Pialligo is a Canberra suburb beside the airport. Contains an approx km long strip of nice garden centres most of which have gift shops and quite good quality cafes. Cafes very popular especially at... more
The only currently known aboriginal rock art in the ACT is the Yankee Hat paintings in the Gudgenby Valley within Namadgi National Park and about 90 minutes drive from the centre of Canberra. Carbon... more
This is more generally known as Tidbinbilla Tracking Station. It is one of three main NASA tracking stations around the world (the Deep Space Network) set up for tracking deep space probes. It also... more
You won’t find The Cotter Loop mentioned in the tourist brochures, that is the name used by vehicle enthusiasts, who love this excellent driver's road. It refers to the road trip out from Canberra... more
The Cotter Reserve is one of the most popular Canberra picnic areas, located near one of the main reservoirs for the city (now viewed from a lookout, once you could walk along the dam wall). There is... more
There are many things a typical traveller would miss when travelling to Canberra if they do not have transport (or friends to take them around). Canberra is a well spread city and the public transport... more
Australians have an ambivalent view of our National Capital: of national and civic pride from those who actually know it; of derision from people who consider it 'boring' (presumably because either......