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Uluru: The Controversial Climb Uluru: The Controversial Climb
Uluru: The Controversial Climb

Uluru, or Ayers Rock as Europeans renamed it, is a stunning rock jutting out from the outback of Australia. Currently Uluru is still legal to climb ...

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Great Outdoor Activities Around Perth Great Outdoor Activities Around Perth
Great Outdoor Activities Around Perth

With its incredible year round sunny weather and great beaches, Perth offers an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities.

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Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui
Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui

Endemic to New Guinea, this black and orange bird has been found to contain batrachotoxins on its skin and feathers. These are the same toxins foun ...

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots
Skittles in the Sky : Australia's Parrots

Australia is home to many beautiful parrots. With over 50 species present throughout the country you are bound to see some of these incredible bird ...

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Australia’s Greatest Road Trips for Wildlife Australia’s Greatest Road Trips for Wildlife
Australia’s Greatest Road Trips for Wildlife

Australia is a massive continent filled with incredible landscapes including the iconic Outback, Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest, and of co ...

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Tips for Renting & Traveling in a Campervan Tips for Renting & Traveling in a Campervan
Tips for Renting & Traveling in a Campervan

Having a campervan gives you the freedom and flexibility to move around a destination while always being assured of accommodation and cooking facil ...

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Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef
Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef

A tour company based out of Cairns Australia, has unfortunately seen two of its passengers die from heart attacks while visiting the Great Barrier ...

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Best Places to Spot Iconic Australian Wildlife in the Wild Best Places to Spot Iconic Australian Wildlife in the Wild
Best Places to Spot Iconic Australian Wildlife in the Wild

Follow this helpful guide to spotting some of Australia’s most recognized animals in the wild. Many regions which Australian animals call home can ...

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Around the World in 80 Ways Around the World in 80 Ways
Around the World in 80 Ways

Learn how long it takes to travel around the world, and the many adventurous modes of transport you can choose from.

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Sleeping with Trees Sleeping with Trees
Sleeping with Trees

Tree house hotels of the modern era bring all the fun and excitement you remember having as a kid and many add all the creature comforts you could ...

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5 Essential Tips to Make Travel Easy and Stress Free

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5 Essential Tips to Make Travel Easy and Stress Free

Take advantage of the following advice on your next trip and you’ll be traveling like a seasoned travel professional.

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Sleeping with Trees

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Sleeping with Trees

Tree house hotels of the modern era bring all the fun and excitement you remember having as a kid and many add all the creature comforts you could ask for and more.

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Uluru: The Controversial Climb

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Uluru: The Controversial Climb

Uluru, or Ayers Rock as Europeans renamed it, is a stunning rock jutting out from the outback of Australia. Currently Uluru is still legal to climb but that may not be the case for much longer.

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Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui

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Species Profile: Hooded Pitohui

Endemic to New Guinea, this black and orange bird has been found to contain batrachotoxins on its skin and feathers. These are the same toxins found in Colombia’s poison dart frogs and are one of the most toxic natural substances known to science.

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Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo

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Species Profile: Long-Nosed Potoroo

Closely related to the kangaroo family this marsupial acts like a miniature kangaroo but with a rat like tail and the nose of a bandicoot.

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Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef

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Tourist Deaths in the Great Barrier Reef

A tour company based out of Cairns Australia, has unfortunately seen two of its passengers die from heart attacks while visiting the Great Barrier Reef.

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Mulligans Flat – Turning Back Time in Australia

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Mulligans Flat – Turning Back Time in Australia

Mulligans Flat in Canberra’s north has created a magical place where one can get a glimpse of the authentic Australian wild bush land and just minutes from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Mungo: A Journey into Australia’s Past

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Mungo: A Journey into Australia’s Past

A place truly out of this world, so much so that it looks like the surface of the moon, Lake Mungo has acted like a time capsule allowing us to take a peek into Australia’s historic past. Staring out at the Walls of China section of Mungo National Park, its hard not to feel a sense of the nearly 2,000 generations of its native peoples that have called it home. The Walls take on incredibly beautiful colors at sunset so a drive out to the lookout at that time is highly recommended.

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Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo

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Jamala Wildlife Lodge: A Room with a Zoo

If you’ve ever dreamt of an intimate experience with wild animals, Australia has the lodge for you. While there are a number of zoos that offer overnight sleepovers, Jamala Wildlife Lodge takes the concept to a completely different level.

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots

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Skittles in the Sky : Australia’s Parrots

Australia is home to many beautiful parrots. With over 50 species present throughout the country you are bound to see some of these incredible birds no matter where you are in the land down under. Here is a just a sampling of what you can expect to see.

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