Category Archives: Australia

A road trip

Last week, we took our last longer (~2,000km) road trip as a family of four as we headed to Adelaide – the first time for all of us. I shall not bore people with too much text, but rather convey … Continue reading

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Second impressions on Australia

Curiously, there’s no phrase “second impressions”, so what comes after first impressions? Noting that I wrote a couple of posts about first impressions of Australia some 2½ years ago ([1], [2]), it’s time to take stock of some cultural and … Continue reading

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Seeing the trees for the forest

Usually this phrase is used in reverse and figuratively, but this time I mean it like this and literally. The thing is that when I moved to Australia, I realized I can’t name most of the trees. As I love … Continue reading

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Backwater Australia – or maybe not?

There is a general consensus or at least an attitude in Europe that Australia is quite a bit behind in most, particularly technological, things. However, there was also a general consensus in Europe that it was leading the mobile devices … Continue reading

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