Pre- and Post-Travel Medical Check Ups

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One of the most essential preparatory requirements for journeying overseas is to ensure you complete the necessary travel medical check ups both before and after a trip. Because we are accustomed to our country of origin’s climate and environment, changing …

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A True Australian Experience

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When it comes to visiting Australia, there are some things you just have to do. Catch a ferry under the Harbour Bridge, swim in the Great Barrier Reef, see Uluru in the Red Centre. Wherever you come from, or wherever …

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Caravanning Around Australia

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Seeing the intricate, isolated little corners and crevices of the country is one of the most exciting aspects of travelling around Australia. The little towns with the friendliest vibe, the funny attractions that don’t have nearby airports and the stopover …

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Oktoberfest Brisbane

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Next month will be October, and you know what that means. It’s Oktoberfest, and it’s time to get excited. As Australians, we like to indulge in a little culture, and embrace the German tradition. We like to dress up, throw …

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The Working Holiday

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Your laptop is open, and there’s pages on Australia flashing across the screen. Everything from Sydney to Perth and back again sounds appealing, and you’re ready to jump on the next plane over. But what if you don’t have the …

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Things to See and Do in Brisbane

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As Australia’s third largest and and one of the fastest growing cities, Brisbane is an increasingly popular place to settle down, with nearly 1000 people making the move to this subtropical urban paradise every week. Although Brisbane has often traditionally …

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Checklist for Traveling: Travel Insurance, Passports and Vaccinations

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The beauty of travelling is that you can truly let yourself be free, have fun and not have to worry about the usual sort of life administration that pervades our everyday lives. Things like repairing the car, vacuuming the floors, …

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Australian travel survival guide

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There are any number of warnings, myths, and crazy stories about Australians. The insects are huge, we have strange animals, we wear shorts and thongs, and we have ridiculous slang. Whatever your opinion of Australian culture, we have a host …

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Fraser Island

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The largest sand island in the world, the most incredible and beautiful lakes that make you feel like you’re standing in a post card, luxurious resorts, adventurous activities – need I say more? Fraser Island could easily lay claim to …

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Gold Coast Hinterland

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The Gold Coast is often praised for its glorious beaches, exciting adventure parks and and of course its clubbing centre, Surfers Paradise. And although these sites are certainly worth visiting, one area that doesn’t get enough recognition is the magnificent, …

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The best jobs in the world

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Tourism Australia has selected their finalists for the competition known as ‘The Best Jobs in the World’, with the catch phrase, ‘there’s nothing like Australia’. The 6 positions for jobs across Australia have been filled with their final applicants, and …

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The Whitsundays

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The Whitsundays is an absolutely breathtaking and phenomenal  area that combines the vibrant World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, the party and tourism destination, Airlie Beach, and some of Australia’s most renowned and stunning islands and beaches. The Whitsundays encompasses …

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The Daintree Rainforest

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The Daintree Rainforest is a 135 million year old area of sublime beauty, unparalleled wildlife and astounding serenity. It is not only Australia’s largest continuous tropical rainforest and the oldest intact tropical rainforest in the world but it also holds …

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Hinchinbrook Island

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As one of the world’s most diverse and unspoiled wilderness areas, Hinchinbrook Island National Park is an indulgent experience for any naturalist, bushwalker or traveller. Immersing yourself in the pristine rainforest and coasts of this sequestered island will  transport you …

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Bald Rock and Girraween National Parks

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The area around Bald Rock and Girraween National Parks is a region with absolutely spectacular views, unimaginable rock formations, stunning bushwalks, prime camping spots, thrilling 4WD tracks and so much more. Despite all these incredible attractions, it is an underrated …

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Movie World

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The Gold Coast is home to a few different theme parks. One of the most interesting and entertaining is Warner Bros. Movie World. Packed with rides, shows and a parade starring all of your favourite Warner bros stars, it’s fun …

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Australian Music Festivals

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Forget museums, sightseeing and galleries. In my experience, there’s no better way to immerse yourself in a country’s culture than going to a music festival. There’s a sort of primal bond that occurs between festival-goers as they dance together, euphorically …

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Great Barrier Reef

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On the top shoulder of the Queensland coasts lies the largest coral reef system in the world.  The Great Barrier Reef spans over 344,400 square kilometres and is made up of countless reefs, coral cays and islands. Often named among one …

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