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10 Best FREE Things to do in Agnes Waters

10 Best FREE Things to do in Agnes Waters

I’ll let you in on a top tip, Agnes Waters is one of the best backpacker and budget travel destinations in Australia. Situated in Queensland, just south of the Great Barrier Reef, this tiny little hamlet sits at the end of the track with, well, not much else around! So if you’re looking for a […]

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The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

By on May 25, 2017 in Budget Travel, Flying, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

If there’s one thing that living in Australia these last 4 years has taught me, it’s how to deal with long-haul flights. Yep from Perth it’s going to take me a whopping 22 hours to get to Paris when I jet off in a few days … and if I was flying from Sydney, Melbourne […]

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10 Best FREE Things to do on Magnetic Island

10 Best FREE Things to do on Magnetic Island

The idyllic Magnetic Island in Queensland, Australia is a tropical paradise! An easy 20-minute ferry from the coastal city of Townsville, hopping across to Maggie (as the Island is affectionately known) for a day trip or a weekend is the perfect way to enjoy this gorgeous part of Australia. At only 52sqkm and with 2000 […]

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Who Said We’re Only Allowed to Call One Place Home?

By on May 18, 2017 in Musings with 8 Comments
Who Said We’re Only Allowed to Call One Place Home?

“So where are you heading on your next travels?” someone at work recently asked me. “Home,” I said. “And where is exactly is your home?” they replied “Good question!” I answered. It’s a funny old thing that notion of home isn’t it. Something my forthcoming trip back to the UK has really got me thinking […]

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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 2 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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How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

How to Visit Margaret River on a Budget (and not feel like you’re missing out!)

We just can’t believe it’s almost 6 months since we clambered down from the Landrover and our great budget road trip in the Land Down Under to set up a temporary home in Fremantle, Western Australia! I suppose things have gone so quick because, although we’ve been busy working and blogging, we’ve still been committed […]

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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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Perth to Broome on a Budget // The Perfect 14 Day Road Trip

Perth to Broome on a Budget // The Perfect 14 Day Road Trip

If you’re about to embark on a road trip from Perth to Broome, then let me tell you, you’re in for a serious treat! Having driven 20,000km around Australia on a budget road trip, I have to say this was my favourite stretch of the journey with the sheer diversity of landscapes, incredible scenery and […]

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10 Epic Budget Travel Destinations for Your Next Summer Holiday

By on May 1, 2017 in Budget Travel, Top 10's, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
10 Epic Budget Travel Destinations for Your Next Summer Holiday

Determined to book yourself a summer holiday this year but worried the state of your bank account may threaten your plans once again? Well fear not! I’ve put together my list of 10 epic budget travel destinations for your next summer holiday, so that you can get planning, booking and packing for your sunshine trip […]

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The 10 Best Free Things to do in Shark Bay … that don’t include Monkey Mia!

The 10 Best Free Things to do in Shark Bay … that don’t include Monkey Mia!

One of Australia’s prized World Heritage sites, Shark Bay signifies the meeting of 2 very diverse landscapes. From the red sand desert of the north to the more temperate climates of the south and finally the turquoise splendour of the Indian Ocean, Shark Bay is a unique and very special place. This makes it awesome […]

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