Susan McGuane

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A slice of Darwin: High Times in Australia's Top End city

Australia’s northernmost city has often been characterised as an edgy, unreconstructed frontier town, little more than a stepping stone for the …

9 Reasons to Visit Australia’s Northern Territory

Why should you make the effort to visit the Northern Territory? The Australian Outback endures as a symbol of the rugged, remote reaches of the …

Ghan going strong 10 years on

Australia’s sea of crimson claws

Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island sees more than 40 million red crabs make the arduous journey from the wet inland forests to the Indian Ocean to spawn.<p>Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island becomes covered in crabs when the more than 40 million red …

Three days in Orange, NSW – travel guide

We arrived with an overnight case in the back of the car and drove home with barely a centimetre of room left in the boot. Bring your appetite and be prepared to work up a thirst; a weekend in Orange is all about good food, fantastic wine and leaving the supermarket and liquor barns far, far behind.<p>…

Top 10 Australian beaches: readers' travel tips

WINNING TIP: Hellfire Bay, Cape le Grand, Western Australia<p>Cape Le Grand is 50km from the nearest town, Esperance, which is itself a long way from anywhere, but that's WA for you), so you'll have to make an effort to get here. But once you've driven through the spectacular national park, dotted …

Pepper and Leuca #tarongazoo

7 Reasons Why Brisbane Is Cool

Brisvegas has shaken its less than glamorous pseudonym to become, Here's seven reasons why.


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20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …


Top 10 hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Sydney

Sydney Harbour YHA, The Rocks<p>A hostel with harbour views? Sydney Harbour YHA raised the bar for budget accommodation when it opened in the historic Rocks district in 2009. Located on top of an archaeological site (check out the remnants of the convict-era houses in the foyer), it's within walking …

Ten Ways to Cool Off in Australia

With the world's best food, the Australian Open, and summer, there's no doubt about it—Australia is just so hot right now. Literally. Here are the best ways to cool off while you're Down Under.

Travelling with kids on Queensland's Capricorn Coast

I’ve twice felt the irresistible pull of Queensland’s Capricorn Coast. On my first trip I played the backpacker fool 10 years too old for sweet-smelling dorm rooms but hanging on to my youth all the same.<p>Windswept slopes at Keppel Bay Islands National Park in Queensland's Capricorn Coast. Image by …


Free Things to Do in Sydney

Urban and rugged, adventurous and chic, Sydney is a city that has it all. Its position as a booming global destination gives it a reputation for expensive taste, but the truth is that its down-to-earth design gives families plenty of opportunities to explore for free. Even some of Sydney's most …

Australia's hippest hop spot: Cuisine, calm and the chicest retreat on Kangaroo Island

By<p>There's nothing like running on a beach. And if that beach is on South Australia's Kangaroo Island, with its pristine sands and turquoise waters, …

The magic of Aussie beaches

<b>New Zealand has lots going for it but no one can beat the Aussies when it comes to marvellous beaches, boasts Peter Chapman.</b><p>We may like to shout and …



Flavours of Tasmania: take a bite out of Australia's Apple Isle

There’s much more to the self-styled Apple Isle than, well, apples. Australia’s southernmost state, the island of Tasmania, is a foodie’s paradise and a world apart from mainland Oz. The cooler climate produces elegant dry wines and the unspoiled coastline ensures the freshest seafood around.<p>The …


Must of been a funny joke! Love this koala shot by @gl3no at @currumbinsanctuary in @queensland (via IG)

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Just a few steps to #paradise... beautiful shot of Smith's Beach in #margaretriver by @laurenepbath (via IG)

Top ten experiences in Tasmania

Tasmania is still Australia, but beguilingly and bewitchingly it’s just that little bit different. It’s compact enough to ‘do’ in a week and layered enough to keep bringing you back. The island state produces gourmet food and wine, and a flourishing arts scene and a burgeoning urban cool point to a …


Soaking in another day of pure bliss from Dolphin Pool on #HamiltonIsland. Great shot by @s_norbs! (via IG)

Jurassic Park Comes to Life in Australia — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Someone obviously didn’t get the memo that <i>Jurassic Park</i> was a cautionary tale. …

Jurassic Park

#FlorenceFalls in Litchfield National Park is a must see during the wet season. Great shot by @daxon! (via IG)

Up with the sun, #swimming some laps at the #Bondi Baths in #Sydney with @njhenderson! (via IG)

A Few Days in Manly, Sydney

Manly beach promenade. Photo: Flickr / jimmyharris<p><i>By Daniel Schwartz for Fathom</i> | Manly, one of the wealthy suburbs surrounding Sydney, is packed with enough top-notch dining, drinking, and surfer-style shopping options to put a serious dent in any wallet. But that's not stopping anyone from …

Lucky Bay in @WestAustralia is so beautiful that even kangaroos can't resist soaking up the sun there. Photo:@tomshap