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SYDNEY

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Leisure ActivityBeaches & WaterfrontBuildings & ArchitechtureFood & EntertainmentArt & LiteratureNatural Beauty

Sydney, one of the most populated cities in Australia and the capital of New South Wales, is a fun place to visit for a lighthearted holiday. Like most modern cities, it has everything you’ll need to relax, let loose, and have a lot of fun on your well-earned holiday.

The greatest thing about Australia is the beaches, and Sydney is no different. Bondi Beach is the most popular with its circular green space, tan sand, and splashing azure waves. However, there are plenty of places for you to tan, surf, play volleyball and swim in and around Sydney.

If you’re an architecture...

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Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney

Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Bondi Beach, Sydney

Bondi Beach

 1005   740
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Taronga Zoo Sydney, Sydney

Taronga Zoo Sydney

 64   160
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Circular Quay, Sydney

Circular Quay

 439   163
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Sydney Opera House, Sydney

Sydney Opera House

 1869   590
Sydney Destination Guide

MELBOURNE

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Buildings & ArchitechtureLeisure ActivityFood & EntertainmentArt & Literature

Melbourne is a city of art and artists. The vibrant spray-painted walls and stenciled alleys like the Hosier Lane make it look something out of a technicolor film. The street art in Melbourne is so widespread that there is a Melbourne Street Art Tour which you can book to take a closer look at the impromptu galleries popping up around the city. 

Public transport in Melbourne is another feature worth mentioning. With architecturally unique train stations marking every stop, it is hard not to stop and linger, even if to take a few pictures. With its hulking clocks, Flinders Street Station...

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Federation Square, Melbourne

Federation Square

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Melbourne Museum, Melbourne

Melbourne Museum

 340   75
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St Kilda Beach, Melbourne

St Kilda Beach

 180   82
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Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne

Arts Centre Melbourne

 216   38
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Melbourne Zoo, Melbourne

Melbourne Zoo

 249   21
Melbourne Destination Guide

AUCKLAND

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Leisure ActivityBeaches & Waterfront

Auckland is a metropolitan city in the North Island of New Zealand. The most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of about 1,467,800. It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,642,800. Auckland is a diverse, multicultural and cosmopolitan city, home to the largest Polynesian population in the world.

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Sky Tower, Auckland

Sky Tower

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland

Auckland War Memorial Museum

 118   45
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Auckland Domain, Auckland

Auckland Domain

 244   47
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Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki, Auckland

Auckland Art Gallery Toi O Tāmaki

 12   38
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New Zealand Maritime Museum, Auckland

New Zealand Maritime Museum

 9   27
Auckland Destination Guide

BRISBANE

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Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of over 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million. The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometres from its mouth at Moreton Bay, a bay of the Coral Sea. The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the hilly floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley between Moreton Bay and the Taylor and D'Aguilar mountain ranges.

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Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

Queensland Art Gallery

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Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane

Queensland Maritime Museum

 3   33
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Brisbane

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

 17   277
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Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Fortitude Valley

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New Farm Park, Brisbane

New Farm Park

 8   39
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CANBERRA

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Buildings & Architechture

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory; 280 km north-east of Melbourne. On 1 January 1901, federation of the colonies of Australia was achieved.

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Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Australian War Memorial

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Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra

Lake Burley Griffin

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National Dinosaur Museum, Canberra

National Dinosaur Museum

 22   10
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Old Parliament House, Canberra

Old Parliament House

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Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament House

 389   41
Canberra Destination Guide

NEW ZEALAND

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New Zealand is a small island country located in the southwestern part of the Pacific Ocean. While it has recently been making headlines for its excellent control of the COVID-19 situation in the country, it’s long since been heralded as an ideal tourist destination for adventurous souls.

For fans of the Lord of the Rings franchise, New Zealand is a must-visit. Most of the filming for the LOTR trilogy happened here, and you’ll feel a very satisfying rush of nostalgia when you visit the location of the original Shire!

You might be surprised to know this, but bungee jumping was invented in...

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Lake Matheson, New Zealand

Lake Matheson

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Lake Wakatipu, New Zealand

Lake Wakatipu

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Lake Wānaka, New Zealand

Lake Wānaka

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Lake Marian, New Zealand

Lake Marian

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Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown

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New Zealand Destination Guide

AUSTRALIA

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The Commonwealth of Australia, which is the region in the mainland of the Australian continent, is a popular tourist destination known for its geographical variety and the charm of its bustling metropolises such as Sydney, Perth, and Adelaide. 

At the heart of it, Australia is heaven for the outdoorsy types. Its golden beaches with the azure waves of the surrounding seas are great destinations for sunbathing, surfing, or simply having fun. It’s also home to many national parks where you can have the time of your lives camping, hiking, or picnicking. 

When you think of Australia, you think of a sunny beach...

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Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne

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Whitehaven Beach, Australia

Whitehaven Beach

 267   145
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Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Great Barrier Reef

 733   35
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Canberra, Australia

Canberra

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Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane

 599   356
Australia Destination Guide

PERTH

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Leisure ActivityFood & EntertainmentBeaches & WaterfrontBuildings & Architechture

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia . It is Australia's fourth-most populous city, with a population of 2.14 million living in Greater Perth. Perth is part of the South West Land Division of Western Australia, with most of the metropolitan area on the Swan Coastal Plain between the Indian Ocean and the Darling Scarp. The city has expanded outward from the original settlements on the Swan River, upon which the city's central business district and port of Fremantle are situated.

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Perth Zoo, Perth

Perth Zoo

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Fremantle Prison, Perth

Fremantle Prison

 7   60
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Rottnest Island, Perth

Rottnest Island

 157   315
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Scarborough Beach, Perth

Scarborough Beach

 118   35
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Wa Museum Boola Bardip, Perth

Wa Museum Boola Bardip

 11   5
Perth Destination Guide

WELLINGTON

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Leisure Activity

Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand. It is located at the south-western tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Remutaka Range. Wellington is the major population centre of the southern North Island, and is the administrative centre of the Wellington Region, which also includes the Kapiti Coast and the Wairarapa. It is the world's southernmost capital of a sovereign state.

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Wellington Museum, Wellington

Wellington Museum

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Wellington Cable Car, Wellington

Wellington Cable Car

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Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

 20   117
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Mount Victoria, Wellington

Mount Victoria

 52   67
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Zealandia Te Māra A Tāne, Wellington

Zealandia Te Māra A Tāne

 3   2
Wellington Destination Guide

ADELAIDE

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Leisure ActivityFood & Entertainment

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. The demonym Adelaidean is used to denote the city and the residents of Adelaide. Adelaide is situated on the Adelaide Plains north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, between the Gulf St Vincent in the west and the Mount Lofty Ranges in the east. Its metropolitan area extends 20 km from the coast to the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges, and stretches 96 km from Gawler in the north to Sellicks Beach in the south.

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Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide

Adelaide Zoo

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Adelaide Botanic Garden, Adelaide

Adelaide Botanic Garden

 165   110
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Art Gallery Of South Australia, Adelaide

Art Gallery Of South Australia

 12   232
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Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide

Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute

 6   65
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South Australian Maritime Museum, Adelaide

South Australian Maritime Museum

 0   3
Adelaide Destination Guide