Australia Travel News 06/24/2011
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 untamed wilderness of Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park. A couple of days’ walk from the nearest road, the peak can be considered remote. Yet there is ready access to its seclusion, for Mount Ossa lies halfway along the world famous Overland Track.
Queensland Roadtrip | The World is Waiting
It took five days, but we eventually arrived in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia. I enjoy travelling by road as, even on a speedy trip like ours, I feel that you see and understand more on the road, than you ever will flying.
Australia Roadtrip – Western Australia | Sit Down Disco Travel and Food
Western Australia was almost the place that never was. I think after it is all said and done, my favourite state of the not too recent Oz Roadtrip was Western Australia.
Replica of Captain Cook’s Endeavour sails into Cairns- Local Cairns News | cairns.com.au
AS the replica of Captain Cook's ship sailed into Cairns yesterday the sound of a cannon being fired echoed across the marina.
Things to do in Margaret River, Australia | Travel with a mate
Margaret River is located in the south-west of Western Australia, a state that is often overlooked by travellers to this vast country. It is home to some of Australia’s best wine and surfing but it also has a lot more to offer.
Etiquette 101: Tipping Guide from Condé Nast Traveler on Concierge.com
So you just had a five-star meal in Qatar. Or went scuba diving in beautiful Bohol in the Philippines. Well, lucky you! But how do you express your appreciation for the service you received?
Travel Alerts | Jetstar
Due to the ongoing impacts of the volcanic ash cloud, Jetstar advises that its services to and from Tasmania, will be cancelled until approximately 10am tomorrow AEST, 23 June.
Live updates: New ash cloud chaos grounds flights | News.com.au
THE ash cloud from the Chile volcano has again disrupted flights across Australia. Follow our live coverage here (all times in AEST).
Portuguese Cuisine in Petersham/Sydney, Australia
Petersham is a little suburb in the Inner West of Sydney that is known for having a high Portuguese population. Because of this, it has become a popular location for Portuguese style restaurants featuring some of the best eats from Portuguese chicken to Portuguese tarts.
Offshore in Sydney
An island with just residents. A single dirt pathway winding around it. No stores. No pubs. No gyms. Just houses, a park, a community hall and a firehouse.