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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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How I’ve Got A 2nd Year Australia Visa Without Farm Work

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 How I’ve Got A 2nd Year Australia Visa Without Farm Work

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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

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

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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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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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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

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Australia Working Holiday: What To Do When You Arrive

So you’ve arrived in Australia: Jet lagged, pale, working holiday visa sorted and with no plan what to do next. Every year thousand of us flood to this country at the other side of the world, prompted by visions of road trips, beaches, kangaroos and the outback in our mind: But what do you actually do when you get there?   With so many options and … Continue reading Australia Working Holiday: What To Do When You Arrive

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Australia working holiday: My first week has taught me..

This time last week me and my friend landed in Melbourne, excited but overwhelmed after a solid 24 hours travelling, and with nothing other than our Australian working holiday visas and potentially a years worth of clothes stuffed into our backpacks. I had been talking about my working holiday in Australia for a while now but the reality that I was really doing it didn’t … Continue reading Australia working holiday: My first week has taught me..

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10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (and why I’m going anyway)

‘But why Melbourne?’  That’s the question most people ask me when I tell them I’m going to start my Australian Working holiday in the Southern Australian city this week. The truth is I don’t have an answer. Deciding to (hopefully) work in Melbourne is as totally random a decision as it was to go to Australia in the first place. This summer I was in … Continue reading 10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (and why I’m going anyway)