CityHopper: Free Ferry Service in Brisbane

Did you know that there is a free ferry service in Brisbane? Yes, you can use a free ferry service, which name is CityHopper, if you want to travel along the Brisbane River for free. This is the only free inner-city ferry service in Brisbane. This ferry can be easily spotted by its red and white colour.

CityHopper

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Discover Brisbane: CBD

Brisbane

Brisbane’s CBD, or more commonly known as the City, is located in the heart of Brisbane. It is also right next to QUT’s Gardens Point Campus, making it a favourite destination among students. What I love about the City is that there is always something new to do and discover. Here are a few of my favourite things :

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The Coffee Experience: Australian Edition

 

Ordering coffee is not as easy as it seems...

I need coffeeAustralia is well known for its coffee culture. Add that to being a university student, and the chances of you drinking coffee while studying at QUT are quite high. In fact, there are about 6 different places on QUT Garden’s Point campus where you can get a quick caffeine fix.

When I first moved here to start my degree, I learned the hard way that ordering coffee here is usually not the same as back home. For instance, my coffee of choice is black, which is sometimes known as an Americano in some countries. The first time I tried ordering black coffee here, I was met with blank stares from the barista. This is how the conversation went:

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Lost in Translation: An American Frist Hand Experience

One of the reasons I decided to study in Australia was because the official language here is English . Considering that my first language is English, everything should work out great. Well, that is what I thought. Read more

Vegemite, We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Vegemite

 

If you’re in Australia, the chances are that you have already tried some Vegemite. It’s one of those things that you either love or hate.

As for me, well my first taste of Vegemite went something like this: Read more

Discover Brisbane: G20 Events

 

G20

You have probably heard by now that Brisbane is hosting this years G20 Leader’s Summit. Usually, that means the heads of the world’s major economies come together to discuss important topics such as the world economy.

Y’all are probably thinking, what’s in it for me? Well, you are in luck because Brisbane is also hosting cultural celebrations leading up to the G20 Leader’s Summit.

Here are some of the events being held:

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