Brisbane, Australia

Australia

Brisbane is the capital of Queensland on the Brisbane River. I visited this large city last April 2017. I really enjoyed my stay here and some recommended places to visit are the Kangaroo Point and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. At Kangaroo Point, you can hire a travel guide while kayaking around the Brisbane River. At the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, you can see our cuddly koala friends and learn interesting facts. Moreover, you can also check out other animals such as platypus, dingoes and reptiles!

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Brisbane night lights

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Brisbane CBD

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Kayaking around Kangaroo Point

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Around Brisbane

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Brisbane City Hall

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ANZAC Square Brisbane

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ANZAC Square Brisbane

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Kangaroo Point rock climbing

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The University of Queensland

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The University of Queensland

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Around Brisbane

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary: a platypus

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary: a koala

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary dog show

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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Around Brisbane during ANZAC day

Phillip Island, Australia

Australia

Phillip Island is a popular day trip from Melbourne. It lies just off Australia’s southern coast. Famous tourist spots include Penguin Parade and the Phillip Island Wildlife Park. You can also try glamping here, we booked ours through AirBnB. Glamping is a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those of traditional camping. We had a blast and will definitely try it again!

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park: A Cassowary

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park: A wallaby

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park: A wombat

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park: A kangaroo mum and her joey

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park: A Tasmanian Devil

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Phillip Island Wildlife Park: An emu

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Glamping

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Penguin Watching

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Rye, Victoria near Phillip Island

Melbourne, Australia

Australia

I have been living in Melbourne for almost 3 years, and I consider this place as one of my homes. Melbourne is a vibrant multi-cultural coastal capital of the southeastern Australian state of Victoria. At the centre of the city, we can find the modern Federation Square by the Yarra River and the Southbank area with the Melbourne Arts Precinct. Amazing places can be seen around the outer Melbourne and Victoria, which  include the Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road, Brighton Beach, Frankston Beach, St. Kilda Beach. There is no place like Melbourne, indeed!

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The Twelve Apostles

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The Twelve Apostles

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Great Ocean Road

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Brighton Beach

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Redwood Forest

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Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardnes

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Tesselaar Tulip Festival

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St. Kilda penguins

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Los Angeles, USA

USA
Los Angeles is centre of the world’s film and television industry.Studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. It also famous for its sun-kissed beaches like El Matador State Beach, El Porto Beach, Venice Beach and Santa Monica State Beach to surf, swim and play!
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Beside Loews Hotel, where we stayed

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Around LA

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Around LA

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Universal Studios

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Universal Studios tour

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Universal Studios: Water World

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Universal Studios: Despicable Me

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Universal Studios: Krustland

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Universal Studios: Flash Flood!

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Universal Studios: Jurassic Park

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Universal Studios: Transformes

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With Megatron

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Universal Studios: The Mummy

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Universal Studios: Harry Potter

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A Subway Art

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Santa Monica sea gulls

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Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Monica

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Santa Monica soaking

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Santa Monica sunset

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Los Angeles Station

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Ready to come back home to Melbourne

San Francisco, USA

USA

San Francisco is a hilly city in northern California known for its iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Transamerica Pyramid, Pier 39 and Alcatraz Island. I really enjoy roaming around this gorgeous city, watching the romantic sunset on the Golden Gate Bridge!

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Golden Gate Bridge

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Golden Gate Bridge sunset

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Walking along the bridge

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Fisherman’s Wharf

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San Francisco Bay yachts

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A church in San Francisco

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Walking around the city

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A tram in San Fran

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Pier 39

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Alcatraz

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San Francisco arts by the bay

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Union Square

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Transamerica Pyramid

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A church on a San Francisco hill (Grace Cathedral)

Yosemite National Park, USA

USA

Yosemite National Park is located in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains. It is famous for its iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. We trekked around the national park in winter, and it seems like a wonderland. One of the most spectacular views in the world, indeed!

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Granite cliffs of  Half Dome

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Winter wonderland!

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Bridalveil Fall

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Granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome

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Yosemite National Park

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Granite cliffs of  Half Dome

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The meadows

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A mule-deer

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Granite cliffs of  Half Dome

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Yosemite National Park

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El Capitan

Utah, USA

USA

Red Canyon, Canyonlands and Zion National Park is a must-see in Utah, USA. If only I can visit during summer and trek these magnificent canyons. For sure, I will be back for a camping in the future!

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Southeast Zion National Park

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Canyonlands

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Canyonlands

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Canyonlands

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Checkerboard Canyon

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Around Zion National Park

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Zion National Park

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Zion National Park

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Zion National Park

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Zion National Park

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Zion National Park