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In Sydney: Recommitting To Wildlife And Parks

Susan Lieberman, Ph.D | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Susan Lieberman, Ph.D

A landmark paper published this week in Nature by James Watson and colleagues shows that there is now significant evidence that many governments are backsliding on their commitments to establish and support parks and other protected areas.

LOOK: Bondi Sculptures Cause A Seaside Spectacle

Dominique Kane | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts
Dominique Kane

My home has been taken over by 109 sculptures. They're making quite a spectacle of themselves and no one wants to miss it.

1,000 Ways to Die in Australia: Travels in the Aussie Outback

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.07.2014 | Travel
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

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.

Finding Courage Far From Home

Jill Kozak | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Jill Kozak

Behind my eyes were such beautiful sites, so many generous, kind people. Is this what I had been afraid of? Having an amazing time? Meeting people from halfway around the globe who shared similar interests as me? It all seemed so silly now. It's certainly true that nature loves courage.

5 Things This Gay Man Learned From Dating Abroad

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 11.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

Eight years, eight cities: Buenos Aires, Melbourne, Bangkok, Berlin, Rome, Tel Aviv, Cape Town and Sydney. And what do I have to show for all that time spent living outside the U.S.? Here are some highlights: at least twice as much romantic drama (and comedy) in half the time I spent in New York City, at least two books, and at least five valuable lessons in love and lust.

From Sh*t to Hit - Providing Remarkable Customer Experiences

Franziska Iseli-Hall | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Franziska Iseli-Hall

From greeting people with a big smile when they enter your business (even if you don't feel like smiling), to sending your clients surprise postcards in the mail to remembering someone's name. It's all in the details.

How Travel Taught Me Every Day Is a Gift

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel makes us cross roads that we have never been on before. Because we are in a different land, everything is new and fresh.

The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

Hopper.com | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself wondering just how far we've come today and what worldly extremes are now accessible by commercial air, then be sure to check out this list of the top 20 longest non-stop flights on the planet.

A Postcard From Sydney: Essential Travel Tips

George Hobica | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

Australia's largest city is also the jumping off point from exploring Australia, and the city with the most inbound flights from North America. Here are some essential tips to plan and enjoy your visit.

DIY Invisibility Is Now an Actual Real Thing

Xavier Toby | Posted 10.09.2014 | Technology
Xavier Toby

Scientists at the University of Rochester in the USA recently revealed how to make stuff invisible. Kinda.

Seasoned Friends

Jo Tinyow | Posted 10.08.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Jo Tinyow

As I get older, I'm learning that friends and even partners will come and go but those that stay will be worth every moment.

The 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights From Los Angeles

Hopper.com | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

While in terms of total passenger traffic, LAX still sits somewhere in sixth or seventh place globally; it's always claimed the crown for the planet's busiest single origin and destination airport.

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved To New York

Gemma Sapwell | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel
Gemma Sapwell

As an Australian who moved to the U.S. 12 months ago what advice do I wish I'd had before taking on the land of stars and stripes?

Timeless or Time-Bound in the City?

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

A uniform filter applied to multiple urban scenes can easily warp time and location, and obscure -- yet somehow enhance -- the reality of place.

Surf's Up! 8 Top Destinations for Riding the Waves

Oyster | Posted 10.19.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Whether you're a total pro or a complete amateur, there's nothing quite like the rush of surfing.

5 Reasons to Move to Sydney -- Or at Least Visit Before Tearing Yourself Away (PHOTOS)

Stephanie Be | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

I bought a one-way ticket to a city I'd never been to. Actually, I didn't even know anyone who had been to Sydney. Here's why I moved to Sydney, over other destinations for my expat experience.

9 Breathtaking Destinations You Must See While Visiting Australia

JustLuxe | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
JustLuxe

One of the pleasures of travel is the feeling of discovery. In a time when there is a proliferation of information and everyone is connected all the...

5 Reasons to Visit Australia in (Their) Winter

Paul Jury | Posted 08.12.2014 | Travel
Paul Jury

Australia. Where the seasons and toilets swirl backwards, where the stars shine upside down, and where you're secretly thinking about visiting, even though it's currently winter there.

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
minube

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

Five Glam Getaways for Mother's Day

Joy Pecknold | Posted 06.28.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

For a significant part of a child's life, a mother acts as a one-woman concierge, chauffeur, maid, cook, and more. So the least her offspring (with some help from dad, perhaps) can do is to return the favor, and I say take it up a notch and bring in the hotel professionals.

The World's Top 10 Airport Hotels With Stunning Runway Views

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

In the last few years, airport hotels have evolved from being an unavoidable stopover to luxurious, must-visit retreats.

Butterfly Soars on Sydney Harbor

Joyce Morgan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Joyce Morgan

For that reason Madama Butterfly can be one of the trickiest operas to realize today. It is to opera what The Taming of the Shrew is to theater. Times and values have changed.

Boston and Melbourne: Separated at Birth?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Sydney, Australia, and New York are superman destinations, wrestling for attention and flying onto the world's front page. Boston and Melbourne? They're more like spectacled Clark Kents. And each is secretly glad.

How to Do Sydney on a Budget

Budget Travel | Posted 05.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

A little bit of planning goes a long way as Sydney is full of natural beauty, hidden hotspots, and exciting events. The best part: many of them are free.

Shark Diving in Sydney: I Was Bit!

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

There's a peace to swimming amongst sea life, and I felt more relaxed in the aquarium than I did in the pool. Phased by the creatures, I was able to stop worrying about breathing underwater and just "be."