Published: Friday, 09 March 2012 12:08
Written by Matt Kachinski
I travelled to Perth in 2009 as part of an Australian self-organised tour. I had been wanting to visit Down Under for too long, so I finally answered the call of my many friends I collected while travelling around the world. The idea of staying as long as I wished at my friends' houses, many of which were located in various parts of the country, thrilled me. It felt like I was embarking on a journey of continuous chilling out and staying in the good company of cool people.
My Australian wanderings lasted two months, and I have to confess I stuck around Perth the longest. I found the city and its surroundings unbelievable.
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and I agree with whoever says this is the most liveable city of the continent.
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Published: Wednesday, 07 March 2012 11:44
Written by Nita Teoh
The Perth Walkabout Monthly Wrap is published at the start of each month to provide a snapshot of articles that hit the headlines in the last 4 weeks.
Here is Perth Walkabout's Monthly Wrap for the month of February:
Hyogo Prefectural Government Cultural Centre – Visit Japan Right Here in WA
It may not seem likely from the outside, but stepping inside the ground floor of 20 Kalinda Drive, the site of the former City Beach High School, visitors are immediately whisked away to a little piece of Japan. With tatami mats, shoji screens, Japanese dolls, and sake barrels on view, it is easy to believe that the Hyogo Prefectural Government Cultural Centre office is actually located somewhere in downtown Kobe rather than coastal Perth.
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