Australia Travel News 09/08/2011
Australia no longer ‘the wobblies’ at scrum time – – SI.com
Ben Alexander can tell when the scrummaging questions are imminent. As soon as a microphone or tape recorder is thrust in his face, a detailed history of Australia's set-piece shortcomings usually follows from a skeptical inquisitor.
Australia dismiss Sri Lanka for 174
Australia have taken control of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Kandy, dismissing the hosts for just 174 after tea on day one.
BBC News – Australia’s unemployment rate rises to 10-month high
Australia's unemployment rate rose unexpectedly to a 10-month high in August.
Maid in Australia: Hump Day Holidays: Melbourne
I never really got Melbourne. Sure the shopping and the food is great, but what about the crazy weather? Not to mention the weird-arse turning rules when driving? But on my recent stay in Melbourne for Nuffnang's Blogopolis, the city worked her magic.
The Mellyboo Project: Don’t belong to no one, thats a shame – Blue Mountains OZ Experience
The Blue Mountains are an absolute gorgeous spot just a short 90min drive west of the Sydney CBD. It's a national park that is not so much mountians, but rather large sandstone plateaus that spans over 10000km².
Jetstar offers passengers $100 compensation for flying with dead man | The Australian
JETSTAR passengers who were forced to fly with a the corpse of a man who choked in his in-flight meal have been offered $100 in travel vouchers as compensation.
Solo Travel and the Long-distance Train | SoloFriendly.com
Out of necessity, I started traveling solo, as many of us do. After several jaunts and jumps to different parts of the world, I knew what I liked about solo travel – the freedom and the ability to do what pleases me without having to worry about another person’s preferences.
Moran’s Falls | Journey Jottings
It was my birthday last week, so we took off for a couple of days to go up into the rainforest of the Lamington National Park on the Queensland/NSW border.
Rocks Ghost Tour Review | Aussie on the Road
A Rocks Ghost Tour of the historic Rocks district by night sets you back a steep $42, but I can’t say I was unhappy with my ninety minute exploration of some of the lesser known locations in the popular tourist spot.
Broken Head Nature Reserve – Byron Bay beaches | Backpackers Hostels Blog
While you are in Byron Bay and also for those travellers that are planning to come to this beautiful haven, you can’t leave Byron bay without seeing the best part!