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    Updated on 31 Jan 2020. Posted on 22 Oct 2019

    11 Things That Perth And Sydney Do The Same And 11 That Are Completely Different

    Perth = quokkas, Sydney = bin chickens. Enough said.

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    1. Let's start off nice and easy. Perth has incredible coffee.

    2. Similarly, Sydney is known for its gorgeous cafe scene.

    3. Quokkas are an animal unique to Perth. I mean, just look at how cute and happy they look!

    4. Meanwhile, the famous and majestic bin chicken rules the streets of Sydney.

    5. Sydney’s brunch game has always been unreal.

    6. On the other hand, Perth was SUPER late to the brunch scene. But we’ve finally caught up and jumped on the smashed avocado bandwagon.

    7. In Sydney, you fall asleep to the sound of cars, trucks and the sound of an ambulance whizzing by to take some drunk party-goers to the hospital.

    8. In Perth? You're more likely to fall asleep to the sound of wind through the trees and the sounds of the wildlife attacking each other.

    9. During summer in Perth, it’s common practice to bring a towel to work so you can head to the beach as soon as you finish.

    10. Sydney does summer just as well. Here, stand up paddleboarding isn’t just a sport, it’s a way of life. And don’t even get us started on the year round summer vibes at Bondi beach.

    11. The Perth job scene is something that the locals complain about a lot.

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    If you want to get a job that isn’t in hospitality or retail, you’ll have to travel over to the East Coast to get that bread.

    12. Whereas Sydney’s job scene is thriving, hunny. Everyone's over here getting that dough.


    13. The best time to go to the beach in Perth is during sunset because you’ll get to take pictures like this.

    14. But if you want to catch the sun on the water in Sydney, you’ll have to rock up at sunrise for photos like this.

    15. Perth is one of the most isolated cities in the world. Seriously, it’s cheaper and quicker to fly to Singapore than Sydney!


    16. Whereas Sydney is central to all the cities, with Melbourne and Canberra being under a two hour flight and usually $200 return.


    Not to mention Auckland is, like, right there.

    17. People from Perth are known to be relaxed and good-natured due to their easy going, sun and surf lifestyle.

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    18. And wherever you travel in Sydney, it’s a known fact that the people are friendly AF.


    19. You never have to worry about fighting for space at Perth beaches.

    20. But in Sydney, you best get there early because their beaches are way more crowded.

    21. Weekends away in Perth are usually at a surf shack by the beach. And, of course, the classic 4WD is a must.

    22. Whereas in Sydney, you’re able to go the mountains and see a bit of snow of snow during winter.

    In summary, Perth = quokkas, Sydney = bin chickens. Enough said.


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