"Perth - Not as Bad as You Think!" Perth by Anarae
Perth Travel Guide: 2,345 reviews and 5,059 photos
As one of the few people in this city who aren't itching to leave (and not just for a weekend), it's great to stick up for it. Sure, Perth isn't big, exciting, overly historical or a popular destination. But it's nice for somewhere a bit quieter than the other Aussie capitals, yet big enough to still keep you entertained. Besides, Perth is the gateway to the rest of Western Australia, which has some of the best sites in the country. From deserts to beaches, bush to cities, it's hiding here somewhere!
I'm currently working on renovating my Perth pages, and hopefully will have all my favourite places (with photos!) up here soon. Please feel free to contact me with any questions about Perth, or WA in general, as I've seen most of it - and love it!
One of the things I love most about travelling is learning about and experiencing all the little quirks that make up the local culture. And I also love the kitschy aspects of "Aussie culture" - the shearer's singlets, hills hoist clothes lines and plastic kangaroos. I'm currently creating a series of tips in "Off The Beaten Path" that point out some landmarks that probably won't appear in guidebooks, but are as well-known to Perth natives as any favoured tourist attraction. There's also a few "Aussie Quirks" tips that just point out little aspects of that kitsch culture I love!
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