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  • Darling Harbour

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sydney Things to Do

    The west side of Sydney's Central Business District has undergone a massive regeneration resulting in the "celebration space and leisure complex" called Darling Harbour. It sweeps down from Barangaroo Park and around Cockle Bay, to create an area filled with restaurants, shops, museums, green spaces and one of the best and biggest children's...

  • Park Hyatt Sydney

    Sydney Hotels

    A luxurious setting, conveniently close to the city centre without the hubbub. You can have it both,...

  • Rocks and Circular Quay Restaurants

    4 out of 5 stars

    Sydney Restaurants

    La Renaissance is a heavenly bakery/cafe that is nestled in the Rocks. It specializes in French desserts and pastry. I am a lover of sweets; especially dessets so this is my idea of heaven. Upon entering; the display case is full of tantalizing pastry, cakes and desserts in a rainbow of colors, shapes and sizes. Some of the pastry is so artfully...



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  • Kings Park

    Perth Things to Do

    A MUST VISIT IS KINGS PARK Even if your not into gardening, flowers and the likes, Kings Park is still worth coming to for the wonderful views it has over Perth. Kings Park is one of the world’s largest parks and in my eyes, one of the most beautiful in Australia, especially for seeing Australian native plants. It was a miserable showery day when...

  • Crown Metropol Perth

    Perth Hotels

    This place has been renovating for a long period of time and so noisy. Staff were incompetent and...

  • The Indianna Teahouse

    4 out of 5 stars

    Perth Restaurants

    His Perth landmark sits on Cottesloe Beach and overlooks the Indian Ocean. The Tea House was build in 1910 and was designed to have uninterrupted views from every window. They serve lunch from 12.00 midday and dinner until late. They serve an a la carte menu which include a good range of Australian seafood. They also boast an extensive wine list....



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  • Australian War Memorial

    5 out of 5 stars

    Canberra Things to Do

    The Hall of Valour, symbolically positioned directly underneath the resting place of the Unknown Soldier at the Australian War Memorial, “honours the deeds of ordinary Australians under the extraordinary conditions of war.” It specifically recognizes the ninety-nine Australians who have won the Victoria Cross and the nine service personnel...

  • Hyatt Hotel Canberra

    Canberra Hotels

    The Hyatt Hotel is situated in a lovely position beside the lake and within close proximity to the...

  • Pinocchio’s Restaurant

    Canberra Restaurants

    If you are looking for truly cosy restaurant that’s comfortable and has eclectic décor than you can’t go passed Pinocchio’s. Kim and I recently enjoyed a family get together on a cold winter’s night. It’s no surprise that the menu is Italian. This family owned business has been operating for 23 years. The service is excellent and it is refreshing...



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  • Hahndorf

    Adelaide Things to Do

    Well everyone else seemed to know about the German village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills except yours truely. We went with a tour group but I am told you can easily go by the local bus. Hahndorf is the oldest German settlement in Australia and very nice it is too. We strolled along the main street...passed by the home made icecream and headed...

  • Rendezvous Allegra Hotel Adelaide

    Adelaide Hotels

    I have stayed here several time for business events and also to just stay in the CBD for a social...

  • Ned Kelly's Retreat

    5 out of 5 stars

    Adelaide Restaurants

    When a seven-foot bush ranger greets you for dinner, you know you are in for something different. Dunk your vegemite damper into Ned’s kangaroo tail “soup of yesterday”. Although Stringy Bark Creek chook (thankfully) does not live up to its name, you won’t be disappointed if you “steak out” the game grill with it’s spread of roo, emu, buffalo,...



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  • Queen Street & Downtown

    Auckland Things to Do

    Queen Street starts from Auckland Harbour and runs for nearly three kilometers in a virtual straight line. As the commercial as well as shopping hub area, there are a full range of shopping option the souvenir shops are mainly concentrated at the harbour end and there are a number of arcades and side streets with boutique stores and eateries

  • SKYCITY Grand Hotel Auckland

    Auckland Hotels

    The rooms and hotel in general were nicer than expected, and service was good. While this hotel may...

  • CIN CIN on Quay

    2 out of 5 stars

    Auckland Restaurants

    Cin Cin is a very fashionable restaurant and one of the oldest established restaurants in the city. It has very unique location in the old Ferry Building overlooking the water. The setting is luxurious, high ceilings, granite and beautiful table settings. The flavour is Italian and Asian with pastas, risottos and noodles. They also have wood-fired...



