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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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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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EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: DAY 3

Check out what I previously got up to in Hong Kong: EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: NIGHT 2 EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: DAY 2 HONG KONG: ARRIVAL Day 3 started off sunny, so I planned to head to the Big Buddha, aka the Tian Tan Buddha on the Ngong Ping island in Hong Kong. I really… Continue reading EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: DAY 3

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EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: DAY 2

So I had my first night in my hostel. I had a mixture of jet lag, and also experienced what it's like to try and sleep in a busy city like Hong Kong. The hostel was really good that it was centrally located, but this meant road traffic noise pretty much all night.┬áThat, and being… Continue reading EXPLORING HONG KONG DIARY: DAY 2

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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