Perth might be isolated out on the windy shores of Western Australia, but it doesn’t seem to mind all that much. A city at once chilled and bold, buzzy and creative, it’s a whopping 2,000 miles from Sydney, out where the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean roll past the quokka-stalked beaches of Rottnest Island.
The so-called City of Churches is one of Australia’s lesser-known towns. Usually content to let Melbourne and Sydney vie for the limelight, this one ticks over with a palpable urban energy and charm. Its importance comes from the fact that it’s the state capital of South Australia. That inevitably puts some bucket-list draws on the
Melbourne is considered to be the coolest city in Oz. The capital of the state of Victoria, it hugs wide Port Philip Bay with its vast patchwork of districts and neighborhoods. Together, they form a metropolis that’s electrifyingly cosmopolitan but also endearingly laid back. Individually, they have charms and styles and quirks that remain hidden
Sydney is the sun-kissed city of New South Wales. With one foot in the Tasman Sea and the other in the Blue Mountains, it’s surrounded by some of Australia’s most eye-wateringly wonderful natural features. But before you can explore them, you’ll have to pull yourself away from the buzzing mass of neighbourhoods and sights that