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TIPS FOR TRAVELLING THE EAST COAST

Heading to Australia soon? You're going to want to do the East Coast. It's a popular backpacker route, that nearly every backpacker that has been in Australia has done. And there's a reason why...it's amazing! Having done it myself a couple of times, here's some tips.  1. DO IT THE PROPER WAY, NOT THE CHEAP… Continue reading TIPS FOR TRAVELLING THE EAST COAST

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HOW TO SPEND 3 DAYS IN BRISBANE

Brisbane is often mistaken as being boring with backpackers. They often think nothing is there. It's probably one of the least known cities along the East Coast, with Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns taking the limelight. I was one of those backpackers. But in actual fact, it's an upcoming city, full of culture, with lots to… Continue reading HOW TO SPEND 3 DAYS IN BRISBANE

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SECOND YEAR VISA FOR AUSTRALIA

You've probably been travelling Australia for a few months, and decided you love it so much, you want to stay for another year. A working holiday visa lasts 12 months once you enter Australia. You don't have to spend the full 12 months in Australia, but that is a waste in my opinion, as visa's… Continue reading SECOND YEAR VISA FOR AUSTRALIA

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NOVEMBER – A NEW WAY OF DOING THINGS

November is finally here! This year is going so fast, and it's bizarre to think I've been travelling for exactly 6 months today. Now, I've been useless with my blog lately. Apologies about that. I could say I've been having too much fun, but I'd be lying. I've been too busy working, then being too… Continue reading NOVEMBER – A NEW WAY OF DOING THINGS

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A ROAD TRIP TO THE GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS

We decided to leave Brisbane for a few days and head to Noosa, which is a couple of hours drive away from the city. We hired a car from Jucy World, which is something I recommend doing while travelling in Australia, if you haven't got access to your own car. Having your own car allows… Continue reading A ROAD TRIP TO THE GLASSHOUSE MOUNTAINS

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TIPS FOR FINDING WORK IN AUSTRALIA AS A BACKPACKER

So you've got that Working Holiday Visa, planned a trip of a lifetime to Australia, but then reality kicks in and you realise if you want the travelling to continue, you're going to have to work for it. A lot of travellers that go to Australia forget that it is a "working" holiday visa, and… Continue reading TIPS FOR FINDING WORK IN AUSTRALIA AS A BACKPACKER

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10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED LIVING IN AUSTRALIA FOR 3 MONTHS

You can't buy alcohol from the supermarket Back home, you can do your weekly food shop, and chuck in a few beers/bottles of wine with it, then go home. Not in Australia. You have to go to a specific bottle shop to purchase your alcohol. Luckily there's usually one nearby to every supermarket, so you… Continue reading 10 THINGS I’VE LEARNED LIVING IN AUSTRALIA FOR 3 MONTHS