Australia & Pacific

Best Places to Dive Ethically with Sharks

The Three Best Places to Dive Ethically with Sharks

The Three Best Places to Dive Ethically with Sharks This guest post comes to us from Casper Ohm, editor-in-chief at Water-Pollution.org.uk, who is writing to raise awareness of the alarming levels of water pollution in our planet’s oceans. What is Ethical Shark Diving? With the impacts of climate change being felt all over the world, …

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Things to do in Hobart

Top 14 Things to do in Hobart, Tasmania

Top Things to do in Hobart, Tasmania (Australia) Nearly half of all Tasmanians live in Hobart, Australia’s southernmost state capital. The city began as a penal colony for British convicts (stealing a watch in London could get you transported to the end of the earth in 1804) and has evolved into a major port town …

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Devonport Tasmania Beach

Explore Devonport: Gateway to Tasmania

Explore Devonport Tasmania (Australia) Devonport, on Tasmania’s north coast, is a popular arrival point for trekkers heading into the mountains and wild rivers of the island’s interior. Don’t be in a hurry to hit the road, though. There’s plenty to see around Devonport, and most of the area’s attractions can be easily explored on foot. …

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What it’s like in: Papeete Tahiti

What is it like in Papeete Tahiti? To the average traveler to Tahiti, Papeete is often simply a stopover before catching a flight or boat to one of the many islands that make up French Polynesia but to the residents of Tahiti, Papeete is their capital, economic center, and largest city. Although not as alluring …

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Travel to Micronesia: The Region At-A-Glance

Travel to Micronesia: The Region At-A-Glance Many travelers may be familiar with the tropical paradise of Polynesia, but far fewer are familiar with Micronesia, one of Polynesia’s counterparts in Oceania lying mostly north of the equator. The region is home to thousands of tiny islands and islets stretching across thousands of miles, from Kiribati in …

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Top 4 Bed and Breakfast Accommodations in Sydney

Top 4 Bed and Breakfast Accommodations in Sydney Sydney is one of the most visited cities in Australia. The city is filled with tourists all-year round, which is mainly the reason why a number of hotels, inns, motels, and bed and breakfast can be found in and around the city. Bed and breakfast accommodations are …

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best brunch in Wellington New Zealand

Best Brunch in Wellington New Zealand

Best Brunch in Wellington New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand, is a laid-back city with residents who savor the good things in life. As a result, the nation’s capital takes two things seriously: brunch and coffee. Wellington is filled with cute cafés that offer decadent breakfast food and baristas who have been making coffee for years. …

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Exploring Rottnest Island

Exploring Rottnest Island Rottnest Island lies 11 miles west off the coast of Fremantle, in Western Australia. The island is home to the quokka, a unique marsupial that lives only on Rottnest Island, and is found nowhere else on earth. The island is mostly pedestrianized and without motorized vehicles, making for very laid-back cycling and …

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Western Australia: Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park

Western Australia: Esperance and Cape Le Grand National Park Western Australia covers one third of the landmass of Australia, and if the state was an independent country, it would be the tenth largest in the world. The state of WA is sparsely populated and, apart from the capital city of Perth, often overlooked by travelers …

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Guide to Sydney Bars

Ultimate Guide to Sydney Bars and Hotspots

The following is a guest post by Melanie Duca, who loves exploring new places, both at home and overseas.  She’s learned a lot through her years of traveling and wants to share this with others through her blog Eat Well Travel Everywhere. Follow her on Instagram. Ultimate Guide to Sydney Bars and Hotspots Sydney Australia is …

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