Culture

“Our destiny is not a place, but a new way of looking at things”

Hi! I am Dolores, I am 31 years old and I come from the Cordoba Argentina. I would like to tell you about my travelling experiences around Australia, about what every one of us has felt when embarking on such a trip. When we start something different, like jumping to the other side of the world, it is very valuable all that we can build for ourselves. Like everyone, I came to Australia with a lot of adrenalin and curiosity, [...]

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How to “suck” at traveling in 10 simple steps

¿Have you ever wondered what it takes to create unforgettable moments while traveling? One of the easiest ways to do it is to "suck" at traveling. Follow these ten simple steps, and I promise you will have experiences that will stay with you forever (although I don’t guarantee that you will enjoy the journey... at all) 1. Don’t even try to investigate about the country you are going to visit. Let things like the weather, currency, traditions and attractions surprise [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]