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23 Stunning Waterfalls Near Sydney

Enjoy this list of my favorite waterfalls near Sydney. I'll include some of my favorite spots in the Royal National Park, Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands, and beyond. Sydney is a huge and exciting city. There are museums, nightclubs, restaurants, and impressive landmarks to entertain any traveler.  But the real magic lies in the forests and …

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Best Time To Visit Australia: A Complete Guide

Wondering when is the best time to visit Australia? Here is my comprehensive guide! Australia is an amazing country, and I think any eager traveler should definitely visit.  But planning a trip to Australia can be confusing, simply because the country is so huge.  Australia is a continent as well as a country. It is …

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Australian Slang: The Ultimate Guide (From An American’s Perspective)

The ultimate guide to Australian slang, written by an American living in Australia. Australian slang is world-famous. It's one of the few things I knew about Australia before actually coming here. As someone who grew up far away from Australia and never knew anyone from here for most of my life, these were the things …

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Cronulla Drone Photography

Here is some of my recent Cronulla drone photography! I've been wanting a drone for a while, so I did some research and decided to buy a DJI Mavic Mini this past April. It's a lightweight drone that is high-quality yet affordable and good for beginners. Cronulla, a southern suburb of Sydney, Australia, has been …

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1 Week In Sydney: Itinerary For The Outdoorsy Traveler

An itinerary for 1 week in Sydney, perfect for adventurous, active travelers who love being outside! I love cities. They're full of entertainment, art, and culture. But do I consider myself a city person? No. I've now lived in London, Rome, and Sydney, three of the world's most famous cities. Though I grew up in …

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7 Incredible Volunteer Opportunities Around The World

7 volunteer opportunities around the world, perfect for open-minded and adventurous budget travelers. If you've browsed through my blog before, you'll know that I am a huge fan of volunteering abroad. It is an amazing way to experience different cultures, learn new skills, meet lovely people, and save money while traveling. I've written a few …

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Best Things To Do In The Royal National Park: Sydney, Australia

My favorite things to do in the Royal National Park, just south of Sydney, Australia. The Royal National Park is a true gem of New South Wales. Located directly south of Sydney, it's easily accessible from the city and from smaller towns along the South Coast. The best way to get around is by car, …

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5 Amazing Day Hikes in the Blue Mountains

Fun day hikes in the Blue Mountains, perfect for weekend trips or day trips from Sydney. The Blue Mountains has become one of my favorite places in Australia.  Every time I visit, I am amazed at the crisp, fresh air and the magnificent, rugged scenery.  For someone living in Sydney, The Blue Mountains are the …

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Australian Partner Visa: 12 Tips For Applying

Are you applying for an Australian Partner Visa? Here are my top 12 tips for your application, from personal experience! A few weeks ago, my temporary partner visa for Australia got approved. WOOHOO! This visa has been on my mind constantly for the last 1.5 years, so it’s a big relief. However, this doesn’t mean …

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12 Fun Things To Do In Port Stephens, NSW Australia

The best things to do in Port Stephens, a diverse and charming area of NSW, Australia.  Whether you're traveling around New South Wales, or you live here and are looking for a fun weekend trip, I highly recommend visiting the Port Stephens area. Geographically, Port Stephens is huge. It includes beaches, hills, sand dunes, islands, …

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