15 Australian Slang Words to Help You Speak Like a Local

Australian – pronounced ‘Strayan’ or ‘Strine’ in the local tongue – is a majestic language; a distant cousin of the Queen’s English that has developed by baking in the outback sun for the last couple of centuries. Learn these 15 phrases and you’ll seamlessly blend in with the locals, from ripper larrikins to bogan nuffies […]

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What’s the Best City in Australia? Comparing Melbourne vs. Sydney

So, you’ve decided to pack up and ship out to the land of kangaroos and koalas. A land where flip-flops are called thongs, a liquor store is called a Bottle-O and going for a surf despite recent sightings of great white sharks is called perfectly normal behavior. You’ve got a backpack and an Australian work […]

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Top 10 Australia National Park (For Your World Travel Bucket List)

Australian National Parks easily rank among the most diverse in the world. Their protected landscapes are so varied, you could dedicate years of your life to exploring them. The country’s 500+ National Parks span over 28 million hectares of pristine land, which comprises nearly 4% of the country. These parks protect delicate ecosystems ranging from […]

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7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Going to Australia

Whether it’s the sun-drenched beaches, the adorable (sometimes d.e.a.d.l.y) wildlife, or incredible bush walks, Australia is a fantastic place to travel. Be in-the-know before you go with these tips from the experts. 1. Don’t Underestimate the Size of Australia “Most Europeans can jump in the car, drive for a few hours and pass through at […]

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6 Must-Have Experiences On Bruny Island, Tasmania

Bruny Island is one of Tasmania’s southernmost islands. Covered in eucalyptus forests with long stretches of rocky coastlines and beaches, this island feels rugged and remote. But it is just a twenty minute ferry ride away from the mainland of Tasmania. Bruny Island is really two islands connected by a thin isthmus of sand. Approximately […]

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The Most Spectacular Lakes in Australia That You Need to See in Real Life

Peel away from the coast to explore tropical swimming holes, bright pink bodies and glassy waters that stretch as far as the eye can see. There’s nothing quite as tranquil as a lake. There’s something about the still water that forces your brain to relax — regardless of how wired you’ve been or for how […]

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The 8 Best Places to Live in Melbourne

You’ll love Melbourne. It’s a beautiful, fascinating, unendingly trendy city, packed with stunning gardens, museums, galleries, and beaches. The capital of Australia’s southeastern state of Victoria is globally renowned, too. It’s the world’s second-best city to live in, according to The Economist’s latest Global Liveability Index – where it’s occupied a top-two spot for eight […]

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