Category Archives: Australia holidays

'Is Ewok having a nice time?': the special hell of a going on a cruise | Brigid Delaney's diary

Outside the scene is serene and beautiful. Inside, not so much

There should be a new word, boganfreude – meaning the thrill you get from reading about bogans behaving badly.

Boganfreude arises after reading about anyone who gets really sick drinking arak in Bali, or arrested for sex on a beach after a boozy brunch in Dubai.

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A local’s guide to Sydney

Ringed by national parks and blessed with more than 100 beaches, the best bits of Sydney are outdoors, active and (mostly) free. Here’s how to enjoy it like a local

‘The best things about Sydney are free,” resident Russell Crowe has said. It is arguably the top metropolis on the planet for soaking up the scenery, but Sydneysiders don’t take these God-given gifts for granted. When they’re not out in the surf, swimming laps in an ocean pool, or sailing around the harbour, locals are barbecuing, picnicking, or finding other ways to enjoy the subtropical setting.

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