The Yarra Valley is renowned for its abundance of wineries, local produce and stunning views and with so many places to visit it’s no wonder the Yarra Valley is a favourite destination for so many.
G’day! It’s getting colder down south here in Land Oz which brings to mind the warmer climate of the northern regions. So if you’re in a place that’s just a bit too chilly/freezing/sub-zero/glacial for your liking and want ideas to escape to or just daydream of being somewhere warm today in nature’s paradise, I introduce you to Darwin in the Northern Territory.
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G’day, let me tell you about a place that’s a lot of FUN for little kids and big kids… It’s a place where you can literally step back in time and appreciate what was once the region’s “gold era”. Welcome to Sovereign Hill … an open air museum located in a suburb of Ballarat (approximately 105km WNW of Melbourne).
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It all started quite humbly 22 years ago (with a program of only a dozen events) as the brainchild of advertising veteran, Peter Clemenger, who had recognised that Melbourne was in dire need of reinvigoration. Fast forward and those events have grown exponentially in festival history to over 200 annually.
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It’s all too easy to come to one of Australia’s many great cities and tick off the sights from the travel agent brochure or use a ‘bible’ such as a Lonely Planet Guide to steer you way to the ‘must see’ spots. Yes, there are some iconic sights and attractions that first time visitors shouldn’t miss but you’re looking for something a little different or you’re lucky enough to come back for a second or third visit what then?