What do you know about Australia tourism? When we think about a vacation we get easily carried away by the thought. But there are very few people who can’t who do some research about the place they are planning their vacation. You may get super excited about seeing koalas, kangaroos, for the first time. Also, the pristine water for swimming and the fun of soaking in the summer sun can make you carried away. However, you should know a few things that can keep you away from embarrassment and confusion.
Facts Of Australia Tourism
1. Turn Up To BBQ With Some Foods Or Beverage
Don’t forget it. If you got an invitation for BBQ in Australia, no matter what the location is, bring any food or beverage with you. You can come up with a salad dish, bring dessert, bring meat for the BBQ or just buy some booze. It is best if you bring a bottle of champers or wine. It is a gesture of thanking the inviter and also lending a hand to for the BBQ.
2. Learning The Local Language
Wondering why you have to learn the local language while Australians speak English? Yes, they speak English, but some native slang words have firm control over Australian English. Sometimes the meanings are very different from what you would have thought. So, it is better to know some things from the local language to stay away from embarrassment. Here are some translations: togs/bathers/swimmers = bathing suit, thongs are actually flip flops for Australian English. See why you may feel embarrassed if you don’t know some of the meanings? Not only that if an Australian ask you to join in for tea, it probably means join in for dinner. See! why it is important to learn the local language?
3. Summer Is Different Here
Throughout Australia, you will get various type of summer, and it varies from city to city. But no matter what the types are, don’t forget to wear lots of sunblocks anywhere you go. In Perth the summer is dry, however, in Brisbane, the summer is humid. It is funny, but the summer in Hobart is cold, so there is a debate about whether you should call it to summer at all. In Darwin its always summer. As the weather is so different, you may feel that you are visiting different countries. It is best to prepare yourself for anything.
4. Wear Sunblock! Lots Of It
Of course, if you are in Australia, you will visit the beaches, soak up in the sun and get a beautiful tan. But stop here. Anywhere you go in Australia, be it a beach or just regular tour, always wear a thick layer of sunblock. In Australia hit up way quicker than one may know. Apart from that, the sun rays are very harmful here as the ozone layer has become thinner. You can feel that your skin is sizzling if you are not using sunblock in huge amount. You will get sunburn quickly, which will last for weeks and can lead to a blister. Wear a hat, sundress or full-sleeve shirts to keep the skin covered.