Australia Travel News 11/14/2010
Celebrities on tour an investment in future | The Age
THE millions of dollars taxpayers are forking out to bring to Australia celebrities such as Tiger Woods and Oprah Winfrey (both pictured) is an investment in the nation's future, according to federal Tourism Minister Martin Ferguson and leading tourism industry officials.
Best Oz Road Trips | Travel Australia | Melbourne to Sydney | The HostelBookers Blog
Australia is a vast country and you would be forgiven for hopping on a plane to reach your destination. But let’s not forget that travelling is just as much about the journey and if you fancy the fun and frolics of a road trip Australia won’t disappoint!
Are Aussies timid travellers? | News.com.au
Has Australia become a nation of comfort-zone loving, hotel-upstarring, safe-destination booking, mono-lingual, tourist-trail pounding travellers?
Payback out of control in Central Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Anti-violence campaigners in Central Australia are increasingly concerned that cultural practices, such as payback, are being distorted and used to commit acts of terrible violence.
Australia’s refugee system in chaos after court ruling | Herald Sun
THE Australian Government could be forced to abandon offshore processing of asylum seekers following the country's High Court ruling declaring that the government had been treating asylum seekers unfairly and illegally.
Australia-US relationship strengthens | Embrace Australia
In an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald Hillary Clinton has been trying to strengthen the US- Australia alliance in the facing of a growing China.
Cost of Living – Sydney vs Montreal vs Cusco
What does the cost of living in various cities have to do with your next two-week vacation? Well, nothing really. This post is for those of you with a dream.
Australia Working Holiday Regrets: What you should have done before leaving home | Tips for Working Holiday Makers
Everything always seems so clear in hindsight, but if you haven't left yet for your Australia working holiday then you just don't have the benefit of prior experience to learn from. This dilemma often leads working holiday makers down a path with a few regrets by the end of it.
The Niltiac Files » Time to go home
My husband and I have been wrestling with a big decision these past few weeks. And I think we’ve finally made it. It’s time to go home.
Koala Safari on the Great Ocean Road | Twenty-Something Travel
Now, after a full week here, I can say that Australia is even bigger, wilder and better than I could have imagined. It’s full of surprises which unfold right in front of my eyes- gift of pure australianess like a wild kangaroo hopping across a golden field.