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What a 9-Month Long Trip Around the World Looks Like in 150 Photos

How Far From Home | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel
How Far From Home

Since departing on our global trip we have covered the equivalent of 40 000 miles, which is almost twice around the equator, visiting 4 continents, 12 countries and 40 cities - and we're only getting started.

The World's 10 Most Beautiful Buildings

Trippy | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel

Palau de la Música Catalana; Barcelona, Spain, Photo credit: kkmarais via Flickr Does the sight of a really incredibly façade make you weak in the...

Zombie-Like Shelf Cloud Barrels Through Sydney

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel

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The Game Changing Siesta4 Heat Reflective Tent: A Music Festival Must

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.26.2015 | Technology
Morena Duwe

While music festivals exist on a plane of pure pleasure, there are still a fair share of challenges that every festival attendee must face. Long wal...

7 Spots for Storm Watching

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.07.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Travelers typically beseech the weather gods for blue skies and sunshine, but some people live for a little drama every now and again -- it often makes for a better story -- and for those types there's storm watching.

7 Ways to Experience Sydney Like a Local on Your First Visit

Jenn Brown | Posted 10.01.2015 | Travel
Jenn Brown

So you bit the bullet and booked the flight. What to do when you land? The guidebooks may take you to the usual suspects, but here's an insider's guide to the city that only a local could tell you.

Building Sustainability into Sydney's Housing Boom

Clover Moore | Posted 09.16.2015 | Impact
Clover Moore

In 2013, the City of Sydney ran a trial program with 30 inner-city apartment buildings, and the results were promising. Buildings that took part in the Smart Green Apartments program dramatically reduced their water use (by 25 percent) and energy use (by 30 percent).

Tour Cate Blanchett's Sydney Estate

Architectural Digest | Posted 08.21.2015 | HuffPost Home
Architectural Digest

By Colleen Egan for Architectural Digest. (photos courtesy of Ken Jacobs/Christie's International Real Estate) Oscar winner Cate Blanchett and her ...

20 Ways to Experience Sydney for Less Than $50

Viator | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel

In 2015, Sydney was named one of the most expensive cities in the world. For travelers, this means that prices for activities, accommodation and food are often quite high compared to other destinations. Yet it's quite possible to experience Sydney cheaply.

Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Australia

College Tourist | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

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.

What a Million-Dollar Home Looks Like Around the World

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business

In Shanghai, China's most expensive city, a luxury property priced at $1 million would be about the size of a small one-bedroom apartment in the U.S.

13 Things To Do In Sydney (That The Kids Will Love, Too)

Hipmunk | Posted 07.13.2015 | Travel

You spent a few years post-college hitting all the beachfront party destinations (Cancun, Cozumel, The Bahamas). And the romantic spots (think Rome and Paris) should be saved for a trip a deux.

A Young Australian Mother Is Believed To Have Abandoned Her Kids To Join ISIS

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.26.2015 | World

Jasmina Milovanov left her two children with a babysitter earlier this month in Sydney, Australia, saying she was on her way to pick up a new car. She...

Plan Sydney Borrowed from LA to Fight Climate Change

Clover Moore | Posted 06.27.2015 | Green
Clover Moore

While national governments have struggled to work together to solve the global-climate crisis, mayors are cooperating through organizations like the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) to deliver concrete results.

This Freaky Video Of An Octopus Chasing A Crab Will Make Your Skin Crawl

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.23.2015 | Green

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Train Passenger Stands Up For Muslim Woman Against Hateful Rant

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 04.16.2015 | Religion

A commuter has been caught on camera defending a fellow passenger from a hateful tirade on a train in Sydney, Australia. In the shocking video, an ...

Sharks in the Pool? Check! Sisters Made of Stone? Check! This Is Still Australia

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The beach, mate, yeah. Final week in Australia and we don't want to leave! This trip has been one of the most joyous in my life and I already miss th...

Floridians in Sydney, What Are the Odds?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

We said goodbye to all the wallabies, seals, penguins, koalas, birds, and kangaroos we had met for a week on this island of dreams.

Family-Friendly Australia!

David Code | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
David Code

How do Australians do so many things so well? They combine tremendous pride in their work with a friendly, light-hearted sense of humor that you can't help enjoying. Of the 32 countries we have visited as a family, Australia is our new #1.

Attention Foodies: Here's Why Australia Is Food Heaven

Posted 04.27.2015 | Travel

Australia is home to more than just crocodile hunters and attractive surfers. Over the centuries, the Land of Oz has cultivated a unique and respectab...

8 Places With Always-Perfect Weather | Posted 04.06.2015 | Travel

Let's get this one out of the way. San Diego is the textbook example of beautiful year-round climate. It's never too hot and never too cold, with a very minimal amount of that pesky California fog to get in the way--when it does roll in, it burns off pretty quickly in the morning.

Why Human Connectivity Wins Over Data: Uber vs. Twitter in Sydney

Erica Dhawan | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Erica Dhawan

Focusing on where our humanity intersects with data is the future of work. Bringing the human element back into work will inevitably pay off in the bottom line as well. Reclaiming that is what all companies and individuals need to focus on in our world today.

13 Aussie Sharks Spotted in Bondi, at Water Polo by the Sea

Dominique Kane | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
Dominique Kane

A bull shark emptied Australia's Bondi Beach of people for nearly two hours on Friday, and had its 15 minutes of fame. But by Saturday, it had all but been forgotten in favor of a different breed of shark.

Muslim Bride Adds Wedding Bouquet To Memorial For Sydney Siege Victims

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.23.2014 | Religion

One Muslim bride from Australia wanted to pay tribute to the victims of the Sydney siege -- even if it meant changing her wedding day plans. Manal ...

Sydney Hostage Victim's Partner Breaks His Silence

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.29.2014 | Gay Voices

The grieving partner of a gay man killed in the deadly cafe siege in Sydney, Australia is speaking out. As the Associated Press first reported, To...