Australia

  • Facts about koalas

    The koala is one of Australia’s most famous icons. Here are ten facts about the koala Continue Reading

    May 30, 2014 • Australia • Views: 8804

  • The History and Tradition of Anzac Day

    ANZAC Day is a day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand. It takes place every April 25th.

    More solemnly, it commemorates the “baptism of fire” both nations suffered in World War I. Hundreds of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders signed up to support British troops and wound up in one of the darkest and most illogical battles of the war– Gallipoli. Continue Reading

    April 25, 2014 • Australia, New Zealand • Views: 5648

  • Facts about the Tasmanian devil

    The Tasmanian devil got its name from a noise it makes that early British settlers to Tasmania likened to the sound they imagined the devil would make. Continue Reading

    April 11, 2014 • Australia • Views: 9036

  • Top Ten Things To Do in Melbourne

    Melbourne is Australia’s second biggest city and the capital of its second most populous state, Victoria.

    Melbourne is a self-proclaimed capital of fashion, culture, sport and food. It hosts the Melbourne Cup horse race, the Formula One Grand Prix, the Australian Open Tennis Championship and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Continue Reading

    March 27, 2014 • Australia • Views: 29228

  • Enjoy one of the Best Islands in the Pacific at Capella Lodge

    Capella Lodge is one of few resorts allowed on a remote piece of Pacific paradise, Lord Howe Island. Continue Reading

    February 21, 2014 • Australia • Views: 19582

  • Christmas around the World

    While Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations seem to engulf the United States and Europe in December, there are celebrations in other parts of the world as well. Continue Reading

    December 20, 2013 • Asia, Australia, India, South Pacific Islands • Views: 5512