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September 9

Help me use my American phone in Australia?

I'll be in Australia for just under a month, traveling on my own. What's the most practical and cost-efficient way make my Pixel 3 useable while I'm there? [more inside]
posted by Narrative Priorities around Australia at 10:33 AM - 10 answers

August 17

Good morning, Mornington

As a northern ‘burbs gal, I am excitedly looking forward to housesitting in Mornington (Victoria, Australia), on the Grand Final long weekend - so close to the beach! What should I check out on the way to, and on, the peninsula? [more inside]
posted by brushtailedphascogale around Melbourne, Australia at 5:09 PM - 2 answers

July 5

A quick first time visit to Melbourne

I have a work trip scheduled to Melbourne, and decided to take a few extra days (maybe up to a week) at the end of July to spend a little time being a tourist before the work starts. [more inside]
posted by PussKillian around Melbourne, Australia at 6:52 AM - 3 answers has best

June 29

Melbourne for Cheap

Woohoo, got tickets to the Cursed Child for the Potterhead child! All the money went to tickets so we are on a tight budget. Logistics questions inside for Melbourne. [more inside]
posted by jadepearl around Melbourne, Australia at 1:36 AM - 6 answers

June 27

Brisbane with my weird little roommate.

I am heading to Brisbane next week with my two year old. Its going to be rainy and I'll be without my other adult. Looking for can't miss locations as well as maybe indoor play spots for toddlers. [more inside]
posted by stormygrey around Brisbane, Australia at 5:30 PM - 7 answers has best

June 25

Room rental in Brisbane or the Gold Coast

My academic organization is holding its annual conference in the Gold Coast at a hotel conference center. A smaller group runs a preconference for about 30 people, typically off-site in a library or other community rental space with wifi, tables, etc. Any suggestions for places to start looking? [more inside]
posted by k8t around Gold Coast, Australia at 7:21 AM - 5 answers

June 4

Where can I go and write for a week in Australia this September?

I'll be in Australia for three weeks in the fall, and due to a change in circumstances I have a lot of unstructured time on my hands. I'd love to go somewhere for a week or so for a one-person writing retreat -- what places in Australia should I be looking at? [more inside]
posted by Narrative Priorities around Australia at 9:30 AM - 6 answers has best

March 2

Insider tips for Brisbane and Cairns, Australia?

We're going to be in Brisbane and Cairns for a week each. Any insider tips? More details inside! [more inside]
posted by rednikki around Australia at 9:22 PM - 7 answers has best

February 8

Melbourne filter: the awesomest things to do, see and eat

We're going to be in Melbourne, Australia for a month! What are cool things we should do, see and eat beyond the top 10 tourist items? Personal interest details inside... [more inside]
posted by rednikki around Melbourne, Australia at 5:09 PM - 12 answers has best

February 1

Rollicking ramble-eers

Looking for recommendations in Australia. My best friend and I are going on the trip of a lifetime, two weeks on the east coast starting Feb. 14. YIPPEE! YAHOO! Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Melismata around Australia at 8:49 AM - 6 answers

January 7

Help me get my mother, who doesn't fly, from NYC to Sydney

My mother is terrified of flying - there's no way I'll ever get her on an airplane. I'm a big time traveler though, and I now live in Australia (NSW). My mother is in New York. How do I find a cruise that'll get her here (and back)? [more inside]
posted by jacquilinala around Australia at 4:04 PM - 19 answers

January 1

How to do house swap accommodation New York Sydney style.

We have an outrageous dream and are completely unsure if it's feasible. We want to spend two months in New York. Is a house swap the best idea ? [more inside]
posted by taff around The Rocks, Australia at 2:46 AM - 6 answers

December 16, 2018

Sydney covered - Where Else?

I am traveling alone for 11 days from US East Coast to Sydney in early February The first five days will be a very stressful visit with a family member. I will then have four days to decompress before the long flight home. Can you suggest what I should do that would be relatively stress free and provide a taste of Australia? [more inside]
posted by gingerjules around Sydney, Australia at 6:31 PM - 16 answers has best

September 10, 2018

Americans in Melbourne and Sydney in October: Tips and Suggestions?

My wife's company is sending her to Melbourne to close a deal, and she negotiated airfare and lodging for me to tag along. Right now the plan is to arrive in Melbourne 10/17 (from Southern California), spend several days there on business, then tack on a week to 10 days of vacation before departing for home 10/31. What should we definitely see/visit/try? What's the weather going to be like? [more inside]
posted by notyou around Australia at 8:36 AM - 9 answers has best

August 22, 2018

Go west crone, in your little motor home

Western Australian locals and travellers: how would you spend 8 days south of Perth in a small camper van? [more inside]
posted by Thella around South West, Australia at 3:53 AM - 4 answers has best

February 18, 2018

Looking for a Sydney Guidebook

It's my mum's birthday son and I'd like to get her a Sydney Guidebook so she can get ideas for what she wants to do when she visits me. I've recently moved here and while there are no current trips booked I'm sure there'll be at least one this year. [more inside]
posted by poxandplague around Sydney, Australia at 12:30 PM - 3 answers

February 5, 2018

Cairns area and Great Barrier Reef in 5 days

We're planning to spend 5 days around Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef in August. What should we do? (followup to this question) [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo around Australia at 9:39 PM - 8 answers has best

January 12, 2018

Eating Australia: Melbourne and Sydney

Food writer and spouse visiting Melbourne and Sydney over the next three weeks. What, where, and how should we eat? [more inside]
posted by yellowcandy around Australia at 9:46 AM - 16 answers has best

November 26, 2017

Australia visit in August 2018

My family (two adults, one 13-year-old boy) are planning a vacation to Australia the last two weeks of August in 2018. It's a big country with a lot of possibilities, but at the moment we're thinking of doing a Sydney-Uluru-Darwin-Cairns-Sydney loop. Any thoughts and suggestions welcome. [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo around Australia at 1:48 PM - 21 answers has best

October 2, 2017

Melburnians, lend me your ears

Visiting Melbourne for the first time in 10 years after living there for 6. A lot to catch up on and a lot I don't want to miss - advice appreciated. [more inside]
posted by turbid dahlia around Melbourne, Australia at 8:31 PM - 8 answers