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

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Glass House Mountains

The Glass House Mountain range is a group of 11 hills that rise sharply from the ground, near the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. They’re a fantastic site for hiking and rock climbing. Don’t miss the most famous peak, Mt. Tibrogargan, which people swear looks like a face staring out to sea.

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Phillip Island

Phillip Island, just off the coast of Melbourne, experiences milder winters than its big city neighbor, and is the home of many beautiful beaches. It’s an ideal site for whale and dolphin watching, and 3.5 million people per year come to see little penguins waddle their way across the island’s Nature Park.

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O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat

Named in honor of Bernard O’Reilly, a bushman who assisted in the rescue of passengers from a plane crash in the area in 1937, this rainforest retreat is an idyllic locale with many beautiful hiking trails. Some hikers have attempted to navigate their way to the wreck site solo, but a surer bet is going with a guided excursion.

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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.

Most Interesting International Fast Food Chains We Wish Would Come to the USA

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.