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Stories and Tips Canberra

Dining in Canberra

Written by Quan on 04 Jan, 2001

The dining scene in Canberra is dominated by two locations, Civic in the center of town, and Manuka to the South. In both locations, most restaurants are cluttered within a two block radius. There you can find food of all persuasion, from Italian…Read More


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Old Bus Depot Markets

Written by Diana2315 on 20 Aug, 2004

For something different in this city of culture and government, take a trip to the Bus Depot Markets. Every Sunday these markets operate in the old bus depot at Kingston, Canberra. Travel by car (plenty of parking) or take a local bus, and allow…Read More


ANZAC Parade Walk

Written by Diana2315 on 19 Aug, 2004

As you arrive in Canberra, pop into the Visitor Information Centre on Northbourn Avenue. Among the many activities available, we happened upon a brochure describing the Anzac Parade walk . . . what a little gem this turned out to be! The brochure clearly describes this self-guided…Read More


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Parliament House, Canberra

Written by Diana2315 on 19 Aug, 2004

What a spectacular construction! A grassy hill, an 81-meter-high spire flying the Australian flag, and beneath all this lies the Australian parliament, with most of the building hidden beneath the ground. From almost any part of the city of Canberra, the parliamentary flagpole is visible; all roads…Read More


Bungendore Village - a day trip from Canberra

Written by Diana2315 on 19 Aug, 2004

Bungendore is a small village, located between Canberra and Bateman's Bay. The drive from Canberra takes less than an hour, then you can spend as long as you want, enjoying all that the village has to offer. We head first to our favourite - Bungendore Woodworks Gallery.…Read More


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Canberra and the Snowy Mountains - 2009

Written by auskiwi on 18 Oct, 2009

From the 5th-12th Sept we were on holiday again – this time it was 2 days in Canberra, visiting Dale’s nephew, and 4 days at the snow. While we were in Canberra we stayed at the Rydges Lakeside Hotel, very central and not far from…Read More


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