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Phillip Island Wildlife Park

Australian animals don’t have the best reputation. It’s their own fault. They either want to sting, bite, burn or simply scare your pants off. Head to the water, it’ll be safe there. Hmm, actually, human-eating monstrous sharks straight from Jaws might get you, or the blood-thirsty giant crocodiles that have the cheek to lurk in salty waters. If you ecape them, watch out for the most ridiculous creature of all – brainless jellyfish…

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Australia Queensland

Noosa bucket list 

Noosa stands for… everything! Or at least, everything that is zen, natural, summery and amazing. Lush tropical vegetation (think the setting of Lost) hits stunning coastline with a plethora of hidden coves, making it a true paradise for nature-lovers, beach bums and surfing-junkies. As if that wasn’t enough, there are boutique shops, classy restaurants, trendy bars and beachfront hotels that will please the luxe travellers who are more in for the five-star holiday…

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Australia Victoria

Things I have learnt in Australia.

I’ve been breathing Australian air for 2 years now.  I think hitting this 2 year mark is an excellent opportunity for some not-so-zen-like reflection. Life in Australia has equipped me with few good skills that are sure to boost my CV:) *** Od dwóch lat wdycham australijskie powietrze. Czas na refleksje! (a JAK!) Życie w Australii nauczyło mnie kilku rzeczy, które chętnie wpisze sobie na CV. 1. Catching waves. Australia is one massive island.…

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Australia Victoria

Melbourne’s Best Bits

Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city for 6 years in a row! Melbourneans think this is THE best award possible, and seem to mistake “liveable” for “best”… 😉 But, as described below, it is a cracker of a spot. It is considered the most cosmopolitan of all the Australian cities – boasting great food, coffee, fashion and a thriving arts scene. Melbourne may also be the least “Strayan” spot in the…

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Australia Victoria

Australia Day

Australia Day celebrated on 26 January is quite a controversial public holiday.  Each year it sparks fiery discussions about the current status of Aboriginal people and divides people into two camps. The day celebrates the arrival of the British ships in 1788 at Port Jackson  and establishment of the first European community in Australia.  Some people claim it was the day when Australia was founded. Others, however, call it Invasion Day because on that day…

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