What to Pack for Cairns, Australia to Find Nemo

Knowing what to pack for Cairns, Australia can be a bit tricky. The coastal gem and unofficial capital city of the Great Barrier Reef has some unpredictable weather that’s a bit different than the rest of Australia. Trying to decide what to wear in Cairns every day was always a gamble.…

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Minnamurra Rainforest: Tips for your Visit

The Minnamurra Rainforest is an easy day trip from Sydney. Whether you are just on holiday in the Harbour city, or live here full time, this hidden gem of South Coast NSW is well worth the visit if you enjoy hiking, Aussie wildlife, or beautiful views. How to Get to…

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Cairns Attractions: The Top 5 Experiences You Can’t Miss

There are so many Cairns attractions to choose from, it can be overwhelming knowing where to start. Cairns is the best place to base yourself to explore Far North Queensland. Yes, there are plenty of things to do in and around Cairns for a good time, but the real reason…

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The Best Time to Visit Cairns, Australia

The best time to visit Cairns, Australia isn’t during the summer This might seem a bit backward, as most Australian tourism ads focus so much on the summer fun in the sun. You might see yourself surfing on Bondi Beach in Sydney or wading through rust-colored sand in the outback.…

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Short Trips from Sydney that Won’t Break the Bank

If you have an extra day in the city, these short trips from Sydney (on a budget!) feature some of the best beaches, mountains, and lookouts in the area. Most will take you less than an hour to reach from the CBD (Central Business District, it’s what Aussies call downtown)…

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