Who’d think, who’d know that workplace practices can be so different across continents?
Don’t forget a pair of walking shoes, if you visit. Oh, did I say that kids enter free on holidays and weekends? Yay!
So, what do you do with the kids during these holidays? Well, the good news is that there are options for everyone.
You don’t have a random man standing outside charging you for ‘entry’ or ‘parking’, while handing out what looks like chits of paper, depicting a ‘make shift’ ticket.
The one thing I’ve experienced here is that you go to work to work, not make friends. I’ve worked in six places in the last three years in Australia, but I haven’t made a single friend at work.
There were references to people, TV shows, food, footy which were 100% Australian, but eventually it was the slang that would throw me off! I stopped making random conversation – it was just too tough.
The first you need to know is that the Adelaide job market is small and jobs are few, and depending on your line of work, you may have to be prepared to be unemployed for a fairly long time.
Some folks who were already here in Australia had moved directly to Sydney or Melbourne and told us not to waste our time in SA because of the job scene.
Coffee makes me think of two fond memories with my dad.
My dad used to work in the hotel industry and when he became General Manager, he/we were required to stay