wolffpower/ShutterstockNot all coastlines are created equal — unless you’re referring to these four destinations, whose award-winning restaurants, stunning hotels, and jaw-dropping ocean views do their coordinates serious justice. Marlborough, New Zealand Michal Durinik/ShutterstockSplit between two islands, the country of New Zealand has — at 8,700 miles — one of the longest coastlines of any nation, not to mention some of the world's most dramatic landscapes.
We all know about Sydney, Australia’s most populous (and arguably most beautiful) city. But after you’ve seen the Opera House, walked across Harbour Bridge, and sunned on the sands of Bondi Beach, it’s time to strike out for something new. From its ancient rust-red center to the turquoise blues of the Great Barrier Reef to the vineyard greens and colorful streets of southern Australia’s wine country, this vast continent is ripe for exploring. Here, the six best places to visit beyond Sydney.
You might even say I sniff them out on purpose. I’ve flown from New York City straight to the Northern Territory, which requires connections in Los Angeles and Sydney, twice. Compared to that 25-hour haul (excluding stopovers), my 15-hour journey to Johannesburg and separate 13-hour trek to Hawaii felt like a breeze. Unless you’re being pampered in First Class, long-haul flights are no picnic — but there are a few tricks to making the experience a bit more bearable.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".