Monthly Archives: January 2011

Australia’s Cosmopolitan City

Out of all the cities I have visited, Melbourne is the place that reminds of home the most. There is a very vibrant, multicultural feel with different areas of the city home to different nationalities and backgrounds. For instance, Lygon Street is Melbourne’s version of the Danforth with Greek pastry shops, restaurants and cafes lining […]

Queen Victoria Market

A Lesson in Aussie English 1

Aside from the accent, understanding Aussie English was a chore at first. They use a lot of slang and shorten almost every word. I don’t know if it is just because a lot of my Aussie “relos” are “truckies”, but they tend to curse more than anyone I have encountered in my travels! Below you […]

G’Day Mate! 1

After spending a night in Dubai to recharge, my first destination is Australia. It is one of my favourite countries on earth but I am not doing much touring here, as I saw almost the entire country only two years ago. I was just planning on visiting some relatives and catching up with some friends […]

Pateras Transport