The Country Down Under
An abundance of outdoor activities, multicultural foods, and nature at it’s finest from Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, Australia. This country and continent have all you need to get up and get moving every day.
Make sure to pack your best outdoor/hiking shoes to be ready to travel anywhere on foot to take in the sites. In need of a new pair for men or women check these ones out now. Australia is one of the top destinations spots to visit as it offers so much to do and see.
Whether indulging in the finest meat, fish, and assorted types of foods due to it’s region and diverse people that make up Australia, or immersing yourself in all the water sports and outdoor activities you can think of, or being one with nature and taking the time to experience all the wildlife and history this place has to present.
Places to Visit
Sydney has a beautiful harbour in front of the famous Sydney Opera House a very busy performing arts center. The view alone is stunning and worth a look day or night. Anyone looking for some adventure can:
- Go Surfing at The Bondi Beach
- Visit Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
- Visit Royal National Park
- Visit Taronga Zoo
- Take Snorkeling Tours
Sydney has such an immense native wildlife with its exotic animals and varies other animals that will keep you in awe. When you’re done checking out their wildlife immerse yourself in their arts and culture especially heading to the capitol theatre.
After that make sure to take in their gorgeous beaches and outdoor pools right on the ocean talk about a view. As well as spend some time in the Darling Harbour area too when you visit.
In the city center get your shopping on starting in the Westfield Sydney and go experience authentic cuisines from around the world due to its multicultural heritage.
As well as so much to do and see during the day Sydney does have a bustling nightlife that is worth partaking in so check out:
- The Chinese Laundry on Sussex Street
- The Ivy on George Street
- Marquee Sydney in The Star
- Club 77 on Williams Street
- The Cali Club in Kings Cross
Melbourne has beautiful coastal villages so make sure to do the Mornington Peninsula Tour where you can take in gorgeous ocean views, go wine tasting, hiking, and see the wildlife reserves.
You will want to go the Peninsula Hot Springs while your there too. Take to the sea for the dolphin and seal sightseeing cruise as well as head up top to Arthurs Seat to experience great views of the coast from above.
Check out the cities laneways to find a little bit of everything that will satisfy everyone’s needs from:
- Street Art
- Amazing Foods
- A Fashion Precinct
Visit the Tower Hill Wildfire Reserve to see koalas, emus, kangaroos, and other animals which are located inside a non-active volcano. While in Melbourne you will want to visit the Australian National Surfing Museum and check out the amazing beaches to see where the Rip Curl Pro is held. The 12 Apostles Rock on the coastline and Wilsons Promontory are wonderful sight seeing areas with such beautiful scenery they are picture perfect places.
Heading to Brisbane, Australia make sure to take a cruise on the Brisbane river. The climate in Brisbane is just amazing and a great place to see waterfalls. Things to do in Brisbane are:
- Visit the Queensland Art Gallery
- Check out the Lamington National Park
- Go hold a Koala at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
- Visit the Botanical Gardens
- Take a Tour of the XXXX Brewery
- Feed the Dolphins at Tanglooma Island Resort
- Experience Fortitude Valley at Night
For all the foodies and drinkers out there go take a Brisbane laneway bar crawl, or bar hop between their 12 rooftop bars and take in the sun while you drink.
Brisbane locals love their breakfast and have so many café places to choose from so go crazy while your there. Make sure to head to Streets Beach a beach located in the middle of a city who wouldn’t want to go see that.
Brisbane gives you a taste of everything definitely a place to play, eat good food, have great drinks, and plenty of leisure activities and wildlife exhibits to go around.
The Way of Life
Australia’s sunny climate is seen as sporty, outdoorsy, beach-loving type of environment with images of bronzed Aussie surfers. The image also painted of Australians is one of easygoing, casual, and friendly people. They feel very familiar with one another and have an air of kindness about them in public places.
It seems that personal privacy is very much respected as well as having common mannerism in places that require them to be quiet or take in the arts. Staring is not encouraged but that doesn’t mean avoiding eye contact with the person you are conversing with or greeting. They tend to do things in a polite way but firmly. Talk to the locals, see what they have to say, and enjoy their country.
Taste a Little Bit of Everything
Roast lamb is a favorite for most Australians along with meat pies, barbecue sausages in bread, and beer battered fish and chips. The roast chicken with garlic herb butter is a Sunday tradition for family gatherings. Many of their popular dishes are:
- Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pie
- Barbecued Shrimp
- Lamington (A Sweet Sponge Filled Jelly Dipped in Chocolate and Coated in Coconut)
- Burgers (Ask for The Lots)
- Sausage Rolls
- Almost Any Type of Meat Dish
Some of the drinks you will want to try while in Australia are:
- Bundaberg Ginger Beer (One of The Most Famous Australian Drinks)
- Archie Rose Gin
- Bundaberg Brewed Beverages
- Bundaberg Rum
- Tooheys Beer
- Goon a Boxed Wine
There will be something for everyone to have as the food choices are vast due to all the diversity of Australia. Try what you can and go on a food binge worry about what you ate later when you’re at home no longer on vacation.
Experience It All
Australia will have you active and ready to do something new every day. This is one destination hot spot that does beach activities, wildlife sight-seeing, and nightlife well so grab yourself a 360 camera to not miss all the action around you.
Let yourself take a journey down under with all its outdoor fun, beautiful coastal views, and food galore to make anyone want to forget about their diet for a while. Enjoy the vast wineries and enjoy the arts and culture all around Australia.
That’s all for now on sights to be traveled🗺 let’s travel to our next destination soon. 😁🎫🛫
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