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How To Travel Long-Term And Build Your CV At The Same Time

Travelling long-term is something that I always wanted to do and to this day I have an ever-growing list of places that I want to see and experiences that I want to have. However, as much as I want to travel long-term, continuing to learn and build my CV  is important to me too. With the internet and changing attitudes to a work-life balance, the way that … Continue reading How To Travel Long-Term And Build Your CV At The Same Time

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2nd Year Australia Visa Without Farm Work: My Story

Everything you need to know about 2nd year Australia visas, bridging visas, student visas and working holidays in Australia So, this week it’s been one year since I touched base down in Australia at the start of my working holiday. At the time, I had no clue how significant this decision to leave home in the UK and come to Melbourne was going to be. … Continue reading 2nd Year Australia Visa Without Farm Work: My Story

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City Girl Vs Small Town Girl: Life In Melbourne

When I was 18, I followed a life long dream and made the move from my small town of Brighton up to the UK’s capital of London. At first, the hustle and bustle and novelty of walking past iconic landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace as part of my daily commute was overwhelming. However, it was a brief stint that lasted just a few … Continue reading City Girl Vs Small Town Girl: Life In Melbourne

Confessions Of A Melbourne Barista: Spilling the beans of what it's like to make coffee in Melbourne 

Confessions Of A Melbourne Barista: Spilling the beans of what it’s like to make coffee in Melbourne 

I love the routine that I have going in Melbourne- and when I’m not busy writing or out exploring the city, you’ll find me at my cafe job, making coffees. Coffee making is something that I’ve been doing on and off for the last few years back in England- ever since I was seventeen and I got my first cafe job. It’s a job that … Continue reading Confessions Of A Melbourne Barista: Spilling the beans of what it’s like to make coffee in Melbourne 

5 Things That Prove Collingwood is Melbourne’s coolest inner suburb

5 Things That Prove Collingwood Is Melbourne’s Coolest Inner Suburb

Carlton, Fitzroy, Brunswick- I thought I was familiar with all of Melbourne’s coolest inner suburbs. That was until I stumbled across Collingwood. Nestled in between Fitzroy and Abbotsford, Collingwood is one of Melbourne’s best-kept secrets and although small, there are plenty of reasons to visit. Need some inspiration? Here are 5 of my favourite things to do in Collingwood.   You can have a $6 … Continue reading 5 Things That Prove Collingwood Is Melbourne’s Coolest Inner Suburb

Melbourne In 48 Hours: A 20-Something's Travel Guide

9 Insane Melbourne CBD Bars That Only Locals Know

I had some doubts about whether I should write this post: should I give away the secret drinking spots that Melbournains have compiled over the years? Then I figured- duh, of course. So, in this blog, I’m going to share all of my favourite drinking spots with you guys, that I’ve found throughout my time living in the city centre. Melbourne is the best place … Continue reading 9 Insane Melbourne CBD Bars That Only Locals Know

Melbourne: Working Holiday Life Update

This week, I had some free time on my hands and I don’t know why but I got to thinking about fears- or more specifically the things that I fear the most. I decided that I have two big ones. The first one is unfulfilled potential, aka not doing the things that I could and should do. Then the second one is people not liking … Continue reading Melbourne: Working Holiday Life Update

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Melbourne: Favourites Of The Week

 Sakuratte, brunch at Operator 25, Australian Footy and cheap eats at Dodee Paidang The week is fast approaching that I was set to end my working holiday in Australia, leave Melbourne and head back home. However, I have a surprise for you- I am leaving to travel around Asia for a few weeks with my best friends from home but then, guess what- I’m coming back … Continue reading Melbourne: Favourites Of The Week

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What You REALLY Need To Pack For A Working Holiday In Australia

Packing for a trip is difficult but packing for an Australian Working Holiday is something else. You’ve got to cram enough clothes, cosmetics and gadgets into your bag for at least 12 months, not to mention the fact that you have to accommodate for the cold Australian winter, hot summer and possibly think about work clothes too: It’s no surprise that packing for a working … Continue reading What You REALLY Need To Pack For A Working Holiday In Australia

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Melbourne In 48 Hours: A 20-Something’s Travel Guide

I’d go as far as to say that Melbourne is my favourite city ever. Yes, even out of the grandeur of New York, the glamour of Paris and the chaoticness of Hanoi, there’s just something about this Australian city that ticks all the boxes for me. After living and working here now for six months on my Working Holiday, I can vouch for the fact … Continue reading Melbourne In 48 Hours: A 20-Something’s Travel Guide