The gorgeous Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. It’s land mass is mostly rural, with farmland that stretches for days and residents who live mostly by the coast. Having just 2.66 persons per metre, it is sparsely populated - there are more sheep than people in the country! Despite this, its cities are some of the most vibrant and interesting places to live, and pull digital nomads in with a high quality of life.
With rich pre-colonial history, as well as the European influence from the 1600s, there is so much to learn in this country, which is why thousands of young people travel Australia on a working holiday visa. As such, co-living spaces are gaining popularity here, and you will find many people working remotely together in these communities.
Australia is a progressive country, the second in the world to give women the vote, and has a fusion of different cultures, being so close to New Zealand and China. Communal living means mingling with the friendly and welcoming Australians, who welcome tourists and immigrants alike. Aussies are commonly known for their laid back attitude and sense of humour, so getting on with the locals is a breeze.
There are so many places to explore. If it’s the outback you like, you will find stunning wildlife and fauna, including, of course, the odd kangaroo. The climate can often be tropical, but with such a large land mass to cover, it can be incredibly hot, or could catch a cool Arctic wind.
If you are in the country, you can’t miss watching a game of cricket - in fact in an aread like Melbourne, sports are an important part of city life! With famous skyline sights like the Sydney Opera House on offer all over, there are plenty of cosmopolitan activities to entertain you in areas that are diving into the coliving movement.
Fun Facts about Australia:
The largest area of land owned by one person in Australia is the size of Belgium.
The first law enforcement group in the country was made out of the best behaved convicts.
The largest group of Greeks in the population outside of Athens can be found in Melbourne.
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest living structure.
There are over 60 wine regions in the country.