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Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens Autumn Colours

A flower in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Flower lovers tend to think that spring is the best time of the year. Maybe they are right, but autumn, too, can offer very nice views – at least in the Royal Botanic Gardens of Sydney. This post will take you to this magic garden, located right behind the Sydney Opera House. I spent a cloudy autumn afternoon strolling through ...

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Sydney Walking Itinerary: See Sydney’s Top Sights

Sydney Opera House seen from a Sydney Ferry

Sydney, Australia is the perfect travel destination that as a modern metropolis offers a huge amount of activities to do. The city has many world-famous sights and the centre is small enough to walk between the sights. I made a Sydney walking itinerary to help you explore the top sights of the Australian metropolis.  This post will show you the ...

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Melbourne to Sydney: South Coast of New South Wales

The Little Blowhole, Kiama

The scenic South Coast of New South Wales is a perfect road trip destination. Kiama, Minnamurra, Jervis Bay, Hyams Beach, Tilba Tilba, Merimbula… And Kangaroo Valley if you like a side trip. The Merimbula to Sydney highway winds between green hills and turquoise ocean waters. Or maybe you prefer the well marked tourist routes that take you to remote villages ...

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Melbourne to Sydney: Australia South East Coast Drive

Sand dunes in New South Wales, Australia

This post will show you the drive along Australia South East Coast. We are driving in the Victorian countryside from Wilsons Promontory and Lakes Entrance to Merimbula and will also visit the Ninety Mile Beach and Mallacoota. The post is a part of our Melbourne to Sydney road trip by campervan. Mallacoota was our last stop in Victoria before entering ...

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Driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory

Walking track to Squeaky Beach, Wilsons Promontory

We started our road trip from Melbourne to Sydney by driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park. That is a three hour drive, 250 km, but you can add some nice side trips and see more of the country.  This was our grand Australian road trip which we wanted to make slowly, to see as much of Australian nature ...

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Sightseeing in Melbourne: Circle Tram and Tourist Bus

Circular Tram, Melbourne

This post will take you to the main sights of Melbourne by the free circle tram and the Melbourne city tourist bus. I will tell you what to do and where the sights are. Now, let’s go sightseeing in Melbourne, the huge Australian metropolis of four million people living in it.  Even when Melbourne is spread on a huge area ...

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Melbourne Penguins and Possums Nature Tour

A Little Penguin at St Kilda Pier

Did you know you can spot penguins and possums in Melbourne without having to travel long distances for that? We went to St Kilda pier to see Melbourne penguins and afterwards to Fitzroy Gardens to see possums. There is a colony of Little Penguins living at the end of St Kilda Pier and the best time to see them is ...

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Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne

Albert Park preparing preparing for the Formula 1 Grand Prix

The yearly Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix race is held in Melbourne every autumn. That makes the quiet Melbourne suburb of Albert Park transform a lot as it prepares for the massive happening that gathers the motor sport driving elite down to Australia. While staying in Australia for work we wanted to join the party and bought our tickets to ...

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Settling in Melbourne for Work and Living

Federal Square, Melbourne

This post will tell you about what settling in Melbourne after a long journey from Europe felt like. We had arrived and it was time to get settled, go to work and start living our daily life down under. Melbourne is a city made for people and made for living. Easy to understand, easy to navigate, and what’s best, Melbourne is lively ...

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