Today marks the start of a brand new adventure. Yesterday, I sat in my apartment attempting to squeeze my life into my backpack and felt like I was standing on the edge of a precipice about to jump. Oh god how
Unless you're sitting on one heck of a trust fund or you've just won the lottery, Australia is pretty impossible to travel long-term without working. I worked lots of different types of jobs during my first year down under – hospitality
You've booked your ticket, you've quit your job, your visa is ready. You've got a bit of money saved but you've heard how expensive Australia is and figure it won't be long until you have to find a job. But
Life has been pretty busy since I arrived in Melbourne and although it has meant blogging has taken a bit of a back seat, I wouldn’t change the last few months for the world. I’m now just three weeks away
Christmas and New Year are definitely some of those times when people really start to think about their relationship status - a bit like the post-Christmas bloat, it's something that hangs over every festive party and moment under the mistletoe.
Finding backpacker jobs in Australia is high on the list of priorities for any traveller over there. It's an expensive country to live and travel, unless you have the opportunity to rack up those Aussie dollars. The good thing is
I've had a lot of jobs in my time - from dominating hospitality in bars, shops, restaurants, pubs and box offices, to working as a journalist, editor and freelance writer. I've supported students in primary school, helped provide learning materials