Life in Australia: Top 4 Tips To Prepare For The Summer

Posted August 22, 2019 by in Lifestyle
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Summer is on its way here in Australia! Before the sun shows itself, here are 4 things you can do now to prepare yourself for the beautiful summer ahead: 

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Do Up Your Garden

Summer is about spending your time outside, having a barbie, enjoying the sun. You’ll want to make sure if you’re inviting people round that your garden is looking the best it can be – after all, no one is going to want to spend much time in a grotty back yard.

You could start cleaning it up yourself, but if you want a professional job done, it’s worth investing in someone like Greater Brisbane Gardens who will make your garden into your haven. They’ll also maintain it for you, which means it’s easy for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the summer without worrying about the garden.

Book Holidays

Before summer kicks in, now is the time to book any holidays you want to go on. You might think about putting off booking Great Barrier Reef Tours but once you get into summer itself, the prices for these summer specific activities will skyrocket.

That’s why booking your holidays and all related expenses now is the best way of ensuring you don’t end up splashing out way more money than you need to, and you could even find yourself some good deals before the main season sets in.

We recommend using sites such as to compare flight prices and get the best deal for you.

Look The Part

Part of preparing for summer is preparing yourself – you want to get your mind, body and spirit ready. Invest in some summer clothing – see what’s new for fashion trends, get some shorts, t-shirts, dresses – whatever’s your thing! Consider getting a tan – we recommend spray tans over sunbeds as these can be bad for your health, but of course you’ll be sure to tan some more once summer kicks in.

Consider using summer to help you get a bit healthier – it’s nicer weather, so why not start exercising a bit more? Switch out your winter comfort food for some healthier, lighter food for the summer. Not only will this improve your physical health, but it will improve your mental health too and help you feel more energised and confident in yourself.

Consider taking up some more healthy habits – mindfulness is perfect for the summer, as you can relax in the sun and take in the surroundings, whether that’s in your garden or on the beach.

Hit The Shops

Before summer, you’re going to need to buy a few items to make sure you’re prepared for when the heat comes. If you haven’t already, a fan is a great purchase to keep yourself cool on the days when the heat’s a little much. It’s also worth looking for some protection – sunscreen is essential to make sure you don’t burn and keep yourself protected from UV rays, and some bug spray is almost certainly needed. Having a look around for bargains and anything you else you may need is worth doing, and it’s worth spending money now to save yourself some pain later.

We’re ready for the heat – make sure you are, too, and enjoy!