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My Top 10 Australia Experiences

After more than a year in the land down under, I've had a few stories to tell and plenty of memories to share. I have a few things I still want to write about Australia (and lots of things I still want to do), but I thought I'd start with a summary that I've been… Continue reading My Top 10 Australia Experiences

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So You Wanna Do A Working Holiday In Australia

One of the most popular means of temporarily living abroad is doing a working holiday in Australia. You can see why it's popular - the visa is easy for many nationalities to get, it's a trip into sunshine while earning money, it's a very easy country to travel, it's aimed at young people (the age… Continue reading So You Wanna Do A Working Holiday In Australia

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50 Signs You’ve Been A Backpacker In Australia

You know you've been a backpacker in Australia when... 1. You have a love/hate relationship with goon. (yes I am happy that I started this post off with a nice big picture of my finest goon!!) 2. You've taken a selfie with a kangaroo. 3. You know the frustration of Aussie wifi. 4. You don't… Continue reading 50 Signs You’ve Been A Backpacker In Australia

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On Coming Home After Long-Term Travel

After eighteen months and eight days, it was time to come home. It's the part most people dread - how will they fall back into a routine after such a sporadic adventure? How will anyone understand what they've been through, and how they've changed as a person? Can you really settle into a "real" job… Continue reading On Coming Home After Long-Term Travel

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Spotting Wildlife In Mackay: Platypuses and Kangaroos at Sunrise

First of all, apologies for being so quiet recently – I've been yo-yo-ing between patches of internet for the past two months which has made it super difficult to update. I have loads more to write about Australia after this including tips and highlights, but I'll make sure to catch up with everything we've been… Continue reading Spotting Wildlife In Mackay: Platypuses and Kangaroos at Sunrise

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Surrounding Cairns: Beaches, Rainforests & Waterfalls

We left Cairns fairly quickly - in total, we spent less than three days in the town before continuing our journey north to Port Douglas and the Daintree national park, eventually planning to hit Cape Tribulation. The drive was a stunning coastal road most of the way up (no pictures unfortunately), and we had time for a… Continue reading Surrounding Cairns: Beaches, Rainforests & Waterfalls

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A Year Working In Australia: An Overview

So I just slipped off the radar for a few weeks there - the reason? I actually got a last minute job working in a country pub in the middle of the, well, country. This meant no internet apart from a little bit of data, and made it nigh on impossible to do any updates… Continue reading A Year Working In Australia: An Overview