Living in Perth: Is Australia’s Sunniest Capital for You?

Living in Perth: Is Australia’s Sunniest Capital for You?

Lying on the southwest coast of Australia, pretty Perth is the state capital of Western Australia, and with around 2 million inhabitants, Australia’s fourth most-populated city (after Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane). Perth has long been a popular destination for...
15 Best Things to Do in Perth, Australia

15 Best Things to Do in Perth, Australia

With world-class beaches, amazing parks, pretty riverside views and a wide choice of restaurants, cafes and nightlife, it’s no wonder expats and backpackers alike flock to the beautiful city of Perth in Western Australia. While it’s one of the...
10 Things to Do in Kings Park, Perth

10 Things to Do in Kings Park, Perth

Situated high up on Mount Eliza with astounding views of the city, Kings Park is a must-see for any visitor to Perth. Covering an area of 400 hectares, it’s one of the largest inner-city parks in the world and welcomes over 6 million visitors each year.  But...
East Perth Sunrise: Guided Walk & Photo Diary

East Perth Sunrise: Guided Walk & Photo Diary

One of my favourite things to do during my time living in East Perth, mainly when I was awoken at 4am by my neighbours sounding like they were killing each other, was to head down to the Swan River with my camera and watch the Perth sunrise. Life...
Perth Week 3: New Apartment & Adventures

Perth Week 3: New Apartment & Adventures

Following an eventful first two weeks as a backpacker in Perth, involving being shunted from hostel to hostel and losing and finding new friends, I’d decided hostel life was no longer for me and taken up the more appealing offer of a room in a nice apartment;...
Perth Week 2: Hostel Under Siege & Misplacing Friends

Perth Week 2: Hostel Under Siege & Misplacing Friends

By the end of my first week in Perth,  I’d successfully navigated my way around the city, got to grips with Australian currency, visited the famous and beautiful Kings Park to see the killer views of the city and accidentally watched a film at an arthouse cinema...
Perth Week 1: Adjusting to Backpacker Life

Perth Week 1: Adjusting to Backpacker Life

After safely but tiredly arriving in Perth and finding my way to my hostel, my first week in Australia was mainly spent familiarising myself, and aimlessly wandering around the city centre in a jet-lagged haze. The four months of intense house renovations and...
Migrating to Australia from UK: First Impressions of Perth

Migrating to Australia from UK: First Impressions of Perth

Fresh from four months of madness involving house renovations and migration preparation, with the twinkly Etihad jingle now continuously replaying in my mind, I finally touched down in Perth and stepped off the plane into the sunny, 18...