Australia
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Have you ever been to the Whitsunday Islands off the north coast of Queensland, Australia? Have you seen pictures of glorious Whitehaven Beach on the net and dreamed you could be there? Think of pristine beaches, glistening white sand and crystal blue water?I know I have. The Whitsunday Islands are known all over the world to be an extraordinarily beautiful spot. Whitehaven Beach unquestionably is one of the most stunning beaches in the world. It's certainly earned its place on every bucket list of Australia’s East Coast, as well as Fraser Island and Daintree Rainforest. And...

Cape tribulation and Daintree rainforest - where the jungle meets the reef! Sounds like paradise and really is my Australia East Coast favorite. Definitely worth a visit.Daintree rainforest with Cape Tribulation is home to the oldest continually surviving rainforest on earth, mostly unchanged for over 135 million years! You cross the Daintree river by car ferry and dive into the lush rainforest five minutes later. Up this far North of tropical Queensland you can find wild and natural beauty coexisting with all kinds of adventures for visitors and mostly simple accommodation.But, some will say, what's...

Travel expectations? Well, when somebody asks me how I like Australia and New Zealand, it’s not so easy to give a good and complete answer. An answer that considers all the beautiful places these "islands" have to offer. The unique flora and fauna, the colors, the friendliness of its people.But also the disappointment we were left with again and again when we realized that the once-in-a-lifetime - experience, which was described in the most colorful words in travel guides, blogs, reports from friends - was nothing more (and nothing less) than "ok". Of course, that's...

When traveling up the Australian East Coast with children, you will not get around the many islands close to the coast. There are so many of them, it's just overwhelming for a foreigner. You can choose whichever suits you most, be it luxury on Heron Island or a snorkeling and diving paradise like Lady Elliot.Coming to Australia's East Coast for the first time, there is one island you simply do not want to miss out on: The "Great Sandy Island" - the largest sand island in the world. World heritage listed Fraser Island with kids...

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