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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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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Australia Working Holiday: Expectations Vs Reality

Before I arrived in Australia, I wrote a blog post, 10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (And Why I’m Going Anyway). It seems I had a lot of expectations and concerns before I arrived here. Now, six months on, I feel that I’ve been here long enough to address each of those points. So, here we go. 1.Worry: The long flight Yes, … Continue reading Australia Working Holiday: Expectations Vs Reality

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8 Things They Never Tell You About An Australian Working Holiday In Melbourne

When I touched down in Melbourne six months ago at the start of my Australian working holiday, my stomach did the kind of churning sensation that was synonymous with having a hundred different thoughts and emotions going on inside of me. I felt nervous, excited, apprehensive and even a little bit lost. I guess all of these feelings stemmed from not really knowing why I … Continue reading 8 Things They Never Tell You About An Australian Working Holiday In Melbourne

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Dukes Coffee Roasters Review Melbourne

Best for: Takeaway, early morning coffee, cakes, pastries, locally roasted coffee, whole beans for sale In a nutshell Easily one of my favourite cafes in Melbourne, Dukes Coffee Roasters is a must visit for all coffee lovers in the city. It’s not a sit down all morning and have brunch kind of cafe, in fact, it’s predominately a grab and go kind of place. However, … Continue reading Dukes Coffee Roasters Review Melbourne

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A 20 Something’s Travel Guide to Magnetic Island

 My two months travelling down Australia’s East coast have been fantastic. We’ve seen: National parks, gorgeous beaches, wildlife (and a few wild nights out) however one place that really sticks in my mind is Magnetic Island. Magnetic what?  Before I came to Australia, I’d never even heard of Magnetic island, a small island located a ferry ride away from Townsville on the mainland. Me and … Continue reading A 20 Something’s Travel Guide to Magnetic Island

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Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

An NCTJ level 3 diploma is an accredited journalism course ran by the National College for the Training of Journalists. The course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to begin a career as a professional journalist and it can be taken before, after or instead of university. In many cases an NCTJ is something that is requested by editors in an application … Continue reading Should You Do A Journalism Degree? Why I Did An NCTJ Instead

Belize: The Caribbean’s Hidden Secret

Reasons why you have to visit Belize- Central America’s most unique country Nestled in between Mexico and Guatemala, Belize is a country that’s undoubtedly Caribbean despite being in the heart of Central America. The only English-speaking country in the region, Belize is a fusion of both its Caribbean and its Latin identity. This former English colony mixes Reggae with Latin Trap and Rum with Tequila and … Continue reading Belize: The Caribbean’s Hidden Secret

In conversation with actor and playwright: Liam McCarthy

Here’s an artist profile on up and coming playwright, Liam McCarthy, that I got published on the Brighton Fringe Blog. Keep an eye out for more of his work. “We’re trying to create a show for people who might not normally watch shows” said playwright, Liam McCarthy about his new play, Network Diagnostics. The play is produced by Irish Theatre company, Octopus Soup Theatre, in which playwright/actor … Continue reading In conversation with actor and playwright: Liam McCarthy