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

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Lizard Island

Named by Captain Cook, Lizard Island gained its name because of its enormous quantity of lizards. 250 years later, tourists can visit the island to enjoy superb diving on the Great Barrier Reef, as well as historical ruins dating back to the 1850s.

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Tiwi Islands

Lying to the north of the Australian continent in the Arafura Sea, the Tiwi Islands are accessible by boat or plane, and are densely covered in eucalyptus forests which support many interesting species of birds and animals.

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Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is an important Australian wine region, and most of the tourism there is centered on the food and wine industry. Visit in an odd-numbered year to catch the Barossa Vintage Festival, which celebrates the end of the grape harvest.



American City Guide: New York City

New York City is the most populous city in the United States and has a reputation as the most vibrant and thrilling vacation destination on the continent. It’s the home of New York Fashion Week, the United Nations, Broadway, Wall Street, and the Statue of Liberty. Its fast pace inspired the phrase “New York minute” and even if you only have $5 per day to spend, you can still enjoy every aspect of this incredible metropolis.

Extravagant Hotel Pools You Need to See

For a lot of us, the pool is the holiday and the holiday is the pool. The success or failure of a getaway in the sun is determined by just how good the pool is. Knowing this, many hotels have some truly absurd swimming pools. Absurd for their grandeur and extravagance, these pools alone would make an unforgettable holiday.

Total Relaxation: 10 Best Wellness Retreats

Depending on what kind of relaxation you are looking for, a wellness retreat can offer an extraordinary vacay away from daily distractions of life, while enjoying incredible cuisine, along with fun activities to keep your body moving. Whether you love the idea of some hiking, yoga, meditation, or massages, there are a variety of wellness retreats all across the globe that help you relax, find your inner self, and feel rejuvenated.