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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

Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

Whether you’re starting out on a solo backpacking trip around Asia or you’re just simply passing through, the idea of being alone in a city as busy as Bangkok can be a little overwhelming. I remember that when I first set out solo travelling a couple of years ago, it wasn’t until I was in that hotel room in Bangkok’s city centre that reality really … Continue reading Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

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How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

I know that the title of this blog post might sound a little bit cryptic but read on, I’ll explain what I’m talking about. After having spent the majority of the last couple of years travelling, one question that I get asked a lot is- ‘how do you plan your backpacking trips?’ Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret: I don’t- at least … Continue reading How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

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Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

For as long as I can remember there has only been one real thing that I’ve wanted to do-travel. However, when I left school in the UK at 18, I made the ‘sensible decision’ to start university in London, studying for a journalism degree because that was what all of my friends were doing. The thing is, for an impatient person like me, spending just three … Continue reading Here are 10 things I accomplished instead of doing a journalism degree

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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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El Salvador: Three Places To Add To Your Bucket List

El Salvador is a country that doesn’t see much in the way of tourism, which is a shame considering how fantastic El Salvador is. Often overshadowed by Central America’s more popular countries like Guatemala and Costa Rica, tiny El Salvador is often missed out by travellers backpacking in the region. However, with its colonial towns, friendly locals and diverse scenery, El Salvador is a must … Continue reading El Salvador: Three Places To Add To Your Bucket List

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10 things I learnt from a Thai monk

Chiang Mai is a popular base for activities in Northern Thailand amongst backpackers. With everything from zip lining, cooking classes, bamboo rafting and visiting elephants to choose from, me and my limited time frame were completely overwhelmed. In the end I opted for one of the lesser known things to do in Chiang Mai and in my opinion, one of the most interesting: a Thai monk … Continue reading 10 things I learnt from a Thai monk

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Melbourne: What it’s really like to work on an Australian Working Holiday

I had mixed feelings when it came to the ‘working’ part of my Australian Working Holiday. After a few months of travelling down the East Coast of Australia, I was ready to work again, both mentally and financially. However I felt overwhelmed by the prospect of actually looking for work and I knew that once I had a job, the constant daily excitement that I … Continue reading Melbourne: What it’s really like to work on an Australian Working Holiday

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An Australian roadtrip: Welcome to Philip Island

Philip Island , Victoria, Australia, day travel guide Great friends, beautiful scenery, upbeat music and limitless time, what could be better than renting a car and driving through some of the most beautiful scenery that Western Australia has to offer? For the last couple of weeks I have been based in Melbourne, while I’ve been sorting out the ins and outs of this whole working … Continue reading An Australian roadtrip: Welcome to Philip Island