China is weird and wonderful and all kinds of crazy. Full of unique experiences, people and customs – some hard to get used to – that has become a life changing adventure.
One thing that bugs me about peoples perception of Australia is that they think Australia is a ‘new country’ with no culture. People think that just because we don’t have man-made buildings like the Colosseum that date back thousands of years, that means we don’t have a rich and authentic history. White Australians may not, but the Indigenous Australians (Aboriginals) have the longest story of survival in the world.
Fun fact: Istanbul is the only city in the world that straddles two continents; Europe and Asia. And with ancient history to rival the likes of Rome, world-class attractions and an ambient atmosphere, it’s hardly a surprise that it’s fast becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.