How to speak Australian

 

Just like every other English-speaking country, Australia also has its own slang. However, Aussies tend to be very expressive with their language. Here are some of the slang phrases they use and their meaning in case you visit Australia:Ace! : Excellent! Very good! Arvo : afternoon Amber fluid ...

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Apology

 

  The 29-year-old actress Amber Heard, along with her husband Johnny Depp, issued the most laughably awkward apology from their Gold Coast hotel while in Australia as Heard faced charges over bringing the couple's two dogs to Australia illegally last year.Heard was issued with a one-month go...

Chris Hemsworth rewards teenager

 

The Aussie/Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth thought his personal cards and a wad of cash were gone for good when he left them at a restaurant. However, fate had a surprise in store for him when 17-year-old Tristin Budzyn-Barker contacted his representatives to say he had found the items and wanted ...

Vivid Sydney Festival

 

A unique annual event of light, music and ideas, Vivid Sydney is a multi-award winning winter festival which features an outdoor “gallery” of extraordinary lighting sculptures, a cutting-edge contemporary music program, some of the world's most important creative industry forums and, ...

Learn to surf in Australia with Mojosurf

 

The idea of surfing might seem extremely slippery. For sure, your first attempt at surfing will feel like there is no way to keep your balance or ever stand on the board. But if you persevere, you'll soon be catching a wave and paddling back to give it another go.Since it takes quite a while to m...

Australian wisdom

 

Although Australian culture was born in the convicts era, Australians have some very interesting things to say.“I like villains because there's something so attractive about a committed person -- they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They're motivated” - Russel Crowe, ...

Axl Rose AC/DC New Singer

 

  AC/DC officially announced the departure of longtime frontman Brian Johnson and his - at least temporary - replace by Guns N' Roses' Axl Rose. Brian Johnson was suffering of hearing issues that impeded him to carry on with the tour prompting the band to find a replacement for the vocals th...

Chris Hemsworth leaves LA for Byron Bay

 

Movie star Chris Hemsworth - famous for his performance as Thor - has moved back home to Australia so his children can have a ‘normal existence'.The Australian actor and his Spanish wife, also a Hollywood star, Elsa Pataky recently bought a property near Byron Bay on the NSW north coast.'We...

Bungi jump in Cairns

 

There is only one place to Bungy jump in Australia and that is in Cairns. Located in the rainforest, 20 mins from the CBD, AJ Hackett is the bungy originals and there can jump in many styles, swing and skywalk.It was AJ Hackett the Kiwi who invented the modern bungy in pursuit of the ultimate adr...

Controversy - tourists to climb Uluru

 

Northern Territory chief minister Adam Giles is promoting the tourist climb of Uluru amongst Anangu people, who are the traditional custodians of the monolith. According to Giles, an official Uluru climb could rival the Eiffel Tower as a tourist attraction and also compared it to the Sydney Harbo...

Great Barrier Reef in Danger

 

A marine scientist known as the “Godfather of Coral”, Dr Charlie Veron, says the Great Barrier Reef - one of the seven wonders of the natural world - is in grave danger if the Australian government doesn't act on climate change. According to Dr Veron, who has worked on the reef for 45...

Crazy Facts About Australia

 

Isolated from the world as an enormous island, Australia have developed their own little brand. As we kick off 2017 here are some interesting facts that will probably shock you about Australia.Everyone knows Australia is quite big but nobody imagines that Australia is as wide as the distance betw...

Sydney Christmas Markets

 

From festive artisan food to carols, gifts, fresh produce, gourmet treats, Santa Claus, retro fashion gifts, arts and crafts, children's stocking fillers, and festival local cheer, Sydney Christmas Markets offer all that the holiday season can afford.Whether you are haven't done your Christm...

The Australian Open of Surfing

 

Every year the world's top adrenaline-fuelled athletes converge at the birthplace of professional surfing, Manly Beach, Sydney, for the country's fiercest surf, skate and music event - The Australian Open of Surfing. Over this nine-day event, the world's greatest surfers will ride the waves like ...

Bizarre Facts About Australia

 

Right before you land in Australia, the flight crew shows you an image warning you that there are over 1000 species in Australia that can kill you in a matter of seconds, yet the country is still one of the world's top destination. So there must be a reason why. It might not sound safe, but surel...

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