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Preparing your trip to Brisbane: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Brisbane river 1. The best way to move around the center of the city is on foot. A large part of the city’s roads are closed for motor vehicles. More than that, it may be very difficult to find a parking place close to major shopping centers and government agencies.
2. Approximately 400 buses ply around the city. They are able to take you to absolutely any place of interest in the city. Tourists who expect to use the services of the public transport are recommended to buy a special «go card» card. When entering the transport, the card is applied to a special validator, thus, a necessary ticket price is paid.
3. there is also a special free bus route called Brisbane City Loop. Such buses usually run in regular intervals of 10 - 15 minutes. They make a full circle on the central part of the city.
4. Using the services of a rickshaw is a great way to explore all main attractions of the city. As a rule, the cost of rickshaw services is no less than $ 5, but tourists should not hesitate to bargain.
5. When it comes to purchasing memorable souvenirs, travelers prefer to purchase products made of wool. They are of high quality and are sold in all local shopping centers at very attractive prices. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Despite the fact that many travelers believe that the true national dishes are cooked from the meat of kangaroos and rabbits, local residents do not eat the food cooked from these ingredients.
7. In local bars and cafes do not put the charge into your pocket until you plan to go. Otherwise, your actions may be interpreted as a sign of distrust and disrespect for others.
Brisbane's main shopping center is Queen Street Mall. It is located in the city center and has more than 700 stores of various specializations. There, you'll find a huge choice of clothes … Open
8. In the evening there are usually many visitors in local restaurants and bars, so there’s a chance that during a meal several more customers will be sat at your table. Here this situation is absolutely normal. Only expensive restaurants provide their guests with separate tables.
9. When you plan to make a trip to the countryside, make sure to take a special aid from insect bites. Clothes for a picnic should be as closed as possible, otherwise annoying insects can spoil your rest.
10. Banks, post offices and other government agencies start serving their customers early, at 8:00 - 8:30. Sunday is usually a day off, and on Saturday a working day can be reduced.
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What to visit being in Brisbane - unique sights

Tower of Terror II

From the series “The Most Thrilling Roller Coasters in the World”
Departing from the unique technical characteristics of the ride, it's worth noting its main attractive feature. It allows passengers to experience the force of gravity in full; after reaching the top of the tower the cart rushes to the ground in freefall. Apart from the main cart, the most popular Australian ride has two more; they are located on the back side. Despite the fact that the Tower of fear now is far from the world championship, it never ceases to be unique. Over 600 tons of steel were used to build it and it took more than 16,000 bolts to seal the construction. Weight of the main cart, which can accommodate up to 15 passengers, is 6 tons; its engine power is enough to provide electricity for a small town for about 7 seconds. … Read further

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Travelling to Brisbane - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Brisbane. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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