With more hours of sunshine than any other capital city in Australia, it's no wonder that Perth has been voted as one of the world's most liveable cities. However, if you've travelled all the way to Western Australia and let's be honest, it's a long way from anywhere, you won't want to be tied to a city.
Australia Day is a sensational concept. A celebration of being Australian, with no rules about how you should do it. Okay, maybe one rule. Anything goes, as long as you're not affecting or upsetting anyone, and that includes discrimination and breaking the important laws.
Pour beer all over yourself, so it at least smells like you've been drinking. If you're breath tested, this has the added bonus of confusing the hell out the police because you smell like you're smashed.
Woke up that morning and guess what? That's right, it was pi**ing down... I mean what is the point of Australia while it's raining? There is no point. I'm staggered by the weather.
It is Australia Day today, so this HuffPost UK blogger thought he would honour the fine tradition by waxing mostly whinical about things Down Under, by offering a few thoughts about the world of Planet Australia.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott had to be rushed out of a restaurant by riot police
Thousands of Australians have been celebrating Australia Day, as 26 January marks the date that the “First Fleet” arrived