Posts Tagged“australia”

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…

Skydiving

Australia is a true adrenaline junkie’s paradise. There are so many opportunities to get that adrenaline pumping, the hardest part may just be choosing how to do it. Whether you’re into deadly animals, heart-racing heights or thrilling climbs, Australia can scratch the itch. Here are a few ideas for the thrill-seeker’s trip down under. Cage Diving with Sharks Not for the faint-hearted, cage diving involves chumming to attract sharks for an up-close and personal view underwater. Sign up with a group, head out into the water and get ready to see jaws first hand. The only thing between you and…

Creative Commons 1

In Australia, industrial and commercial progress and development have been increasingly evident in the last few decades. The continent has become a hub of opportunities for people from all around the world. Whether they’re coming to pursue an education or employment, people – especially young people – have been coming to Australia and finding opportunities in a variety of fields. Every year thousands of people visit Australia via its working holiday visa. It’s a specific type of visa issued to foreigners who are looking to visit Australia for anywhere from a couple of months to a year. The visa allows…