Easter is upon us once again. For Christians it’s time to celebrate the resurrection of Christ and get together with family and friends, but some countries around the world celebrate the holiday a bit differently to us here in Australia. In some countries Easter means murder mysteries, while in others: self-flagellation. Some countries even use the holiday to rid the countryside of rabbits with large scale hunting competitions!
Whether they be manmade or natural, sacred sites around the world have a way of captivating the human spirit. Well known sacred sites like Uluru, Hagia Sophia, and Angkor Wat attract scores of visitors each year. Sacred sites are alluring whether people are looking for faith or inspiration, find themselves on a path of self enlightenment, or are simply curious.
Christmas is upon us once again and with it comes our most cherished holiday traditions. We will be setting up our trees, hanging our stockings, searching stores for the perfect gifts, singing Christmas classics, and more. But have you ever wondered where and when these traditions started?
Christmas is a fabulous holiday we all look forward to each year. But it can definitely bring with it a lot of stress. So why not take a break from it all this season by escaping to an exotic destination to spend the holidays.
Christmas has snuck up on us yet again, and it’s time to start searching for those perfect gifts your family deserves. Christmas markets are a great way to discover unique presents your loved ones are sure to cherish for years to come.
The Melbourne Comedy Festival’s just wrapped up and the Sydney Comedy Festival is in full swing, which is a great way to whet your appetite for more live comedy. Fortunately, there are incredibly permanent comedy theatres all around the world where you can see some of the best comedians on the planet year-round.
The start of 2017 is a fabulous time to start planning your next family holiday! If you’re stuck for ideas that will keep the kids (and you) entertained, check out our list of awesome family-focused events happening Down Under this year.