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An Australian Travel Tips and Information Web Site.

Thank you for 15 great years! It's been one hell of a ride!

 

 

   

 

 

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Welcome to my personal Australia travel web site. My mission for this site is to provide useful information about travel to "the land down under". Including, pictures, videos, stories, tourist information, links that are helpful, and travel tips. Also, to further exchange ideas, information, and relationships about the United States and Australia. If you like to travel to Australia, or have never been and just want to learn more about Australia, my site will be useful to you.

Over the years since 1989, I have been to Australia 10 times. The most recent trip was completed in July, 2010. (Above: That's me in front of the Sydney Opera House in June, 2010. Also above, new pictures I shot of the Opera House and Ayers Rock.) Click here for the 2010 trip pictures.

I have decided to put my knowledge to good use and to share it with others on this web site. A little help goes a long way. Please sign my guestbook. You can also send me feedback without using email. Just fill out this form.

If you plan to take a plane flight, you will want to checkout an excellent article from International Travel News magazine. Click the PDF link further down this page.

I uploaded a camcorder video on YouTube . Check it out on this page. Enjoy the video and feel free to subscribe to my videos on YouTube . My user name is "TravelingOz". Not sure if there will be others though as I only have one.

 

PLEASE NOTE: EXCEPT FOR A FEW DATE CHANGES (FOR LEGAL REASONS AND SUCH.) THIS WEBSITE DOMAIN NAME  WILL NO LONGER BE UPDATED. MY TRAVELS TO AUSTRALIA HAVE ENDED IN 2010. I HOPE THE VISITORS TO MY SITE ENJOYED THE CONTENT THAT I HAVE POSTED OVER THE MANY YEARS OF MY TRAVELS. MOST OF THE CONTENT SEEN HERE WILL STILL BE RELEVANT. PROVIDING THIS SITE HAS BEEN AN HONOR. FEEL FREE TO USE THE GUESTBOOK AND CONTACT PAGES. THE FORUM (MESSAGE BOARD) LINKS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED. TO MY AUSTRALIAN FRIENDS, IT HAS BEEN ONE HELL OF A RIDE! THANK YOU AND MAY YOU HAVE GREAT TRAVELS AHEAD.

SINCERELY, THE WEBMASTER OF TRAVELINGOZ.COM. ON NOVEMBER 22, 2017.

 

 

 

Sydney

The video below is Bindi Irwin's tribute to her father. A must see.

 

 

Below is a video I recorded of The Bushwackers at the 2006 Australian Festival.

I uploaded it to YouTube for ease of playing on my website.

 

Below is the classic Australia Tourism Video.

 

Below is the new Australia Tourism Video.

 

Below is the first part of Julia Gillard's speech to Congress. March 9, 2011.

 

Click the video below for shots of the Sydney Skyline. The best I have ever seen.

 

Click the video below for great pictures around Sydney.

 

The Queen Mary 2 enters Sydney Harbor. Tuesday, February 22, 2011.

 

Click on the EarthCam banner below for a live webcam of Sydney.

 

 

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If you plan on taking a plane flight, (Especially a long one to Australia.) checkout this great article from the July, 2007 issue of International Travel News Magazine. Used with the permission of, and credit given to International Travel News (ITN) copyright 2007. The Discerning Traveler, July, 2007. (PDF) This will open a new window using Adobe Reader.

The December, 2008 issue of Travel and Leisure has a great article on 'Driving in New South Wales". To read it, click here.

The December, 2009 issue of Travel and Leisure has a great article on "The Ultimate Australian Wine Tour". To read it, click here.

 

 

Click here for live news headlines from "The Sydney Morning Herald" and "The Age" newspapers.

 

 Click the links below to play Australian music!

 Nomad    Mountain Walk East    Bunna Jumma    Waltzing Matilda         Having trouble with the music? Click here.

Current Sydney time.        Weather Watch Live Radar.       

Coastal Watch - Live streaming web cams on the Australian coast.    True Local Australia

  Live ABC Newsradio Stream

Video from ABC News Australia. Click the banner at the left for streaming video including the current news.

 

Here are quick links to the Embassy of the U.S. Canberra and the Australian Embassy Washington DC for those that need travel or other information.

 

        Australian Internet Cafes from Gnomon Publishing

 

                   

 

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Click here to read this great article that appeared in the St. Louis Post Dispatch.

 

Click here to learn more about the Australian Dollar.

 

US Dollar Exchange Rates

Looking for more Australian travel info? Try searching Google from my site. 

   

   

 

       

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