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18 reasons to travel to Australia

Twelve Apostles

Australia is a country filled with great landscapes, wildlife and beaches. Below are the 18 reasons why one should visit Australia:

  1. The beaches

The Twelve Apostles in Victoria is one of the vastest coasts on Earth. It is located on the Great Ocean Drive which is one of the world’s top road-trip routes making it much more pleasurable.

  1. The beach quality

The beaches in Australia have white sands, palm studs, hidden coves and crystal-clear waters.

  1. Kangaroo Island

This island lacks predatory animals making it safe for Australian wildlife like kangaroos, koalas, whales and dolphins to live naturally in their habitat. This island can be approached by taking a short plane or a ferry ride from Adelaide.

  1. Australian deserts

The Australian Outback is one of the most unique places on Earth with bright red earth that is littered with white sand dunes which has a canyon with waterfalls and aboriginal cave drawings. This destination offers a life-changing experience.

  1. Tropical Australian forests

Queensland has ancient forests, green islands and amazing parks like the Daintree National Park, vast ferny jungles, steamy hot springs and tropical waterfalls.

  1. Skiing

Mount Buller in Australia looks almost like Switzerland and it also allows skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking.

  1. King’s Canyon

Australia has King’s Canyon located in the red deserts of Watarrka National Park. Walking along the rim allows one to enjoy the amazing views before arriving at a shady waterfall to cool down.

  1. Surfing

Places like New South Wales and Lucky Bay in Australia have massive waves which enables surfers to enjoy themselves.

  1. Jumping crocodile cruise

Paying a visit to Kakadu National Park will enable one to enjoy the jumping crocodile cruise on the Adelaide River.

  1. Shark Cage Diving

Diving in the South Australian waters enables one to get up close and personal the Great White Sharks.

  1. Naracoorte Caves

Visiting the Naracoorte Caves enables one to see the remains of marsupial lions, Tasmanian tigers, explore dramatic caverns and also see deposits of fossils from millions of years ago.

  1. Amazing Bondi Icebergs

This place is the coolest public pool on Earth. Walking from Bondi to Coogee enables ones to enjoy the scenic ocean-side walk, refreshing swim and a glass of wine at Bondi Icebergs Bar.

  1. Sydney Harbour

Sydney Harbour is a beautiful place to view during sunset. Viewing it from the Opera House or Circular Quay is also amazing. Historic Rocks district also has a pub.

  1. Wine

Clare Valley in Australia offers the finest wines. All one needs is to just follow the Reisling Trail and explore the valley’s green vineyards and have a sample of crisp Australian wine at the historical stone estate.

  1. Whitehaven Beach

This beach has a long stretch of palm trees, clear blue water and soft, white and clean sand.

  1. Uluru

Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a huge sandstone monolith that changes colours from bright red to soft pink throughout the day.

  1. Road trips on beaches

Fraser Island has beautiful beaches, freshwater lakes and countless wildlife including some last wild dingoes left in Australia. Renting a 4×4 and tent while cruising along the sand highway is a good way to enjoy the trip.

  1. Australia is full of Australians

Australians are friendly and down-to-earth which makes travelling to various parts of Australia an unforgettable experience.

11 reasons to love Aussie folks


OZ OZ OZ. OI OI OI! Mad love for my fellow Aussies:

  1. Laid back people

Australians are generally very relaxed and laid-back. When something goes wrong, you will most likely hear “no worries, mate” or “she’ll be right, mate”.

  1. Australians are irreverent

Australians are generally very cheeky people who love challenging the opinions of others.

  1. Australians are funny

Australians generally have a good sense of humour that is injected with sarcasm which means well if they joke about someone in that manner.

  1. Simple people

Australians generally live very simple lives. As long as they can barbecue, enjoy at the beach or have a glass of beer while watching sports, they are already more than happy.

  1. Diverse people

Australia has migrants from Europe, Asia, the Middle East as well as Africa. The various people from these different countries make the country successful and multicultural.

  1. Tolerant people

Australians are generally very tolerant to people from other parts of the world as they realise diversity is important in building a successful multicultural nation. Australia also has a lot of LGBT people living there.

  1. Attractive people

Chris Hemsworth and Hugh Jackman are among the most good looking Australian celebrities. However, normal Australian people are attractive as well.

