May 2013

FNQ

Last week’s video, if you remember, was about Adelaide which was voted Australia’s most liveable city for the third year running. Some people though, wouldn’t live in any city if you paid them. For some people, the remoteness of Far North Queensland (FNQ) is simply paradise. I’ve not been further north than Hervey Bay yet, [...]

Vote

It was back in January of this year when Julia Gillard announced the date of the next federal election here in Australia. As we are not going to the polls until September 14, we are currently in the midst of the longest (I think) election campaign in Australian political history. A couple of weeks ago [...]

Backpacker

About a year ago I wrote a post called Backpacking in Australia: A Simple Guide and at the same time gave a big mention for the Working Holiday Visa (WHV). In this post I am going to talk a lot more about the WHV and at the end of this article, I’ll introduce you to [...]

Adelaide

Those of you who read my post on Wednesday will know that Adelaide topped a poll commissioned by a company called the Property Council of Australia. What was it for? Well, for the third year running Adelaide has been voted Australia’s most liveable city by Australians who live in Australia. This particular survey has only [...]

Adelaide

It was over two years ago that I wrote my post And the Best City in Australia to Live in Is.. and anyone who did read that article will know the result at that time was Adelaide. This particular poll, which was released March this year, was conducted on behalf of the Property Council of [...]

cake

It was one of those weekends when we have been spoilt for choice. It was a busy weekend for festivals and shows and although winter is only two weeks away, the weather was perfect. Around 23°C and sunny with clear blue skies. So, where could we have gone? Noosa Food and Wine Festival Yes, we [...]

kangaroo

In today’s post I am going to reveal Australia’s most deadly animal, the critter responsible for the most human deaths year by year here in Australia. Before I name the beast, you might like to try and guess who the culprit is. You won’t be the first to try, the following question was asked to [...]

batteries

Also known as: the cost of living in Australia compared with the UK explained with batteries. Time I did another of my scientifically flawless cost comparisons between the UK and Australia, this one should be slightly easier to complete than my post Buying a Bed in Australia: It’s a Nightmare! For one thing, both of [...]