B2 S4 Travel Essentials – reading-lingua

Vocabulary from Blog 1: Discovering the Charms of Sydney, Australia

  1. Stoked: Excited or enthusiastic about something.
  2. Juiced up: Fully charged or energized.
  3. Down Under: Refers to Australia or, more broadly, the Southern Hemisphere.
  4. Aussie: Short for Australian, used to refer to people or things from Australia.
  5. Escapades: Adventurous or exciting activities or experiences.
  6. Hit the road: Begin a journey or trip, set off on travel.

Native Expressions from Blog 1: Discovering the Charms of Sydney, Australia

  1. G’day: A casual Australian greeting, short for “good day.”
  2. All set to hit the ground running: Fully prepared and ready to start an activity or project quickly.
  3. Throw your shrimp on the barbie: A playful expression for cooking shrimp on a barbecue.
  4. As easy as apple pie: Very easy or straightforward.
  5. Have your ducks in a row: Be well-prepared and organized.
  6. Cool as a cucumber: Very calm and composed, not easily excited.
  7. Kick back: Relax and take it easy.
  8. World-famous: Widely known and recognized around the world.
  9. Hit multiple spots: Visit multiple locations or places.
  10. To the fullest: To the maximum extent possible; completely.

Sydney, Australia - Gateway to the Outback

G’day, fellow travelers! Welcome to my travel blog. Today, I’m stoked to share my awe-inspiring journey in the vibrant city of Sydney, Australia. If you’re considering a trip Down Under, I have some remarkable tips and nifty travel accessories recommendations to elevate your experience.

Keep your valuables safe

First things first, while voyaging to Australia, it’s crucial to keep your valuables safe, especially when exploring iconic locales like the Sydney Opera House or the world-famous Bondi Beach. I highly recommend investing in a state-of-the-art RFID-blocking wallet to keep your credit cards and passport under lock and key. This way, you’ll be all set to hit the ground running without any worries about identity theft or digital pickpocketing.

it’s crucial to keep your valuables safe, especially when exploring iconic locales.

Snap those picture-perfect moments

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As you explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Australian Outback or soak in the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, don’t forget to snap those picture-perfect moments. A reliable power bank, with a hefty charge capacity, will ensure your camera remains juiced up and ready to capture the beauty of this diverse country. After all, you want to have plenty of juice left in the tank to shoot those incredible landscapes!


Now, if you’re planning to hit multiple spots in Australia or explore more Down Under, make sure you have your ducks in a row and get yourself a biometric passport. This fancy passport is as cool as a cucumber and uses cutting-edge technology to speed up the customs process at airports, ensuring you don’t miss a beat of your Australian adventure.

kick back and enjoy your Australian escapades

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Lastly, before you get ready to throw your shrimp on the barbie in Sydney, if your home country requires a visa, consider applying for an e-visa before you hit the road. It’s as easy as apple pie and saves you time and hassle at the border, allowing you to kick back and enjoy your Australian escapades to the fullest.