WORKING HOLIDAY VISA – NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is one of the countries you can choose to do a working holiday visa (some countries are exempt). The tiny country, split between two islands, is only a three and a half hour flight from Australia, in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. With volcanoes, waterfalls, snowy mountains, glaciers and black sand beaches, it’s not…

Kia Ora New Zealand!

2 years of travelling and living in Australia has come to an end. I’m sad and happy at the same time. Sad that it’s over. It’s a place I would love to call home for good. But then I’m happy I managed something many only dream of. Happy that I now get to move on…

THE WORST TRAVEL ADVICE FOR A BACKPACKER

I’ve heard it all, and it’s usually from those who have never been backpacking, or one of these people that think because they’ve been backpacking a few months, they know all there is to know. Everyone is different. What you enjoy, others will hate. Bare that in mind. I’ve been recommended some hostels that are…

BACKPACK OR SUITCASE?

One of the great debates before you go travelling, backpack or suitcase. I’ve tried both and there are strengths and weaknesses for both, depending what kind of travelling you’re doing. Suitcase First time I went travelling to Thailand, I had every intention of using a backpack. Did very little research, and went for a 60l…

HOW TO RESEARCH YOUR TRAVELS

It’s always nice to go somewhere new, different and off the beaten track. But it may not be as easy as just booking a flight and going. Before I travel anywhere, I always do some research. I look where to stay, where to eat, what to do, and see what other peoples experiences have been….

5 THINGS YOU MUST TAKE WITH YOU TRAVELLING

So you know you definitely need clothes and shoes, but it can be tricky trying to think of what else you may need while away. Most people overpack the first time they go travelling, I certainly did! But there are also things that I took, that I never regretted, and was actually really grateful for…