Canberra: Museums, Cockatoos, and Buses April 17th 2018 Not many international tourists visit Canberra, or Australian ones either despite it being their capital city. We've gotten an equal mix of surprise and bemusement from those we've told about our visit here. Even our AirBnB host (in Canberra) politely asked us why we came, as he was more used to people renting his place for business reasons than vacation ones. Most people prefer to go straight fro ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Australian Capital Territory Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Hiya! Our names are Harmonie and Kevin, a married Canadian couple going on our first trip to Australia for a year on the Working Holiday Visa. Having caught the travel bug on a trip to Portugal with friends, we started madly saving for our next adventure. After a year and a half of drudgery, we are finally off to Oz in April 2018!
We are primarily traveling by house sitting, taking care of homeowners' pets and properties while they are away. We prefer to travel slowly, getting to know this fascinating country through the local's viewpoint, while still seeing the famous sights. If you don't ... full info