g’day, mate! finding friendly in australia

Travelling always comes with loads of different benefits. Giving you the chance to broaden your mind in ways which you may have never thought possible. You will have the opportunity to relax, learn and get to know other people on your stay in most places. Of course though, when it comes to finding the friendly side of a place, it can be hard to know where to look. To help you out with this, this post will be exploring Australia and the different ways that you can work towards finding people you’d like to spend time with.


Australia is a very modern and forward thinking country, you can expect to be accepted regardless of race, religion or any other background traits you may have. Of course in rural areas, this may not always be the case and it could be worth avoiding places like this if you have found yourself to be bullied in the past. Cities will often be some of the friendliest places you’ll find, despite a lot of people’s preconceptions that they are cold and lack a feeling of community. Places like Melbourne and Sydney are filled with people all looking to get to know others, just like you. 

Staying in the right hotel will always improve your chances of meeting the right people on your vacation. Some venues are designed with partying in mind, and will provide loads of social spaces for people to mingle and get to know one another. Most people are much more open to chat when they are on vacation. This gives you the chance to start conversations with people at the bar, by the pool, and even in the dining halls, and could see you making friends which last for the whole trip. Figuring out how to book the best hotel in Melbourne or Brisbane for this sort of vacation should be nice and easy. Review sites can be found all over the web, providing you with a way to judge a place before you put any money down for it.

Finally, as the last area to consider, a lot of people will ignore technology when they are trying to achieve a goal like this. In reality, tools like social media are perfect for people looking for the chance to meet new people while away. Sites like Facebook are filled with pages which are designed to help tourists to meet each other. Likewise, services like Tinder can enable you to meet local people, while also catching those taking the same approach as you. Of course, some people will prefer to meet organically, as these methods might not work. It could be worth a try though, as you never know who you might meet.


Hopefully, this post will inspire you to take a slightly different approach with your next vacation to Australia. Places like Australia are filled with friendly faces, all waiting to make friends with others on their stay. Of course, there is more to your trip than simply being social, and most will want to do other activities, too. This can be a fun side venture, though, giving you the chance to try something new.





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