#Australia

Converting To Islam

Jessica Smith | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK
Jessica Smith

Five years ago I met a guy, it was a corny cliché romance. He was charming, fun, cheeky and rarely serious. I fell in love straight away. I was att...

Tasmania's Coastline Has Started Glowing In The Dark

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Tech

A recent flurry of Instagram posts has confirmed that bright blue, glow-in-the-dark oceans have appeared on the northwest Tasmanian coastline for the ...

Six Travel Hacks To See Australia For Less

Cathy Winston | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cathy Winston

Because once you've got the travel bug, the big question is when can you afford to get back out there - and how much do you have to save to stay? It's not so bad if you're heading somewhere like South East Asia but what about a more expensive destination like Australia?

More Harrowing Details Emerge Of British Backpacker's Ordeal In Australian Outback

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK

A British backpacker who was rescued after stumbling “almost zombie-like” into a remote petrol station in the Australian outback is recovering fro...

Brit Backpacker ‘Held Captive And Raped’ In Horrific Australian Outback Ordeal

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

A British backpacker was allegedly held captive in Australia and repeatedly raped in an ordeal lasting two months. The 22-year-old woman was allegedly...

10 Things You Should Know Before Going To Australia

Alexis Zahner | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alexis Zahner

Like, huge! Australia is it's own continent and for a good reason, most of Europe can quite literally fit into the same land mass that Australia occupies. This is a really important factor when you are considering the time and number of destinations you want to visit whilst in Australia.

How A Six-Hour Minibus Ride With Strangers Taught Me The Power Of Money

Vivi Friedgut | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Vivi Friedgut

Life is filled with the unexpected events. We can't control what happens to us but we can control how we react to them and how we survive them. Create, innovate, collaborate and continue to evolve and watch how your "luck" changes.

Five Dead After Plane Crashes Near Melbourne Shopping Mall

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Five people have been killed in a plane crash near a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. Four American tourists and their Australian pilot died a...

Judging By This Tourist's Photos, He Really Didn't Enjoy His Solo Trip To Australia

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A guy who travelled Australia alone has shared a series of photos of the places he visited on his trip - and he looks absolutely miserable in all of t...

Donald Trump 'Gave Aussie PM The Finger' During 'Unhinged' Phone Call

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has sent Australians into meltdown after contradicting their Prime Minister’s version of events regarding a phone call between the pair...

Woman Who Ate Kilo Of Mints A Day Sheds 11 Stone, Reveals It's 'Changed Her Life'

Caters Agency | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who ate 4,000 calories of mints every day, looks unrecognisable after losing 11 stone. Judith Pallanza, 34, from New South Wales, Australia, w...

Luxury Cruise Company Launches Ultimate 'Gap Yah' Trip Costing £46,000

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Ever since the infamous “Gap Yah” video was released in 2010, taking a year out has been seen as an opportunity for privileged rich kids to party....

Trailblazing Australia Women Ready For Sydney Sevens Debut

Oliver Pickup | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

Ten months ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where rugby sevens made its Games debut last August, only a fool would have placed a wager against New Zealand triumphing in the women's competition.

A Shark Has Made History By Switching From Sexual To Asexual Reproduction

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Tech

A female leopard shark called Leonie has made history by learning to reproduce asexually after losing her mating partner. Leonie has had several pups...

This Wave Cloud Is Like Nothing We've Ever Seen Before

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Tech

Ilya Katsman, a 22-year-old Australian, captured a stunning photograph of an elusive wave cloud while flying from Perth to Adelaide. The most uni...

The World Is Welcoming 2017 In Spectacular Style

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Sydney’s famous harbour bridge has been lit up in spectacular style to welcome 2017. Australia’s best known city sent up a dazzling tribute to 201...

'Abducted' British Backpacker Rescued In Australia After Sending Texts To Dad In England

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK

A British backpacker who feared for her life after being held in a car against her will was rescued by police in Australia after texting her father th...

5 Reasons Why The London-Perth Dreamliner Is A Phenomenal Aeroplane

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Tech

In a global first, Qantas has announced that passengers will finally be able to fly direct from London to Perth, Australia, starting in March 2018. I...

Dear Pauline Hanson...

Yianni Agisilaou | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Yianni Agisilaou

G'day Pauline, Loved your work here. Yianni Agisilaou here. Long time listener, first time caller. Of Greek origin, you might be able to tell from t...

Landing And Leaving Expat Life In Dubai

Susan Devaney | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Devaney

I'm standing on the cobbled streets of Rome, surrounded by politely pink pastel walls. It's my final stop. I had moved to Dubai shortly after my 2...

The Lessons I Learnt From A Hostel (Not A Classroom)

Sophia Parvizi-Wayne | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sophia Parvizi-Wayne

People tend to make assumptions about gap years. I was probably not ready for university, not mentally stable enough to make it through the year or I ...

Thief Caught Trying To Steal Homeowner's Car Shot In Bum With Bow And Arrow

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK

Attempting to steal a vehicle in Australia really came back to bite one thief in the backside - after an angry homeowner shot him in the bum with a bo...

Most Of The Great Barrier Reef North Of This Line Is Dead

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Tech

If we ever had any reason to be optimistic about humans not totally destroying the planet we need to all live on, let’s have a brief reality check. ...

Eight Step Cheat Sheet For A Ripper Working Holiday In Australia

Dan Baker, StudentUniverse | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Dan Baker, StudentUniverse

Australia is a perfect place for backpackers to combine work and travel. There is a huge range of jobs for foreign travellers, the wages are decent, and once you've saved up a chunk, you can go off and explore the country!

Mother's Family 'Wiped Out' After Theme Park Tragedy Kills Four

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK

A mother has said her family has been “wiped out” after an accident at an Australian theme park on Tuesday. Kim Dorsett lost her daughter Kate Goo...