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What to do in Broome, WA?

May 28, 2017
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Broome is often referred as the pearl of North West Australia even though the town is not very well known among tourists. And who can blame them? The town of Broome is relatively small with just around 15 000 people living there permanently, it is super remote and not at all easily accessible unless you want to fly there. It is located staggering 2240 kilometres north of Perth, and…

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Visiting stunning Karijini National Park

May 7, 2017
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In Australia there are several stunning popular destinations that both tourists and locals visit year after a year. The Great Ocean Road, especially Twelve Apostles; The Blue Mountains and the Three Sisters rock formation; The Great Barrier Reef and of course, Uluru, are all iconic destinations that for many are the highlight of their time in Australia. And then there are places you haven’t even heard of. Places…

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4 amazing walks in the Australian outback

April 18, 2017
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During my 6-day tour with Groovy Grape we did four walks in different national parks in South Australia and Northern Territory. I can’t really say which of the walks was my favourite because they all were pretty amazing, and they ended up being one of the best experiences I’ve had during my two years in Australia. Alligator Gorge The walk in Alligator Gorge was the shortest of the…

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3 + ways to see Uluru

April 11, 2017
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Sunrise at Uluru One of the highlights of my outback tour with Groovy Grape was to see the majestical, massive and stunning rock formation, Uluru, or as named by the white settlers, Ayers Rock. There are many great ways to see Uluru and enjoy the unique atmosphere around the Uluru- Kata Tjuta national park. You can for example: Marvel Uluru during sunrise or sunset and see how it…

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Glenelg – Adelaide

April 1, 2017
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A couple of days ago I finished my work in Melbourne, said goodbye to my lovely roommates that have been my family for six months and finally flew to Adelaide to start my journey to the Australian outback. In Adelaide I decided to stay, not in the city centre, but near the beach in a suburb called Glenelg. Once I got there, I couldn’t have been any happier about…

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From one adventure to another

March 27, 2017
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Since this is my last week in Melbourne, I feel that it’s about the time to update what’s happening in my life. I still have a couple of days left at work and at the end of this week, I’ll fly to Adelaide to start my 5 weeks full of adventures. On the one hand, I feel really sad to leave the best city in the world and…

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Australian cities: expectations vs reality

March 20, 2017
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Having been almost two years in Australia, I have had time to travel across the country and visit almost all the states and territories excluding Western Australia. I’ve been to many cities and smaller towns in Australia, visited the outback and had a memorable real Aussie bush experience. During this time, many of my previous expectations about Australia and especially about the cities here, have completely changed. For…

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Tips to Melbourne: Summer Night Market

March 7, 2017
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I have been in Melbourne for almost 18 months now, and by this time I have created some weekly routines and rituals. One of them is visiting QVM Summer Night Market every Wednesday. During the day time, the Queen Victoria Market is a great place to go to do your weekly vegetable, meat, bread and cheese shoppings, and just the mere atmosphere at the market makes  the QVM…

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The ultimate Australia bucket list

February 25, 2017
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In my previous blog post, I told the story of how I left everything to travel to Australia and taste a life that is completely different from the one that I used to have. Australia itself has been a dream come true for me, and just the mere decision to come here is something that I will remember for the rest of my life. However, there are certain things, places…