Enchanting Oceania

Top Attractions of Western Australia

April 11, 2012  

Top Attractions of Western Australia

Western Australia is one of the major tourist attraction for travelers looking for wilderness and adventure, and rightfully so. The area is huge but very sparsely populated – just 2.1 million inhabitants with almost three-quarters of them living in Perth. And yet, the area covers more than one-third of the whole Australian land mass. This is the perfect recipe for travelers looking for peace and quiet, to experience wilderness like nowhere else and re-align your... [Read more of this review]

7 Top Attractions in Rotorua, New Zealand

July 4, 2011  

7 Top Attractions in Rotorua, New Zealand

Geyser flat, Whakarewarewa © Chris McLennan Did you know that the Frying Pan Lake near Rotorua is the world’s largest hot water spring, with temperatures reaching 200?C at its deepest point? It comes as no surprise that curious travelers are completely awed as soon as they set foot in this shimmering wonderland. The geothermal city of Rotorua is the heartland of New Zealand’s Maori culture with its unique volcanic landscape, living Maori culture, natural hot springs... [Read more of this review]

New Zealand – Wine Paradise

June 30, 2011  

New Zealand – Wine Paradise

Your love of wine and food will draw you to Marlborough © Ian Trafford New Zealand is a country like no other, and its wine is an experience like no other. The special combination of New Zealand soil, climate and water, the pioneering spirit and commitment to quality all come together in every glass of New Zealand wine. These wines are known throughout the world for their purity, vibrancy and intensity. New Zealand is home to what many wine critics consider the world’s... [Read more of this review]

Tourism Victoria Launches Play Melbourne

June 20, 2011  

Tourism Victoria Launches Play Melbourne

Tourism Victoria has launched the latest phase of its “Jigsaw” campaign, with creative designed to lure Australian travelers to Melbourne. The tourism body launched its year-long campaign “Play Melbourne” yesterday nationally with television, cinema, radio, print, out-of-home and digital activities. The campaign aims to invite visitors to the southern capital by selling its creative sub-culture. As part of the campaign, a promotion is being run... [Read more of this review]

24Hr in Auckland, the City of Sails

June 13, 2011  

24Hr in Auckland, the City of Sails

The beautiful Waitemata Harbour is Auckland’s greatest natural asset © Gareth Eyres A day in Auckland begins as the sun rises and ends way after it sets. With a million of its people residing in the vicinity – one-third of New Zealand’s population – Auckland is undoubtedly one of the most gregarious areas in the country. Enjoy this 24-hour itinerary in the City of Sails! 07:00AM Wake from your swanky New Zealand hotel and start your day fresh and crisp at the... [Read more of this review]

Traveling Australia – 5 Unique Ways

April 20, 2011  

Traveling Australia – 5 Unique Ways

Australian holidays are all about long journeys and adventurous travel. You could just lounge on the beach or have a city break in Sydney during your holiday to Australia, but you would be missing out. Australia is one of the best countries to explore on a longer journey, with vast tracts of unspoilt wilderness and an amazing variation in the scenery that you’ll encounter. Not only are there plenty of sights to see on a journey through Australia, there are numerous... [Read more of this review]

Queenstown, New Zealand Adventure Capital

March 28, 2011  

Queenstown, New Zealand Adventure Capital

One of the most awe-inspiring moments of my life occurred on a cool moonlit night in New Zealand. I gazed up from my ground-level lodge’s balcony and saw the most amazing thing: hundreds of thousands of stars radiantly shining like diamonds in the skies. In the background, the vast, snow-capped Remarkables framed an image that I would remember for all time. It was mesmerizing. I didn’t want the moment to end. As it turned out, I was able to repeatedly watch the... [Read more of this review]

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