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Biennale of Sydney: 5 Reasons to Head Down Under For It

by Rachel Friedman. Posted Mar 19th 2014 12:17 PM
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Starting March 21, more than 90 artists from 30 countries will transform Australia's largest city for the Biennale of Sydney, Asia-Pacific's largest contemporary arts event. Sure, it's a long haul to reach the land down under, but the Biennale of Sydney is spectacular enough to make the trip. And as it runs until June 9, you've got plenty of time to book tickets.

Here are five reasons why you should.
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Cost of Living Index: Bad News for US Travelers as Foreign Cities Get Costly

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 8th 2011 09:00 AM

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A new global cost of living index released by The Economist's Intelligence Unit is showing how inflation in Europe and the rise of the Australian dollar are raising the cost of international travel. Not surprisingly, Tokyo retained its title as world's most expensive city even as Sydney and London moved up the list.
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Melbourne Skydive Center: Watch People Float Above The City (VIDEO)

by Kate Auletta. Posted Apr 20th 2011 04:30 PM

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Vimeo user Betty Wants In is onto something. The Melbourne-based design studio released a video of people skydiving over the Australian city that is, in a hyphenated word, awe-inspiring.
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Qantas Finds Politician's Lost Guitar

by Fran Golden. Posted Apr 8th 2011 01:00 PM
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Australian politician Tony Burke likes to play guitar. So when his musical instrument was lost in transit by Qantas Airways, he went beyond filling out lost luggage forms. He took to Twitter to try to quickly get his guitar back.
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Nude Beaches: Resources and Info

by Shawn Douglas. Posted Feb 14th 2011 01:30 PM
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Author's note: Don't be surprised if some of the websites linked to in this article contain photos of people without clothing. If you have a personal objection to public nudity, you probably won't be terribly interested in an article on nude beaches anyway.
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