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This is the first post in a new feature on WhyGo Australia called the Australia Blog Roundtable. For the roundtable, I’ve joined forces with other Aussie lovers and bloggers — yTravelBlog, Nomads Hostels, Hostelworld and Australia Rocky Travel — to touch on a specific topic from our own unique perspectives each month. Enjoy! When I chose the topic of “Why […]

Australia Blog Roundtable: Why I Love Australia


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We’re thrill! Why? Well, you have visited our website and you have enjoy our writing about Australia. So, our job pays off! Thanx by the way! We’ re proud to present you Australia’s Top 10 Articles. 10. 10 Things in Australia That Will Make Your Skin Crawl – If it’s creepy, and it’s crawly, chances are it will be found […]

WhyGo Australia’s Top 10 Articles


Located scattered off the central Queensland coast, the Whitsunday islands are characterized by azure/turquoise blue waters, coral flowerbeds, sandy beaches and lush, green topped islands popping above the sea. With beautiful scenery, access to the southern portion of the Great Barrier Reef, and a tropical climate that’s pleasant and warm year-round, it is no wonder why sailing trips around the […]

Sailing in the Whitsunday Islands




Alice Springs has a TV show (The Alice), is near Uluru, and is famous for it’s quirky festival- the Henley on the Todd Boat Regatta. The Aussies have such a great sense of humour and love “taking the piss” out of themselves. The Dry River Regatta is a perfect example of this. The fact that the nearest body of water […]

Alice Springs Dry River Boat Race


Do you know what a Balmain Bug is? Chances are you’ve read about it in your guide book on the plane ride over. No trip to Sydney is complete without trying some of the fantastic seafood on offer. If you are like me- I am completely overwhelmed when it comes to ordering seafood, knowing if it is prepared properly, and […]

How to Select and Prepare Australian Seafood. Know what ...



During the Tamworth Music Festival last January I had the great pleasure of going to watch John Williamson perform. I knew absolutely nothing about him other than a friend of mine had bought the tickets. I was thoroughly enchanted. Watching him on a big stage with nothing more than a chair, guitar, and his “campfire,” the crowd was completely transfixed […]

John Williamson- Aussie Exports to Look For


DJ’s, Films, Live Blues Performances, Hula Hoop lessons…The Sydney Film Festival has it all! The Sydney Film Festival is New South Wales’ pre-eminent showcase for contemporary cinema from Australia and around the world. Established in 1954, Sydney Film Festival is a major cultural event on the city’s social calendar and one of the world’s longest running film festivals. Our festival […]

Sydney Film Festival, June 8-24


The town of Lightning Ridge really pulled out all of the stops for their Easter Celebration. In addition to their Great Goat Race, There were several other events that if you attend- you should know about. The Carnival– to keep the masses of tourists…about 2000 of them busy and the locals entertained, there was a carnival complete with rides, games, […]

Lightning Ridge, Easter Celebration Tips #2