …

Sydney on foot: best ways to walk our city | What's On

From the harbourside to hidden laneway gems, Sydney is a city for walking.<p>According to walkscore.com Sydneysiders can walk to an average of 5 …

Sydney or Melbourne: the great Aussie debate | Travel Feature

Which is best for culture?<p>Melburnians would sniff at this question – their city, after all, is known as Australia’s “cultural capital”. You’ll find …

New in Travel: Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail already deemed one of Australia's greatest walks

A new epic hiking trail in South Australia is already proving a huge hit with tourists and there are hopes from the tourism industry that it will grow into a global draw for the region.<p>The Kangaroo Island Wilderness Trail opened in October this year and is already been touted as one of Australia’s …

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Stunning Vistas and Wildlife Along Australia’s Great Ocean Road

I repeated it to myself as if it were a mantra: <i>Stay on the left. Stay on the left.</i><p>But the thoughts continued: <i>That’s not the turn signal, dummy! The turn signal is on the right-hand side; you just turned the wipers on. Remember, the transmission is on your left. Careful, here comes a roundabout!</i> …

Sydney Has A New French Bakery

A spot for freshly baked dreams has just opened in Sydney—introducing Lavie & Belle. Setting up shop in nothing less than an old convenience store in …

10 Australian Towns to Visit for a Genuine Outback Experience

The picture many people have in their mind when they think of Australia is likely a mish-mash of Crocodile Dundee, Steve Irwin and the Simpsons …

How Melbourne has quickly become one of the vegan capitals of the world

At first glance, new dessert bar Girls & Boys is just like any other Melbourne scene-stealer. The deconstructed ice cream dishes with baklava …

10 top tips from our Sydney correspondent

Sydney serves up its coffee, cocktails, fusion cuisine and harbour walks with panache and beautiful views<p>Sydney is not so boring as to build an entire “culture” around coffee but there is an embarrassment of excellent cafes, from Paper Plane in Parramatta to Belgrave Cartel in Manly. As someone …

Drone Photographer Captures Stunning Aerial Photos of South Australia’s Coast

Based in beautiful South Australia, drone photographer Bo Le captures amazing aerial shots of his captivating coastal home. In his series, <i>SA from Above</i>, Le photographs and presents the diverse beauty of his surroundings from a sky-high perspective.<p>Specifying “the raw beauty of nature, the spirit of …

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Sydney Opera House will light up with Indigenous Australian art every sunset

The sails of the Sydney Opera House are often a canvas for projections throughout the year, but now the icon is set to be a display for Indigenous …

Australia's Uluru is so sacred it's tricky to photograph. This is how Google brought it to Street View.

The sacred nature of the iconic landmark Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is lost on many tourists — even Australians. That changed this week after …

5 Road Trips Around Australia to Add to Your Bucket List

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>The mistake is often made — myself included — in thinking …

Five places that mark Australia's extreme geological past - Science News - ABC News

Australia is often thought of as an ancient and quiescent continent — the sleeping giant in a world where landscapes dramatically change in front of …

6 Melbourne Rooftop Bars Essential For Your Summer

Like most things, Melbourne’s nightlife is best enjoyed at altitude.<p>While not a city with a massive, sweeping skyline, it’s collection of quaint …

Bucket List Adventures: 4 Epic Trails for Hiking in Australia and New Zealand

Let’s be honest: No one <i>needs</i> another reason to visit Australia or New Zealand. The two destinations are home to the most surreal and jaw-dropping …

17 Things To Do If You Live In Sydney And Have A Week Off

We know that you're aware of the Bondi to Coogee walk... let's explore further.<p><i>Travel was provided by Tourism Australia. BuzzFeed writers do not guarantee coverage.</i>

Sip quietly: a guide to Sydney's dining secrets

Sydney is a sparkling, sprawling city with jaw-dropping views and iconic sights you can spot a mile away. But how do you navigate the city when your appetite's in the driver's seat? Where do you go when you're in the mood for something specific but you're not sure where it could be? Hopefully these …

Lonely Planet's guide to the Very Big Things of Australia

Big is Australia's middle name. It's the world's largest island, home to the world's biggest monolith (maybe) and where you can see the...Big Banana. If you thought things were big in Texas, wait until you discover Australia’s fascination for all things elephantine and concrete. Why not take a road …

Planning a trip to Australia: what you need to know

Book your flights: 2012 is shaping up as a bumper year to visit Australia. A slew of music festivals (Big Day Out, Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay Bluesfest) will feature arena-filling acts like Kanye West, Soundgarden, Steve Earle and Kasabian. And don't miss the touring Picasso exhibition at …

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