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10 TIPS FOR TRAVELLING AROUND AUSTRALIA

Australia is a popular destination on backpackers bucket list. But a lot of people make the same mistakes, and not really seeing Australia or being able to enjoy Australia properly. Here's a few tips I picked up, either from my own mistakes or hearing from others: There's more to Australia than the East Coast Whitsundays,… Continue reading 10 TIPS FOR TRAVELLING AROUND AUSTRALIA

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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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UPDATE OCTOBER 2017

Apologies, I've been useless with my blog recently and hardly posted anything. I haven't done an update for a while, so thought I would fill you all in on the latest. I'm currently living in Brisbane, in Australia. I have an apartment in New Farm, which is a really nice area, and pretty close to… Continue reading UPDATE OCTOBER 2017

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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

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS: AUSTRALIA

I landed in Australia nearly 5 weeks ago now, on a working holiday visa. So I think now is a good time to reflect on my time so far, and let you know what my first impressions are. COSTS I'll start with the one a lot of people ask about, money. Before I came to… Continue reading FIRST IMPRESSIONS: AUSTRALIA

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UPDATE JUNE 2017

First of all, apologies for not updating my blog in a while. I'm currently travelling up the East Coast in Australia, and the wifi over here is shockingly bad. So I've not been able to post as much as I'd hoped. I thought I'd write a little update about what I'm up to, then do… Continue reading UPDATE JUNE 2017

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10 FREE THINGS TO DO IN SYDNEY

Being a backpacker means you have to budget, so of course, us backpackers love a freebie! Sydney isn't cheap, in fact, Australia in general isn't, if you compare it to the UK. It's one of those cities you can't miss, so unfortunately you just have to suck it up. But there are some things you… Continue reading 10 FREE THINGS TO DO IN SYDNEY

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UPDATE OF TRAVEL PLANS – MARCH 2017

So I thought I'd do a post and update you all about the latest with my travel plans. For those who follow my blog, you'll know that I'm off to Hong Kong and Australia soon. Just over 4 weeks to be exact! Eeeek! It's come around so fast, and it's just suddenly hit me that… Continue reading UPDATE OF TRAVEL PLANS – MARCH 2017

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CHECK LIST FOR AUSTRALIA

Doing a gap year in Australia? Everything you need to know is below. With my trip coming up to Australia, a lot of people have been asking me what do they need to do/sort. It sounds a lot, but it's actually pretty simple and straight forward. DO NOT PAY for a company to do these… Continue reading CHECK LIST FOR AUSTRALIA