AUSTRALIA: Lake Burley Griffin at Canberra – why and when to visit?

Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra

Viewing Canberra from Mount Ainslie Lookout, you will realise the city is framed around Lake Burley Griffin. Named after Walter Burley Griffin who is the winner of the international design competition for Canberra, Lake Burley Griffin is a man-made lake that is the centrepiece of his design vision. So, a tour of Canberra cannot be complete if you don’t add Lake Burley Griffin to your list of Canberra attractions to visit.

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AUSTRALIA: Start your Canberra exploration with Mount Ainslie Lookout

View at Mount Ainslie Lookout in Canberra

Mount Ainslie Lookout is the perfect place to kick-start your tour of Canberra. Its bird’s eye view allows you to take in Canberra’s interesting geometric design and appreciate the vision of Walter Burley Griffin, winner of the international design competition for Australia’s capital, in the way it was meant to be.

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AUSTRALIA: When in Canberra, eat at Grease Monkey!

Fried Chicken at Grease Monkey in Canberra

Braddon is Canberra’s CBD and we were recommended by our airbnb host to visit for dinner even though it was a Saturday. From diners to bars to restaurants, there were many establishments to choose from and some more packed than the others. 

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AUSTRALIA: When in Canberra, eat at Akiba?

Akiba in Canberra

Heavily recommended by many sources such as Zomato and Canberra Visitor 2017, Akiba is a hip-looking restaurant with Japanese decor elements that serves Asian-fusion food. It is even the winner of People’s Choice Award 2016 – Australia’s Top Restaurants.

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AUSTRALIA: Instagram-worthy Bondi Icebergs Club

Bondi Icebergs Club at Sydney

Touted to be the most instagrammed pool in the world, Bondi Icebergs Club was set up by a group of life savers who wanted to continue swimming to maintain their fitness during winter months.

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AUSTRALIA: 7 perks of staying in Sydney’s CBD

Sydney Opera House

Thinking of where to stay in Sydney? Whether it is a 5-star hotel, small inn or youth hostel you are after, the Central Business District (CBD) in Sydney has them all. It is really the best place to stay in Sydney for tourists.

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