Working Abroad

The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

By on May 15, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 6 Comments
The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

I know many of us just try our hand at farm work in Australia in order to get a precious second year working holiday visa. And that’s totally fair enough. After all, grinding it in the fields all day is relentless, uncomfortable and hard! And that’s not to mention the horror stories we’ve all heard […]

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The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

Yes, once again, it’s time that I head back to Europe from Australia for a long overdue catch up with friends and family in the motherland. While this means I’m currently full of excitement and anticipation, it also means I’m having to do lots of those boring admin travel things that I hate. Number one […]

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Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

By on December 20, 2016 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 6 Comments
Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

With more and more backpackers travelling to Australia on their working holiday visa each year, trying to find a job in the Land Down Under is getting tougher and tougher. But fear not! After 2 years’ worth of working holiday job experience behind me. I’ve had a really good chance to see what works … […]

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How to Get Your Working Holiday Tax Back Without the Headache

How to Get Your Working Holiday Tax Back Without the Headache

So you’ve had a great time working your way across the globe, but now it comes to the boring part. Yes, no matter where you work and how exciting it can be setting up a temporary life on the other side of the world, there’s one thing you can’t avoid, and that’s tax! Here at […]

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Want to Teach English Abroad? The BEST Resource You Need to Know About!

Want to Teach English Abroad? The BEST Resource You Need to Know About!

If you’ve clicked through to this article, then chances are you’re already sold on what a great idea it is to teach English abroad. As a budget traveller, being able to work and travel is a key way in which I make my semi-nomadic lifestyle sustainable and using your skills as an English speaker is […]

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7 Great Reasons Why You Should Work And Travel

7 Great Reasons Why You Should Work And Travel

Having just bagged our first job whilst on the great budget road trip here in Australia, we’re again feeling that rush of joy and exhilaration when travel becomes a sustainable lifestyle. There’s nothing quite like the thrill of knowing you are able to support yourself while living your dreams – making travel not just a […]

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Backpackers: 13 BEST Places to Work in Australia

By on February 29, 2016 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 0 Comments
Backpackers: 13 BEST Places to Work in Australia

For those not in the know, I first arrived into Australia, almost 3 years ago now, on my working holiday visa (WHV). This great visa is available to people aged under 30 from many different countries around the world and is favourited by many budget long-term travellers and backpackers as a way to visit Australia. […]

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Changes to the Working Holiday Second Year Visa Australia Has Made

By on October 26, 2015 in Australia, Working Abroad with 0 Comments
Changes to the Working Holiday Second Year Visa Australia Has Made

Armed with my 1 year Working Holiday Visa, I arrived into Australia in late 2013. Within a few months time, I already knew I wanted to stay in this beautiful country longer and set about researching how I could extend my visa here. I found it was possible to extend the 1 Year Australian Working […]

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Do’s and Dont’s of Applying for your Next Australian Visa

By on July 30, 2015 in Australia, Working Abroad with 2 Comments
Do’s and Dont’s of Applying for your Next Australian Visa

Having traveled to Australia on a Working Holiday Visa almost 2 years ago, I’m now in the throughs of applying for a second type of visa. As such, I know all about the confusion and difficulties that can come from trying to navigate the Australian Immigration system! This seems to be a common problem that lots of […]

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The Complete Lowdown on Getting a TEFL Qualification

By on March 5, 2015 in Budget Travel Ideas, Working Abroad with 0 Comments
The Complete Lowdown on Getting a TEFL Qualification

Welcome to the BWSP Guide to Getting a TEFL Qualification. In a nutshell, TEFL, or Teaching English as a Foreign Language, is a course that will qualify fluent English speakers to teach the language around the world. In order to sign up for a course, you do not need any prior teaching experience, nor a […]

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