Staying Sun Smart in Australia

Staying sun smart in Australia

Staying sun smart Staying sun smart in Australia is one of the most important lessons everyone should learn. If you’re going to enjoy the extraordinary natural beauty then you need to be safe. The ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure risk in Australia is much higher than in other countries, especially if you’ve emigrated from the grey-skied UK.In many countries in the...

Best Darwin Beaches

Man fishing on one of the best Darwin beaches

Best beaches and swimming spots in Darwin Fancy swimming with some of the world’s biggest crocs? No? Fair enough. We’re discovering the best places to swim in Darwin without it being your last. Given that Darwin beaches are well known for their box jellyfish and nasty nippers, we’re showcasing the safer options.We’ll be looking at patrolled beaches, wave pools, public...

Ultimate Queensland Road Trips

A river flows through Daintree Forest, a highlight on Queensland road trips

The Best Places to Road Trip in Queensland Pack up your swag, fill your esky and dust off your bathers. We are covering all the must see spots for your scenic drive up into the northeast of Australia. It’s going to get tropical.This series of articles is looking at epic Australian road trips. Whether you’re a local making the most...

What’s Christmas in Australia like?

Christmas in Australia as Santa patrols the beach

For migrants all over the world, Christmas can be a difficult time of year. Even if you don’t celebrate it, it’s a time of year focused on being with family. Feelings of homesickness often soar at Christmas time, especially if you’ve migrated to Australia on your own. Check out our article on battling homesickness to help make this time of...

How Will the US Election Affect Australia?

Vote badges on a US flag. How will the US election affect Australia?

While all eyes in the world are watching the results of the United States election unfold, we are looking closer to home and asking ourselves: how will the US election affect Australia and the rest of the world?Sure, there may not be any direct household impact overnight, but there are important global matters which the American presidential election has...