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The Oceania region is dominated by Australia in terms of both land mass and fame on the world stage. But to neglect the other nations of Oceania is doing yourself a huge disservice as New Zealand and the islands of the South Pacific have every right to feature heavily in your future travel plans.

It may not have the iconic reputation of some other Australian cities but should you plan a short stay in Brisbane?

Short Breaks – Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane is a great place for visitors and families alike and with on average of 283 days of sunshine a year, it has earned its place as the capital of the glorious Sunshine State...
Yorke Peninsular is perfect for a 3 day road trip from Adelaide

The Best Places in Australia and New Zealand for a short getaway – Part...

We have asked some travellers to tell us the best places in Australia and New Zealand to spend a few days. See where they chose.
Where are the best places to get away for a few days in Australia and New Zealand? Here are 12 suggestions.

The Best Places in Australia and New Zealand for a short getaway – Part...

We have asked some travellers to tell us the best places in Australia and New Zealand to spend a few days. See where they chose.
With a recent history filled with tragedy including the disastrous earthquakes in 2011 which caused major damage to much of the city and took the lives of 185 people, Christchurch is showing its heart and soul as it continues to rebuild.

Short Breaks – Christchurch, New Zealand

A recent history filled with tragedy with the disastrous earthquakes in 2011 caused major damage to much of the city and took the lives of 185 people, Christchurch is showing its heart and soul...
If you thought the only place to experience the majesty and romance of cruising the rivers on a "Paddle Wheeler" was the Mississippi then we have news for you. A few days river cruising on Australia's Murray Princess is like no vacation you have had before.

River Cruising on Australia’s Murray Princess

If you thought the only place to experience the majesty and romance of cruising the rivers on a "Paddle Wheeler" was the Mississippi then we have news for you. A few days river cruising on...
The ANZAC Coast Walk, or Bather’s Walk is a recent edition to the growing number of dedicated walking tracks around the Newcastle area, and it just may be the best one so far.

Our Australian Backyard – ANZAC Coast Walk

The ANZAC Coast Walk, or Bather's Walk is a recent edition to the growing number of dedicated walking tracks around the Newcastle area, and it just may be the best one so far. Where are...
Unlike Pauline, I have lived almost my entire life in the same part of Australia, in various suburbs of Newcastle, near a beach. This is an area built on the sweat and blue collar toil of coal miners and steel workers, but it slowly working on life after the death, or serious injury, of those industries.

Our Australian Backyard – Dudley Beach

Unlike Pauline, I have lived almost my entire life in the same part of Australia, in various suburbs of Newcastle, near a beach. This is an area built on the sweat and blue collar toil...
Sure San Francisco may have the iconic ride over the hill, but Melbourne is not far behind in terms of being famous for trams. It becomes even more special when one of the trams is actually a restaurant on wheels!

Eating la Vida Global – Colonial Tramcar Melbourne

Riding around any city in a tram always feels a bit special, but few cities can do a tram ride like Melbourne. Sure San Francisco may have the iconic ride over the hill, but Melbourne...
You probably can't speak like an Aussie in one day but spend some time in the beautiful Port Stephens area and you can at least feel like one. Eating pies with sauce and chillin' with some Roos. Sounds awesome mate!

Our Australian Backyard – Be an Aussie for a day in Port Stephens

You probably can't speak like an Aussie in one day but spend some time in the beautiful Port Stephens area and you can at least feel like one. Eating pies with sauce and chillin' with some Roos. Sounds awesome mate!