A Day in Launceston

At some point during a Tasmania road trip or if you’re flying in to visit Cradle Mountain, you’re likely to pass through Launceston, the largest city in the state’s north. Spend the day exploring all ...

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Back to Nature: The Best National Parks near Hobart

Tasmania is known for its wilderness. Vast swathes of land that look today as they likely have for hundreds – possibly thousands – of years. Many of the state’s best-known national parks, like Cradle

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A Winter Road Trip on New Zealand’s South Island

On a map, it might seem as though it’s only about 80km from Milford Sound to Wānaka, but the crow would need to fly over a mountain range to get from one to the other. Instead, this is a journey that ...

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The Best New Zealand Beach Towns

The coastline of New Zealand totals about 15,000km, so you can imagine there are endless places to enjoy the sea breezes and long stretches of sand. Even its biggest cities – Auckland, Wellington and ...

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The Best Road Trips on New Zealand’s South Island

Get onto Google Maps and set your destination. When it comes to scenic drives the South Island of New Zealand delivers. Winding roads hug the coastline or rise through mountain ranges, revealing views...

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Fun in Gold Coast’s Winter Sun

There’s no doubt about it, most people think of the Gold Coast as a summer destination – all relaxing in the sun, diving beneath the waves, and raising an ice-cold beer as the sun begins to set. But i...

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Visit the Yarra Ranges National Park on a Budget

It’s hard to believe you’re only about two hours from Melbourne. When you walk through the Yarra Ranges National Park’s lush, cold-climate rainforest, you’ll often feel as though there’s no other peop...

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A Day from Hobart to Launceston

When people talk about visiting Hobart, the focus tends to be on Mona, Mount Wellington and the food. Of course, there’s so much else to do, from wandering around Salamanca Market on Sunday mornings t...

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