The days after Christmas can be bluesy, a let down after the build-up of all that good cheer. Looking forward to a good post-holiday trip can keep spirits bright, and spirits will be even brighter if the far away place that beckons is inexpensive.
Swimming with sharks is so 2013. These days it's all about the other apex predator, The Australian crocodile...in clear water, and in a clear tube that is all scratched up because, they will you know, try and eat you at all times. Offered by Crocosaurus Cove it is the terror of a lifetime. you MUST watch this video. It's insane.
I was lucky enough to study abroad this past semester at The University of Melbourne. During my four months on exchange, I was able to live like a local in Melbourne, and travel to many different cities on weekends.
Australia may be the smallest continent but it's still a vast amount of space to cover -- about equal in size to the continental U.S. Trying to see i...
I arrived in Oz, determined to have an adventure. Here is how it unfolded.
Its no secret; Australia is a country infested with things that will kill you. Or as humorist and Australiaphile Bill Bryson put it, "If you are not stung or pronged to death in some unexpected manner, you may be fatally chomped by sharks or crocodiles."
My recent trip to the Northern Territory of Australia was one of the best I've taken - dramatic landscapes, red earth, interesting outposts, luxury trains, and crocodiles - really big crocodiles!
1. Uluru or Ayers Rock: An impressively large, red sandstone monolith rising from the Central Australian desert. A spiritual and sacred place for the ...
I had been to Australia more than 10 years ago and spent time exploring bustling Sydney and beautiful Cairns. Two of my most favorite places ever!
Kakadu National Park is a place of awe, majesty, and wonder. Beautiful and incredible, it has few parallels on earth. But it also seems to have so many ways to kill you what it would truly humble that new comedy about the American West.
The word glamorous can mean different thing to different people. Being someone who believes glamour is simply wearing makeup, I'm guessing that my definition of glamorous is pretty different than say Kim Kardashian.
Nine-months Down Under, four caravanned road trips later, and I can earnestly say, that Australia's natural beauty is as extraordinary as its loving, interesting, fun-loving people.
There is no such thing as a typical Australian vacation. A land of infinite, mind-bending variety, the country offers something for every type of traveler, from adventurous spirits seeking Technicolor underwater odysseys to sybarites obsessively tracking the new generation of luxury lodges and spas.
With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.
By Marisa Lascala, CNTraveler.com An homage to Stonehenge made of classic cars. A museum devoted to instant noodles. A gnome reserve. We track down...
It's clear that Prince William, Duchess Kate and Prince George have had an unforgettable time in New Zealand and Australia but most of what they're doing, you can do too... at a fraction of the price.