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Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Sights in Canberra

As the six year mark on my last few days in Australia hit home this week, it is time to reflect on one of my favourite cities in Australia – the capital city itself. Canberra. Aside from my time exploring Sydney, the Blue Mountains and serving schooners in Parramatta, we next headed to Canberra for Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Sights in Canberra[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: FREE Museums

Never underestimate the amount of FREE sightseeing you can do. Did you know that there are FREE museums all over the place, you just need to do your research beforehand. I used to go to museums a lot more than I do now, so these days I basically only go to FREE museums unless I Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: FREE Museums[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Canberra in a Nutshell

Canberra – Proud Capital City of Australia. So what was it like? In a word, inspiring. In lots of words – what you’re about to read. It would have been fairly dumb to leave the city of Canberra out of any sightseeing opportunity. Especially when its only 3 hours from Sydney (4 hours from Parramatta, Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Canberra in a Nutshell[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Watching Karisma Katz Live At Eucalypt Lawn, Canberra

Nobody turns down a free concert do they? Well, I don’t. Though on this occasion, I almost did. My mate Neil has a knack of spotting random things happening nearby. He reads newspapers and magazines and keeps up to date with what’s going on, much more than I do. This means it’s great to travel Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Watching Karisma Katz Live At Eucalypt Lawn, Canberra[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Visiting Canberra’s Carillon

What is a Carillon? I’m not really sure and I’m not going to look it up in a dictionary, and the first time I’d heard that word was January 2010, while in Canberra, Australia’s under-rated and often over-looked capital. Sitting nicely and obviously in front of Lake Burley Griffin, lies this “Carillon”, which is actually Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Visiting Canberra’s Carillon[…]

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Australian National Museum, Art Gallery and Bonsai Garden

There are so many FREE things to do in Canberra I was finding it hard to believe. On the north side of the city, where the Parliament lies, beyond lake Burley Griffin, there are all the National Buildings of Australia. This part of the city is so obviously artificial and manufactured that it could easily Read more about Australian National Museum, Art Gallery and Bonsai Garden[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Visiting the Australian War Memorial in Canberra

You hear talk about it when you’re in Australia. People that hear you’ve been to Canberra will say “oh, did you go to the war memorial?”, so you’ve kind of got to go there, just so you can give a positive answer to those questions. But really when I first heard of a War Memorial Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Visiting the Australian War Memorial in Canberra[…]