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  • Litchfield National Park - Day Trip

    Darwin Things to Do

    If you are in Darwin and looking at tours to Litchfield or parks nearby, DO NOT GO WITH WALLAROO TOURS. The 'prawns and champagne' at sunset (which was rushed) gave us food poisoning and we lost the whole next day of our holiday in Darwin (nausea, vomiting, fatigue, the works). We called the company to tell them we'd got food poisoning from them...

  • Mediterranean All Suites Hotel

    Darwin Hotels

    I would just like to clarify that you did not hand your keys to a staff member. You actually...

  • Buzz Cafe

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Darwin Restaurants

    22.5.12 - I took my sister to Darwin for a long weekend for a very special birthday. Buzz's cafe was first on my list as I have been previously and enjoyed everything about this place. The view is fantastic, our food was lovely, the service was very very good AND the Appletini's were to die for. We stayed for many hours and had many Appletini's and...



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  • Island

    Bora-Bora Things to Do

    Eglise Evangélique de Polynésie Française: You see such signs quite a lot in French Polynesia and especially on Bora Bora, as here most people are protestant. The name of this nice church in Vaitape “Temple Ebene Ezera de Vaitape”. It is located on the mountain side of the main street, just some steps north of the shops, opposite the tender...

  • Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

    Bora-Bora Hotels

    Motu Tehotu, 98730, French Polynesia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Bloody Mary's

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bora-Bora Restaurants

    I never demand or expect super fluffy bubbly service but a little common courtesy should be at least a minimum for a place like this. We made a special trip to visit this destination since we were not staying on the main island. We wanted to come for drinks during the evening but we first made a stop during an early day trip to main village. We...



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  • Great Barrier Reef

    Cairns Things to Do

    The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef and home to an amazing diversity of animal life. There are a large number of tour operators that depart from Cairns depending on what you want to do. Cairns is the Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the outer barrier reef from Cairns is only a comfortable 90 minute boat ride or a 30 minute...

  • Kewarra Beach Resort

    Cairns Hotels

    We enjoyed our first time at Kewarra Beach Resort so much that we decided the first chance we got we...

  • Cairns Night Market

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Cairns Restaurants

    Zig had been here before and suggested it - The night markets for a cheap feed. Great choice Zig!! You can have a large plate of food for around $10 here and they have everything from Asian, Indian, Japanese, Turkish through to good old roast meat & chips.



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  • Skyline Gondola and Restaurant

    Queenstown Things to Do

    For the most spectacular view of Queenstown, visit the Skyline Gondola. This takes you to Bob's Peak, offering a panoramic vista over the entire town and its environs. This is the best thing to see if you have only a very short time in Queenstown, and want to make the most of it. In addition to the view, there is a restaurant (which I didn't...

  • Millbrook Resort Queenstown

    Queenstown Hotels

    I haven't stayed at this resort but my boyfriend has. On our trip to Queenstown he took me here to...

  • Skyline Restaurant.

    4 out of 5 stars

    Queenstown Restaurants

    If ever you need an excuse for a food feast indulgence then I would happily recommend the Skyline Restaurant buffet. Each night they serve up an impressive smorgasbord specialising in fresh, local produce and while your feast you are also treated to the most spectacular night views of Queenstown. The buffet begins at 5:45pm and you will need to...



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  • Geelong Waterfront

    Geelong Things to Do

    Eastern beach has a beautiful hill landscape for jogging, a gated swimming area, stunning views of Corio Bay. Locals and tourists come here to spend morning walk, jogging, photo shooting, and etc. You can continue walking along the coast all the way to western beach. This is a must visit place in Geelong... not to miss the stunning views and a...

  • Rose Garden Motel

    Geelong Hotels

    14-16 Settlement Road, Belmont Geelong, Geelong, Victoria, 3216, Australia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Smorgy's Family Restaurant & Buccaneers

    4 out of 5 stars

    Geelong Restaurants

    Amazing how many people still head out the Pier in search of Smorgys restaurant when it's been closed now for two years. It's now a fantastic restaurant, the best place for weddings party's anything, and it has a magnificent lounge bar on the top floor. RIP smorgys, the place is now a world class venue that is is a great night out. that's the best...



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