After living in AirBnb for the initial 2 weeks I needed to rent something long term. I'll point out some differences between Poland and Australia that struck me during the process of finding room and completing formalities that goes along with it.
Two weeks just passed and it was a mix of everything. I've met great people, worked quite a lot and seen some of the city. Unfortunately also some bad things happened but let's start with the good things.
Everyone knows that there's lots of spiders in Australia. And yeah that's true but are they really that bad? I'm quite arachnophobic to be honest. It doesn't mean that I run and scream when I see a spider but they still give me creeps. Luckily there are no spider species that would likely kill an … Continue reading Spider situation in Brisbane
I've got my new bike!The seller was some Arab guy from GumTree who was so kind to drop the bike off to place where I live. In Australia there's some strict rules what you can do and what you can't do while riding a bike. For example riding without a helmet is illegal, you have … Continue reading Bicycle rules in Australia
I got woken up at 5am by birds and some other animals that I haven't heard before (loud as hell) and couldn't fall asleep. I met my hosts few hours later. Morgana is a PhD student and Glen is an IT guy and they're really nice. They showed me around and I headed off to … Continue reading First day in Brisbane
Flight to Dubai went pretty smooth. I was the only person in the row so I could watch nice views from the window and easily go for a walk to stretch my legs, which btw you should do quite often on long houl flights. Connection in Dubai Dubai's airport is HUUGE. I landed at sector … Continue reading Travel