Uluru is one of the most iconic Australian landmarks. Located in the Northern Territory, hundreds of thousands of people visit the giant red rock each year to admire its beauty. For the indigenous community and traditional custodians of the area, Uluru is sacred and has great spiritual meaning. While climbing Uluru had previously been a normal tourist activity, doing so is now considered controversial, particularly since high profile incidents involving tourists doing disrespectful things atop the rock. But is any of this illegal? Let’s find out.
If you’re looking to make your next holiday more educational, or just want to geek out while you travel, these 25 destinations are definitely worth looking into. Whether you’re an animal lover or Harry Potter fan, there’s something here for everyone.
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There are still a few weeks for ski enthusiasts to take advantage of the winter skill. If you’re sick of hitting the same Aussie slopes, New Zealand has a brace of decent deals on at the moment — but to make it worthwhile, you need to save money on flights. Here’s when you need to book to get the best bang for buck.
Google Flights and Google’s hotel search feature are already useful tools for helping you find and book travel, but this week, they announced some mobile updates that will make it even easier to find great deals.