When you're travelling, it's all about the little things, and every country does them differently. What kind of goods can I bring into the country? What currency do they use? What are the main languages spoken? How much cellphone coverage is there? What credit cards are accepted? Do I need an electricity adapter? It's all in here!
Since when do thongs go on your feet? What is the "raw prawn"? Who is a gumsucker and where on earth is Woop Woop? Australian language has a global reputation for is individuality, phonetics and humour value. It was brought about by the need for expressions for things that have never needed expressing before, so improvisation was usually used. Add 200 years of abbreviating to that and you're speaking Aussie! Here are a few examples of the Australian language...
From its ancient Aboriginal culture to its role as a penal colony to its heady goldrush days, Australia's very colourful history has made it the country it is today. Get a brief summary to give you a background on this "Great Southen Land."
So, you’ve got your campervan and you’re ready to go! But driving on Australian roads, not to mention driving a campervan on Australian roads, may be an entirely different experience than you’re used to.
The right weather can make or break your campervanning holiday, whether it your trip is for three weeks, three months or three years! Luckily, Australia’s climate makes it possible to enjoy fantastic weather year round if you go to the right places at the right time – although of course Mother Nature is far from predictable and it’s entirely possible to get a cloudy, rainy week in Port Douglas in August, or a heatwave in Melbourne in October.