Australia – for most of us, a far off land we dream of visiting. Full of kangaroos, eternal sun and cute koalas. Well…. it is a little different in reality. But it is AMAZING! Trust me, I spent a year in Australia and loved every second! Armed with a pretty small backpack, my working holiday visa, and no real plan, I totally winged it. I also quickly realised I had… Read More »The ultimate Australia packing list for girls
Australia is full of iconic destinations, and travelling the East coast is almost a rite of passage for many who visit the land down under. The likes of Byron Bay, The Great Ocean Road and Sydney are visited by thousands of tourists everyday. And whilst these places are impressive, it is no surprise a country as huge as Australia has so many more places which are less visited and yet… Read More »Underrated destinations in Australia that you should visit!
Western Australia – The perfect road trip! When in Australia, you must go westward. When people think of Australia they always envision Sydney and its iconic opera house, or the well trodden East Coast. Western Australia is often forgotten and overlooked, but if you want the true Australian experience—one that shines with unending adventure and discovery—then Western Australia is where to go. It is the biggest state in Australia, and… Read More »Western Australia Road Trip – Must see destinations!
Doing an East coast trip in Australia is almost a rite of passage for backpackers. No matter how long you plan to spend in Australia, you will get asked countless times about your plans or views on the East coast! Every travel agent will try to sell you an East coast trip, packaging must do activities and transport into an easy to follow itinerary for backpackers to buy at sometimes… Read More »Planning your East coast trip, Australia
A quick look on the internet shows many travel companies offering you help with your visa and getting set up for your working holiday in Australia, but with a tiny bit of effort, and by following these steps, you can do it yourself and save hundreds of pounds. For example, STA offers you your WHV and help setting up your tax file number, medicare and superannuation account, all for just… Read More »Organising your Australian Working Holiday
After spending the year there myself, I have compiled my top tips for your Working Holiday in Australia! Hopefully they will ease your stresses, help your planning and save you some money! Do it yourself. My best tip for your working holiday in Australia, and likely to save you a lot of money! I’m not talking about going solo, by all means take a friend! However, there are countless companies… Read More »10 tips for your Working Holiday in Australia