WELCOME TO QUEENSTOWN

So those that follow me on social media will know that I’m now living in Queenstown, New Zealand. A lot of people have been messaging me about it, asking how it is, how easy is it to get a job, and what is there to do. So I’ve made it into one blog post, to…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AN AUSTRALIAN WHV

Want to go travelling but don’t have the funds? Then a working holiday visa is for you! I’m off to Australia in May, after spending many years wanting to go. The process is surprisingly easy, and if you think you can’t do it, you can! I know many friends that have done it. It’s an…