Category: Travel

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Travel

4 Must-Do Jet Boat Experiences in New Zealand

New Zealand is the home of jet boats. The HamiltonJet water jet propulsion system used in jet boats worldwide was released in its earliest form by Sir William Hamilton in New Zealand way back 1954. Since then, HamiltonJet of New Zealand has been developing this jetboat propulsion system into what it is today. Nowadays, jet

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Sydney International Terminal
Flying

The ultimate guide to saving money on long-haul flights from Australia

Australia’s major international airport hubs are a long way from pretty much anywhere, except for New Zealand and the South Pacific Island nations. It’s not that far to fly from any Australian east coast international airport to New Zealand, New Caledonia, Fiji, or Vanuatu. If you happen to want to go anywhere else though, you

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Coober Pedy Blower Truck Sign
Road Tripping

14 Reasons You Need To Visit Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy. What a place. There are so many fantastic reasons you need to visit Coober Pedy! First though, a little background. Coober Pedy is located on the Stuart Highway (A87) almost right in the centre of South Australia and is the last town before you reach the Northern Territory (besides some tiny little places

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Newcastle Fire and Earth Exhibition
Travel

1-Day Best of Newcastle Self-Guided Walking Tour

G’day everybody. Last week, I shared my must-do things in Lake Macquarie, so I thought it only fair that I give Newcastle some love this week with my Best of Newcastle self-guided walking tour. Just in case you aren’t sure, Newcastle is located on the Hunter River about 1.5 hours north of Sydney and is

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Caves Beach From the Cliffs
Travel

Top 6 Must-Do Things In Lake Macquarie

The city of Lake Macquarie is a surprisingly big city that no one seems to know exists. Located between Newcastle and the Central Coast, about 1.5 hours from Hornsby in Sydney, Lake Macquarie is also Australia’s largest coastal salt-water lake. At 110 square kilometres, Lake Macquarie (also known as Awaba by the local Aboriginal people)

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Raglan Sunset
Photography

13 Awesome Sunset Locations In New Zealand

New Zealand has some awe-inspiring vistas, from the southern alps to glistening lakes, volcanos and sheep, lots of sheep, like looooooooooots of sheep. However, with a Maori name like Aotearoa, or Land of the Long White Cloud, it probably shouldn’t be surprising that those clouds lend themselves to some epic sunsets all around the country.

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