Australia

Perth Restaurants: The Definitive Guide

Perth is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and was originally founded by Captain James Stirling in 1829. With a population of nearly two million, it’s the fourth most populous city in Australia, and it’s also the capital of the west.

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Manage Your Budget in a Most Effective Way While Backpacking in Australia and New Zealand, Part 1

Travelling on a budget doesn’t mean you are relegated to staying in one location and limiting your exposure to the country. In fact, far from having to stay confined to one place, backpacking lets you explore the entire country on a limited budget.  READ MORE »

Manage Your Budget in a Most Effective Way While Backpacking in Australia and New Zealand, Part 2

Australia and New Zealand are large countries, and the sheer size of Australia will make planning your route all the more important.  READ MORE »

Usability, the Aussie way

Being in a country as a transit destination (in our case from New Zealand to Thailand), I like to have it as easy and comfortable as possible.
Not worrying about anything, until the connecting flight arrives.
But it's not working in Australia. After changing the money with a goal to get some coffee, you get metal coins.

 

Obverse side of one and two dollar coins, Sydney, Australia
Obverse side of one and two dollar coins, Sydney, Australia

Intuition and rules of usability dictate that the bigger coin is the more  READ MORE »

Postcard comparing territory of Australia to Europe, USA, Japan, New Zealand, SE Asia

Postcard comparing territory of Australia to Europe, USA, Japan, New Zealand, SE Asia

Unfortunately I did not find any copyright information on this postcard. In any case, it's not mine.

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