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It’s a common misconception that Australia lacks an authentic culinary culture. Whilst the land down under is famous for barbecues, beer, lamingtons, Pavlova, and meat pies, most of these are culinary extractions from other cultures, and Australia is often criticised for lacking it’s own unique ‘flavour’. Whilst the culinary traditions of Australia might not be as obvious as China’s dumplings or Italy’s pizza, it does exist, and a trip on the Indian Pacific is the perfect opportunity to experience it. This week, we run through four truly Australian gastronomic experiences you can discover on this rail journey.
Prepare yourself for the ride of a lifetime on the Indian Pacific – a truly unique rail journey that will see you traverse the Australian outback from coast to coast. This transcontinental rail expedition takes you between two oceans, the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean (or vice-versa), visiting a number of quaint rural towns along the way. This luxury train journey is one of the best ways to experience the Australian outback, combing the perfect mix of relaxation and adventure. Read on to find out exactly where a ride on the Indian Pacific will take you.
Many Australians lament the fact that theyve never seen their country and the natural landmarks like Uluru which its famous for. Admittedly, organising a trip through Australias red centre on your own can be daunting, but a luxury rail journey aboard The Ghan on the other hand is the perfect, stress free way to take in the countrys epic desert landscape. This week, we take a look at five fabulous reasons why The Ghan Expedition should be on your holiday bucket list.
Do you ever wish you could travel back to a time when the world was a simpler place?
Named after the two oceans the train meets on its journey, the Indian Pacific is renowned as one of the world's greatest train journeys.
A ride on the legendary Ghan is one of adventure, relaxation and breathtaking sights. When you’re not gazing at the expanse of sunburnt desert from the window of your luxury cabin, feasting on a sumptuous set meal in the delightful Queen Adelaide Restaurant (or Platinum Club dining cart) or exchanging stories with fellow travellers.