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Tips In Traveling To Australia

Dec 23, 2007
A lot of people around the world have been dreaming of exploring and discovering the wonderful sights and attractions of the land down under, the magnificent island of Australia. A great number of individuals are in awe with the sun-kissed strips and terrain of this exquisite country which offers you a taste of the outback or a choice to go frolicking and enjoying a sun tan in its luxurious beaches. This is the country where you can get to enjoy the most out of your summer and take pleasure in the wintry seasons of ice and snow. Get caught up in the up-to-the-minute elements and facets in its modern cities and visit the popular Sydney Harbour where the world famous Sydney Opera House is located.

Before booking that trip to Australia and excitedly packing your clothes and essentials, you may want to know that December and January are fully packed tourist months this is because these months mean long vacations from school. Thus, if you are looking forward to visit Australia during these months, then make sure to book your hotel accommodations well ahead of time.

January is also a hectic month for Australia because it hosts the "Festival of Sydney." This means a celebration where there is a great display of street theatre, huge and enormous exhibits of fireworks and a lot of open air concerts. Other celebrations and festivities include the Comedy Festival held in Melbourne during the month of April and in September, writers are given honor and recognition with their own "Writer's Festival." It may interest you to know that there is also one very unique Australian festival that would be very exciting for all beer lovers and that is the "Darwin Beer Can Regatta" which is held in the month of August. The festival entails not the drinking-beer-until-you-drop theme as a lot of people may think but it involves boat races where the water crafts are ingeniously made out of beer cans. And gay people are not to be set aside when you are in Australia because they have their very own "Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras too. This event is usually celebrated in the months of February or March. Melbourne also takes on a Midsummer's Festival in the months of January or February.

The point in fact, there is no bad time to visit Australia as the weather is usually good. The sun is usually scorching hot and sizzling during December to February which is perfect for summer vacations and escapades. The beaches and oceans of Australia are more than welcoming for you to take a dip in its waves and enjoy breaking surf or two. During the months of June until August, you get to take pleasure in playing with the snow and skiing to your heart's content in the regions of Victoria and New South Wales.

If money and expenses are the issue, you may be glad to know that in Australia the accommodation and food are very affordable and could be very well within your financial budgets. There are budget meals to choose from in a lot of establishments and one way to save is to cook your own food which is typically allowed in most camps or hostels.
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