James Cook. Discovery of Australia
On April 29, 1770, the heavy and clumsy ship Endeavor anchored in the waters of a charming bay. Among the team of captain James Cook, who went in search of…

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James Cook. Discovery of Australia
On April 29, 1770, the heavy and clumsy ship Endeavor anchored in the waters of a charming bay. Among the team of captain James Cook, who went in search of…

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Australia: top view
Australia is a paradoxical place, full of strange, unlike anything else. To begin with, one of its youngest countries is located on one of the oldest existing continents of the…

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Sea in Sydney Print

It is hard to imagine that the vibrant capital of New South Wales, with its impressive harbor, the white sails of the Opera House and the graceful arch of Harbor Bridge, was once a colony for criminals. The oldest, largest and most beautiful of all Australian cities with the sea in the heart is the city of Sydney.

A bit of history
After the landing of the first expedition of James Cook at the end of the 18th century. a settlement was established on the shores of Botany Bay, consisting of pardoned English criminals. Permanent riots and uprisings in a town named after the British lord lasted until the first half of the 18th century. Continue reading

Sydney in full swing Olympic price race

Australian real estate agents joke that the Sydney luxury housing market is now as hot as the Olympic flame, which is supposed to light up the sky over this city in 2000. Thanks to the advertising that the upcoming Summer Olympics made to Sydney and the low interest rates on loans, the activity in the market for the most expensive apartments is now many times higher than in previous years. Continue reading

You can live Korean in Sydney

Wearing a Korean silk dressing gown in your room, having a meal in the restaurant specializing in Korean cuisine, experiencing a traditional Korean massage (with your thumbs) that will immediately cure fatigue or a hangover can, of course, be done in almost any South Korean hotel. But getting all the same, but thousands of kilometers from Korea, if you suddenly think of it, is quite difficult.

But still it is also possible. For example, in Australia. These specific services are offered to guests by the four-star Capital Hotel in Sydney.

Those who want to combine Australian and Korean exotics need to stay in special rooms designed by designers from Seoul and Busan. Such a room can be booked directly in the “reception” of this hotel. Continue reading

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In the country of antipodes (part 2)
In the tropical rainforests on the west coast of Tasmania, places are still preserved where the human foot has never stepped. Therefore, part of the island was included in the…

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Quisland: from jellyfish to ram lizard
What is Queensland? One of the five states of Australia with a subtropical climate, miles of beaches, the lights of luxury hotels, the noise of the ocean tide and the…

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Australia. Leichgardt
By sending Sir Arthur Phillip and the first batch of convicts to explore Australia, the British government had little idea where these people were going. The only reliable information about…

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