Melbourne at Christmas

Where to Celebrate Christmas in Australia

To celebrate Christmas in Australia requires a change in mindset. Unlike the traditional northern hemisphere Christmas, Christmas in Australia is in summer so mulled wine and winter activities just don’t fit. This is just what makes a Christmas celebration in Australia so exciting. You can create your own traditions! Step away from the norm and have a unique and unforgettable Christmas experience!

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Australian in the summer

What to pack for Australia in Summer

When it comes to what to pack for Australia, layers are your best friend. Australia is a large country, with diverse climates, so what to wear in Melbourne may vary greatly to what to wear in the tropics. Layers however will allow you to move from the searing heat to cooler nights whilst still packing light. The Australian summer runs from December to February, however in areas the temperatures can still soar over 30°C (86°F). Conversely in other areas it can be in the mid teens (around 59°F). We will comprehensively cover what to where in Australia based on the

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Australia driving

Driving in Australia: What you Need to Know as a Tourist

Driving in Australia is one the best ways of getting around. We’re a nation of vast and varied beauty. Whilst our cities and vibrant and entertaining, a real Aussie experience requires a road trip, even if only for a day. Whether you want to travel around Australia by car or ditch the tour bus and head out on your own, having a car gives you so much more freedom to explore at your own pace. Like any country, Australian has its own nuances and rules, so here are some handy tips to ensure your can focus on the journey and

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Australian outback

Fly or Drive: How to see the Best of Australia

Unlike most countries in the world, Aussies drive on the left. Unlike the UK, which is full of tricky round abouts, most large intersections in Australia operate using a traffic light system, which can make it a little less confusing.  When driving in Australia, you do need to ensure that you are correctly licensed and that you are aware of the road rules. Some basic rules are you need to stay under 0.05 blood alcohol, 0.00 if you are a new driver and on P plates (the first 3 years of driving) and to be aware of the speed limit.

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