Places In Australia

housing

Biff! Bosh! Bash! ‘Ouch!‘ This is exactly what you don’t want to happen to you whilst you’re out at night on walkabout, or any time really. But when you’re looking at new areas in which to live, and you don’t know the country well let alone those areas, how do you find somewhere that is [...]

Sydney

Well this, I have to say, was a big shock for me. Sydney second from last out of the 11 cities in the survey? Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a massive fan of Sydney, if anything I have a sort of love/hate feel for the city. The first couple of times I visited Sydney [...]

Newcastle

I think we know the drill by now, each Friday I am showcasing an Australian city based on the most recent poll by the Property Council of Australia looking at Australia’s best liveable cities. Newcastle, as the title suggests, came fourth; a good showing for the city, this was the first year it has been [...]

North Stradbroke Island: Day 3 I have often thought of myself as possibly the least observant person in the world. I never had the urge to take up train spotting, but if I had, I imagine I may have gone down as one of the only spotters to not notice a train go by. Which [...]