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Fraser Island

Tourists Watch As Their Car Rolls Off Barge, Drifts Out To Sea

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.02.2017 | Weird News

A group of tourists watched in horror as one of their SUVs rolled off a barge on Australia’s eastern coast and plunged into the water below. Backpac...

On the Culture Front: 10 Days in Queensland, Australia

Chris Kompanek | Posted 01.12.2017 | New York
Chris Kompanek

One of the highlights of Orpheus Island is getting there. The half-hour helicopter ride from the beach town of Townsville soars over countless tiny islands surrounding the Great Barrier Reef and massive swaths of water that gives the impression that the world is as vast and endless as portrayed in an old-timey exploration novel.

A Giant Dune With Champagne Pools, Wild Dogs and Great White Sharks - This is Fraser Island, Australia

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Back to civilization after our detour into the red desert of Uluru, we start again from Brisbane and take the road up north towards the Great Barrier Reef, where I always said I would not dive, but that my youngest wants to explore anxiously. We are now in Queensland.

Ditch The Flip Flops

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.19.2015 | Travel

Over winter and ready to hit the beach? Us too. As a coping mechanism, we've compiled a list of the best places to beat the heat. Here are a few sp...

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Viator

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Fake Croc Prank Confuses English Paper About Aussie Beach

Posted 12.19.2011 | Travel

The world's most dangerous beach isn't so dangerous after all. Queensland natives were a little puzzled when The Telegraph newspaper recently lis...