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 [...]

Learning English in Australia has changed my life

In Brazil I was studying pharmacy when I decided to have a break in my life to improve my English, and since then a lot of good things have happened to me. Like many students, I never thought about studying English in Australia, but after a lot of research I decided to come here principally for the weather, which is similar to Brazil and because of the wonderful landscapes. I was fascinated with the lifestyle in Sydney, it is so [...]

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The best of Australia: My Top 5

So, you have made up your mind. It doesn’t matter if you have to sell everything you own, work from 6 in the morning till midnight and even put any romantic relationship on stand-by, you are coming to study in Australia. You have already done your research and everybody says that it is pretty much Wonderland. Well, actually, it is. I’ve been living in Sydney for six months now and I am absolutely in love with the country, so I [...]

“Everything started in bed” Pablo’s story

When someone asks me how everything began, the answer is simple, and a little naughty, romantic and spiritual at the same time: “In bed”. Like many other important things in life, for me everything started there. This is the moment when I get full attention from my inquirer, who looks at me with an intrigued face, trying to figure out if it’s a joke, or a philosophical treatise taken from one of the chapters of the Guide for the Perplexed. [...]

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Australia: the ‘happiest’ developed nation

Australia has recently won the title of “The happiest developed nation” for the third consecutive year, based on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s survey results. Out of the 36 nations with developed or emerging economies, the ones with the highest results are Australia, Sweden, Canada, Norway and Switzerland. The ones with the lowest scores are Turkey, Mexico and Chile. But, what does it mean to be “the happiest country”? To come up with the results, the countries were [...]