Monthly Archives: December 2013

Ariel’s story

I am 23 years old, and I come from Fray Bentos, a little city on the west coast of Uruguay, in South America. Here, if you speak good English, you have more and better job opportunities, so I decided to study the language. I soon realised however, that the classes I was taking were not going to be enough. If I wanted to really learn, I needed to travel to an English-speaking country. I had been thinking about this idea, [...]

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Falling in love abroad?

If you are planning to come to Australia, maybe you have already wondered how it would be to find the love of your life in the other side of the world. Of course, in your imagination this person might look like Chris Hemsworth and the location might be an exotic beach full of kangaroos sunbathing on perfect white sand. It’s fun to daydream, but in reality falling in love abroad could be a very difficult situation. To start, when you [...]

Some of the best tips for travellers

If you have travelled, you know that all adventures have a couple of setbacks along the way. Some might be insignificant, but others might present challenges that you never took in consideration, like the time I went to spend Christmas with some friends, and I left all my underwear and jeans in the dryer, or when my sister arrived to New Jersey thinking that it was New York. So, everybody will go through some inconveniences from time to time, and [...]

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The true australian cuisine

In a country where you can find people from more than 200 different nations and where 25% of the citizens were born in another continent, it is a little bit difficult to identify genuine Australian dishes, especially because one of the strengths of this multicultural society is the gastronomy. So, in case you were wondering, here is a list of some of the traditional dishes that are authentically Australian. Would you dare to try them all? Macadamia Nuts For thousands [...]