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10 Traditional Aussie Foods To Try

Australia is often associated with stunning beaches and wild, exotic animals, but a pleasant surprise visitors often forget about is the unique food culture of Australia. With such a large variety, there’s a dish or snack for even the fussiest of eaters, alongside some staple foods such as pies and burgers which have been adapted to suit the Aussie taste and lifestyle.  Designed with flavour in mind, many of Australia’s famous dishes can be easily found and enjoyed during your trip from the many eateries and restaurants, so we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 foods to look out for during your trip!   Tim Tam Originally gaining popularity due to the success of a horse in the Kentucky Derby, Tim Tam has been a favourite in Australia since 1958.  Made of two layers of chocolate biscuit with a light chocolate filling in the middle, they are the ultimate chocolate…
Where to stay in Sydney and the Surrounding areas

Where to stay in Sydney and the Surrounding areas

Sydney is a fairly large city and choosing the right place to stay is difficult, if you choose the wrong hotel it can put a real damper on your trip, plus Sydney can be fairly expensive. Throughout this article we will give you options for the best places to stay in Sydney from the cheapest places to stay such as backpacking hostels to the most expensive high class luxury hotels (and of course everything in-between). We will provide some ideas on where to stay in Sydney with family, the best suburbs to stay in Sydney, where to stay in Sydney without a car and the best areas to stay in Sydney. We will also include where to stay in Sydney for tourists from Sydney city, Bondi, Manly beach and the Blue Mountains. So let’s take a look at a few different types of Sydney accommodations and why they are the…
Where to Stay in Melbourne - Australian Travel Guide

Where to Stay in Melbourne – Australian Travel Guide 2020

Melbourne, Australia is often referred to as the world’s most livable city. From a vibrant street art scene, interesting architecture, loads of live music, outdoor space and a fun foodie scene, this coastal capital of Victoria should be on your travel bucket list. Deciding where to stay in Melbourne shouldn’t take up all your planning time, so we’ve compiled a list of the best areas and hotels to choose from. We will cover off how to decide where to stay in Melbourne, Melbourne neighborhood guide, different styles of Melbourne accommodation including Melbourne hostels, cheap hotels Melbourne, serviced apartments Melbourne and general Melbourne hotels and many many more. Airbnb is also a great option for short or long stays. Plan your trip to Australia Need data for your trip to Australia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using…
Luxury Travel Guide to Sydney

Luxury Travel Guide to Sydney

Sydney, the capital of New South Wales in Australia is the perfect far flung luxury destination. From its spectacular skyline with the sail-like domes of Sydney opera house to its gourmand offering to well over 100 beaches and wonderful parks to escape the hustle of the city, there’s something for every kind of elite traveller, whether you’re a nature lover, adventure junkie, label lover or epicurean! This city is the gem in Australia’s crown and is a must-visit destination, being a hub of glamour and luxury. The vibe is laid back and there’s plenty of opportunity to hit the beach with the beautiful people or dance the night away at a trendy rooftop party or hip hotel. The reason for its success as a tourist destination is because far flung Australians are so good at taking their discoveries from abroad and bringing them back to their country and transforming it…
Where to stay in the Gold Coast

Where to stay in the Gold Coast

South of Brisbane on Australia’s East Coast is the Gold Coast, a popular vacation destination. The Gold Coast is a watersports paradise, with long sandy beaches, inland canals and waterways, several theme parks and a National Park. With so many things to do in the Gold Coast, it’s important to identify which Gold Coast attractions you will be visiting, and choose your Gold Coast accommodation accordingly. With many Gold Coast hotels to choose from, we will help you narrow down where to stay in Gold Coast with family, or the best place to stay in Gold Coast for couples. We will cover off all types of Gold Coast accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Gold Coast hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Gold Coast, the best Gold Coast hotels, best places in Gold Coast to visit, the best places to stay in Gold Coast, hotels near…
Where to stay in Perth

Where to stay in Perth

Western Australia’s capital city of Perth is most famous for being the “most isolated city in the world,” with the Indian Ocean on one side, and the Australian Outback on the other. The nearest large city is Adelaide, over 2,000 kilometers away. Despite the remote location and isolation, this city of 1.4 million residents is a cosmopolitan gem in the rough, and a great jumping off point for adventures in the Outback or a Rottnest Island tour. There is decent public transportation in Perth, however determining your agenda will help determine where to stay in Perth for holiday. One you’ve narrowed down the area of Perth, we also recommend the best Perth accommodation for your budget. We will cover off all types of Perth accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Perth hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Perth, the best Perth hotels, best places in…
Where to stay in Adelaide

Where to stay in Adelaide

Along the south coast of Australia is Adelaide, best known for culture, sports, food and wine. It is the capital of South Australia, it’s also known as festival city, for the plethora of festivals, starting with the Tour Down Under in January through the Ebenezer Night Markets in December. Although it’s a city over over 1 million residents, it’s very easy to get around. In fact, most places in Adelaide are reachable within 20 minutes, and most most Adelaide hotels are within 20 minutes walk of the major attractions. So, no matter which Adelaide accommodation you choose, you’ll have no trouble seeing all the things to do in Adelaide. We will cover off all types of Adelaide accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Adelaide hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Adelaide, the best Adelaide hotels, cheap hotels Adelaide, best places in Adelaide to visit, the…
Where to stay in Caloundra

Where to stay in Caloundra

Planning a trip to the Sunshine Coast of Queensland? With so many beautiful beaches along the coast and resorts in every direction, it can be hard to decide where to stay in Caloundra. Using our guide to Caloundra hotels, we can help you find the best places to stay in Caloundra and the perfect hotel for your travel style, whether you are looking for cheap hotels in Caloundra or luxury accommodation in Caloundra, QLD. We will cover off all types of Caloundra accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Caloundra hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Caloundra, the best Caloundra hotels, best places in Caloundra to visit, the best places to stay in Caloundra, hotels near Caloundra attractions, Caloundra neighborhood guide and many more. Plan your trip to Queensland Need data for your trip to Queensland? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day.…
Comprehensive weekend guide to Canberra – What to see and do, Where to go and Where to stay?

Comprehensive weekend guide to Canberra – What to see and do, Where to go and Where to stay?

I never thought I would say this…. BUT I don’t think a weekend (or a long weekend) is long enough in Canberra….. I know I’m shocked too! I have always thought Canberra would be boring because its all about politics and politicians, it’s not exactly a travel destination like Sydney or Melbourne but wow I had so much fun in Canberra!!!! Personally I think walking is one of the best ways to experience Canberra, Australia's National Capital. Not only do you get fit and see more than you would in a car but you are also saving money on taxis (which were quite expensive!). You’re probably wondering what’s so great about Canberra? I’ve complied the perfect list of where to go, what to see and do and of course where to stay while in Canberra. Plan your trip to Australia Need data for your trip to Australia? We use Tep Wireless which…
The Best Day Trips from Sydney

The Best Day Trips from Sydney

Full of smiling “Sydneysiders”, Sydney is the largest city in Australia. Surrounded by Port Jackson, the greatest natural harbour in the world, Sydney offers you beautiful beaches, lush, green parks, art and heritage museums, cultural spots and loads of interesting events throughout the year. Made up of small urban suburbs, the city has something for every taste, but don’t forget the amazing attractions waiting for you out of town. In this guide, we are listing the best day trips from Sydney - have fun exploring! Plan your trip to Australia Need data for your trip to Australia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Don't be an idiot! Make sure you have Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available…