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Western Australia's modern hub of PERTH is home to just over 1.5 million people and has a reputation for endless sunshine and an easy-going lifestyle. After work, it's typical for people to go surfing, sailing, swimming or fire up a barbie somewhere on the shores of the Swan River, which forms a broad lagoon ideal for recreation and sport. This enviable social life partly explains Perthites' contented detachment from the rest of the country. Another factor is simply the physical distance: Perth is Australia's most isolated city, almost 4000km from Sydney by road, and in a different time zone …
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Top Hotels in Perth, Australia

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Mercure Perth

Mercure Perth is conveniently located in the heart of Perth city, with the major shopping, entertainment and nightlife areas all close by. The hotel features 239 well ...

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Rottnest Island

Only 25 minutes by ferry from the mainland, enjoy this aquatic paradise. Rottnest Island, boasts numerous fantastic beaches. For traveling within the region,bicycles, the main source ...

Top Restaurants in Perth, Australia

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Lamont's Restaurant

Kate Lamont, well known in Perth for her fine food, owns and runs this restaurant. She also operates another eatery in the suburb of East Perth. The menu features fresh, seasonal, local ...