Craig Ogden's journey around Australia

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Re-live his Aussie adventure

Guitarist Craig Ogden discovered there's nothing like Australia when Classic FM and Emirates sent him on a tour Down Under, exploring the iconic sights of Sydney, the bustling, vibrant city life of Melbourne, and the beautiful beaches of Perth.

Follow Craig's journey from the east coast to the west through his video diaries, delving into the fun and adventure Australia has to offer, the underground music scenes, and the locals' secret walks and beaches.

See how he found inspiration to write a new piece of music about Australia, which you can download online now.

Watch Craig's video diaries now

Or experience your own

There really is nothing like Australia — but don't take our word for it, experience it for yourself!

Fly on award-winning Emirates to Sydney, a beautiful city with a massive variety of events, from the new hit opera La Traviata on the beautiful harbour, to the local's secret Bondi to Bronte coastal walk.

Then why not fly to Melbourne, where you can experience the vibrant city and its variety of music, before heading to the west coast and the laidback city of Perth? Enjoy a sundowner on the beach as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean, a classic holiday must-do.

Find out what events are happening in 2012, from the world-famous Sydney Film Festival, to surfing competitions, to food and wine festivals, to the must-be-seen-to-be-believed Kangaroo Island Gourmet Gallop. Plan your trip around some of Australia's unique and unmissable festivals, competitions, operas, and shows, to really make the most of your time Down Under. Make memories that will last a lifetime.

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