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Australia Vacations, Tourism and Travel

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“Down Under” is a dream destination for many travelers.  Understandably so, as Australia offers its endlessly far Outback, one of a kind animal and plant life and fantastic, palm tree lined natural beaches, and gorgeous tropical islands.  The “Terra australis incognita” (unknown land of the South) also offers culture in a diverse selection. The mystical culture of the Australian natives, the Aborigines, is spellbinding. Australia is often referred to as the “red continent”.  This name stems from the central region of the continent, which is mostly flat, dusty, and of minimal vegetation. The most famous landmark of Australia is the 348 ... [more]

Travel Tips

Working Holiday: Tax issues

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If you are a European (excluding residents from Commonwealth countries) in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa, you will have to pay 29 percent tax, unless you can claim to be a resident for tax purposes. The major deciding factor in this is if you are staying in one place for six months or more. There is a questionnaire to determine this on the webpage of the Australian Taxation Office. (www.ato.gov.au) Many people I met thought they would get all their taxes back and then were facing a nasty surprise at the end of the financial year. [more ]

How to get a visa for Australia

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If you are a citizen from France, Germany, UK, the Netherlands, Italy (the... [more ]

Working Holiday Visas

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Working Holiday Visa
The working holiday visa's are great and as long... [more ]

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Australia - Top Locations



Top Rated Hotels

1. Bombah Point Eco Cottages
Bulahdelah
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2. Pender Lea Chalets
Jindabyne
5.0 stars
3. Star City Hotel
Sydney
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Top Rated Attractions

1. Fraser Island
Hervey Bay
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2. Hinchinbrook Island
Cardwell
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3. Kakadu Nationalpark
Darwin
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Top Rated Restaurants

1. Lord of the Fries
Melbourne
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2. Una┬┤s Restaurant
Sydney
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3. Bimbos
Melbourne
5.0 stars
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Top Rated Hostels

1. Glebe Village
Sydney
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2. The Palms
Sydney
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3. The Exford Hotel
Melbourne
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Top Rated Camping Sites

1. Tropic Breeze Van Park
Port Douglas
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2. Wave Rock Cabins and Caravan Park
Hyden
3.0 stars
3. Port Hedland Caravan Park
Port Hedland
5.0 stars
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Top Rated Bars

1. Three (Wise) Monkeys
Sydney
3.0 stars
2. The Lounge
Melbourne
4.0 stars
3. Manly Wharf Hotel
Manly
4.0 stars
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Top Rated Clubs

1. World Bar
Sydney
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2. Manly Skiff Club
Manly
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3. Minskys
Sydney
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