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As much fun as it is to enjoy a fabulous date with the man in your life, there is nothing that can compare to a getaway with the girls. From giggling over wine as you get ready for a night out on the town to indulging in some serious retail therapy, having fun with your closest friends is the perfect way to spend a weekend. Whether you are big spenders enjoying a once in a lifetime trip or a few gals on a tight budget, you can also plan something exciting. Gather your girlfriends and start planning an epic adventure…

Cycling in Melbourne

Australia is a vast, expansive country and there’s just so much of it to explore. You couldn’t see it all in a lifetime, but you can try to get as close as possible. But how can you rack up the travel miles without racking up a bill that will send you bankrupt? Here are five great ways to travel around Australia for less. Cycling Any cyclist will tell you that cycling is the best way to travel – it gets you from A to B while fully immersing you in your environment and setting a physical challenge at the same…

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Sydney is a cosmopolitan harbour city that offers countless attractions to visitors, but it can be hard to make the most of your time there if you rely on public transportation. Although the trains, buses and even ferries can be a quick way to get around the city centre, they may not be able to get you to some of the great locations outside of Sydney. If you choose to rent a car in Sydney, you will also have the freedom to stop at landmarks along the way, enjoy the scenery from behind the wheel and some truly beautiful drives…

Sydney

Ah, the week. The dreaded standard trip length that seems like too long to claim that you’re “just stopping through,” and not long enough to get a real sense of a city. For the backpacker planning a measly week in Sydney, Australia, those seven little days can seem terribly insufficient to get to really see the sights. So before you get overwhelmed with the wealth of beauty this city has to offer, here’s a quick guide to some “must see”‘s for a week down in Sydney. Crossing the Sydney harbor bridge This is one of Sydney’s most famous attractions, and…