Historic Towns in Australia

Historic Towns in Australia

Despite its glorified cities and nature, you wouldn’t expect Australia to have much of that provincial charm that is so typical for European countries - however, the truth is that one can find some really nice historic towns in Australia. Of course, you won’t find any Roman ruins or medieval churches around here, but the quaint small town category is quite well represented considering Australia’s scarce population. If you happen to be one of those persons who are crazy about wooden general... [ read more ]

Interesting Facts about Australia's Aboriginals

Interesting Facts about Australia’s Aboriginals

Australia might be one of the last territories to be discovered and settled by Europeans, but this doesn’t mean that the continent hasn’t been inhabited before their arrival. Quite the contrary: aboriginals (Australia’s native people) had been living there for thousands of years (some say even tenths of thousands of years!) So the aboriginals are the first inhabitants of Australia, long before the continent's exploration by the British. When European settlers arrived, the aboriginal ... [ read more ]

Adventure Travel in Australia's Outback

Adventure Travel in Australia’s Outback

We so far featured a lot of cool destinations that you can visit in your trip to Australia, but we should also take into account that deserts cover a significant part of Oz territory. Three of the biggest deserts in Australia are the Tanami Desert, the Great Sandy Desert and the Great Victoria Desert; Aussies name the the vast deserted areas in their country the ‘Australian outback’. However, you mustn’t imagine the Australian outback to be as vast or deserted as the Sahara. Even the most... [ read more ]

Best Surfer Beaches in Australia

Best Surfer Beaches in Australia

One thing Australia doesn’t certainly lack is represented by surf beaches. Its thousands of kilometers of beaches, bays and coves are the main responsible behind Aussies’ passion for surfing. A great advantage the Australia has over other surf destinations around the world is that, due to the various types of climate the continent experiences, one can surf practically all year round. Also, Australia is one of the most scarcely inhabited countries, so surfers can get all the privacy they want... [ read more ]

Shopper's Guide to Sydney

Shopper’s Guide to Sydney

A shopper in Sydney will often remember this shopping experience as one on the most pleasant possible. Despite it being a 4,5 million inhabitant metropolis, Sydney won’t have you spend too much cash on taxi rides between shopping centers: much of its malls and galleries are located next to each other, right in Sydney’s downtown. The city’s cosmopolitanism is another reason why shopping sessions in Sydney can be so exciting: you’ll find brands and designer clothes from all over the world,... [ read more ]

Tips for Business Travel in Melbourne

Tips for Business Travel in Melbourne

The business culture in Melbourne is not very different from that of Western European countries or the United States. So while you shouldn’t worry about business protocol too much (just dress smart, be polite and greet people with a smile and firm handshake), you should know that Melbourne has a thriving economy and countless business opportunities. While banking, IT and logistics are the preferred business sectors, practically every aspect of the economy is open to investments – Melbour... [ read more ]