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The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival 2015


The Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival carries a rich history and tradition as Queensland’s premier racing event. The history of the carnival dates back 126 years, with the last six being held under operation of the Brisbane Racing Club. This occurred due to the merging of the Queensland Turf Club (Eagle Farm) and Brisbane Turf club […]

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What to Expect from Vivid Sydney 2015


Vivid Sydney is an event like no other. Each year since 2009 the city has come alive with light, due to incredible immersive light installations and projections that happen right across the CBD. Held over the course of three weeks between May and June, Vivid Sydney keeps getting better and better – and 2015 looks […]

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Experience Australia Through Time-Lapse with These Awesome Clips


Time-lapse photography is a video technique where the frequency at which film frames are captured is much lower than that used to view the sequence. This means that when the video is played at normal speed, the images appear to be on fast-forward. The use of time-lapse photography in tourism promotion is garnering momentum. Time-lapse […]

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5 Tips for Finding a Healthy Serviced Apartment


For those who travel regularly on business, you’ll know all too well how easy it is to end up in unclean accommodation. What may look glamorous on the brochure can actually be hiding stains, curious odours, germs, bacteria, and even bed bugs! Not the relaxing environment you hoped for after a long day working or […]

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How to Deal with First-Night Travel Insomnia


The Ancient Greeks called him Hypnos, the Romans called him Somnus, but most travellers call him Unreliable. The God of Sleep can be an elusive travel buddy, especially on that first night in a strange bed. Having trouble sleeping in a strange bed is a common problem for business travellers, especially when they’re tired from […]

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The Life and Legacy of Famed Architect Harry Seidler


Harry Seidler was, without a doubt, one of the most influential architects to call Sydney home. Over the course of six decades, he designed more than 180 buildings and received a number of honorary awards for his contribution to Australian architecture, including an AC (Order of Australia) and OBE (Order of the British Empire).

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192 Years of the Sydney Royal Easter Show


Easter can mean many different things to many different people. For some, it’s a celebration of faith, a chance to remember the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For others, it’s all about the chocolate and the anticipation for the Easter Bunny’s arrival. In Bermuda, the people celebrate by flying homemade kites. In Norway, everyone curls up […]

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Interesting Meriton Facts from their Landlords


We recently asked our Meriton Apartment Landlords to provide us with some information about the people who have purchased apartments through Meriton in recent times. From all our landlords responses, we’ve collated the information below… To embed ‘Interesting Meriton Facts from their Landlords’ on your site, copy and paste the code below: <a href=”” target=”_blank”><img […]

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How St. Patrick’s Day Became a Celebration of Irish Culture


St. Patrick’s Day is a special occasion celebrated around the world. From Australia to the US, St. Patrick’s Day brings together people from all different cultures in the spirit of Irish traditions. The St. Patrick’s Day parade has become one of the most popular events in places like Sydney and Melbourne. It’s steeped in a […]

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Must-See Events at the Gold Coast Bleach Festival 2015


  As if there weren’t already a load of exciting events to look forward to in 2015, the Bleach Festival is back! And it will soon be sweeping the Gold Coast as one of the largest arts and culture festivals this side of paradise. In true artistic genius fashion, there will be more sights, sounds, […]

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