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Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland, New Zealand

Sights and sounds of Auckland You have arrived in Auckland New Zealand and you want to see as much as possible during your time here. Make no mistake, the hours of sitting at the airport waiting for your flight and time spent on an aircraft will be worth the wait. The more you explore, the more there is to uncover about Auckland, including some great hidden gems. These include the night markets and the restaurants in and around the CBD. When you frequent one of the night markets, feast on street snacks and walk among the stalls – you...
Old mansion at Tranmere, Adelaide, Australia.

What to do in Adelaide, Australia

What to do in Adelaide, Australia Australia is a fantastic country to explore. Zoos, museums and the Great Barrier Reef. But in the south of Australia lies another gem. The city of Adelaide. It’s sprawling with museums and other wonderful ‘touristy’ spots to check out. When you arrive, do a wine tour of Adelaide Hills or catch a game of ‘footy’ or cricket at the world-renowned Adelaide Oval. Need to feel the sand between your toes? Go to Aldinga, Henley or Glenelg beaches.  While you are at Glenelg Beach, pop down to the Holdfast Shores Marina, where there is fine...
Tropical beach Fiji


Explore the wonders of Fiji In the South Pacific lies a group of more than 300 islands. Fiji is just about perfect all year round with much to do on your holiday. It’s a country filled with tribal traditions, the third largest barrier reef in the world and national parks that will make the best photographs.  This is a truly wonderful location in the world, where every day on holiday is a surprise, adventure and filled with fun.  Read on for information about Fiji holidays 8 things to do in Fiji Fiji Museum This is the perfect place to start your...
Sydney Harbour at dusk, with bridge on foreground


Fancy a trip ‘down under’? Australia – the land of Kangaroos and Koalas. The country’s national anthem describes it as a land of beauty rich and rare. This has got to be one of the best countries in the world to plant your feet. Everything from its landscapes, fauna and flora, you’re all set for a journey of a lifetime that will leave you in awe with each attraction on your trip. The people are friendly, so don’t get offended if someone calls you ‘mate’. It’s a country that likes to barbeque and put Beetroot on their burgers - you...
Mount Cook and Pukaki lake, New Zealand

New Zealand

Visit picturesque New Zealand The land of Kiwi and the Maori, rich in culture and heritage. New Zealand offers something for everyone. From adventure activities, wine tours, picture perfect photographs and nature. The country consists of two main islands – North and South islands. The Maori name for the country is Aotearoa meaning land of the long white cloud. New Zealand is also home to the first person to summit Mt Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953. There are various ways to see the country, from backpacking, camping and luxury accommodation. Take a two-day trip along the Manuatu...
Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef: A Traveler’s Guide

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system. The reef is located off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The reef covers an area of over 344,000 square kilometres. The reef is home to over 1,500 species of fish and 400 species of coral. The Great Barrier Reef is a popular tourist destination, and makes this one of the top scuba diving places to go, with over two million visitors each year. The reef is threatened by a number of environmental issues, including climate change, pollution, and overfishing. The Australian government has implemented a number of conservation efforts...

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