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This blog is dedicated to inform and inspire you on all things to do with Australia. Actually we write posts on anything that’s of interest in the South Pacific (our home) DownsideUP was started to inspire you to visit us Down Under.  

View of the Great Ocean Road
David Mckenzie
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A winding wonderland of craggy cliffs, breathtaking bays and gorgeous beaches, the Great Ocean Road is one of Australia’s best attractions. If you’re looking for everything you need to know about visiting the Great Ocean Road, then you’ve found it.
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Australian wine map
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Australian wine is famous around the world, and rightly so. But how do you choose a wine region or vineyard to visit? There's a staggering array of choices, from family-friendly wineries to romantic getaway spots... and we're here to help you navigate them all.
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Colour
Irma Vuckovic
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All you need to know about the fascinating Koala, including the best places to spot them during your Australian vacation, in sanctuaries or in the wild. Don't miss your chance to glimpse these eucalyptus-loving, furry Aussie icons while you're here.
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Snif
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Get the lowdown on travelling to Australia with your medication, from Epi pens to antidepressants and more. Don't be daunted by the thought of clearing security: Australia has a Traveller's Exemption which allows you to bring most types of medication with you. Let us put your mind at ease.
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Australian Camper
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Campervanning holidays offer a flexible, independent way to see authentic Australia. Here's the lowdown on vehicle hire, campervan driving tips and much more.
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Melbourne Street Art
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From navigating Melbourne's tram system to the Great Ocean Road, here's everything you need to know about getting around Melbourne and the state of Victoria.
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Getting around Sydney
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Getting around Sydney on vacation needn't be stressful. Our comprehensive guide will show you how to travel in and around Australia's biggest city with ease.
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Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Sydney’s best-loved attractions, the Harbour Bridge offers incredible photo ops, adrenalin-fuelled adventures, and plenty of fun. Here's everything you need to know about a true-blue Australian icon.
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Uluru Australia
Irma Vuckovic
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Uluru tops the bucket list for many travellers, but how do you get to it and why can't you climb it? Read our guide to Australia's (literal) biggest attraction.
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Northern Beachs
David Mckenzie
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Whichever way you look at it, Sydney is a beach city. And whether you want to swim, surf, kayak, have a picnic, take a walk, or simply relax, Sydney surely has a particular beach to satisfy your needs. But Sydney is also a huge city, and it does take a bit of planning to figure out where to go. Here's everything you need to know about the best beaches in Sydney:
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