Archive for the ‘Australia’ Category

WWOOFing In Australia

WWOOFing In Australia
by Thea Hutchinson For travelers not familiar with “wwoofing” here is a little introduction. It is a type of eco-tourism, where workers and travelers can develop a different kind of tourist connection with locals and openminded hosts. Travelers can give back to a community instead of the...
May 22nd, 2012 | Australia, Eco-Travel, Extras, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Australia’s Best Reason to Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road

Australia’s Best Reason to Road Trip: The Great Ocean Road
by Adam Miezio Special to Lost Girls World The Great Ocean Road along Australia’s southeastern coast is the Aussie’s answer to California’s Pacific Coast Highway.  The Great Ocean Road stretches for 151 miles (243km) between the cities Torquay and Warrnambool in the state of Victoria.  An Australian...
March 3rd, 2012 | Australia, Featured, Road Trips | Read More

Australia: A Laid-Back & Down-to-Earth Country

Australia: A Laid-Back & Down-to-Earth Country
By Brooke Schoenman Special to The Lost Girls If I could paint a picture of Australia with words, there’s about a 95-percent chance that “laid-back” will be in that description—and most of the time, this chill quality is why I’m so happy to now call Australia my home. It’s also a great reason...
August 8th, 2011 | Australia, Featured | Read More

Cracking Misconceptions: 3 Must-Knows About Sydney

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, recently completed a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. For her fifth and final piece in a series about her observations in the land down under, she corrects three common misconceptions...
June 30th, 2011 | Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Destinations, Extras | Read More

Hidden Sydney: Five Travel Tips for Adventurous Visits

Hidden Sydney: Five Travel Tips for Adventurous Visits
By Edd Morris How much do you really know about Sydney? Even if you’ve never set foot in golden Australia, it’s easy to visualize the sweeping sails of the Sydney Opera House beside the mighty arches of the Harbor Bridge, while the blue bay sparkles gently beneath. You probably imagine elegant...
June 29th, 2011 | Australia | Read More

Air Travel News 6.14.11

Air Travel News 6.14.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up. Get A Charge Out Of This From the same people who bring us the...
June 14th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific | Read More

Australia’s Islands: Exploring Islet Havens

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, is taking a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. In her third piece in a series about her observations in the land down under, she hops through Australia’s islet havens. Australia...
May 12th, 2011 | Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Destinations, Extras, Ideas | Read More

Exploring Australia’s East Coast

Exploring Australia’s East Coast
By Bobbi-Jo O’Gilvie Special to The Lost Girls Australia. Known to many as the land of Vegemite and funny-looking animals that can almost always kill you. Where things grow bigger and weirder, and you’re always greeted with a hat tip and a “G’Day, mate!” Australia is also known for the...
May 2nd, 2011 | Australia, Country Guides, Featured | Read More

Colorful Cairns: Four Must-See Places

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, is taking a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. In her second piece in a series about her observations in the land down under, she explores Cairns’ natural wonders. If you’re looking...
April 21st, 2011 | Adventure Travel, Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Extras, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Speak Like an Aussie: Slang for Down Under

Yelena Galstyan, a magazine journalism student at Syracuse University, is taking a study abroad semester at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Her first piece in a series about her observations in the land down under provides a lesson on Aussie slang. It took me all of two days in Brisbane...
April 7th, 2011 | Australia, Australia/New Zealand/Pacific, Destinations, Studying Abroad | Read More