News Cairns tour operator leaves diver behind on Great Barrier Reef According to the distressed guest, the crew member who did the head count was immediately sacked. T How to travel cheap in Sydney | Runaway Jane Sydney is one of those cities that really does live up to expectations. Rarely do I get to a place which just blows […]

Australia Travel News 06/30/2011

Tiger Snake encounters – Our Hiking blog The previous article with 9 tips to avoid a snake bite while hiking drew a couple of interesting responses and images from our readers about their encounters with Tiger Snakes. Cradle Mountain » Climb Mount Ossa – Tasmania’s highest mountain At 1,617m altitude, Mount Ossa is Tasmania’s highest summit, set deep within the […]

Australia Travel News 06/24/2011

Surefire Motivation to Chase Your Dreams | So Many Places Travel Blog I’m a geeky quote junkie who’s been collecting my favorite quotes in a journal since the mid-90′s (God I’m getting old, that seems like just yesterday). Here’s a collection of 25 quotes I turn to when I need a little inspiration. Great Australian Road Trips A map detailing […]

Australia Travel News 05/26/2011

So you want to be a travel blogger? (Part 1) My Travels in Australia – Backpacking Tips | yTravelBlog This interview is part of a series on Travel in Australia through the eyes of travellers. Backpacking Australia is popular for people on a working holiday Australia visa. Best Places for Expats to Live | BootsnAll Travel Articles The following six […]

Australia Travel News 05/14/2011

WA floods destroy 45 homes as people flee Severe floods in Western Australia's East Kimberley region have forced evacuations and destroyed 45 homes, while 20 homes remain uninhabitable. Cane toad fence to protect iconic gorge in Kimberley region | Herald Sun A GORGE in Western Australia's Kimberley region will become the first tourist attraction in the state to be protected […]

Australia Travel News 03/15/2011

Australia’s second wettest summer on record | The Daily Telegraph ONE of the strongest La Niña's on record has ensured summer 2010-11 has been the second wettest on record for Australia. Egg farmers join dairy farmers in supermarkets’ milk price war | FIRST came the milk war — now the nation's egg farmers have joined the dairy industry to […]

Australia Travel News 03/07/2011

Two Germans Travel Across Australia in a Wind Turbine Car [with Video] – Carscoop When it comes to crazy-cool engineering, nobody can top ze Germans. If it’s even vaguely plausible, you can bet that some German crackpot inventor has done it. Well, now two Germans – Stefan Simmerer and Dirk Gion – have broken three Guinness World Records in a […]

Australia Travel News 02/27/2011

Fall in Aussie tourism feared by NZ industry | Tourism New Zealand boss Kevin Bowler is worried about the prospects for the key Australian tourism market, the source of nearly half of all international visitors. iTWire – Technology needed to reduce work travel stress: IBM study The daily commute to work is stressing out Australian workers more than ever […]

Australia Travel News 02/21/2011

Australia issues travel alert for UK – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Australian authorities have reissued the travel alert for the United Kingdom, after a new United States travel alert warned of the continuing high level of terrorist threat. Win A Trip to Australia’s Northern Territory With Just a Tweet After returning from an extensive trip around Australia for National […]

Australia Travel News 02/11/2011

Get your Australian Passport | Don’t Ever Look Back As part of the fantastic Get Your Passport initiative, we’ve put together this step-by-step guide to assist our fellow Aussies to get their passports. Hopefully we can get a few of you to join the two of us on the road and enjoy in the wonder that is international traveling. Australian […]

Australia Travel News 01/26/2011