16 Off-the-Beaten Path Places to Explore in Australia

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Ningaloo Reef

The Ningaloo Reef is a 160 mile long reef located just off the coast of Perth. Kept in beautiful shape by aggressive conservation efforts, the reef is a breeding ground for whale sharks and many types of turtles. Visit in the Spring to see whale sharks feeding, as well as all the beautiful marine life that calls the reef home.

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Coober Pedy

The town of Coober Pedy is famous for two things: opals, and the underground houses that most of its residents reside in to escape the scorching summer heat. Since a highway was built in 1987 that passes right by the town, it has become a well-known tourist destination and stopover between Adelaide and Alice Springs.

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Port Macquarie

Those who love koalas should head to the Billabong Koala Park in Port Macquarie, New South Wales. After a visit to the park for a photo op with some snuggly koalas, head to the many beaches that line the shore, or go to the Tacking Point Lighthouse to do some whale watching.

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Most Interesting Small Towns to Visit in the United States

If you’re used to living in a city or a big suburb, it can be hard to picture what life is like outside of all the hustle and bustle. In fact, U.S. cities house 62.7 percent of the population (as of 2015), but take up just 3.5 percent of the land area — and those numbers continue to grow as more people move into cities every day. If you need to get away for a bit, check out some of these incredible American towns. They may be small, but they’ve all got their own unique attributes that make them popular vacation destinations.

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To connoisseurs of fast food, visits abroad bring the opportunity to see how the rest of the world eats on the go. Although we have our own fast-food chains at home — many which have spread around the world — the most exciting chains around today are regional chains, which use local ingredients flavored to perfectly suit the local’s palate. To get a taste at what’s out there, here are some amazing international fast food chains we wish would come to the United States.

Travel Destinations to Consider in 2019

Whether you’re looking to escape the cold winter weather or boiling summer heat or experience a different culture, there are endless potential travel destinations for you to choose from. But making the right decision may be challenging. Here are some of the top destinations throughout the world that you may want to consider visiting during 2019.