Bondi Beach

Oh, Sydney, you cease to disappoint. I headed to Bondi Beach because everyone seemed to say, “you must go to Bondi Beach!” You can people watch and see the beaches! I’m not really a beach person, though I enjoy the scenery and the occasional down-time to read a book with toes in the sand. So […]

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Canberra

Did you realize that Australia, as a country is only a little over 100 years old? At the time of declaring Independence from the British Rule, Sydney and Melbourne were the largest cities in Australia, and no one could come to an agreement whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the capital. The leaders did something seemingly […]

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The Coffee Culture

There is an amazing coffee culture in Australia – lots of down-to-earth, local coffee places. I’d somewhat heard of it, being told it’s around espresso, not “cups of coffee” as we are accustomed to in the US. My initial misconception of espresso is the “short black,” the incredibly concentrated shots of coffee to throw back […]

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