  1. Tough people

Australians are capable of surviving on an island filled with creatures like sharks, spiders, jellyfishes and other scary creatures willing to destroy them.

  1. Sporty people

Australians are naturally good at sports due to out-running crocodiles at a young age and also out-swimming sharks. Australia is also home to some of the most talented athletes.

  1. Friendly people

Australians are generally friendly and approachable to others as one only needs to smile and say “G’day, mate” to make friends with them.

  1. Loyal people

Australians are generally very loyal and helpful to those in need of it especially in times of adversity by being their “mates”.

11 things we love about Aussies


Aussies aren’t afraid to say things as they are. Here are 11 things we love about Aussies:

  1. Australians are irreverent

Australians are generally very open-minded and cheeky in the sense that they criticise anyone they like regardless of whether it is their boss or a politician.

  1. Egalitarian culture

Australians believe that everyone should be given equal opportunities. This is seen in its support for publicly funded education and healthcare systems.

  1. Australians suffer from ‘tall poppy syndrome’

Australians belittle others for their perceived wealth, success or status as they prefer underdogs.

  1. Diverse culture

Australia is a multicultural society made up of European, Asian and African immigrants as well as the locals.

  1. Australia is one of the oldest surviving civilisation

Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander have already existed for 60,000 years and they make up 2.8% of the population today which is around 650,000 people.

  1. Australians love eating kangaroo

There are approximately 50 million kangaroos living in Australia which is about twice the human population there. Australians generally enjoy kangaroo meat as well in the form of steaks or sausages.

  1. Drinking

Australians love drinking alcohol due to the country’s wonderful wineries as well as the flourishing brewery scene. Australians consume an average of about 12.2 litres of alcohol per capita each year.

  1. Sports

Australia has a variety of different sports ranging from tennis, Formula One, football as well as cricket making it a sports paradise.

  1. Beaches

Australians love beaches so generally most Australians live near beach areas.

  1. Tolerant

Australians are generally very tolerant towards people of different cultures and beliefs to the point that most Australians agreed with legalising same-sex marriage.

  1. ‘The Lucky Country’

Australia is known as ‘The Lucky Country’ due to its good climate, stable political system and abundance of natural resources.

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17 Reasons to Love Australia

Heart Australia

There are so many reasons to love this country we’re lucky to call home. Here are 17 top reasons:

  1. Friendly people

Australians are generally very easy going so it will help tourists to feel more comfortable.

  1. Gorgeous beaches

Every part of Australia has got beautiful beaches. This is the reason why more than 80% of Australians live nearby the coast.

  1. Good weather

Winters in Australia are not as cold as the winters in Europe and North America. Certain parts of Australia like Townsville which is located in Queensland has got a tropical climate.

  1. Outdoor living

Australians love the outdoors. Approximately 95% of homes and apartments in Australia have a balcony, a deck or a patio for outdoor enjoyment.

  1. Beautiful islands

Islands like Magnetic Island, Kangaroo Island and Tasmania are some of the most beautiful islands in Australia.

  1. Landscape variety

Australia not only has beautiful beaches but it also has snowy mountains, beautiful national parks, rainforests as well as deserts.

  1. Cooling cities

Cities in Australia like Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth are liveable due to the weather and the things these cities have to offer.

  1. Kmart

This place is a paradise for every budget shopper as everything can be bought at a bargain price like homewares and clothes.

  1. Australian Music

Some great Australian musicians are Vera Blue, Vallis Alps, Illy and Vance Joy.

  1. Lollipops

Some great Australian lollipops are from Natural Confectionary Company and Allen’s. Raspberry liquorice is also an Australian favourite.

  1. Sports

Australians love sports like rugby, football and cricket.

  1. Tim tams

Tim tams are Australian chocolate biscuits which are delicious.

  1. Australian slang

Australia has a unique slang. Some examples are arvo for afternoon and avo for avocado.

  1. Slippers

Australians love wearing slippers and they do it most of the time.

  1. Animals

Australia is home to some of the most adorable animals like kangaroos, wombats and koalas.

  1. Wages

The wage pay given in Australia is significantly high.

  1. Australian celebrities

Australia is home to some of the most famous and good looking celebrities like Chris Hemsworth and Hugh Jackman.