Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day

Australian House Styles: 19th Century to Modern Day

People move to Australia for many reasons, but architecture is not generally one of them! However, the vast array of Australian house styles, ranging from beautiful 19th Century Victorian mansions to modern Hampton style homes is something that really surprised me as...
25 Native Australian Animals You Need to See!

25 Native Australian Animals You Need to See!

One of the most amazing aspects of travelling Australia has been seeing and photographing all the weird and wonderful native Australian animals! Since I’ve done a huge amount of camping here, I’ve seen all sorts of interesting creatures. While Australian...
Houses in Australia vs UK: Design Comparison

Houses in Australia vs UK: Design Comparison

If you’re a Brit like me and planning on moving Down Under, it won’t take you long to spot the many differences between houses in Australia and those in the UK. As a house sitter, I’ve stayed in over 80 homes in Australia, so I’ve got a fair bit of knowledge on all...
Historical Architecture in Australia that Surprised a UK Expat

Historical Architecture in Australia that Surprised a UK Expat

If I asked you to picture Australia, historical architecture probably wouldn’t be the first thing that comes to mind. Beautiful white beaches with crashing turquoise waves? Yes. Kangaroos bouncing across red, arid landscapes? Definitely. Sash windows...
10 Differences Between Australia and the UK

10 Differences Between Australia and the UK

There are plenty of well-known differences between Australia and the UK: the weather, the scenery, the amount of snags that get thrown on the barbie… But there are also many differences that no one really talks about. Those funny little everyday things...