Tag Archive: Canberra

Twilight Markets at New Acton

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It is not often I venture to the New Acton precinct on the weekend, as I work there during the week. What seems to be evolving in this architecturally designed, trendy urban locale… Continue reading

Bushwalking near Canberra

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Canberra is surrounded by some very beautiful bushland and mountains, making bushwalking a popular weekend activity for locals and visitors alike. There are lots of walks you can do, particularly around Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve… Continue reading

No, Canberra Doesn’t Suck!

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One of the great places to find products that have been handmade by local artists, designers and craftspeople is through Handmade Canberra. They have a shopfront located at City Walk, 20 Allara Street in Civic,… Continue reading

Canberra Trash and Treasure Market

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Last weekend, we went to the Trash and Treasure Market at Jamison. It was my first time going to the market, as I am usually not awake early enough. Luckily it was the… Continue reading

Spa and Sauna Culture in Australia

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Australia is one of the hottest, driest countries in the world. For that reason, water sports, swimming and going to the beach are popular activities, especially for the 85% of the population that live… Continue reading

Canberra Day Trip to Bungendore

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Bungendore Village is a popular spot for Canberrans to go on the weekend. It is also well-known as a good place for a cup of tea on the way to Bateman’s Bay on… Continue reading

50th Anniversary of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

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Originally posted on Transventure:
Gathering in Reconciliation Place It’s a cool Canberra evening. The famous tee-pee shape of Parliament House dominates the skyline to the south-west and the Australian War Memorial’s red parade ground expands…

Idyllic Canberra Sunday

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Today was pretty much my idea of a perfect Sunday in Canberra. After sleeping in just a little and catching up on some household chores, we headed off to the Old Bus Depot… Continue reading

Gunning for an Adventure

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In an earlier post titled Weekends in Canberra, I promised to write some articles about some of the things you can do around the ACT (Australian Capital Territory) and southern highlands region. Today… Continue reading

Weekends in Canberra

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For the last thirteen years, the Australian capital city Canberra has been my home. It surprises a great number of  international travellers to learn it is the national capital, as many people think… Continue reading