10+ Things to Do in Pilbara, Western Australia

10+ Things to Do in Pilbara, Western Australia

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An epic made simple – this encapsulates the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It is the kind of place that makes miniature moments feel enormous. There is a magic about it that transforms the commonplace into significant, life-affirming moments. It must be the dramatic landscape. Suddenly, you are transported into a faraway land with vast, open spaces and colossal mountain …

Here’s why Auckland, New Zealand & Vancouver, Canada are so attractive to Expats

Here’s why Auckland, New Zealand & Vancouver, Canada are so attractive to Expats

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According to The Economist, Auckland and Vancouver rank among the world’s most livable cities. New Zealand and Canada also rank very highly in the HSBC 2016 Expat Explorer Survey: New Zealand came second and Canada leaped from sixth in 2015 to third in 2016. Both countries and cities are clearly very appealing, and consistently so. They have well-developed economies, good …

10 Reasons Why a Road trip across the Nullarbor is the Best Way to Experience South and Western Australia!

Experience South and Western Australia with a Nullarbor Roadtrip

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Our recent trip to Australia was one of the best experiences we have had in our entire traveling lives. It was our first trip to Australia as a couple and our, ‘drumroll please,’ LAST CONTINENT. We officially finished all 7 continents, which is a pretty big milestone for the both of us! We were so excited to go to Australia, not just …

Our Nullarbor Roadtrip Itinerary: Best Way to See South and West Australia

Our Nullarbor Roadtrip Itinerary: Best Way to See South and West Australia

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Dramatic landscapes, unique encounters, fine food – how do you count the ways one can fall in love with Southern and Western Australia? In our recent road trip with Nullarbor Traveller, it was just one incredible experience after another. These two regions of Australia are a goldmine of photogenic scenery. Plus, the pace of life is a lot more relaxed than in the …

20 Amazing Things You Can See on a Trip Across the Nullarbor

20 Amazing Things You Can See on a Trip Across the Nullarbor @NullarborTravel

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‘Wild and Wonderful’ perfectly encapsulates the ultimate road trip that is crossing the Nullarbor from South to Western Australia. Here, you are treated to the best parts of Australia: landscapes, animals, wide open spaces, food, art – everywhere you look there is something to marvel at. Undoubtedly, the Nullarbor Plain is an outstanding example of how rich, diverse, and beautiful the Land …

Crowne Plaza Perth - A Wonderful Hotel Experience Enhanced by an Expected Reunion

Crowne Plaza Perth – A Wonderful Hotel Experience Enhanced by an Expected Reunion

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Jonathan and I experienced an adventure of a lifetime with our 10-day Swag Camping & Road Trip in Australia. An unforgettable camping under the stars and a 4,000-kilometer road trip filled with thrilling activities from crossing the vast Nullarbor Plain to swimming, hiking, and sandboarding, starting from Adelaide and ending in Perth with Nullarbor Traveller. I was the one who …

7 Awesome Things to do in Perth, Australia

7 Places You Must Visit in Perth, Australia @LadyandTramper

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Cities can often be intimidating places far from the nearest scenic getaway. However, we feel Perth has that balance of work and play just right. Just thirty minutes out of the city and you can be relaxing on some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia or thirty minutes inland, and you will find yourself quenching your first from the …

7 Awesome Things to do in Fiji

7 Awesome Things to Do in Fiji (Pacific Islands) @chelseabrancroft

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An Island country nestled in the South Pacific Ocean, Fiji is an absolute dream destination and should be on everyone’s bucket list! Of its more than 330 islands, the two major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, account for over 80% of the country’s population. Most people, myself included, fly into Nadi (pronounced “nandi”), located on Viti Levu. Suva, the …

7 Awesome Things to Do in Brisbane, Australia

7 Awesome Things to Do in Brisbane, Australia @beercroissants

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Brisbane, Australia is a city that is really only starting to grow up.  Long in the shadow of Sydney and Melbourne, it is finally starting to rate on the international scene.  And, for very good reason. Located in the state of Queensland, it is also the gateway to the Gold Coast, the beautiful hinterland,  and the Great Barrier Reef. Brisbane …

7 Awesome Things To Do in Christchurch, New Zealand

Christchurch, New Zealand – 7 Awesome Things To Do & Why Should You Visit

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This city will steal your heart. The people of Christchurch have gone through more hurt and heartache than can be imagined after the devastating Canterbury Earthquakes. For those who know little about the events of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes here’s a brief account. On the 4th of September 2010 at 4.35 am the people of Christchurch, the Canterbury area …

7 Awesome Things to Do in Wellington, New Zealand

7 Awesome Things to Do in Wellington, New Zealand – The Coolest Little Capital @travelgalNicole

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Located at the southern end of the North Island of New Zealand, Wellington was named as the coolest little capital in the world by Lonely Planet, and they were bang on.  Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and with just over 300,000 residents in the surrounding area, it is the third largest city in New Zealand. 1. Visit Te Papa …

7 Awesome Things to Do in Perth, Australia

7 Awesome Things to Do in Perth, Australia @amandakendle

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Perth is the capital city of Western Australia, and it’s usually called the most isolated city in the world – it’s a two-day drive to the next proper city. But I think that’s probably why it’s one of the most beautiful places in the world because if it were right around the corner from you, you would have moved here …

7 Unique Things to Do in Auckland, New Zealand

7 Unique Things to Do in Auckland, New Zealand @she_whowanders

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Auckland, The City of Sails as it’s been nicknamed is a hub of culture, food & incredible views. One of New Zealand’s largest cities with over 1.5 million people calling it home. When you ask people who have visited New Zealand and which of the cities where they’re favorite you’re likely to find yourself in a heated debate with them. …

7 Awesome Things To Do In Bora Bora, French Polynesia

7 Awesome Things To Do In Bora Bora, French Polynesia @honeymoonalwys

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If you close your eyes and think of an Island paradise, you will likely imagine something like Bora Bora.  The Island is surrounded by picturesque and inviting clear blue water that effortlessly becomes the focus of any visit. While the laid back vibe that comes from being on a small island in French Polynesia lends itself to lazily lounging around, I …

7 Awesome Things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand

7 Awesome Things to do in Queenstown, New Zealand @WndrngWrld

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Queenstown is located on the South Island of New Zealand, on the shores of the lightning bolt that’s Lake Wakatipu, at the base of the majestic Southern Alps. Almost 3 million visitors are drawn to Queenstown every year, making it one of the most popular spots in New Zealand. Some people just visit to breathe in the fresh mountain air, …