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Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens Autumn Colours

A flower in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Spring is said to be the most colourful time of the nature, but autumn too shows its beautiful flowers in strong colours – at least in warm Australian gardens. I was walking in Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens on a cloudy autumn day, and look what I saw. There was a real flower parade! Not so bad! Have a look at these autumn flowers in different ...

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Sightseeing in Sydney

Sydney Opera House seen from a Sydney Ferry

Sydney is a perfect travel destination. It’s a vibrant, modern city and offers a lot of activities. The city consists of villages that each have their own character and all these villages are so different! And what is also good about Sydney it has water and fantastic beaches almost everywhere, and the climate is tourist-friendly all year round. Sydney has ...

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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 made a road trip from Melbourne to Sydney along the coastal road and started driving from Melbourne to Wilsons Promontory National Park. This was our grand Australian tour and we wanted to drive slowly, see Australian nature and stay the nights in the most scenic places we could find. Wilsons Promontory definitely was one of those places. Wilsons Promontory, Squeaky Beach walking ...

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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 vibrant Australian city of four million inhabitants.  Even when Melbourne is a huge city its main sights are on ...

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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 and you don’t have to travel long distances for them? We spent a night in St Kilda to see Melbourne penguins and afterwards went to Fitzroy Gardens for possums. There is a colony of Little Penguins living on St Kilda Pier and the best time to see them is at ...

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Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne

Melbourne preparing for the Grand Prix

The 2014 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix race was held in Melbourne this weekend. The Melbourne suburb of Albert Park transformed as it prepared for motor sport driving elite from all around the world. You could also feel the coming event in other parts of the city.   We went to see the preparations in Albert Lake Park, which is ...

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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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