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Sydney Day Trip to Watsons Bay

Sydney from Watsons Bay

Watsons Bay is a pretty harbour village just a short distance from central Sydney. It’s said to be Australia’s oldest fishing village and the village offers excellent seafood. Watsons Bay also has pretty beaches and a nice park for a Sunday picnic. It’s easy to get to Watsons Bay with a Sydney ferry from the Circular Quay ferry wharf, so no ...

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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 good travel destination. It’s a vibrant city with a lot to do. Sydney consists of villages each with their own character, and they all are so different! Sydney has water and great beaches almost everywhere, and a tourist-friendly climate all year round. Sydney has world-famous sights and you can walk between them. This post shows the main sights of Sydney ...

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Sightseeing in Melbourne

Circular Tram, Melbourne

This post shows you the most famous Melbourne attractions. These are the sights to start with and for your next days there will be other things to do in Melbourne. Let’s go sightseeing in Melbourne, the living city of four million inhabitants! Most travellers probably want to go and see the downtown first. In Melbourne the downtown, the Central Business District, is easy to explore by ...

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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

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 tells about what settling in Melbourne after a long journey from Europe feels like. It was time 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 and multicultural.  And there is an open-air ...

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How to Make a Bus Trip from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, from Dubai to Abu Dhabi

If you are wondering what to do in Dubai why not make a day trip and see a bit more? Take the bus from Dubai to Abu Dhabi and see the Grand Mosque. Buses from Dubai to Abu Dhabi are modern and  air-conditioned and they leave every thirty minutes at Al Ghubaiba bus station in Bur Dubai. A bus trip to Abu ...

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Las Palmas Old Town Walk: Vegueta and Triana

A house in Las Palmas old town

A short bus or taxi ride from Las Palmas tourist area brings you to a different world: Las Palmas Old Town, Vegueta. Quiet cobbled streets, old stone quarters and houses clinging to the hills give this oldest part of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria its special flavour. Walk in the old areas of Triana and Vegueta, starting from the central square Parque de San Telmo. That is ...

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Sightseeing in Dubai on Local Transport

View from Burj Khalifa

Dubai offers amazing things to see, both in the old quarters of Deira and Bur Dubai and in modern high-rise areas. This post shows you that sightseeing in Dubai on local transport is a good alternative if you want to explore the area. Using public transport in Dubai is easy and cheap. Dubai has an efficient metro transport network.   This is a view from Burj ...

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