Unlike many other countries in the world, Australia is best experienced alone. It’s vast, it’s varied, and it can be quite lonely, something that works in its favour most of the time.
That’s not just limited to the outback, either – everything about the in-city tourism exists to make life easier for the individual. We’ve partnered up with travel experts Compare and Choose to explain why Australia is the perfect country for travelling alone.
Going to somewhere like Germany or France can be scary, since it’s not easy to understand where you actually are unless you have some kind of map or city guide. In Australia, everybody speaks English (minus a few slang phrases and variations), so you’ll be able to read signs, identify shops, ask for directions and use any service without needing to translate or waste time learning a specific phrase.
The weather is also fairly consistent, often being sunny and rather warm. This won’t appeal to everybody, but at least you’ll know what you’ll be up against all year round: for example, if you pack shorts, they’re guaranteed to get a lot of use, even in the winter months. [Read more…]