Australia's Top Art Museums

Australia’s Top Art Museums

Australia can be not only sunny and outdoorsy, it is also very artistic. Australia's art museums represent an important asset for Australian tourism, and attract a considerable number of tourists. Visiting one of Australia's top art museums means that you will get the chance to familiarize yourself with various aspects of the artistic expression in Australia, from Aboriginal Art to contemporary Australian art. Also, Australian art museums are renowned for their international art collections,... [ read more ]

Favourite Aussie Dishes

Favourite Aussie Dishes

You might think that there is little to be said about Australian food, but if traditional Australian restaurants are not as popular as Chinese or Indian ones, it doesn’t mean Australia doesn’t have its own cuisine. Actually, Australian food is among those special things which can only be discovered, tasted and appreciated once you’ve set foot on the continent. Australian cuisine does have a its distinctive flavour, but so far I’ll try to focus on these favourite Aussie dishes that yo... [ read more ]

Discover Aboriginal Australia

Discover Aboriginal Australia

Its aboriginal past is one aspect of Australian culture that no tourists should miss or disregard. Aboriginals have lives in Australia for thousands of years and their culture is indeed fascinating: everywhere you travel across the continent you’ll find ancient mural paintings, admire original artwork and listen to enchanting legends and stories. A visit to Australia is your best occasion to get in contact with the few Aboriginal communities that have survived the clash of civilizations. T... [ read more ]

Most Famous Australian Musicians

Most Famous Australian Musicians

There are lots of Aussies who managed to conquer world fame, as we could see from one of our previous posts. Some of them are sportsmen, other actors or navigators, but there is also a significant number of Australian musicians and bands, some of which I would like to present you today. Of course, when talking about the music of Australia we can understand a lot of different genres, from the traditional music of the aboriginals to the modern house and hip hop. Australia cannot be compared with ... [ read more ]

World's Most Famous Aussies

World’s Most Famous Aussies

Aussies represent a young and relatively small nation – especially if we judge by the size of their country. Yet, there have been a lot of Australians who made it to the history books or went straight to worldwide stardom. Some very famous Hollywood actors and popular singers were in fact in Australia, but there are many other Aussies who made important scientific or geographical discoveries. That’s why today’s post will be all about world’s most famous Aussies and their extraordinar... [ read more ]

 Common Myths about Australians

Common Myths about Australians

Like every other nation in the world, Aussies are subject to stereotypes and clichés. Even though Australia is a big country with a small and quite young population, there are plenty of myths and jokes related to the Aussie culture. Australian accent is not difficult to recognize but what about the other stereotypes and myths associated with this nation? Well, let’s take a look at some common myths about Australians and have a quick reality check: Some Misbeliefs about Aussies Most ... [ read more ]

Best Museums in Australia

Best Museums in Australia

Like mostly everyone else planning a visit in Australia, you might be wondering if you will have the time to visit everything you have in mind. Well, most likely, you won’t, which is why research and prioritization are so important when it comes to traveling. Australia has a lot of great cities and outstanding nature, but it also has some really cool museums. As I said before, there will be probably not enough time to visit them all, so it’s essential know what you are looking for. Dependin... [ 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 ]