Tips for women travelling solo in Australia

An adventurous young Greek/German woman, Ariane Tatas, shares her experiences travelling solo around Australia. She says we’re friendly, the men are good looking and she gets to wear the shortest skirts she’s ever worn in her life. But we’re also an expensive country to holiday in, and getting a decent job is hard.

Christmas a little less jolly

Baubles the size of small planets light up Manhattan as they do every Yuletide, while in Europe the Christmas markets envelop visitors in a fug of gingerbread and mulled wine. Yes, it all looks like Christmas as usual. Or is it?