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Postcard Perfect: Lunar Rainbow, Fraser Island, Australia

Postcard Perfect: Lunar Rainbow, Fraser Island, Australia September 2, 2011 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Fraser Island is located in the state of Queensland, Australia. It was made a World Heritage site in 1992 and is actually the largest sand island in the world. Although it has incredible mangrove and eucalyptus forests and epic sand dunes, a lunar rainbow on its shores might be the rarest find of them...

GPS-Trusting Tourists Rescued From Australian Forest

GPS-Trusting Tourists Rescued From Australian Forest May 7, 2010 | Australia, Travel News | Read More
“A TIP for tourists: if your GPS system leads you into a forest, forces you to unlock gates and move rocks blocking the road, chances are something is amiss.”  Thus begins the Courier Mail story of three South Korean tourists whose trust in their Ford Falcon’s GPS got them stuck...

Ten-Year-Old Girl Survives Sting From Deadly ‘Box Jellyfish’

Ten-Year-Old Girl Survives Sting From Deadly ‘Box Jellyfish’ April 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Last week in Queensland, Australia, ten-year-old Rachael Shardlow was swimming and having fun with her brother in the Calliope River, when things suddenly became dangerous. In the river she was attacked by the ominous ‘Box Jellyfish’, reportedly considered one of the deadliest creatures in the...

50 Short-Listed Applicants for the Best Job in the World

50 Short-Listed Applicants for the Best Job in the World March 3, 2009 | Travel News | Read More
Remember our post on Tourism Queensland’s Best Job in the World? That’s right, the six-month long job with responsibilities ranging from snorkeling to blogging to just generally exploring the islands around the Great Barrier Reef – oh, and don’t forget the roughly $100k USD salary. Tourism...

Currently Accepting Applicants: The Best Job in the World

Currently Accepting Applicants: The Best Job in the World January 13, 2009 | Travel News | Read More
Tourism Queensland is now accepting applications for the “Best Job in the World”: caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef.  The successful applicant will be based on Hamilton Island, the largest inhabited island in the region just off the coast of Queensland, Australia. What are...
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