Travel Destinations: Australia

Melbourne’s founders were farsighted

Hot air balloons fly over Melbourne skyline | Photo credit: Global Ballooning

Melbourne is an exciting hub of Australian arts, culture, fashion and sports. Melbourne, nipping closely at the heels of Sydney, is the second-largest city in Australia, and is home to several arts and cultural institutions. But nowadays, Melbourne is more famous for its fashion sense – and sports-mad locals. It’s a true sporting city and […] Read More

Sydney: Australia’s laidback metropolis

Sydney Harbour | Photo credit: Tourism Australia

Australia defines itself by its Aboriginal heritage, vibrant mix of cultures, innovative ideas and thriving arts scene. Sydney is one of many Australian cities that play host to an array of cultural festivals, and offer music, theatre and dance performances, and an art exhibition is never far away. Sydney is Australia’s famous laidback metropolis. With […] Read More

Australia: Good enough for Oprah

Sydney Opera House

By now you have heard that Oprah and some 300 specially-selected ultimate viewers travelled Down Under in December for Oprah's Ultimate Australian Adventure, a multi-part television event on Oprah. Read More

Did you know this about Australia?

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world. Read More

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